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Rison, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Rison had a population of 1,352 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Rison is located at latitude 33.9593 and longitude -92.1933 in Cleveland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rison (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cleveland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 269 feet.

The City of Rison (GNIS ID: 2404622) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Rison, AR Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,352
Population in Households 1,312
Population in Familes 1,148
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 516
Diversity Index2 43
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 496
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 371
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 349 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 100 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $85,321
Average Home Value $105,460
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,772
Average Household Income $52,835
Per Capita Income $19,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.09%
Households 0.23% 0.12%
Families 0.9% -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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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Rison, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rison 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 # 180 67th
Population Density1 # 237 56th
Diversity Index2 # 182 67th
Median Household Income # 135 75th
Per Capita Income # 209 62nd

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