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Demographics

People

Total Population1,855
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens25.5%
Employed Population 16+679
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7%
Median Earnings25+$22,471
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,395

Wealth

Median Family Income$29,596
% Above Poverty Level80.1%
% Below Poverty Level19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.5%
Median Gross Rent$455
Median House Value$65,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)69.6%
Irish6.2%
German3.1%
English1.9%
Scottish1.7%
Dutch1.2%
Swedish0.4%
Norwegian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Greek0.2%
Italian0.1%
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Des Arc Almanac

CategoryValue
County Prairie County
Standard Zip Codes72040
Phone Area Codes870
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.97
Approximate Longitude-91.5

Des Arc Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDES ARC
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp30 to 47 F
Apr Temp51 to 72 F
Jul Temp73 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip49.4 inches
StationCLARENDON
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp28 to 47 F
Apr Temp49 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp48 to 75 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches
StationCABOT 4 SW
Distance33.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 49 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip50.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cotton Plant653$52,566
De Valls Bluff597$43,750
Georgetown76$40,000
Griffithville116$40,000
Hazen1,460$44,886
West Point189$43,125

Des Arc Public Schools

Des Arc Elementary School
2100 Hickory St
ZIP: 72040
Primary
Total Enrollment 307
Des Arc High School
600 Main St
ZIP: 72040
High
Total Enrollment 279
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