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Population by County 1910-2000

Census State Data Center

Population by County 1910-2000

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Arkansas 1,574,449 1,752,204 1,854,482 1,949,387 1,909,511 1,786,272 1,923,295 2,286,357 2,350,725 2,673,400

Arkansas 16,103 21,483 22,300 24,437 23,665 23,355 23,347 24,175 21,653 20,749
Ashley 25,268 23,410 25,151 26,785 25,660 24,220 24,976 26,538 24,319 24,209
Baxter 10,389 10,216 9,519 10,281 11,683 9,943 15,319 27,409 31,186 38,386
Benton 33,389 36,253 35,253 36,148 38,076 36,272 50,476 78,115 97,499 153,406
Boone 14,318 16,098 14,937 15,860 16,260 16,116 19,073 26,067 28,297 33,948
Bradley 14,518 15,970 17,494 18,097 15,987 14,029 12,778 13,803 11,793 12,600
Calhoun 9,894 11,807 9,752 9,636 7,132 5,991 5,573 6,079 5,826 5,744
Carroll 16,829 17,786 15,820 14,737 13,244 11,284 12,301 16,203 18,654 25,357
Chicot 21,987 21,749 22,646 27,452 22,306 18,990 18,164 17,793 15,713 14,117
Clark 23,686 25,632 24,932 24,402 22,998 20,950 21,537 23,326 21,437 23,546
Clay 23,690 27,276 27,278 28,386 26,674 21,258 18,771 20,616 18,107 17,609
Cleburne 11,903 12,696 11,373 13,134 11,487 9,059 10,349 16,909 19,411 24,046
Cleveland 13,481 12,260 12,744 12,570 8,956 6,944 6,605 7,868 7,781 8,571
Columbia 23,820 27,670 27,320 29,822 28,770 26,400 25,952 26,644 25,691 25,603
Conway 22,729 22,578 21,949 21,536 18,137 15,430 16,805 19,505 19,151 20,336
Craighead 27,627 37,541 44,740 47,200 50,613 47,303 52,068 63,239 68,956 82,148
Crawford 23,942 25,739 22,549 23,920 22,727 21,318 25,677 36,892 42,493 53,247
Crittenden 22,447 29,309 39,717 42,473 47,184 47,564 48,106 49,499 49,939 50,866
Cross 14,042 18,579 25,723 26,046 24,757 19,551 19,783 20,434 19,225 19,526
Dallas 12,621 14,424 14,671 14,471 12,416 10,522 10,022 10,515 9,614 9,210
Desha 15,274 20,297 21,814 27,160 25,155 20,770 18,761 19,760 16,798 15,341
Dorsey - - - - - - - - -
Drew 21,960 21,822 19,928 19,831 17,959 15,213 15,157 17,910 17,369 18,723
Faulkner 23,708 27,681 28,381 25,880 25,289 24,303 31,572 46,192 60,006 86,014
Franklin 20,638 19,364 15,762 15,683 12,358 10,213 11,301 14,705 14,897 17,771
Fulton 12,193 11,182 10,834 10,253 9,187 6,657 7,699 9,975 10,037 11,642
Garland 27,271 25,785 36,031 41,664 47,102 46,697 54,131 70,531 73,397 88,068
Grant 9,425 10,710 9,834 10,477 9,024 8,294 9,711 13,008 13,948 16,464
Greene 23,852 26,105 26,127 30,204 29,149 25,198 24,765 30,744 31,804 37,331
Hempstead 28,285 31,602 30,847 32,770 25,080 19,661 19,308 23,635 21,621 23,587
Hot Spring 15,022 17,784 18,105 18,916 22,181 21,893 21,963 26,819 26,115 30,353
Howard 16,898 18,565 17,489 16,621 13,342 10,878 11,412 13,459 13,569 14,300
Independence 24,776 23,976 24,225 25,643 23,488 20,048 22,723 30,147 31,192 34,233
Izard 14,561 13,871 12,872 12,834 9,953 6,766 7,381 10,768 11,364 13,249
Jackson 23,501 25,446 27,943 26,427 25,912 22,843 20,452 21,646 18,944 18,418
Jefferson 52,734 60,330 64,154 65,101 76,075 81,373 85,329 90,718 85,487 84,278
Johnson 19,698 21,062 19,289 18,795 16,138 12,421 13,630 17,423 18,221 22,781
Lafayette 13,741 15,522 16,934 16,851 13,203 11,030 10,018 10,213 9,643 8,559
Lawrence 20,001 22,098 21,663 22,651 21,303 17,267 16,320 18,447 17,457 17,774
Lee 24,252 28,852 26,637 26,810 24,322 21,001 18,884 15,539 13,053 12,580
Lincoln 15,118 18,774 20,250 19,709 17,079 14,447 12,913 13,369 13,690 14,492
Little River 13,597 16,301 15,515 15,932 11,690 9,211 11,194 13,952 13,966 13,628
