Mineral Springs, Arkansas

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Mineral Springs, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Mineral Springs Racial Diversity
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Mineral Springs Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
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Top 5% trophy Mineral Springs Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Mineral Springs Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mineral Springs, Arkansas

Comparing Mineral Springs 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 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 4
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Senior Citizens 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 5 6


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 8
Short Commute Times 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 6
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
People Living Alone 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 10

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Mineral Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 93 miles N of Shreveport, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 182 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Howard
Standard Zip Codes 71851
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.875
Longitude -93.913

Mineral Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 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
Distance 27.3 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 29.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 53 F
Apr Temp 54 to 75 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 55 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches
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Mineral Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,264 100%
Male 606 47.9%
Female 658 52.1%
Under 18 385 30.5%
18+ 879 69.5%
65+ 144 11.4%
Median Age 32.7
Average Family Size 3.07
White 647 51.2%
African-American 524 41.5%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 73 5.8%
Mixed Race 17 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 138 10.9%

Estimated Mineral Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,293
Growth 29
Growth % 2.3%

Mineral Springs 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) 66.9%
US/American 10.1%
Irish 8.5%
English 5%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
German 2.1%
Dutch 1.6%
Italian 1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
African 0.7%
Scottish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mineral Springs 1,264 $31,150
Ben Lomond 126 $43,750
Dierks 1,230 $31,667
Lockesburg 711 $31,625
Nashville 4,878 $28,611
Washington 148 $21,042
Wilton 439 $32,019
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Mineral Springs High Schools (2004)

Serves 234 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

Mineral Springs Colleges

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1. Jeffersonville, Georgia 90.9   25.6% 12.2% 6.6% 28 $37,500 6% 63.3% 1,209 21.4% 19.9 0.8% 21.5
2. Fredonia, Arizona 82.2   14.6% 11.1% 9.9% 23 $30,913 7.6% 14.3% 1,036 15% 18.3 4% 8.7
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