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Gravette, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gravette is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Benton County at latitude 36.4294 and longitude -94.3863. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,217 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Gravette 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 Gravette (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gravette: Gravett, La Gravette.

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


Total Population 2,484
Population in Households 2,484
Population in Familes 2,126
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 619
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 910
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 651
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 580 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 330 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $108,978
Average Home Value $135,069


Median Household Income $42,276
Average Household Income $51,233
Per Capita Income $18,939
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.57% 2.0%
Households 1.45% 1.94%
Families 1.5% 1.84%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.


Gravette, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gravette 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 # 118 78th
Population Density1 # 197 64th
Diversity Index2 # 261 52nd
Median Household Income # 127 77th
Per Capita Income # 292 46th

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