Logan 26,350 25,866 24,110 25,967 20,260 15,957 16,789 20,144 20,557 22,486
Lonoke 27,983 33,400 33,759 29,802 27,278 24,551 26,249 34,518 39,268 52,828
Madison 16,056 14,918 13,334 14,531 11,734 9,068 9,453 11,373 11,618 14,243
Marion 10,203 10,154 8,876 9,464 8,609 6,041 7,000 11,334 12,001 16,140
Miller 19,555 24,021 30,586 31,874 32,614 31,686 33,385 37,766 38,467 40,443
Mississippi 30,468 47,320 69,289 80,217 82,375 70,174 62,060 59,517 57,525 51,979
Monroe 19,907 21,601 20,651 21,133 19,540 17,327 15,657 14,052 11,333 10,254
Montgomery 12,455 11,112 10,768 8,876 6,680 5,370 5,821 7,771 7,841 9,245
Nevada 19,344 21,934 20,407 19,869 14,781 10,700 10,111 11,097 10,101 9,955
Newton 10,612 11,199 10,564 10,881 8,685 5,963 5,844 7,756 7,666 8,608
Ouachita 21,774 20,636 29,890 31,151 33,051 31,641 30,896 30,541 30,574 28,790
Perry 9,402 9,905 7,695 8,392 5,978 4,927 5,634 7,266 7,969 10,209
Phillips 33,535 44,530 40,683 45,970 46,254 43,997 40,046 34,772 28,838 26,445
Pike 12,565 12,397 11,792 11,786 10,032 7,864 8,711 10,373 10,086 11,303
Poinsett 12,791 20,848 29,695 37,670 39,311 30,834 26,822 27,032 24,664 25,614
Polk 17,216 16,412 14,857 15,832 14,182 11,981 13,297 17,007 17,347 20,229
Pope 24,527 27,153 26,547 25,682 23,291 21,177 28,607 38,964 45,883 54,469
Prairie 13,853 17,447 15,187 15,304 13,768 10,515 10,249 10,140 9,518 9,539
Pulaski 86,751 109,464 137,727 156,085 196,685 242,980 287,189 340,597 349,660 361,474
Randolph 18,987 17,713 16,871 18,319 15,982 12,520 12,645 16,834 16,558 18,195
St. Francis 22,548 28,385 33,394 36,043 36,841 33,303 30,799 30,858 28,497 29,329
Saline 16,657 16,781 15,660 19,163 23,816 28,956 36,107 53,156 64,183 83,529
Scott 14,302 13,232 11,803 13,300 10,057 7,297 8,207 9,685 10,205 10,996
Searcy 14,825 14,590 11,056 11,942 10,424 8,124 7,731 8,847 7,841 8,261
Sebastian 52,278 56,739 54,426 62,809 64,202 66,685 79,237 95,172 99,590 115,071
Sevier 16,616 18,301 16,364 15,248 12,293 10,156 11,272 14,060 13,637 15,757
Sharp 11,688 11,132 10,715 11,497 8,999 6,319 8,233 14,607 14,109 17,119
Stone 8,946 8,779 7,993 8,603 7,662 6,294 6,838 9,022 9,775 11,499
Union 30,723 29,691 55,800 50,461 49,686 49,518 45,428 48,573 46,719 45,629
Van Buren 13,509 13,666 11,962 12,518 9,687 7,228 8,275 13,357 14,008 16,192
Washington 33,889 35,468 39,255 41,114 49,979 55,797 77,370 100,494 113,409 157,715
White 28,574 34,603 38,269 37,176 38,040 32,745 39,253 50,835 54,676 67,165
Woodruff 20,049 21,547 22,682 22,133 18,957 13,954 11,566 11,222 9,520 8,741
Yell 26,323 25,655 21,313 20,970 14,057 11,940 14,208 17,026 17,759 21,139
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* There were two Miller counties. The present one was created in 1875 from part of Lafayette county. The original one stridled the Red River with part in Indian Territory (Oklahoma) and part that is now Texas.

Notes: (1) In 1810 there were no counties. (2) The following counties were created in the 1860's: Boone, Cross, Grant,Little River, Sharp, and Cross. (3) The following counties were created in the 1870's: Baxter, Clay, Dorsey, Faulkner, Garland, Howard, Lee, Lincoln, Logan, Lonoke, Miller, Nevada, and Stone.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, The Number of Inhabitants, Census years; 1990 Census of Population, Population & Housing Unit Counts, Arkansas Table 3.

Revised:January 22, 1998

Prepared by the Census State Data Center, Institute for Economic Advancement, College of Business Administration, UALR.