Greers Ferry, Arkansas

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Greers Ferry, Arkansas

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Comparative Profile of Greers Ferry, Arkansas

Comparing Greers Ferry 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 6
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 10
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 7
People Above Poverty 3 7
College Educated Adults 3 4
Median Family Income 2 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Working at Home 1 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 2
Affordability of Rents 4 2
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Greers Ferry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles N of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Cleburne
Standard Zip Codes 72067
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.576
Longitude -92.177

Greers Ferry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
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Greers Ferry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 930 100%
Male 464 49.9%
Female 466 50.1%
Under 18 189 20.3%
18+ 741 79.7%
65+ 249 26.8%
Median Age 48.4
Average Family Size 2.65
White 905 97.3%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 19 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.2%

Estimated Greers Ferry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 966
Growth 36
Growth % 3.9%

Greers Ferry 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 45.5%
German 15.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
Irish 8.5%
English 6.8%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Scottish 1.8%
Dutch 1.8%
Canadian 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Portuguese 0.6%
Basque 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
European 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Greers Ferry 930 $32,344
Clinton 2,283 $30,792
Fairfield Bay 2,460 $42,419
Heber Springs 6,432 $37,228
Quitman 714 $31,964
Rose Bud 429 $37,375
Shirley 337 $30,938
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Greers Ferry High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 282 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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