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Crossett, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Crossett is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ashley County at latitude 33.1289 and longitude -91.9635. Ashley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Crossett 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 Crossett (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 5,436
Population in Households 5,377
Population in Familes 4,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 911
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 2,267
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,548
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,609 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,364 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 903 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $80,792
Average Home Value $98,350


Median Household Income $33,926
Average Household Income $48,452
Per Capita Income $20,215
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.3% -0.52%
Households -0.07% -0.45%
Families -0.09% -0.54%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Crossett, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crossett 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 # 61 89th
Population Density1 # 90 84th
Diversity Index2 # 93 83rd
Median Household Income # 330 39th
Per Capita Income # 208 62nd

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