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McRae, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in White County at latitude 35.1129 and longitude -91.8224. White County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 230 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of McRae (see map) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 705
Population in Households 705
Population in Familes 586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,013
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $87,963
Average Home Value $111,598


Median Household Income $24,771
Average Household Income $41,664
Per Capita Income $16,282
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.78% 0.73%
Households 0.81% 0.73%
Families 2.97% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.


McRae, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McRae 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 # 250 54th
Population Density1 # 69 87th
Diversity Index2 # 266 51st
Median Household Income # 515 5th
Per Capita Income # 449 17th

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