Total Population 1,432
Male Share of the Population 55.6%
Female Share of the Population 44.4%
Senior Citizens 18.9%
Employed Population 16+ 465
Age of the Population 40


% of people married 44.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $22,457
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,068


Median Family Income $31,771
% Above Poverty Level 63%
% Below Poverty Level 37%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%


People Living Alone 28.5%
Median Gross Rent $528
Median House Value $78,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 66.8%
US/American 0%
English 21.1%
Irish 7.8%

Rison Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SW of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 147 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Cleveland
Standard Zip Codes 71665
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.958
Longitude -92.19

Rison Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 50 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rison, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Calmer (71665)

Dialion (71665)

Herbine (71665)

Kedron (71665)

Pansy (71665)

Randall (71665)

Rowell (71665)

Rye (71665)

Staves (71665)

Toledo (71665)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carthage 511 $55,417
Fordyce 4,205 $41,810
Kingsland 402 $33,409
Pine Bluff 47,058 $39,993
Star City 2,470 $45,000
Thornton 583 $49,688
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Rison High Schools

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Serves 281 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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