Arkansas Population By County (2018)
Created on February 23, 2020.
Data Updated on May 9, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates, there were 3,009,733 people living in Arkansas in 2018. Pulaski County was the most populated county with 391,918 residents, followed by Benton County with 272,266 residents, and Washington County with 236,611 residents. Calhoun County with a population of 5,227 was the least populated county in Arkansas in 2018.

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Arkansas Population By County (2018)
Table of Arkansas Population By County (2018)
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County Population % of State Population
Arkansas 17,726 0.59%
Ashley 20,012 0.67%
Baxter 41,624 1.38%
Benton 272,266 9.05%
Boone 37,385 1.24%
Bradley 10,838 0.36%
Calhoun 5,227 0.17%
Carroll 28,097 0.93%
Chicot 10,442 0.35%
Clark 22,313 0.74%
Clay 14,763 0.49%
Cleburne 24,994 0.83%
Cleveland 7,995 0.27%
Columbia 23,586 0.78%
Conway 20,825 0.69%
Craighead 108,816 3.62%
Crawford 63,379 2.11%
Crittenden 48,363 1.61%
Cross 16,630 0.55%
Dallas 7,152 0.24%
Desha 11,507 0.38%
Drew 18,328 0.61%
Faulkner 125,138 4.16%
Franklin 17,764 0.59%
Fulton 12,308 0.41%
Garland 98,966 3.29%
Grant 18,180 0.60%
Greene 45,339 1.51%
Hempstead 21,685 0.72%
Hot Spring 33,672 1.12%
Howard 13,302 0.44%
Independence 37,768 1.25%
Izard 13,582 0.45%
Jackson 16,753 0.56%
Jefferson 68,067 2.26%
Johnson 26,659 0.89%
Lafayette 6,679 0.22%
Lawrence 16,432 0.55%
Lee 8,976 0.30%
Lincoln 13,184 0.44%
Little River 12,297 0.41%
Logan 21,673 0.72%
Lonoke 73,391 2.44%
Madison 16,362 0.54%
Marion 16,665 0.55%
Miller 43,362 1.44%
Mississippi 41,236 1.37%
Monroe 6,880 0.23%
Montgomery 8,910 0.30%
Nevada 8,308 0.28%
Newton 7,800 0.26%
Ouachita 23,620 0.79%
Perry 10,380 0.35%
Phillips 18,054 0.60%
Pike 10,666 0.35%
Poinsett 23,903 0.79%
Polk 20,019 0.67%
Pope 63,594 2.11%
Prairie 8,082 0.27%
Pulaski 391,918 13.02%
Randolph 17,970 0.60%
St. Francis 25,509 0.85%
Saline 121,074 4.02%
Scott 10,339 0.34%
Searcy 7,930 0.26%
Sebastian 127,570 4.24%
Sevier 17,061 0.57%
Sharp 17,290 0.57%
Stone 12,454 0.41%
Union 39,139 1.30%
Van Buren 16,635 0.55%
Washington 236,611 7.86%
White 78,381 2.60%
Woodruff 6,466 0.22%
Yell 21,462 0.71%