Arkansas population by gender
The table below shows Arkansas's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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Arkansas population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 50.65% females and 49.35% males in Arkansas.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the Arkansas state as compared to the nation.
Arkansas gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In Arkansas, there are less men than women. The Arkansas gender ratio is 97.4:100 i.e. 97.4 men to 100 women (0.974).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
Arkansas gender ratio by age
In Arkansas, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 105.7 boys per 100 girls (105.7:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 63.8 males per 100 females (63.8:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for Arkansas.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||95,410||89,170||1.07|
|5 to 9 years||99,723||95,925||1.04|
|10 to 14 years||105,077||98,171||1.07|
|15 to 19 years||104,194||99,336||1.05|
|20 to 24 years||101,049||96,964||1.04|
|25 to 29 years||99,040||98,028||1.01|
|30 to 34 years||95,296||96,135||0.99|
|35 to 39 years||96,561||96,783||1.00|
|40 to 44 years||91,170||91,917||0.99|
|45 to 49 years||90,448||91,655||0.99|
|50 to 54 years||90,745||91,865||0.99|
|55 to 59 years||97,843||98,701||0.99|
|60 to 64 years||90,239||99,503||0.91|
|65 to 69 years||78,553||86,887||0.90|
|70 to 74 years||62,538||72,329||0.86|
|75 to 79 years||42,038||51,039||0.82|
|80 to 84 years||24,260||32,900||0.74|
|85 years and over||19,336||35,481||0.54|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.070 i.e. 107 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.907 i.e. 9.3 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.545 i.e. 54.5 senior men per 100 senior women.
Arkansas population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 10-14 years with a population of 105,077. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 60-64 years with a population of 99,503.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are different.
Under the age of 5, there are 95,410 boys and 89,170 girls in Arkansas. Thus there are 6,240 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 90,239 males and 99,503 females in Arkansas. Thus there are 9,264 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 19,336 males and 35,481 females.
Things to know
What percent of Arkansas is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Arkansas population of 3.01 million, 50.65% percent are females.
What percentage of Arkansas is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total Arkansas population of 3.01 million, 49.35% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in Arkansas?
In Arkansas, the male to female ratio is 97.4:100 i.e. 97.4 men to 100 women (0.974).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates