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Colt, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Colt is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Francis County at latitude 35.1328 and longitude -90.8129. St. Francis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 253 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Colt 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 Colt (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colt: Colt Station, Taylors Creek.

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


Total Population 406
Population in Households 406
Population in Familes 324
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 326
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 187
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $78,448
Average Home Value $100,610


Median Household Income $32,361
Average Household Income $42,266
Per Capita Income $18,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.7% 0.25%
Households 1.85% 0.53%
Families 4.34% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.


Colt, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colt 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 # 336 38th
Population Density1 # 334 38th
Diversity Index2 # 177 68th
Median Household Income # 370 32nd
Per Capita Income # 333 39th

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