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People

Total Population 1,832
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 669
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 43.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 1.6%
Median Earnings25+ $22,565
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,958
Median Earnings With High School Degree $11,912

Wealth

Median Family Income $27,100
% Above Poverty Level 58%
% Below Poverty Level 42%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $540
Median House Value $48,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.7%
US/American 0%
English 1.1%
Irish 9%

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

Kensett Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles NE of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County White
Standard Zip Codes 72082
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.231
Longitude -91.667

Kensett 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 SEARCY
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station DES ARC
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 47 F
Apr Temp 51 to 72 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
Station CABOT 4 SW
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kenseh (72082)

Kensen (72082)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bald Knob 2,902 $37,206
Griffithville 156 $30,625
Higginson 768 $49,050
Judsonia 2,360 $38,750
Searcy 23,782 $57,789
West Point 210 $44,688

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

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