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Smackover, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Smackover is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Union County at latitude 33.364 and longitude -92.7312. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 121 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Smackover 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 Smackover (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,779
Population in Households 1,779
Population in Familes 1,461
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 419
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 741
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 497
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 856 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $121,173


Median Household Income $38,900
Average Household Income $51,365
Per Capita Income $21,588
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.1% -0.9%
Households -0.93% -0.77%
Families -1.33% -0.9%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.


Smackover, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smackover 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 # 158 71st
Population Density1 # 282 48th
Diversity Index2 # 183 66th
Median Household Income # 190 65th
Per Capita Income # 130 76th

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