Sulphur Springs, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Sulphur Springs, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sulphur Springs had a population of 589 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Sulphur Springs is located at latitude 36.4841 and longitude -94.4601 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sulphur Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Sulphur Springs (GNIS ID: 2405541) 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 Sulphur Springs is located within Township 11, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

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Sulphur Springs, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 589
Population in Households 588
Population in Familes 494
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 578
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $41,107
Average Household Income $48,824
Per Capita Income $18,162


Total Housing Units 319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $92,000
Average Home Value $139,939


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.74% 2.12%
Households 1.89% 2.17%
Families 2.63% 2.02%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Sulphur Springs, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sulphur Springs to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 270 50th
Population Density # 215 60th
Diversity Index # 219 60th
Median Household Income # 213 61st
Per Capita Income # 446 18th

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