Population density (sq mi)1,0035891
Median age31.937.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%42%43%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Jacksonville is 1630% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Jacksonville is 15% lower than Arkansas
  • In Jacksonville 57.08% of the population is White
  • In Jacksonville 36.82% of the population is Black
  • In Jacksonville 1.83% of the population is Asian

Compare Jacksonville, AR Demographics


      Jacksonville population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.16%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.02%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race3.35%2.23%3.06%
      Other race0.74%2.28%4.75%
      In Jacksonville, 6.6% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Jacksonville age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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