Dierks, Arkansas

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Dierks, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Dierks Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Dierks Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Dierks Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Dierks, Arkansas

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 8
College Educated Adults 5 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
Median Family Income 2 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 7 5
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Working at Home 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Housing Recently Built 6 2
People Living Alone 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Dierks Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 90 miles S of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 179 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Howard
Standard Zip Codes 71833
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.119
Longitude -94.016

Dierks Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.9 inches
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Distance 42.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches
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Dierks Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,230 100%
Male 568 46.2%
Female 662 53.8%
Under 18 309 25.1%
18+ 921 74.9%
65+ 247 20.1%
Median Age 38.2
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,180 95.9%
African-American 7 0.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 1.1%
Other 18 1.5%
Mixed Race 10 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 2%

Estimated Dierks Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,252
Growth 22
Growth % 1.8%

Dierks 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 36.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.1%
Irish 11.6%
English 9.6%
German 9.4%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Norwegian 1.7%
Italian 1.5%
Dutch 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1%
French Canadian 1%
Scottish 1%
Swedish 0.7%
British 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
Acadian/Cajun 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dierks 1,230 $31,667
De Queen 5,765 $31,582
Gillham 188 $24,375
Lockesburg 711 $31,625
Mineral Springs 1,264 $31,150
Murfreesboro 1,764 $33,456
Nashville 4,878 $28,611
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Dierks High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 264 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

Dierks Colleges

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