Ward, Arkansas

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Ward, Arkansas

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 11% Ward Low Property Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 18% Ward Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Ward, Arkansas

Comparing Ward 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 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 5 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 5
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 7
People Above Poverty 3 7
Median Family Income 3 6
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Short Commute Times 2 1
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Affordability of Rents 3 1
People Living Alone 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 9
Low Violent Crime 5 7

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Ward Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NE of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lonoke
Metro Area Little Rock - North Little Rock
Standard Zip Codes 72176
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.03
Longitude -91.95

Ward Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CABOT 4 SW
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 53 to 73 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
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Ward Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,580 100%
Male 1,261 48.9%
Female 1,319 51.1%
Under 18 850 32.9%
18+ 1,730 67.1%
65+ 199 7.7%
Median Age 29.2
Average Family Size 3.13
White 2,511 97.3%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 10 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 0.8%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 30 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 50 1.9%

Estimated Ward Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,271
Growth 691
Growth % 26.8%

Ward 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 30.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.1%
German 15.8%
Irish 12.5%
English 6.1%
French (except Basque) 3%
Italian 2.7%
Danish 1.4%
Norwegian 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
European 0.7%
Polish 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
West Indian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Other Subsaharan African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Butlerville (72176)
Sylvania (72176)

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)
Ward 2,580 $34,702
Austin 605 $49,107
Beebe 4,930 $41,307
Cabot 15,261 $53,933
Garner 284 $28,393
Jacksonville 29,916 $40,381
McRae 661 $25,833
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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Pelican Bay, Texas 88.4   18.6% 6.6% 3.7% 41 $32,656 9.6% 6.4% 1,505 15.3% 11.3 0.9% 2
2. Howe, Texas 86.3   21.1% 8.9% 10.4% 26 $41,125 9.1% 5.1% 2,478 12.4% 7.7 0.6% 4
3. Sylvania, Alabama 81.7   25.7% 13.2% 5% 25 $35,000 8% 3.6% 1,186 16.6% 13.5 1.2% 4.2
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