In 2020, Hempstead County, AR had a population of 21.7k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $45,484. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hempstead County, AR declined from 21,842 to 21,695, a −0.673% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,860 to $45,484, a 6.12% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hempstead County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (54.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30%), Other (Hispanic) (9.91%), White (Hispanic) (2.17%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.98%).
None of the households in Hempstead County, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.4% of the residents in Hempstead County, AR are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hempstead County, AR are University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (708 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Hempstead County, AR was $87,700, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%. Most people in Hempstead County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hempstead County, AR was 2 cars per household.