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Sweet Home, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Sweet Home Census Designated Place had a population of 820 as of July 1, 2016. Sweet Home ranks in the lower 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 Sweet Home is located at latitude 34.6674 and longitude -92.2463 in Pulaski County. 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. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 272 feet.

The Sweet Home Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402909) 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 Sweet Home Census Designated Place is located within Township of Big Rock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sweet Home 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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Sweet Home, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 820
Population in Households 804
Population in Familes 670
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 211
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 338
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 227
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $80,814
Average Home Value $108,581


Median Household Income $32,096
Average Household Income $44,153
Per Capita Income $17,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.55% -0.17%
Households -0.69% -0.3%
Families -0.14% -0.44%
Median Household Income   -0.47%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
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.

Sweet Home, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweet Home 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 # 227 58th
Population Density1 # 409 24th
Diversity Index2 # 226 59th
Median Household Income # 388 28th
Per Capita Income # 417 23rd

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