Oil Trough, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oil Trough, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Oil Trough had a population of 261 as of July 1, 2015. Oil Trough 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 Oil Trough is located at latitude 35.6294 and longitude -91.4611 in Independence County. 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. Independence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Town of Oil Trough (GNIS ID: 2407039) 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 Oil Trough is located within Township of Oil Trough, a minor civil division (MCD) of Independence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oil Trough population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oil Trough: Oil Trove.

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Oil Trough, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 261
Population in Households 253
Population in Familes 209
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,231
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $51,190
Average Home Value $69,718


Median Household Income $37,077
Average Household Income $50,042
Per Capita Income $19,817
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.23%
Households 0.2% 0.2%
Families -1.1% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 394 27th
Population Density1 # 40 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 528 3rd
Median Household Income # 225 59th
Per Capita Income # 212 61st

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