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The City of Piggott had a population of 3,517 as of July 1, 2022. Piggott ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Piggott is located at latitude 36.3828 and longitude -90.1907 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Piggott encompass a land area of 5.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 299 feet.

The City of Piggott 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 Piggott is located within Township of North Saint Francis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clay County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Piggott: Pigott.

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Piggott, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 3,517 (100%)
Population in Households 3,464 (98.5%)
Population in Families 2,670 (75.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 53 ( 1.5%)
Population Density 656
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $36,483
Average Household Income $51,301
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $22,356
Wealth Index5 35


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,861 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 964 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 577 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 319 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $88,075
Average Home Value $110,233
Housing Affordability Index3 208


Total Households 1,542
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 936
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -1.30% -0.60%
Households -0.99% -0.63%
Families   -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.31%

Piggott, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piggott to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 97 85th
Population Density # 142 77th
Median Household Income # 502 20th
Housing Affordability Index # 400 64th
Per Capita Income # 509 19th
Diversity Index # 579 8th

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