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Sweet Home, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Sweet Home Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pulaski County at latitude 34.6674 and longitude -92.2463. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 272 feet.

The formal official name is the Sweet Home Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sweet Home, Arkansas.

The U5 Census Class Code for Sweet Home indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Sweet Home Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles.

Sweet Home Census Designated Place, AR Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 823
Population in Households 807
Population in Familes 676
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 212
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 345
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 451 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $71,307
Average Home Value $86,611
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,370
Average Household Income $39,987
Per Capita Income $16,028
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.73% -0.24%
Households -0.54% -0.17%
Families 0.41% -0.26%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

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Sweet Home, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweet Home 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 # 227 58th
Population Density1 # 412 24th
Diversity Index2 # 215 60th
Median Household Income # 417 23rd
Per Capita Income # 460 15th

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