Cushman, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cushman, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Cushman is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Independence County at latitude 35.8653 and longitude -91.7792. Independence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 715 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Cushman, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cushman, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cushman indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 474
Population in Households 474
Population in Familes 403
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $56,548
Average Home Value $76,325


Median Household Income $31,955
Average Household Income $45,310
Per Capita Income $18,335
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.12% 0.95%
Households 1.23% 0.99%
Families 2.55% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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 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 # 309 43rd
Population Density1 # 478 12th
Diversity Index2 # 368 32nd
Median Household Income # 377 30th
Per Capita Income # 334 38th

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