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Fairfield Bay, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Fairfield Bay is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Fairfield Bay.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Van Buren County at latitude 35.5942 and longitude -92.2779. Van Buren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.

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Fairfield Bay, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfield Bay 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 # 125 77th
Population Density1 # 444 18th
Diversity Index2 # 460 15th
Median Household Income # 132 76th
Per Capita Income # 22 96th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,371
Population in Households 2,359
Population in Familes 1,772
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 155
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,283
Average Household Size 1.84
Family Households 760
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,024 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 930 (42.0%)
Median Home Value $86,397
Average Home Value $123,265
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,756
Average Household Income $54,785
Per Capita Income $27,924
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.33% -0.01%
Households 0.43% 0.0%
Families 1.51% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
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.

Information Updates

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