Mountainburg, Arkansas

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Mountainburg, Arkansas

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Mountainburg 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 8% Mountainburg Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mountainburg, Arkansas

Comparing Mountainburg 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
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6
Age of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 6
Median Family Income 3 6
College Educated Adults 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 7
People Living Alone 8 8
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6

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Mountainburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles NE of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Crawford
Metro Area Fort Smith
Standard Zip Codes 72946
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.635
Longitude -94.167

Mountainburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 76 F
Jul Temp 66 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 77 F
Annual Precip 50.6 inches
Station OZARK
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 48 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 46.7 inches
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Mountainburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 682 100%
Male 336 49.3%
Female 346 50.7%
Under 18 199 29.2%
18+ 483 70.8%
65+ 105 15.4%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.15
White 651 95.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 21 3.1%
Other 4 0.6%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Mountainburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 713
Growth 31
Growth % 4.5%

Mountainburg 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) 27.7%
US/American 17.4%
Irish 15.5%
German 11.9%
English 11%
Scottish 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
Dutch 2.7%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Norwegian 0.9%
Danish 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Dutch West Indian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mountainburg 682 $33,295
Alma 4,160 $34,068
Cedarville 1,133 $33,409
Dyer 585 $28,500
Mulberry 1,627 $32,321
Van Buren 18,986 $37,198
Winslow 399 $28,125
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Mountainburg High Schools (2004)

129 HWY. 71 SW
A Title I School.
Serves 260 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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