Des Arc demographics profile

StatisticDes ArcArkansasNational
Population1,8552,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8825591
Median age46.337.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%42%43%
Speak English100%93%79%
Speak Spanish0%5%13%
Des Arc, AR has a population of 1,855 and is the 11,466th largest city in the United States. The population density is 882 per sq mi which is 1491% higher than the Arkansas average and 874% higher than the national average. The median age in Des Arc is 46 which is approximately 23% higher than the Arkansas average of 38. In Des Arc, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 85% of Des Arc residents were born in Arkansas, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Des Arc is 1491% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Des Arc is 23% higher than Arkansas.
  • In Des Arc 84.42% of the population is White.
  • In Des Arc 12.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Des Arc 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Des Arc population breakdown by race

RaceDes ArcArkansasNational
White84.42%77.72%73.35%
Black or African American12.45%15.52%12.63%
Asian0.00%1.40%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race2.64%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.49%2.28%4.75%
In Des Arc, 0.8% 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 Des Arc, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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