Hardy, Arkansas

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Hardy, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Hardy Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Hardy Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Hardy Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Hardy, Arkansas

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 2
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 6
People Above Poverty 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 4
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Housing Recently Built 6 2

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Hardy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Sharp
Standard Zip Codes 72529, 72542
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72525
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.315
Longitude -91.482

Hardy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
Station ALTON 6 SE
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
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Hardy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 578 100%
Male 256 44.3%
Female 322 55.7%
Under 18 97 16.8%
18+ 481 83.2%
65+ 162 28%
Median Age 49.4
Average Family Size 2.67
White 551 95.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 18 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Hardy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 779
Growth 201
Growth % 34.8%

Hardy 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 34%
Irish 15.5%
English 13.7%
German 13.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
Scotch-Irish 5.4%
Norwegian 2.1%
Scottish 1.9%
Polish 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Czech 1.1%
Greek 0.8%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hardy 578 $25,500
Ash Flat 977 $22,019
Cherokee Village 4,648 $29,636
Highland 986 $32,788
Mammoth Spring 1,147 $26,438
Ravenden 511 $29,896
Ravenden Springs 137 $23,438
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Hardy High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 640 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

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