Texarkana demographics profile

StatisticTexarkanaArkansasNational
Population30,1552,968,472318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7205591
Median age37.637.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%42%43%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish2%5%13%
Texarkana, AR has a population of 30,155 and is the 1,417th largest city in the United States. The population density is 720 per sq mi which is 1198% higher than the Arkansas average and 695% higher than the national average. The median age in Texarkana is 38 which is approximately equal to the Arkansas average of 38. In Texarkana, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 36% of Texarkana residents were born in Arkansas, 63% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Texarkana is 1198% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Texarkana is equal to Arkansas.
  • In Texarkana 61.57% of the population is White.
  • In Texarkana 34.24% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Texarkana 0.08% of the population is Asian.

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Texarkana population breakdown by race

RaceTexarkanaArkansasNational
White61.57%77.72%73.35%
Black or African American34.24%15.52%12.63%
Asian0.08%1.40%5.22%
American Indian0.80%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.10%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race2.30%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.91%2.28%4.75%
In Texarkana, 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 Texarkana, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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