Population loss as in major -- 50% or more.
Population loss by degrees: 80-89%, 70-79%, 60-69%, 50-59%.
Percentage of population 25 and older with a bachelor's degree:
- 11.3% - Phillips County
- 22.0% - Arkansas
- 30.9% - U.S.
Percentage of population 65 and older:
- 18.3% - Phillips County
- 16.6% - Arkansas
- 15.6% - U.S.
Phillips County has voted for a Republican candidate for president just once -- in 1972, Richard Nixon.
The Exodus to Liberia, Drive from Arkansas by White Persecution, One Hundred men, Women, and Children Who Would Rather Starve in Africa Than Live South -- The Story of Their Sufferings. (The New York Times, 8/27/1880)
Other Arkansas population loss posts:
Lee County/Marianna. (6/12/2019)
Other population loss series: