Bradford, Arkansas

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Bradford, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Bradford Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Bradford Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Bradford Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Bradford, Arkansas

Comparing Bradford 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 8 9
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Age of the Population 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 2
Portion of People Married 2 3


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 1 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 7

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Bradford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles SW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County White
Standard Zip Codes 72020
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.423
Longitude -91.455

Bradford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 51 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station DES ARC
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 47 F
Apr Temp 51 to 72 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
Distance 34.3 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
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Bradford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 800 100%
Male 376 47%
Female 424 53%
Under 18 188 23.5%
18+ 612 76.5%
65+ 166 20.8%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.83
White 790 98.8%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.6%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.4%

Estimated Bradford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 828
Growth 28
Growth % 3.5%

Bradford 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 31.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22%
Irish 21.4%
German 10.5%
English 7.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Dutch 1.3%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Swedish 0.8%
European 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bradford 800 $29,479
Augusta 2,665 $24,506
Bald Knob 3,210 $36,500
Oil Trough 218 $33,750
Pleasant Plains 267 $35,000
Russell 228 $26,250
Tupelo 177 $28,750
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Bradford High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 254 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

Bradford Colleges

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