The United States Census Bureau recently launched the Household Pulse Survey (HPS) to chart the social and economic effects of COVID-19 on American households. HPS is a 20-minute online survey sent to households scientifically chosen to represent the entire population. Selected individuals are asked questions to determine how their lives and livelihoods and those they […]

Population growth in a region is determined by natural increase, the difference between the number of births and deaths, and net migration, the difference between the number of people entering a region and those leaving it. Changes in population trends can help identify various economic and social trends. Image 1: (Population Change and Natural Increase […]

Image 1: The population of Arkansas reached 3,017,804 in 2019. In line with previous estimates, the counties in Central Arkansas and Northwest Arkansas remain the most populous in the state. With 391,911 inhabitants, Pulaski is still the state’s most populated county, followed by Benton (279,141) and Washington Counties (239,187). The counties with the smallest populations […]

The total population, median age and racial composition of Arkansas has changed significantly during the past decade. Table 1: Percentage of growth of the population in Arkansas by racial group As table 1 shows, the population of Arkansas topped three million in 2018, up from 2.92 million in 2010. The white population of the state […]