Western Grove, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Western Grove, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Western Grove had a population of 394 as of July 1, 2016. Western Grove ranks in the lower 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 Western Grove is located at latitude 36.1012 and longitude -92.9547 in Newton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Western Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,073 feet.

The Town of Western Grove (GNIS ID: 2406868) 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 Western Grove is located within Township of Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Newton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Western Grove 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 Western Grove: Marshall Prairie, Tight Wad.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 394
Population in Households 394
Population in Familes 332
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 363
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $77,941
Average Home Value $96,479
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,756
Average Household Income $39,903
Per Capita Income $16,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.4%
Households 0.64% 0.45%
Families 2.45% 0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.

Western Grove, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Western Grove 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 # 338 37th
Population Density1 # 314 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 456 16th
Median Household Income # 423 22nd
Per Capita Income # 476 12th

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