Ash Flat, Arkansas

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Ash Flat, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
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Top 10% Ash Flat Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Ash Flat, Arkansas

Comparing Ash Flat 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 8
People Above Poverty 1 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Short Commute Times 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6

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Ash Flat Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Sharp
Standard Zip Codes 72513
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.223
Longitude -91.608

Ash Flat Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
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Ash Flat Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 977 100%
Male 412 42.2%
Female 565 57.8%
Under 18 211 21.6%
18+ 766 78.4%
65+ 309 31.6%
Median Age 46.8
Average Family Size 2.91
White 963 98.6%
African-American 4 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated Ash Flat Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 998
Growth 21
Growth % 2.1%

Ash Flat 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 31.4%
German 19.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.3%
Irish 14%
English 5.3%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Italian 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
Polish 1.1%
Swedish 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
South African 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ash Flat 977 $22,019
Cherokee Village 4,648 $29,636
Evening Shade 465 $31,111
Franklin 184 $26,250
Hardy 578 $25,500
Highland 986 $32,788
Horseshoe Bend 2,278 $34,129

Wal-mart in Ash Flat

(As of 2006)
219 Highway 412
(870) 994-7520
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