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Gillett, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gillett had a population of 688 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gillett is located at latitude 34.1192 and longitude -91.3791 in Arkansas County. 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. Arkansas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 184 feet.

The City of Gillett (GNIS ID: 2403696) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Gillett is located within Township of Stanley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Arkansas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gillett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gillett: Champion, Gillet.

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Gillett, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 688
Population in Households 688
Population in Familes 541
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 664
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 307
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 211 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $66,667
Average Home Value $71,226


Median Household Income $33,588
Average Household Income $42,980
Per Capita Income $19,237
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% -0.2%
Households -0.26% -0.33%
Families -0.57% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 255 53rd
Population Density1 # 178 67th
Diversity Index2 # 254 53rd
Median Household Income # 354 35th
Per Capita Income # 320 41st

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