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Gibson, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Gibson Census Designated Place had a population of 3,625 as of July 1, 2016. Gibson ranks in the upper 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 Gibson is located at latitude 34.8937 and longitude -92.235 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the Gibson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 266 feet.

The Gibson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402522) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Gibson Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gibson 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 Gibson: Runyan Acres.

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


Total Population 3,625
Population in Households 3,625
Population in Familes 3,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 819
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 1,304
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 994
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,060 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $137,912
Average Home Value $163,327


Median Household Income $63,280
Average Household Income $78,024
Per Capita Income $28,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.74%
Households 0.14% 0.61%
Families -0.08% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.75%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Gibson, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gibson 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 # 87 84th
Population Density1 # 119 78th
Diversity Index2 # 209 62nd
Median Household Income # 6 99th
Per Capita Income # 22 96th

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