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Waldron, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Waldron is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Scott County at latitude 34.901 and longitude -94.0955. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Waldron, but most people and references simply refer to it as Waldron, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Waldron indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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


Total Population 3,686
Population in Households 3,615
Population in Familes 2,901
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 738
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 1,418
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 905
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 791 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 627 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $67,314
Average Home Value $79,557


Median Household Income $25,433
Average Household Income $31,216
Per Capita Income $12,214
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.02%
Households 0.3% -0.04%
Families 0.63% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.


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, 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 # 85 84th
Population Density1 # 142 74th
Diversity Index2 # 167 69th
Median Household Income # 510 6th
Per Capita Income # 536 1st

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