Alexander, Arkansas

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High Points

Alexander strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Alexander Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 7% Alexander Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Alexander Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Alexander, Arkansas

Comparing Alexander to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Racial Diversity 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 10
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 1
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 8
People in Middle Class or Better 4 8
Median Family Income 3 7
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Short Commute Times 5 4
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 3
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Alexander Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SW of Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Saline
Metro Area Little Rock - North Little Rock
Standard Zip Codes 72002
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.63
Longitude -92.48

Alexander Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BENTON
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.1 inches
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Alexander Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 614 100%
Male 288 46.9%
Female 326 53.1%
Under 18 152 24.8%
18+ 462 75.2%
65+ 67 10.9%
Median Age 32.9
Average Family Size 2.79
White 434 70.7%
African-American 164 26.7%
Asian 6 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 2.3%

Estimated Alexander Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 622
Growth 8
Growth % 1.3%

Alexander Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.3%
US/American 16.8%
German 16.2%
African 10.8%
Irish 8.5%
English 3.7%
Dutch 1.4%
European 1.2%
Danish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Turkish 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
British 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alexander 614 $35,341
Bauxite 432 $37,153
Benton 21,906 $51,064
Bryant 9,764 $56,038
Haskell 2,645 $38,438
Shannon Hills 2,005 $43,021
Tull 358 $41,406
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