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Johnson, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Washington County at latitude 36.1329 and longitude -94.1655. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,197 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Johnson (see map) encompass a land area of 3.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,476
Population in Households 3,474
Population in Familes 2,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 925
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 1,443
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 873
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 723 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 720 (46.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $181,742
Average Home Value $259,591


Median Household Income $53,355
Average Household Income $68,605
Per Capita Income $27,825
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.84% 1.45%
Households 0.82% 1.4%
Families 0.83% 1.32%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.


Johnson, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnson 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 # 91 83rd
Population Density1 # 84 85th
Diversity Index2 # 122 78th
Median Household Income # 33 94th
Per Capita Income # 23 96th

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