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Gillett, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gillett is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Arkansas County at latitude 34.1192 and longitude -91.3791. Arkansas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 184 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Gillett, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gillett, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Gillett indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Gillett (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gillett: Champion, Gillet.

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Gillett, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 680
Population in Households 680
Population in Familes 538
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 654
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 311
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 199
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $64,091
Average Home Value $66,355


Median Household Income $33,005
Average Household Income $40,909
Per Capita Income $18,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.38% -0.39%
Households -0.08% -0.26%
Families -0.24% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Gillett, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gillett to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 252 53rd
Population Density1 # 180 67th
Diversity Index2 # 245 55th
Median Household Income # 348 36th
Per Capita Income # 306 44th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.