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People

Total Population 534
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 236
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 42.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,667
% Above Poverty Level 81.8%
% Below Poverty Level 18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $585
Median House Value $42,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 60.5%
US/American 0%
English 32.6%
Irish 11.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Arkansas City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles SE of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Desha
P.O. Box Zip Codes 71630
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.608
Longitude -91.206

Arkansas City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DERMOTT 3 NE
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 51 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Station STONEVILLE EXP STN
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 50 F
Apr Temp 53 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station DUMAS
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 51 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dermott 2,787 $27,067
Lake Village 2,398 $37,064
McGehee 4,029 $29,160
Tillar 248 $54,167
Watson 163 $36,071
Winchester 211 $16,458

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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P O BOX 248
870-877-2474
Serves 45 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.4

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