Bonanza, Arkansas

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Bonanza, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 8% Bonanza Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Bonanza Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Bonanza Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Bonanza, Arkansas

Comparing Bonanza 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 10 10
Age of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Senior Citizens 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 1
Racial Diversity 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 10
People in Middle Class or Better 4 8
Median Family Income 4 8
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Working at Home 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Housing Recently Built 6 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Bonanza Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles S of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Sebastian
Metro Area Fort Smith
Standard Zip Codes 72916
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.239
Longitude -94.425

Bonanza Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 43.8 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station POTEAU
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
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Bonanza Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 514 100%
Male 273 53.1%
Female 241 46.9%
Under 18 122 23.7%
18+ 392 76.3%
65+ 72 14%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.96
White 492 95.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 1.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 15 2.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.9%

Estimated Bonanza Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 530
Growth 16
Growth % 3.1%

Bonanza 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) 30.7%
US/American 18.9%
Irish 14.4%
German 13.6%
English 10.2%
Dutch 3.4%
Dutch West Indian 2.3%
Welsh 1.1%
Czech 1.1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Hungarian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bonanza 514 $37,344
Barling 4,176 $41,421
Central City 531 $43,958
Fort Smith 80,268 $41,012
Greenwood 7,112 $41,278
Hackett 694 $35,909
Midland 253 $28,500
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