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Gurdon, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gurdon had a population of 2,084 as of July 1, 2018. Gurdon 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 Gurdon is located at latitude 33.9149 and longitude -93.1552 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gurdon (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The City of Gurdon (GNIS ID: 2403775) 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 Gurdon is located within Township of Caddo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clark County.

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


Total Population 2,084
Population in Households 2,084
Population in Familes 1,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 845
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $36,200
Average Household Income $50,144
Per Capita Income $20,605


Total Housing Units 1,069 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 530 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 297 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $74,789
Average Home Value $103,484


Total Households 827
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 536
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 -0.72% -0.45%
Households -0.68% -0.41%
Families -0.76% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Gurdon, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gurdon 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 # 145 73rd
Population Density # 109 80th
Diversity Index # 16 97th
Median Household Income # 341 37th
Per Capita Income # 329 39th

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