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People

Total Population 1,997
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 797
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 51.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10%
Median Earnings25+ $19,583
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,664

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,263
% Above Poverty Level 79.2%
% Below Poverty Level 20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.6%
Median Gross Rent $453
Median House Value $72,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 48.3%
US/American 0%
English 2.3%
Irish 7.2%

Des Arc Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles E of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Prairie
Standard Zip Codes 72040
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.976
Longitude -91.495

Des Arc Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DES ARC
Distance 0.5 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
Station CLARENDON
Distance 22.1 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
Station CABOT 4 SW
Distance 33.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Childress (72040)

Four Mile Corner (72040)

Hayley (72040)

Little Dixie (72040)

Sand Hill (72040)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cotton Plant 582 $25,625
De Valls Bluff 610 $28,359
Georgetown 79 $55,000
Griffithville 143 $30,938
Hazen 1,506 $46,935
West Point 194 $49,643
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Des Arc High Schools

DES ARC HIGH SCHOOL
620 MAIN STREET
870-256-4166
A Title I School.
Serves 326 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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