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Cotton Plant, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Cotton Plant is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Woodruff County at latitude 35.0061 and longitude -91.252. Woodruff County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 194 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Cotton Plant 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 Cotton Plant (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cotton Plant: Cottonplant, Richmond.

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


Total Population 598
Population in Households 598
Population in Familes 458
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 583
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (35.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (35.3%)
Median Home Value $34,565
Average Home Value $50,943


Median Household Income $15,140
Average Household Income $28,352
Per Capita Income $12,859
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.91% -1.13%
Households -1.76% -0.83%
Families -0.27% -1.08%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   3.12%
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.


Cotton Plant, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cotton Plant 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 # 274 50th
Population Density1 # 219 60th
Diversity Index2 # 105 81st
Median Household Income # 540 0th
Per Capita Income # 530 2nd

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