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The 2000 Census showed that Miller County had a population of 40,443 people. This represented 1.51% of the total population of Arkansas, making it the state's 17th most populous county (out of 75 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Miller had a population of 43,522 people. This is an increase of 7.61% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201043,462+7.46%-0.14% since 2009
200943,522+7.61%+0.45% since 2008
200843,326+7.13%+0.99% since 2007
200742,901+6.08%+0.21% since 2006
200642,812+5.86%+1.22% since 2005
200542,294+4.58%+1.03% since 2004
200441,861+3.51%+0.99% since 2003
200341,450+2.49%+1.13% since 2002
200240,987+1.35%+0.86% since 2001
200140,637+0.48%+0.48% since 2000
200040,443The Last Census

Miller County had 17,727 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Miller County has a total area<3> of 637 square miles [1,651 km²]. Of this total, 623 square miles [1,616 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (2.12%) being water (13.5 square miles [34.97 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Miller County had a population density of 64.8 people per square mile [25.03 people/km²], making it the state's 16th most densely populated county (out of 75 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Miller County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Miller and the state of Arkansas.

Click here for the Miller County QuickFact (QF-05091).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Miller County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Miller County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
HempsteadQF-05057   NE23,02723,587-2.37%
LafayetteQF-05073   E7,5048,559-12.33%
Little RiverQF-05081   NW12,95213,628-4.96%
Bossier (LA)QF-22015   S111,49298,31013.41%
Caddo (LA)QF-22017   S253,623252,1610.58%
Bowie (TX)QF-48037   W93,96489,3065.22%
Cass (TX)QF-48067   SW29,20330,438-4.06%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Miller. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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