Sulphur Springs, Arkansas

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Sulphur Springs, Arkansas

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Sulphur Springs Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 10% Sulphur Springs Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Sulphur Springs Racial Diversity
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 16% Sulphur Springs Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Sulphur Springs, Arkansas

Comparing Sulphur 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
Median Family Income 2 3
People Above Poverty 1 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 4 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 9
Low Violent Crime 6 8

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Sulphur Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NW of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Benton
Metro Area Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers
Standard Zip Codes 72768
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.494
Longitude -94.458

Sulphur 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 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station NEOSHO
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
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Sulphur Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 671 100%
Male 327 48.7%
Female 344 51.3%
Under 18 220 32.8%
18+ 451 67.2%
65+ 77 11.5%
Median Age 30.2
Average Family Size 3.45
White 582 86.7%
African-American 15 2.2%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.9%
Other 48 7.2%
Mixed Race 18 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 112 16.7%

Estimated Sulphur Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 689
Growth 18
Growth % 2.7%

Sulphur 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) 39.4%
US/American 19%
German 17.1%
Irish 6.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.5%
English 3.2%
British 1.7%
Ukrainian 1.5%
Norwegian 1.5%
Czech 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Danish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Swedish 0.4%
European 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sulphur Springs 671 $29,844
Bentonville 19,730 $46,558
Centerton 2,146 $50,000
Decatur 1,314 $33,333
Gentry 2,165 $37,569
Gravette 1,810 $34,844
Pea Ridge 2,346 $42,222
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