Diaz, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Diaz, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Diaz had a population of 1,262 as of July 1, 2016. Diaz ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Diaz is located at latitude 35.6488 and longitude -91.2589 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Diaz (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The City of Diaz (GNIS ID: 2404225) 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 Diaz is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Diaz population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Diaz: Diez.

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Diaz, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,262
Population in Households 1,261
Population in Familes 1,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 213
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 475
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 345
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 539 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 318 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $68,103
Average Home Value $86,242


Median Household Income $29,972
Average Household Income $42,727
Per Capita Income $16,487
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.69% -0.66%
Households -0.59% -0.55%
Families -1.62% -0.71%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Diaz, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Diaz 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 # 187 66th
Population Density1 # 408 25th
Diversity Index2 # 136 75th
Median Household Income # 440 19th
Per Capita Income # 460 15th

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