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Green Forest, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Green Forest had a population of 2,809 as of July 1, 2019. Green Forest ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Green Forest is located at latitude 36.3353 and longitude -93.436 in Carroll County. The formal boundaries for the City of Green Forest encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Carroll County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The City of Green Forest (GNIS ID: 2403736) 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 Green Forest is located within Township of Hickory, a minor civil division (MCD) of Carroll County.


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Green Forest, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Green Forest, AR Housing Affordability Index is 228
State of Arkansas Housing Affordability Index is 177
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Green Forest, AR Wealth Index is 33
State of Arkansas Wealth Index is 67
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,809
Population in Households 2,809
Population in Families 2,278
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,265
Diversity Index1 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $43,147
Per Capita Income $15,512
Wealth Index3 33

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 697 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 316 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $82,198
Housing Affordability Index2 228
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,013
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 688
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.19% 0.34%
Households 0.33% 0.43%
Families 0.42% 0.29%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Green Forest, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Green Forest to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 115 79th
Population Density # 31 94th
Diversity Index # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 403 25th
Per Capita Income # 518 4th

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