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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Johnson County is 25,791, which is 13.21% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 10.24% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Johnson County population density is 37.78 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 55.42 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Johnson County is white, which represent 92.25% of the total population. The average Johnson County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 25,791. #26

Population Growth Since 2000, #11

Johnson County

Population Density, #26

Johnson County
37.78 per square mile
55.42 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:23,793 (92.25%, #25)
Black:489 (1.90%, #50)
Hispanic:3,334 (12.93%, #7)
Asian:228 (0.88%, #14)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):175 (0.68%, #20)
One Race, Other:442 (1.71%, see rank)
Two or More Races:664 (2.57%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,125 (93.73%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:3 (0.09%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:138 (4.14%, see rank)
South American:24 (0.72%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

21,611 (83.79%) out of the total population of 25,791 reported first ancestry.

 Johnson County% of the Total PopulationArkansasU.S.
Arab120.05%, see rank0.19%0.56%
Czech1230.48%, see rank0.24%0.47%
Danish340.13%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch2320.90%, see rank1.47%1.40%
English2,0007.75%, see rank9.84%8.02%
French3961.54%, see rank2.22%3.34%
German3,01511.69%, see rank10.98%15.03%
Greek90.03%, see rank0.11%0.41%
Hungarian230.09%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish2,4889.65%, see rank11.33%10.80%
Italian3331.29%, see rank1.56%5.52%
Norwegian770.30%, see rank0.47%1.42%
Polish830.32%, see rank0.80%3.01%
Portuguese220.09%, see rank0.11%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.16%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2320.90%, see rank1.24%0.99%
Scottish4171.62%, see rank1.68%1.72%
Subsaharan African260.10%, see rank0.26%0.95%
Swedish1460.57%, see rank0.55%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.19%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American6,97927.06%, see rank11.48%7.12%
Welsh1850.72%, see rank0.44%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 12,713 (49.29%, see rank)
Females: 13,078 (50.71%, see rank)

Johnson County
Male: 49.29%
Female: 50.71%
Male: 49.11%
Female: 50.89%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Johnson County
38.10 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Johnson County
37.10 years old
36.20 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Johnson County
38.70 years old
38.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Johnson County% of the Total PopulationArkansasU.S.
Under 5 years1,8487.17%, see rank6.57%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,5536.02%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,8837.30%, see rank6.69%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,9217.45%, see rank6.79%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,7246.68%, see rank6.98%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,05411.84%, see rank12.96%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,15612.24%, see rank12.46%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,61214.00%, see rank13.42%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,11712.09%, see rank12.32%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,2408.69%, see rank8.54%7.64%
75 to 84 1,2614.89%, see rank4.67%4.25%
85 years and over4221.64%, see rank1.79%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Johnson CountyArkansasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population16,862, 100%1,949,963209,056,129
Less Than High School3,665, 21.74%, see rank15.70%13.67%
High School Graduate6,948, 41.21%, see rank35.00%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,503, 20.77%, see rank28.65%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,958, 11.61%, see rank13.50%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree788, 4.67%, see rank7.14%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.34, see rank12.9913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Johnson County ArkansasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten58994.40%5.60%81.08%18.92%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,68596.42%, see rank3.58%, see rank92.72%7.28%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,31197.79%, see rank2.21%, see rank92.62%7.38%90.60%9.40%
College1,10249.55%, see rank50.45%, see rank86.04%13.96%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School5556.36%, see rank43.64%, see rank78.45%21.55%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Johnson CountyArkansasU.S.
Total Households10,023, 100%1,132,488116,211,092
Average Household Size2.51, see rank2.532.63
1 Person Households2,664, 26.58%, see rank27.86%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,359, 73.42%, see rank72.14%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,956, 69.40%, see rank67.25%66.22%
Average Family Size3.10, see rank3.173.32
Married-Couple Family5,373, 53.61%, see rank49.27%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,067, 30.60%, see rank32.75%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Johnson County%ArkansasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total20,507see rank2,356,007252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over10,052100%, see rank1,144,409123,281,364
Never Married2,56825.55%, see rank30.23%35.77%
Married5,81957.89%, see rank54.83%52.04%
Widowed2192.18%, see rank2.83%2.57%
Divorced1,44614.39%, see rank12.11%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over10,455100%, see rank1,211,598129,692,771
Never Married2,09320.02%, see rank23.78%29.48%
Married5,59953.55%, see rank51.65%49.19%
Widowed1,19711.45%, see rank10.70%9.16%
Divorced1,56614.98%, see rank13.87%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Johnson County%ArkansasU.S.
Native23,71391.94%, see rank95.39%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence15,87861.56%, see rank61.30%58.73%
Born in Different State7,71529.91%, see rank33.43%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1200.47%, see rank0.66%1.42%
Foreign Born2,0788.06%, see rank4.61%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship3991.55%, see rank1.37%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,6796.51%, see rank3.24%7.09%
Born In Europe790.31%, see rank0.34%1.53%
Born In Asia2731.06%, see rank1.03%3.82%
Born In Africa50.02%, see rank0.07%0.55%
Born In Oceania440.17%, see rank0.14%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,6776.50%, see rank2.94%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.09%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Johnson County%ArkansasU.S.
English8,98689.65%, see rank92.82%79.39%
Spanish7717.69%, see rank4.77%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1101.10%, see rank1.16%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1471.47%, see rank1.04%3.36%
Other90.09%, see rank0.21%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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