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Woodson, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Woodson Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pulaski County at latitude 34.5397 and longitude -92.2225. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 249 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Woodson 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 Woodson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 419
Population in Households 163
Population in Familes 127
Population in Group Qrtrs 256
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 169
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 109
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $58,750
Average Home Value $74,296


Median Household Income $43,341
Average Household Income $55,106
Per Capita Income $15,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 0.28%
Households 0.57% 0.7%
Families 1.11% 0.54%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
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.


Woodson, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodson 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 # 332 39th
Population Density1 # 501 8th
Diversity Index2 # 34 94th
Median Household Income # 109 80th
Per Capita Income # 466 14th

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