Bearden, Arkansas

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Bearden, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Bearden Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 11% Bearden Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Bearden Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Bearden Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Bearden, Arkansas

Comparing Bearden 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
Racial Diversity 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Women 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 3 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Working at Home 6 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
People Living Alone 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 6
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1

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Bearden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles SW of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 176 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Ouachita
Standard Zip Codes 71720
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.724
Longitude -92.615

Bearden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
Station CAMDEN 1
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
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Bearden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,125 100%
Male 551 49%
Female 574 51%
Under 18 313 27.8%
18+ 812 72.2%
65+ 151 13.4%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.16
White 732 65.1%
African-American 365 32.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 12 1.1%
Mixed Race 13 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 1.5%

Estimated Bearden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,047
Growth -78
Growth % -6.9%

Bearden 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) 59.4%
US/American 24%
Irish 5.8%
German 4%
English 3.7%
Scottish 0.8%
British 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
African 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bearden 1,125 $30,573
Camden 13,154 $35,291
East Camden 902 $40,568
Fordyce 4,799 $30,120
Hampton 1,579 $29,948
Harrell 293 $33,333
Thornton 517 $31,125
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Bearden High Schools (2004)

635 N PLUM
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 203 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

Bearden Colleges

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