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Gentry, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gentry had a population of 3,492 as of July 1, 2016. Gentry 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 Gentry is located at latitude 36.2585 and longitude -94.4905 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gentry (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,234 feet.

The City of Gentry (GNIS ID: 2403688) 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 Gentry is located within Township 12, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gentry 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 Gentry: Gentry City, Gentryville, Orchard.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,492
Population in Households 3,491
Population in Familes 2,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 822
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,272
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 915
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 752 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 519 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $129,908
Average Home Value $150,797
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,889
Average Household Income $50,353
Per Capita Income $18,499
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.62% 1.98%
Households 1.58% 1.91%
Families 1.47% 1.77%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Gentry, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gentry 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 # 91 83rd
Population Density1 # 118 78th
Diversity Index2 # 115 79th
Median Household Income # 264 51st
Per Capita Income # 365 33rd

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