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Rector, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Rector had a population of 1,941 as of July 1, 2016. Rector ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Rector is located at latitude 36.2645 and longitude -90.2931 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rector (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 289 feet.

The City of Rector (GNIS ID: 2404599) 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 Rector is located within Township of West Oak Bluff, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rector population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,941
Population in Households 1,941
Population in Familes 1,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,443
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 830
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 535
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 975 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 536 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $63,205
Average Home Value $88,408
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,180
Average Household Income $42,124
Per Capita Income $17,915
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.67%
Households -0.4% -0.66%
Families -0.67% -0.91%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Rector, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rector 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 # 155 71st
Population Density1 # 20 96th
Diversity Index2 # 412 24th
Median Household Income # 385 29th
Per Capita Income # 399 26th

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