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The City of Parkin had a population of 1,197 as of July 1, 2016. Parkin ranks in the upper 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 Parkin is located at latitude 35.2612 and longitude -90.5535 in Cross County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parkin (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cross County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

The City of Parkin (GNIS ID: 2404481) 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 Parkin is located within Township of Tyronza, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cross County.

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


Total Population 1,197
Population in Households 1,197
Population in Familes 949
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 471
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 496
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 305
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 568 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $50,806
Average Home Value $67,647


Median Household Income $21,800
Average Household Income $38,482
Per Capita Income $16,307
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.29% 0.53%
Households 1.46% 0.79%
Families 1.55% 0.58%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Parkin, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parkin 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 # 191 65th
Population Density1 # 254 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 111 79th
Median Household Income # 529 2nd
Per Capita Income # 468 14th

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