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Alexander, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Alexander is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pulaski County at latitude 34.6182 and longitude -92.4513. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 358 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Alexander, but most people and references simply refer to it as Alexander, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Alexander indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 2,969
Population in Households 2,895
Population in Familes 2,392
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 1,341
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 1,057
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 733
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 815 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 243 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $119,012
Average Home Value $134,256


Median Household Income $51,126
Average Household Income $58,380
Per Capita Income $22,491
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 2.0%
Households 0.63% 1.98%
Families 1.29% 1.92%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Alexander, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alexander 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 # 101 82nd
Population Density1 # 28 95th
Diversity Index2 # 26 95th
Median Household Income # 52 91st
Per Capita Income # 99 82nd

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