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Waldron, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Waldron had a population of 3,734 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Waldron is located at latitude 34.901 and longitude -94.0955 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Waldron (see map below) encompass a land area of 5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.

The City of Waldron (GNIS ID: 2405661) 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 Waldron is located within Township of Hickman, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waldron population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waldron: Ponton Valley, Potou Valley, Winfield.

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Waldron, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,734
Population in Households 3,663
Population in Familes 2,927
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 747
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 1,434
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 909
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 790 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 644 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 277 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $70,495
Average Home Value $83,038


Median Household Income $25,475
Average Household Income $32,451
Per Capita Income $12,670
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.63%
Households 0.46% 0.57%
Families 0.6% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Waldron, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waldron to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 86 84th
Population Density1 # 140 74th
Diversity Index2 # 163 70th
Median Household Income # 517 5th
Per Capita Income # 532 2nd

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