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         ARKANSAS VITAL STATISTICS - POPULATION SUMMARY
                         1940, 1950, 1960, 1970-1999

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                                                       PERCENT
YEAR         TOTAL           WHITE        NONWHITE     NONWHITE

1940       1,949,387       1,466,084       483,303       24.8

1950       1,909,511       1,481,507       428,004       22.4

1960       1,786,272       1,396,197       390,075       21.8

1970       1,923,295       1,565,915       357,380       18.6
1971       1,959,517       1,597,006       362,511       18.5
1972       1,995,739       1,630,519       365,220       18.3
1973       2,031,960       1,662,143       369,817       18.2
1974       2,068,182       1,693,841       374,341       18.1
1975       2,104,404       1,725,611       378,793       18.0
1976       2,140,626       1,759,595       381,031       17.8
1977       2,176,848       1,791,546       385,302       17.7
1978       2,213,069       1,823,569       389,500       17.6
1979       2,249,291       1,857,914       391,377       17.4

1980       2,286,435       1,890,322       396,113       17.3
1981       2,294,471       1,897,866       396,605       17.3
1982       2,300,900       1,903,901       396,999       17.3
1983       2,307,329       1,909,936       397,393       17.2
1984       2,313,758       1,915,972       397,787       17.2
1985       2,320,187       1,922,007       398,180       17.2
1986       2,326,616       1,928,042       398,574       17.1
1987       2,333,045       1,934,077       398,968       17.1
1988       2,339,474       1,940,112       399,362       17.1
1989       2,345,903       1,946,148       399,756       17.0

1990       2,354,266       1,955,118       399,148       17.0
1991       2,370,463       1,965,528       404,935       17.1
1992       2,394,165       1,983,732       410,433       17.1
1993       2,424,010       2,007,321       416,689       17.2
1994       2,451,114       2,030,783       420,331       17.1
1995       2,480,819       2,054,772       426,047       17.2
1996       2,506,293       2,073,859       432,434       17.3
1997       2,522,819       2,085,753       437,066       17.3
1998       2,538,303       2,098,445       439,858       17.3
1999       2,551,373       2,107,797       443,576       17.4




NOTE:  CENSUS YEARS ARE APRIL 1 POPULATION
       NON-CENSUS YEARS ARE ESTIMATES OF JULY 1 POPULATION
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