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Nashville, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Nashville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Nashville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Howard County at latitude 33.9457 and longitude -93.8471. Howard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 381 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Nashville (see map) encompass a land area of 5.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nashville: Hells Valley, Mine Creek.

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


Total Population 4,509
Population in Households 4,424
Population in Familes 3,601
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 802
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 1,725
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,034 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 903 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 822 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 309 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $85,234
Average Home Value $103,738


Median Household Income $32,852
Average Household Income $46,494
Per Capita Income $18,292
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.61% -0.58%
Households -0.64% -0.63%
Families -0.86% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.


Nashville, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nashville 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 # 74 87th
Population Density1 # 127 77th
Diversity Index2 # 10 98th
Median Household Income # 359 34th
Per Capita Income # 339 38th

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