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Rosston, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Rosston is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Rosston.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nevada County at latitude 33.5926 and longitude -93.2766. Nevada County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 387 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Rosston (see map) encompass a land area of 4.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 259
Population in Households 259
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $48,469
Average Home Value $70,263


Median Household Income $35,895
Average Household Income $49,047
Per Capita Income $21,417
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% -0.47%
Households 0.21% -0.35%
Families 2.97% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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.


Rosston, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosston 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 # 394 28th
Population Density1 # 520 4th
Diversity Index2 # 137 75th
Median Household Income # 257 53rd
Per Capita Income # 142 74th

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