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Ash Flat, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Ash Flat had a population of 1,106 as of July 1, 2016. Ash Flat ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ash Flat is located at latitude 36.2364 and longitude -91.6072 in Sharp County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ash Flat (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sharp County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Ash Flat are located in Sharp County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Fulton County.

The City of Ash Flat (GNIS ID: 2403116) 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 Ash Flat is located within Township of Richwoods, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sharp County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ash Flat population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ash Flat: Ashflat.

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Ash Flat, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,106
Population in Households 1,032
Population in Familes 833
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 181
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 430
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 317 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $93,632
Average Home Value $141,905


Median Household Income $25,438
Average Household Income $39,874
Per Capita Income $17,712
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.18%
Households 0.26% 0.09%
Families 2.28% -0.14%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Ash Flat, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ash Flat 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 # 197 64th
Population Density1 # 429 21st
Diversity Index2 # 443 19th
Median Household Income # 504 7th
Per Capita Income # 410 24th

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