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Ashdown, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ashdown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Little River County at latitude 33.6745 and longitude -94.1266. Little River County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 322 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Ashdown 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 Ashdown (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashdown: Keller.

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


Total Population 4,654
Population in Households 4,541
Population in Familes 3,712
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 659
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,897
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,246
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,120 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 777 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 247 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $75,920
Average Home Value $91,577


Median Household Income $33,444
Average Household Income $45,709
Per Capita Income $18,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.35% -0.53%
Households -0.16% -0.5%
Families -0.19% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Ashdown, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashdown 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 # 72 87th
Population Density1 # 175 68th
Diversity Index2 # 82 85th
Median Household Income # 336 38th
Per Capita Income # 296 45th

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