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Overview

Introduction to Stuttgart, Arkansas

Stuttgart, Arkansas, in Arkansas county, is 31 miles NE of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center) and 96 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee.

Stuttgart History

Stuttgart was founded in the fall of 1878 by Louis Sterling Stigger, a native of Germany. The area's post office was established in 1880, and Stigger became the first postmaster. He named the area after Stuttgart in Germany. The first railroad entered the city in 1882. The area was platted in 1884. The city was incorporated on April 19, 1889, and Colonel Robert Crockett became the first mayor. Rice farming was first introduced to the area in 1904. Stuttgart was almost completely destroyed by an EF3 tornado on May 10, 2008.

Stuttgart and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie
  • Stuttgart Agriculture Museum
  • White River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Louisiana Purchase State Park
  • Central Delta Depot Museum
  • Toltec Mounds State Park

Things To Do In Stuttgart

Stuttgart is home to the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie and Stuttgart Agriculture Museum. One can visit the local parks including Bryant Park and Cain Park. You can also visit the Stuttgart Public Library to learn about the area's history. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Mini Mall Shopping Center. You can also plan a trip to the White River National Wildlife Refuge.

Stuttgart Transportation

Flights can be availed from Adams Field.

Stuttgart Higher Education

There are several universities and colleges that offer higher educational facilities including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Harding University, and University of Central Arkansas.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,125
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens16.8%
Employed Population 16+3,825
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married43.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.4%
Median Earnings25+$27,496
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,424
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,969

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,028
% Above Poverty Level79%
% Below Poverty Level21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31%
Median Gross Rent$665
Median House Value$81,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)47.1%
German13.2%
Irish9.8%
English6%
African1.8%
French Except Basque1.7%
Dutch1.7%
Italian1.3%
Scottish1.1%
Swedish0.8%
Polish0.8%
Canadian0.6%
Norwegian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Russian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Stuttgart Almanac

CategoryValue
County Arkansas County
Standard Zip Codes72160
Phone Area Codes870
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.49
Approximate Longitude-91.55

Stuttgart Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSTUTTGART 9 ESE
Distance8.1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 49 F
Apr Temp51 to 72 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 76 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches
StationCLARENDON
Distance19.9 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
StationDES ARC
Distance33.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Almyra307$67,500
Humnoke215$56,250
Humphrey494$60,125
Roe107$0
Ulm191$0
Wabbaseka281$32,031

Stuttgart Public Libraries

Arkansas County Library
2002 S. BUERKLE STREET
Stuttgart, Arkansas
(870) 973-1966

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Stuttgart Hospitals

Baptist Health Medical Center-stuttgart
(Non-profit)
1703 North Buerkle Road
(870) 674-6301

Stuttgart Public Schools

Meekins Middle School
603 W 19th St
ZIP: 72160
Middle
Total Enrollment 252
Park Avenue Elementary School
2501 S Main
ZIP: 72160
Primary
Total Enrollment 686
Phillips Community Career & Tech
2807 Hwy 165 S
ZIP: 72160
High
Stuttgart High School
401 W 22nd St
ZIP: 72160
High
Total Enrollment 510
Stuttgart Junior High School
2407 S Buerkle
ZIP: 72160
Middle
Total Enrollment 262

Stuttgart Private Schools

Grand Prairie Evangelical Methodist School
1104 E 21st St
ZIP: 72160
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 60
Holy Rosary Catholic School
920 W 19th St
ZIP: 72160
Elementary
Total Enrollment 40
St John's Lutheran School
2019 S Buerkle St
ZIP: 72160
Elementary
Total Enrollment 47
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