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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% London Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of London, Arkansas

Comparing London 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 6 4
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 2
Age of the Population 4 6
Senior Citizens 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 8
College Educated Adults 4 6
Median Family Income 4 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 6
Working at Home 5 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Rents 3 1
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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London Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles E of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Pope
Standard Zip Codes 72847
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.328
Longitude -93.252

London Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station HECTOR 2 SSW
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 66 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
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London Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 925 100%
Male 443 47.9%
Female 482 52.1%
Under 18 244 26.4%
18+ 681 73.6%
65+ 120 13%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 2.97
White 894 96.6%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 1.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 13 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1%

Estimated London Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 955
Growth 30
Growth % 3.2%

London 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 27.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.6%
German 15.8%
Irish 13.5%
English 7.5%
French (except Basque) 5.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Czech 1.8%
Norwegian 1.6%
Swedish 1.5%
Welsh 1.3%
Dutch 1.1%
Italian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
Croatian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
European 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
London 925 $36,172
Dardanelle 4,228 $30,457
Dover 1,329 $33,879
Knoxville 511 $34,375
Lamar 1,415 $27,143
Pottsville 1,271 $37,763
Russellville 23,682 $40,242
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