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The City of Arkansas City had a population of 343 as of July 1, 2016. Arkansas City 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 Arkansas City is located at latitude 33.6089 and longitude -91.205 in Desha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arkansas City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Desha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 138 feet.

The City of Arkansas City (GNIS ID: 2403112) 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 Arkansas City is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Desha County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arkansas City: Campbells Landing.

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


Total Population 343
Population in Households 343
Population in Familes 259
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 714
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (31.1%)
Median Home Value $58,553
Average Home Value $80,652


Median Household Income $31,895
Average Household Income $41,603
Per Capita Income $19,052
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.03% -1.19%
Households -0.8% -0.92%
Families -1.2% -1.15%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Arkansas City, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arkansas City 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 # 360 34th
Population Density1 # 154 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 104 81st
Median Household Income # 393 27th
Per Capita Income # 338 38th

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