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Ashdown, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ashdown had a population of 4,606 as of July 1, 2015. Ashdown ranks in 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 Ashdown is located at latitude 33.6745 and longitude -94.1266 in Little River County. 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. Little River County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 322 feet.

The City of Ashdown (GNIS ID: 2403118) 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 Ashdown is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Little River County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ashdown 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 Ashdown: Keller.

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


Total Population 4,606
Population in Households 4,492
Population in Familes 3,657
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 652
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,876
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,226
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,098 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 778 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $80,110
Average Home Value $97,905


Median Household Income $36,929
Average Household Income $50,316
Per Capita Income $20,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.53%
Households -0.34% -0.51%
Families -0.46% -0.66%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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, 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 # 73 87th
Population Density1 # 180 67th
Diversity Index2 # 84 85th
Median Household Income # 232 57th
Per Capita Income # 160 71st

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