Poinsett County, AR Demographics

The total population of Poinsett County is estimated to be 22,997 with 11,246 males (48.90%) and 11,751 females (51.10%). There are 505 more females than males in Poinsett County.
The median household income in Poinsett County was $46,321 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 202(0.44%) from $46,119 in 2020. This income is 62.09% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Poinsett County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $52,907. Overall, the median household income for the county of Poinsett County stands at $46,321.
In Poinsett County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $30,165 for males and $20,317 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $49,790 for males and $37,568 for females.
In Poinsett County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $50,603, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $23,073.
In 2022, the population of Poinsett County was 22,495, a 1.03% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Poinsett County's population was 22,730, a decline of 0.97% compared to a population of 22,952 in 2020.
The median age in Poinsett County, AR is 40.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.90% were under the age of 15, 18.56% aged 15 to 29, 43.68% aged 30 to 64, 15.50% aged 65 to 84, and 2.37% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Poinsett County population: 86.30% are White, 4.12% are Black or African American, 0.04% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.03% are Asian, 1.03% are some other race and 8.49% are multiracial.