Blytheville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7205591
Median age34.937.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%42%43%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%5%13%
Blytheville, AR has a population of 14,849 and is the 2,860th largest city in the United States. The population density is 720 per sq mi which is 1197% higher than the Arkansas average and 694% higher than the national average. The median age in Blytheville is 35 which is approximately 7% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Blytheville, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 66% of Blytheville residents were born in Arkansas, 32% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Blytheville is 1197% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Blytheville is 7% lower than Arkansas.
  • In Blytheville 39.36% of the population is White.
  • In Blytheville 59.06% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Blytheville 0.22% of the population is Asian.

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Blytheville population breakdown by race

Black or African American59.06%15.52%12.63%
American Indian0.04%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race0.55%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.77%2.28%4.75%
In Blytheville, 3.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Blytheville, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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