Pleasant Plains, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pleasant Plains, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Pleasant Plains had a population of 354 as of July 1, 2015. Pleasant Plains ranks in 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 Pleasant Plains is located at latitude 35.5538 and longitude -91.6283 in Independence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pleasant Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Independence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 604 feet.

The Town of Pleasant Plains (GNIS ID: 2407136) 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 Pleasant Plains is located within Township of Fairview, a minor civil division (MCD) of Independence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pleasant Plains 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 Pleasant Plains: Fair View, Pleasantplains.

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Pleasant Plains, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 354
Population in Households 354
Population in Familes 310
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 386
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $83,824
Average Home Value $98,349


Median Household Income $31,921
Average Household Income $46,875
Per Capita Income $17,975
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.5%
Households 0.29% 0.45%
Families -0.19% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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.


Pleasant Plains, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant Plains 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 # 355 35th
Population Density1 # 299 45th
Diversity Index2 # 516 5th
Median Household Income # 371 32nd
Per Capita Income # 351 35th

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