Poyen, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Poyen, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Poyen had a population of 305 as of July 1, 2016. Poyen ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Poyen is located at latitude 34.3244 and longitude -92.642 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Poyen (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Town of Poyen (GNIS ID: 2407157) 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 Poyen is located within Township of Fenter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grant County.

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


Total Population 305
Population in Households 305
Population in Familes 269
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 935
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 112
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $95,455
Average Home Value $119,565


Median Household Income $38,650
Average Household Income $55,557
Per Capita Income $20,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 0.65%
Households 0.73% 0.53%
Families 1.35% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

Poyen, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poyen 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 # 370 32nd
Population Density1 # 82 85th
Diversity Index2 # 489 9th
Median Household Income # 198 64th
Per Capita Income # 226 58th

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