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Gassville, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gassville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Baxter County at latitude 36.2849 and longitude -92.4867. Baxter County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 768 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Gassville 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 Gassville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gassville: Mount Pleasant, Turkeys Neck.

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


Total Population 2,068
Population in Households 1,982
Population in Familes 1,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density1 605
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 806
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 556
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 876 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 569 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $90,816
Average Home Value $99,472


Median Household Income $34,016
Average Household Income $44,564
Per Capita Income $17,651
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.11% -0.16%
Households -0.06% -0.12%
Families -0.04% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.


Gassville, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gassville 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 # 144 74th
Population Density1 # 203 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 415 23rd
Median Household Income # 329 39th
Per Capita Income # 374 31st

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