Ravenden, Arkansas

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Ravenden, Arkansas

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Ravenden 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 7% Ravenden Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Ravenden, Arkansas

Comparing Ravenden 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 6 6
Age of the Population 5 7
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 5 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 6
People Living Alone 4 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3

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Ravenden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 72459
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.233
Longitude -91.251

Ravenden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
Station ALICIA
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
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Ravenden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 511 100%
Male 252 49.3%
Female 259 50.7%
Under 18 141 27.6%
18+ 370 72.4%
65+ 80 15.7%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 2.97
White 497 97.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.8%
Other 3 0.6%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1.4%

Estimated Ravenden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 498
Growth -13
Growth % -2.5%

Ravenden 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 32.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.7%
Irish 15.7%
German 8.9%
French (except Basque) 5.8%
English 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Austrian 1%
Canadian 0.6%
Dutch 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
British 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ravenden 511 $29,896
Black Rock 717 $26,917
Cherokee Village 4,648 $29,636
Hardy 578 $25,500
Imboden 684 $33,438
Portia 483 $31,250
Ravenden Springs 137 $23,438
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