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The Town of Reader (historical) had a population of 69 as of July 1, 2016. Reader ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Reader is located at latitude 33.7516 and longitude -93.1012 in Nevada County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Reader (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nevada County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 194 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Reader (historical) are located in Nevada County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Ouachita County.

The Town of Reader (historical) (GNIS ID: 2407182) has a X1 Census Class Code which indicates deleted feature that was a governmental entity. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Town of Reader (historical) is located within Township of Red Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nevada County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Reader 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 Reader: Possum Trot.

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


Total Population 69
Population in Households 68
Population in Familes 54
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 24
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 34 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $87,500


Median Household Income $28,114
Average Household Income $40,422
Per Capita Income $18,074
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.0%
Households 0.68% 0.82%
Families -2.88% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.08%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Reader, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Reader 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 # 524 3rd
Population Density1 # 535 1st
Diversity Index2 # 132 76th
Median Household Income # 473 13th
Per Capita Income # 391 28th

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