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Rockwell, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Rockwell Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Garland County at latitude 34.4643 and longitude -93.1338. Garland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The formal official name is the Rockwell Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rockwell, Arkansas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Rockwell indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Rockwell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.14 sq. miles and a water area of 1.06 sq. miles.

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Rockwell, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,913
Population in Households 3,913
Population in Familes 3,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,247
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 1,640
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,186
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,006 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,189 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 452 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 366 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $245,055
Average Home Value $338,721


Median Household Income $45,223
Average Household Income $60,655
Per Capita Income $25,466
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.82% 0.79%
Households 0.82% 0.76%
Families 0.5% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Rockwell, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockwell to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 82 85th
Population Density1 # 36 94th
Diversity Index2 # 293 46th
Median Household Income # 92 83rd
Per Capita Income # 40 93rd

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