Cotton Plant, Arkansas

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Cotton Plant, Arkansas

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High Points

Cotton Plant 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 Cotton Plant Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Cotton Plant Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Cotton Plant Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Cotton Plant, Arkansas

Comparing Cotton Plant 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 9
Age of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 2
Portion of People Married 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Working at Home 2 4
Short Commute Times 2 1


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

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Cotton Plant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles E of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Woodruff
Standard Zip Codes 72036
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.008
Longitude -91.251

Cotton Plant Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 46 F
Apr Temp 50 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station DES ARC
Distance 14.2 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 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
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Cotton Plant Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 960 100%
Male 412 42.9%
Female 548 57.1%
Under 18 285 29.7%
18+ 675 70.3%
65+ 212 22.1%
Median Age 40.4
Average Family Size 2.98
White 230 24%
African-American 711 74.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 14 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 1.9%

Estimated Cotton Plant Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 895
Growth -65
Growth % -6.8%

Cotton Plant 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) 74.9%
US/American 15%
Irish 4.1%
English 2.2%
German 1.3%
Italian 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
African 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cotton Plant, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Maberry (72036)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cotton Plant 960 $15,625
Brinkley 3,940 $27,820
Des Arc 1,933 $28,264
Georgetown 126 $25,357
Hunter 152 $32,500
Patterson 467 $21,250
Wheatley 372 $32,917
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Cotton Plant High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 95 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.3

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