Walnut Ridge, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Walnut Ridge, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Walnut Ridge had a population of 4,817 as of July 1, 2016. Walnut Ridge 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 Walnut Ridge is located at latitude 36.0843 and longitude -90.9466 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Walnut Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 269 feet.

The City of Walnut Ridge (GNIS ID: 2405666) 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 Walnut Ridge is located within Township of Campbell, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walnut Ridge 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 Walnut Ridge: Walnutridge.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,817
Population in Households 4,474
Population in Familes 3,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 343
Population Density1 301
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,953
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,199
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,145 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 807 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $77,759
Average Home Value $93,035
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,102
Average Household Income $43,133
Per Capita Income $18,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.28%
Households -0.35% -0.29%
Families -0.69% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Walnut Ridge, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walnut Ridge 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 # 68 88th
Population Density1 # 349 36th
Diversity Index2 # 481 11th
Median Household Income # 362 33rd
Per Capita Income # 353 35th

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