Horseshoe Bend, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Horseshoe Bend had a population of 2,200 as of July 1, 2016. Horseshoe Bend ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Horseshoe Bend is located at latitude 36.2187 and longitude -91.7383 in Izard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Horseshoe Bend (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.4 sq. miles and a water area of 1.29 sq. miles. Izard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 873 feet.

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

The City of Horseshoe Bend (GNIS ID: 2404731) 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 Horseshoe Bend is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Izard County.

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

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Horseshoe Bend, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,200
Population in Households 2,150
Population in Familes 1,637
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,077
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 645
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 863 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $79,532
Average Home Value $108,189


Median Household Income $26,262
Average Household Income $38,034
Per Capita Income $19,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.02%
Households 0.07% 0.04%
Families -0.2% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

Horseshoe Bend, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Horseshoe Bend 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 # 138 75th
Population Density1 # 441 19th
Diversity Index2 # 398 26th
Median Household Income # 496 8th
Per Capita Income # 340 37th

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