Crossett, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Crossett, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Crossett had a population of 5,400 as of July 1, 2015. Crossett ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Crossett is located at latitude 33.1289 and longitude -91.9635 in Ashley County. 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. Ashley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

The City of Crossett (GNIS ID: 2404159) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crossett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Crossett, AR Boundary Map

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Crossett, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,400
Population in Households 5,340
Population in Familes 4,416
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 905
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,254
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,529
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,341 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 913 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 354 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $90,974
Average Home Value $121,588
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,465
Average Household Income $46,948
Per Capita Income $19,621
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.51%
Households -0.17% -0.42%
Families -0.31% -0.57%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 62 89th
Population Density1 # 95 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 94 83rd
Median Household Income # 357 34th
Per Capita Income # 226 58th

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