Cushman, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cushman, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Cushman had a population of 464 as of July 1, 2016. Cushman ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Cushman is located at latitude 35.8653 and longitude -91.7792 in Independence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cushman (see map below) encompass a land area of 4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Independence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 715 feet.

The City of Cushman (GNIS ID: 2404170) 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 Cushman is located within Township of Cushman-Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Independence County.

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


Total Population 464
Population in Households 464
Population in Familes 393
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $96,918


Median Household Income $29,308
Average Household Income $40,557
Per Capita Income $16,628
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.47%
Households 0.5% 0.51%
Families 1.25% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Cushman, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cushman 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 # 312 42nd
Population Density1 # 480 11th
Diversity Index2 # 406 25th
Median Household Income # 454 16th
Per Capita Income # 454 16th

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