Amity, Arkansas

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Amity, Arkansas

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 12% Amity Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Amity, Arkansas

Comparing Amity 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 9 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 5
Senior Citizens 5 5
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 7
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 6 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 7
Housing Recently Built 8 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5

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Amity Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles SW of Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 193 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 71920, 71921
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.264
Longitude -93.46

Amity Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MOUNT IDA 3 SE
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 73 F
Annual Precip 57.9 inches
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.9 inches
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 79 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
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Amity Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 762 100%
Male 374 49.1%
Female 388 50.9%
Under 18 208 27.3%
18+ 554 72.7%
65+ 113 14.8%
Median Age 33.3
Average Family Size 3.07
White 738 96.9%
African-American 7 0.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.8%
Other 7 0.9%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.5%

Estimated Amity Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 741
Growth -21
Growth % -2.8%

Amity 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
US/American 39.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.8%
Irish 14%
German 6.3%
English 6%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
Scottish 1.3%
Maltese 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
African 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Dutch 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Amity, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Alpine (71920, 71921)
Caney Valley (71921)
Elm (71921)
Fendley (71921)
Point Cedar (71921)
Rosboro (71921)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Amity 762 $32,188
Antoine 156 $24,583
Delight 311 $33,125
Glenwood 1,751 $32,829
Murfreesboro 1,764 $33,456
Norman 423 $25,417
Okolona 160 $35,000
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Amity High Schools (2004)

755 HWY 8 EAST
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 406 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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