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Arkadelphia, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Arkadelphia is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Arkadelphia.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clark County at latitude 34.1209 and longitude -93.0538. Clark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 246 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Arkadelphia (see map) encompass a land area of 7.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arkadelphia: Arcadelphia, Archadelphia.

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


Total Population 10,875
Population in Households 8,232
Population in Familes 5,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,643
Population Density1 1,498
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 3,762
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 2,056
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,694 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,068 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 446 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $120,027
Average Home Value $155,062


Median Household Income $26,034
Average Household Income $43,889
Per Capita Income $17,022
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.35% -0.05%
Households 0.17% 0.01%
Families 0.11% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.


Arkadelphia, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arkadelphia 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 # 36 94th
Population Density1 # 15 97th
Diversity Index2 # 121 78th
Median Household Income # 506 7th
Per Capita Income # 409 25th

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