Hardy, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hardy, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hardy is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sharp County at latitude 36.3193 and longitude -91.48. Sharp County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 377 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Hardy 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 Hardy (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 782
Population in Households 782
Population in Familes 594
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 152
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 (42.4%)
Median Home Value $88,333
Average Home Value $138,508


Median Household Income $27,469
Average Household Income $34,499
Per Capita Income $16,350
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% 0.1%
Households 0.3% 0.05%
Families 3.41% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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.


Hardy, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardy 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 # 235 57th
Population Density1 # 449 17th
Diversity Index2 # 425 21st
Median Household Income # 479 12th
Per Capita Income # 446 18th

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