Manila, Arkansas

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Manila, Arkansas

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 10% Manila Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Manila, Arkansas

Comparing Manila 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
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Senior Citizens 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Age of the Population 4 7
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 7
People Above Poverty 3 5
Median Family Income 3 6
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Working at Home 6 9
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Short Commute Times 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Housing Recently Built 8 5
People Living Alone 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4

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Manila Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles E of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles N of Memphis, Tennessee
County Mississippi
Standard Zip Codes 72442
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.88
Longitude -90.166

Manila Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 51 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 50.3 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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Manila Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,055 100%
Male 1,441 47.2%
Female 1,614 52.8%
Under 18 791 25.9%
18+ 2,264 74.1%
65+ 485 15.9%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.02
White 3,000 98.2%
African-American 1 0%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 0.4%
Other 8 0.3%
Mixed Race 32 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 1.1%

Estimated Manila Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,813
Growth -242
Growth % -7.9%

Manila 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 39.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.3%
Irish 11.9%
German 8.6%
English 8.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
European 1.5%
Scottish 0.9%
British 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Portuguese 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Czech 0.3%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Manila 3,055 $33,105
Black Oak 286 $32,917
Caraway 1,349 $26,600
Dell 251 $31,667
Etowah 366 $23,750
Leachville 1,981 $32,574
Monette 1,179 $33,796
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Manila High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 480 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

Manila Colleges

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1. Bourbon, Missouri 87.5   33.3% 16% 9.7% 25 $35,294 7.2% 1.1% 1,348 14.2% 51.2 0.2% 18.6
2. La Follette, Tennessee 84.5   34.2% 21.2% 5.9% 27 $24,235 5.5% 2.1% 7,926 33.1% 56.1 0.6% 10.4
3. Nelsonville, Ohio 77   32.4% 12% 7.3% 25 $27,122 5.4% 4.8% 5,230 33.9% 52.8 0.2% 5.9
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