Lockesburg, Arkansas

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Lockesburg, Arkansas

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Lockesburg Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Lockesburg, Arkansas

Comparing Lockesburg 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Racial Diversity 8 7
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Senior Citizens 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 5
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 5
Median Family Income 2 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 7 4
Affordability of Rents 7 5
People Living Alone 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Lockesburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 99 miles S of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 172 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Sevier
Standard Zip Codes 71846
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.967
Longitude -94.168

Lockesburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.4 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
Distance 18.4 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
Station IDABEL
Distance 37.7 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
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Lockesburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 711 100%
Male 346 48.7%
Female 365 51.3%
Under 18 219 30.8%
18+ 492 69.2%
65+ 91 12.8%
Median Age 31.1
Average Family Size 3.09
White 658 92.5%
African-American 32 4.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 16 2.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 3%

Estimated Lockesburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 733
Growth 22
Growth % 3.1%

Lockesburg 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 31.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26%
English 10.4%
Irish 9.9%
German 9.6%
French (except Basque) 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Dutch 2.1%
Scottish 1.3%
Danish 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lockesburg 711 $31,625
Ben Lomond 126 $43,750
De Queen 5,765 $31,582
Dierks 1,230 $31,667
Horatio 997 $31,000
Wilton 439 $32,019
Winthrop 186 $31,094
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Lockesburg High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 173 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

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