Rockwell, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rockwell, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Rockwell Census Designated Place had a population of 3,909 as of July 1, 2015. Rockwell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rockwell is located at latitude 34.4643 and longitude -93.1338 in Garland County. 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. Garland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Rockwell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403489) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Rockwell Census Designated Place, AR Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,909
Population in Households 3,909
Population in Familes 3,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,245
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,644
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,181
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,178 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 466 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $255,319
Average Home Value $359,295
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,468
Average Household Income $65,799
Per Capita Income $27,667
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 1.12%
Households 0.71% 1.11%
Families 0.33% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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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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, 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 # 82 85th
Population Density1 # 39 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 295 46th
Median Household Income # 64 88th
Per Capita Income # 32 94th

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