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Sherwood, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sherwood had a population of 31,050 as of July 1, 2016. Sherwood 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 Sherwood is located at latitude 34.852 and longitude -92.2047 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sherwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 328 feet.

The City of Sherwood (GNIS ID: 2405460) 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 City of Sherwood is located within Township of Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sherwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 31,050
Population in Households 30,934
Population in Familes 25,359
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 1,483
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 12,682
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 8,507
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,679 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,003 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 944 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $149,090
Average Home Value $175,375


Median Household Income $53,802
Average Household Income $66,922
Per Capita Income $27,354
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.76%
Households 0.49% 0.65%
Families 0.26% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Sherwood, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherwood 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 # 13 98th
Population Density1 # 18 97th
Diversity Index2 # 153 72nd
Median Household Income # 37 93rd
Per Capita Income # 30 95th

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