Horatio, Arkansas

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Horatio, Arkansas

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Horatio Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Horatio Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Horatio, Arkansas

Comparing Horatio 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 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Age of the Population 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 8
College Educated Adults 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 5
Median Family Income 2 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Short Commute Times 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 7
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
People Living Alone 3 3

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Horatio Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 100 miles S of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 161 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Sevier
Standard Zip Codes 71842
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.938
Longitude -94.356

Horatio Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 55.1 inches
Station IDABEL
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
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Horatio Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 997 100%
Male 470 47.1%
Female 527 52.9%
Under 18 311 31.2%
18+ 686 68.8%
65+ 157 15.7%
Median Age 34.3
Average Family Size 3.22
White 847 85%
African-American 27 2.7%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 18 1.8%
Other 85 8.5%
Mixed Race 18 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 149 14.9%

Estimated Horatio Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,025
Growth 28
Growth % 2.8%

Horatio 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) 43.3%
US/American 21.9%
Irish 13%
German 5.4%
English 5.2%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Swedish 1.9%
Dutch West Indian 1.8%
Dutch 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Italian 1%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Swiss 0.3%
European 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Horatio 997 $31,000
Ben Lomond 126 $43,750
De Queen 5,765 $31,582
Foreman 1,125 $29,231
Gillham 188 $24,375
Lockesburg 711 $31,625
Winthrop 186 $31,094
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Horatio High Schools (2004)

P.O. BOX 435
A Title I School.
Serves 377 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

Horatio Colleges

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