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Oil Trough, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Oil Trough is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Independence County at latitude 35.6294 and longitude -91.4611. Independence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Oil Trough 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 Town of Oil Trough (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oil Trough: Oil Trove.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 257
Population in Households 249
Population in Familes 207
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,212
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $55,952
Average Home Value $72,535
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,078
Average Household Income $49,488
Per Capita Income $19,321
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.27% -0.08%
Households -0.24% 0.0%
Families -1.36% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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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Oil Trough, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oil Trough 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 # 396 27th
Population Density1 # 40 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 518 4th
Median Household Income # 246 55th
Per Capita Income # 259 52nd

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