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Alpena, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Alpena had a population of 400 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Alpena is located at latitude 36.2919 and longitude -93.3033 in Boone County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alpena (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,142 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Alpena are located in Boone County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Carroll County.

The Town of Alpena (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Alpena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alpena: Alpena Pass, Estes.

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


Total Population 400
Population in Households 400
Population in Familes 345
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 300
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 112
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $132,000
Average Home Value $154,957


Median Household Income $39,516
Average Household Income $51,914
Per Capita Income $20,570
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.45%
Households 0.52% 0.53%
Families 0.87% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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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Alpena, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpena 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 # 338 38th
Population Density1 # 353 35th
Diversity Index2 # 370 32nd
Median Household Income # 180 67th
Per Capita Income # 172 68th

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