According to the most recent Sherwood Arkansas demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Sherwood shows it has a Population 2021 of 32,544 which is the second most of all the places in the metropolitan area. The city with the highest population in the area is North Little Rock which shows a population of 64,444 (about twice as large). Figure 3 uses the Sherwood population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Sherwood Arkansas depicts an increase of 3,021 (10%).
The total Sherwood Arkansas greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Sherwood depicts it has a Population Change of 10.2% which is ranked #1 of all places in the greater Sherwood region.
Looking at the Sherwood population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Sherwood Arkansas depicts it has 1,562 people per square mile which is the second most people per square mile of all the places in the greater Sherwood region. The next lower population density is North Little Rock approximately three-fourths the size with population density of 1,243. The city with the highest population density in the area is Cammack Village which shows a people per square mile of 2,793 (78.8% larger). Figure 6 provides Sherwood demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Sherwood shows it has a Median Age of 39.5 which is the third most median age of all other places in the greater Sherwood region. The city with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is College Station CDP which shows an age of 45.3 (14.7% larger).
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Sherwood population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Sherwood Arkansas has the percentage of White population less than most other places in the metro area at 26.6% of the total. Figure 9 shows the Sherwood Arkansas Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Sherwood depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 3.5% which is in the middle range of other places in the surrounding region.
Sherwood Arkansas Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Sherwood has the smallest proportion of percent divorced at 4% of the total. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Sherwood households. Sherwood depicts it has a Family Size of 3.1 which is the second smallest when sorted by average family size of all the other places in the local area. The city with the highest average family size in the area is McAlmont CDP which shows an average family size of 3.7 (20.1% larger).
Looking at Sherwood households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Sherwood shows it has a Married-couple family of 71% which is the second most husband and wife family percent of all the places in the greater Sherwood region. The city with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Gibson CDP which shows a husband and wife family percent of 87% (22.4% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Sherwood shows it has a Birth Rate of 2.8% which is in the center range of other places in the surrounding region. The city with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Jacksonville which shows a birth rate of 5.3% (about twice as large). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 18% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 North Little Rock (20%), and #1 Cammack Village (22%) are larger. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 33% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 35 to 39 at 13% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Sherwood households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Sherwood depicts it has a Total Single People of 49% which is the second smallest when ranked by percent of people who are single for any reason of all the other places in the metro area. The city with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is College Station CDP which depicts a percent single of 80% (61.9% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Sherwood is about the same size. Also, measured against the state of Arkansas, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Sherwood is about the same size.
Sherwood Arkansas Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 40% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger city being Cammack Village with 50%. Second, it has in the mid point range of other places in the greater region when ranked by non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 13% of the total. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 32% of the total and is ranked #1.
Sherwood Arkansas Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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