In 2020, Jefferson County, AR had a population of 68.1k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $40,402. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Jefferson County, AR declined from 69,282 to 68,123, a −1.67% decrease and its median household income declined from $40,726 to $40,402, a −0.796% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County, AR are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (55.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), Other (Hispanic) (0.998%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.985%).
None of the households in Jefferson County, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.2% of the residents in Jefferson County, AR are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jefferson County, AR are Southeast Arkansas College (509 degrees awarded in 2020), University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (503 degrees), and Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing (21 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Jefferson County, AR was $84,900, and the homeownership rate was 61.9%. Most people in Jefferson County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, AR was 2 cars per household.