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Egypt, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Egypt had a population of 117 as of July 1, 2016. Egypt ranks in 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 Egypt is located at latitude 35.8679 and longitude -90.946 in Craighead County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Egypt (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Craighead County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Town of Egypt (GNIS ID: 2406428) 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 Town of Egypt is located within Township of Promised Land, a minor civil division (MCD) of Craighead County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Egypt 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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Egypt, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 117
Population in Households 117
Population in Familes 100
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 336
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 64 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 34 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (31.2%)
Median Home Value $41,250
Average Home Value $109,091


Median Household Income $47,198
Average Household Income $57,608
Per Capita Income $22,360
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 1.01%
Households 0.75% 0.89%
Families 0.0% 1.22%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Egypt, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Egypt 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 # 487 10th
Population Density1 # 329 39th
Diversity Index2 # 524 3rd
Median Household Income # 92 83rd
Per Capita Income # 140 74th

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