|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fordyce is 3,329. Fordyce, Arkansas is the 5,947th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Fordyce was in 1990, when its population was 4,895. In 1990, Fordyce was the 4,120th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,947th largest city in the US. Fordyce is currently 32.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Fordyce has shrunk 30.7% since the year 2000. Fordyce, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 99% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5944||Lowville, New York||3,331||-4.0%|
|5946||Carthage, New York||3,330||-10.2%|
|5953||Mingo Junction, Ohio||3,323||-8.1%|
The total voting age population of Fordyce, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,667. The voting age population is 45.8% male and 54.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.3% of the residents of Fordyce are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fordyce are 58.8% Black, 37.2% White, 1.8% Two or more races, 1.6% Other and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 2.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fordyce, 15.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.2%. On a per-household basis, 11.9% of families are below the poverty line in Fordyce.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.7% of Fordyce residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.9% of Fordyce residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.3% have a bachelor's degree and 1.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fordyce residents aged 5 and older, 2.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fordyce is 0.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fordyce, 18.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fordyce is $30,613.
In Fordyce, 47.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.1% of housing units in Fordyce.
Of all the housing units in Fordyce, 13.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Fordyce, 14.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 290 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fordyce is $699.
In Fordyce, 54.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.