Fouke, Arkansas

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Fouke, Arkansas

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Fouke Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Fouke, Arkansas

Comparing Fouke 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Racial Diversity 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Senior Citizens 2 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 3 7
People Above Poverty 3 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 4 6
Public Transportation Use 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 6
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 4
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Fouke Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles N of Shreveport, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Miller
Metro Area Texarkana
Standard Zip Codes 71837
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.261
Longitude -93.885

Fouke Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 53 F
Apr Temp 54 to 75 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
Station STAMPS
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
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Fouke Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 814 100%
Male 397 48.8%
Female 417 51.2%
Under 18 275 33.8%
18+ 539 66.2%
65+ 75 9.2%
Median Age 27
Average Family Size 3.26
White 777 95.5%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 2.5%
Other 5 0.6%
Mixed Race 10 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.7%

Estimated Fouke Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 851
Growth 37
Growth % 4.5%

Fouke 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) 32.8%
US/American 31.5%
German 11.5%
Irish 10.5%
English 8.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Dutch 1.1%
Polish 1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Romanian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fouke 814 $35,089
Bradley 563 $19,306
Fulton 245 $29,167
Lewisville 1,285 $34,712
Ogden 214 $31,250
Stamps 2,131 $26,591
Texarkana 26,448 $37,157
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Fouke High Schools (2004)

Serves 278 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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