Walnut Ridge demographics profile

StatisticWalnut RidgeArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)2565591
Median age38.537.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%42%43%
Speak English99%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%
Walnut Ridge, AR has a population of 4,723 and is the 6,713th largest city in the United States. The population density is 256 per sq mi which is 361% higher than the Arkansas average and 182% higher than the national average. The median age in Walnut Ridge is 39 which is approximately 2% higher than the Arkansas average of 38. In Walnut Ridge, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 77% of Walnut Ridge residents were born in Arkansas, 22% 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 Walnut Ridge is 361% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Walnut Ridge is 2% higher than Arkansas.
  • In Walnut Ridge 96.80% of the population is White.
  • In Walnut Ridge 1.21% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Walnut Ridge 0.19% of the population is Asian.

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Walnut Ridge population breakdown by race

RaceWalnut RidgeArkansasNational
Black or African American1.21%15.52%12.63%
American Indian0.30%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race1.50%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.28%4.75%
In Walnut Ridge, 0.4% 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 Walnut Ridge, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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