Rison demographics profile

StatisticRisonArkansasNational
Population1,2622,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3915591
Median age37.737.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%42%43%
Speak English100%93%79%
Speak Spanish0%5%13%
Rison, AR has a population of 1,262 and is the 13,726th largest city in the United States. The population density is 391 per sq mi which is 605% higher than the Arkansas average and 332% higher than the national average. The median age in Rison is 38 which is approximately equal to the Arkansas average of 38. In Rison, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 87% of Rison residents were born in Arkansas, 13% 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 Rison is 605% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Rison is equal to Arkansas.
  • In Rison 55.78% of the population is White.
  • In Rison 38.83% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Rison 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Rison population breakdown by race

RaceRisonArkansasNational
White55.78%77.72%73.35%
Black or African American38.83%15.52%12.63%
Asian0.00%1.40%5.22%
American Indian0.24%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race5.15%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.28%4.75%
In Rison, 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.

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