Grady, Arkansas

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Grady, Arkansas

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Grady Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Grady Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Grady Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Grady, Arkansas

Comparing Grady 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
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Senior Citizens 5 5
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Short Commute Times 5 3
Working at Home 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
People Living Alone 2 2

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Grady Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SE of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 71644
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.08
Longitude -91.7

Grady Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DUMAS
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 51 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 50 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Distance 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.3 inches
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Grady Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 523 100%
Male 258 49.3%
Female 265 50.7%
Under 18 175 33.5%
18+ 348 66.5%
65+ 77 14.7%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.32
White 164 31.4%
African-American 344 65.8%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 9 1.7%
Mixed Race 5 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 2.9%

Estimated Grady Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 479
Growth -44
Growth % -8.4%

Grady 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) 70.4%
US/American 18.2%
English 2.8%
German 1.9%
Italian 1.6%
Irish 1.6%
Dutch 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
African 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Shannon (71644)

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)
Grady 523 $24,500
Altheimer 1,192 $21,932
Dumas 5,238 $32,255
Gillett 819 $36,719
Gould 1,305 $24,028
Mitchellville 497 $19,500
Star City 2,471 $40,156
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Grady High Schools (2004)

907 S. MAIN
A Title I School.
Serves 75 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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