Plainview, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Plainview Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Plainview Content

Also See: Plainview, AR ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Plainview, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The City of Plainview had a population of 585 as of July 1, 2016. Plainview ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Plainview is located at latitude 34.9898 and longitude -93.2981 in Yell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plainview (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.

The City of Plainview (GNIS ID: 2404531) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Plainview is located within Township of Lamar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Yell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plainview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plainview: Jennings Falls.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of Plainview, AR Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | AR Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Lamar | Yell County | Arkansas Counties

Search the map for:

Plainview, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 585
Population in Households 585
Population in Familes 463
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 406
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 242
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $73,370
Average Home Value $91,279


Median Household Income $36,780
Average Household Income $41,420
Per Capita Income $18,400
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.34%
Households -0.58% -0.33%
Families -1.2% -0.53%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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.

Plainview, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plainview to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 275 49th
Population Density1 # 284 48th
Diversity Index2 # 479 11th
Median Household Income # 267 51st
Per Capita Income # 374 31st

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

Arkansas Research Tools

Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Arkansas Census Data
Highest or Lowest: