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Higginson, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Higginson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in White County at latitude 35.1956 and longitude -91.7144. White County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 220 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Higginson 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 Town of Higginson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 669
Population in Households 669
Population in Familes 565
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 712
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $103,804
Average Home Value $114,740


Median Household Income $35,251
Average Household Income $44,676
Per Capita Income $17,529
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.77% 2.45%
Households 1.44% 2.48%
Families -0.14% 2.34%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.


Higginson, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Higginson 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 # 256 53rd
Population Density1 # 155 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 255 53rd
Median Household Income # 284 48th
Per Capita Income # 386 29th

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