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Zinc, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Zinc is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Boone County at latitude 36.284 and longitude -92.9144. Boone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 879 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Zinc 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 Town of Zinc (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 106
Population in Households 106
Population in Familes 93
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 168
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 52 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $137,500
Average Home Value $147,436


Median Household Income $45,353
Average Household Income $51,438
Per Capita Income $20,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.68% 0.74%
Households 1.03% 0.42%
Families 2.81% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.


Zinc, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zinc 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 # 495 9th
Population Density1 # 436 20th
Diversity Index2 # 458 16th
Median Household Income # 90 84th
Per Capita Income # 194 64th

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