Etowah, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Etowah, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Etowah had a population of 335 as of July 1, 2016. Etowah ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Etowah is located at latitude 35.7158 and longitude -90.2306 in Mississippi County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Etowah (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mississippi County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Town of Etowah (GNIS ID: 2406467) 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 Town of Etowah is located within Township of Little River, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mississippi County.

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

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


Total Population 335
Population in Households 335
Population in Familes 292
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 129
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $57,353
Average Home Value $103,313


Median Household Income $31,117
Average Household Income $43,111
Per Capita Income $15,955
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.74% -0.85%
Households -0.49% -0.63%
Families -0.65% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Etowah, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Etowah 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 # 364 33rd
Population Density1 # 520 4th
Diversity Index2 # 218 60th
Median Household Income # 412 24th
Per Capita Income # 492 9th

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