Sparkman, Arkansas

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Sparkman, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Sparkman Racial Diversity
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Sparkman Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Sparkman Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Sparkman Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Sparkman, Arkansas

Comparing Sparkman 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
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Age of the Population 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Senior Citizens 5 5
Well-Paid Single Women 3 7
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 5
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 6
Median Family Income 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 5
People Above Poverty 2 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 4
Working at Home 2 3
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 7 4
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5

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Sparkman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles SW of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Dallas
Standard Zip Codes 71763
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.927
Longitude -92.848

Sparkman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Station LEOLA
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
Station CAMDEN 1
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
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Sparkman Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 586 100%
Male 272 46.4%
Female 314 53.6%
Under 18 156 26.6%
18+ 430 73.4%
65+ 86 14.7%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.95
White 298 50.9%
African-American 247 42.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 38 6.5%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 40 6.8%

Estimated Sparkman Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 535
Growth -51
Growth % -8.7%

Sparkman 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) 59.2%
US/American 23%
Irish 5.7%
English 5.1%
German 2.6%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 0.9%
Canadian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Manning (71763)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sparkman 586 $32,875
Arkadelphia 10,912 $40,479
Bearden 1,125 $30,573
Carthage 442 $33,750
Chidester 335 $29,000
Gum Springs 194 $34,167
Gurdon 2,276 $33,564
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Sparkman High Schools (2004)

Serves 128 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

Sparkman Colleges

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