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People

Total Population 2,206
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 859
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,833
% Above Poverty Level 73.9%
% Below Poverty Level 26.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.6%
Median Gross Rent $663
Median House Value $53,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 56.5%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 3.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gurdon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles W of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 196 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 71743
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.92
Longitude -93.153

Gurdon 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 PRESCOTT
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Station ARKADELPHIA 2 N
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 79 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
Station SPARKMAN
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arkadelphia 10,721 $45,921
Chidester 266 $34,821
Gum Springs 141 $0
Okolona 139 $51,250
Prescott 3,221 $27,112

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Gurdon High Schools

GURDON HIGH SCHOOL
7777 HWY 67 SOUTH
870-353-5123
Serves 267 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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