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Pine Bluff, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Pine Bluff is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 34.2116 and longitude -92.0176. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 220 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Pine Bluff 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 Pine Bluff (see map below) encompass a land area of 44.58 sq. miles and a water area of 2.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pine Bluff: Mount Maria.

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


Total Population 47,177
Population in Households 43,803
Population in Familes 35,263
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,374
Population Density1 1,058
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 17,700
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 11,313
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,948 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,290 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,409 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,248 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $72,770
Average Home Value $105,368


Median Household Income $32,509
Average Household Income $44,564
Per Capita Income $17,582
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.93% -0.86%
Households -0.49% -0.84%
Families -0.58% -0.97%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.


Pine Bluff, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pine Bluff 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 # 9 99th
Population Density1 # 58 89th
Diversity Index2 # 201 63rd
Median Household Income # 368 32nd
Per Capita Income # 382 30th

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