Taylor, Arkansas

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Taylor, Arkansas

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High Points

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 10% Taylor People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 11% Taylor Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Taylor, Arkansas

Comparing Taylor 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
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 10
People Above Poverty 6 9
Median Family Income 5 8
College Educated Adults 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 5 3
Working at Home 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 3
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 5 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1

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Taylor Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NE of Shreveport, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 195 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 71861
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.1
Longitude -93.46

Taylor Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
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Taylor Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 566 100%
Male 277 48.9%
Female 289 51.1%
Under 18 120 21.2%
18+ 446 78.8%
65+ 125 22.1%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 2.78
White 536 94.7%
African-American 21 3.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Taylor Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 545
Growth -21
Growth % -3.7%

Taylor 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 47.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
Irish 11.1%
English 10.1%
German 6.1%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
European 1.7%
Dutch 1%
Welsh 1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Italian 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Taylor 566 $39,167
Bradley 563 $19,306
Buckner 396 $25,179
Emerson 359 $40,000
Lewisville 1,285 $34,712
Magnolia 10,858 $35,269
Stamps 2,131 $26,591
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Taylor High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 128 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

Taylor Colleges

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