Black Rock, Arkansas

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Black Rock, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Black Rock Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
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Top 14% Black Rock Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Black Rock, Arkansas

Comparing Black Rock 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
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Senior Citizens 5 5
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 5
Racial Diversity 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3
Median Family Income 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 6 8
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Housing Recently Built 7 4
People Living Alone 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Black Rock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 72415
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.108
Longitude -91.097

Black Rock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station ALICIA
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
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Black Rock Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 717 100%
Male 355 49.5%
Female 362 50.5%
Under 18 197 27.5%
18+ 520 72.5%
65+ 105 14.6%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 3.08
White 710 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Black Rock Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 690
Growth -27
Growth % -3.8%

Black Rock 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 39.6%
Irish 17%
English 15.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
German 4.2%
Dutch 3.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Scottish 1.7%
Italian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Black Rock 717 $26,917
Hoxie 2,817 $30,085
Imboden 684 $33,438
Lynn 315 $27,375
Minturn 114 $25,313
Portia 483 $31,250
Walnut Ridge 4,925 $36,735
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Black Rock High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 167 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

Black Rock Colleges

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