Population density (sq mi)665891
Median age49.937.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 180%42%43%
Speak English100%93%79%
Speak Spanish0%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Reader is 14% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Reader is 32% higher than Arkansas
  • In Reader 12.90% of the population is White
  • In Reader 87.10% of the population is Black
  • In Reader 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Reader, AR Demographics


      Reader population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race0.00%2.23%3.06%
      Other race0.00%2.28%4.75%
      In Reader, 0.0% 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

      Reader age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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