Tontitown, Arkansas

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Tontitown, Arkansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Tontitown People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 6% Tontitown Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 7% Tontitown Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 10% Tontitown Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 15% Tontitown Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 16% Tontitown College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Tontitown Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Tontitown, Arkansas

Comparing Tontitown 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
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 9
Age of the Population 5 7
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 8 10
College Educated Adults 7 9
People Above Poverty 7 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 1
Affordability of Rents 3 1
People Living Alone 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Tontitown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NW of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Washington
Metro Area Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72770
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.177
Longitude -94.233

Tontitown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Distance 21.4 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
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Tontitown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 942 100%
Male 471 50%
Female 471 50%
Under 18 254 27%
18+ 688 73%
65+ 115 12.2%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 3.07
White 907 96.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 1.7%
Other 8 0.8%
Mixed Race 10 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 2.2%

Estimated Tontitown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,621
Growth 679
Growth % 72.1%

Tontitown 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
Italian 34.4%
US/American 18.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.1%
Irish 8.7%
German 8.4%
English 6%
Scottish 2%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
French Canadian 1%
Polish 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Welsh 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Tontitown 942 $47,589
Bethel Heights 714 $51,172
Cave Springs 1,103 $42,813
Elm Springs 1,044 $45,536
Farmington 3,605 $43,472
Johnson 2,319 $51,618
Springdale 45,798 $42,170
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