Branch, Arkansas

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Branch Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles E of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 72928
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.305
Longitude -93.953

Branch Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station OZARK
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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Branch Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 357 100%
Male 186 52.1%
Female 171 47.9%
Under 18 87 24.4%
18+ 270 75.6%
65+ 51 14.3%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.92
White 343 96.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 1.7%
Other 2 0.6%
Mixed Race 3 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.6%

Estimated Branch Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 366
Growth 9
Growth % 2.5%

Branch 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 56.6%
Irish 11.8%
Dutch 8.5%
English 8%
German 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Italian 1.9%
Swedish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Branch 357 $33,750
Booneville 4,117 $31,012
Charleston 2,965 $39,598
Lavaca 1,825 $43,542
Magazine 915 $31,534
Paris 3,707 $32,409
Ratcliff 191 $27,500
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Branch High Schools (2004)

12092 W. STATE HWY. 22
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 269 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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