Parkin, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Parkin, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Parkin had a population of 1,106 as of July 1, 2018. Parkin ranks in the upper 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 Parkin is located at latitude 35.2612 and longitude -90.5535 in Cross County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parkin (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cross County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

The City of Parkin (GNIS ID: 2404481) 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 Parkin is located within Township of Tyronza, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cross County.

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


Total Population 1,106
Population in Households 1,106
Population in Familes 867
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 436
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $23,300
Average Household Income $44,214
Per Capita Income $18,637


Total Housing Units 536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 260 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $52,982
Average Home Value $65,517


Total Households 457
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 278
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 0.01% -0.05%
Households 0.11% 0.13%
Families 0.04% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

Parkin, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parkin 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 # 198 64th
Population Density # 271 50th
Diversity Index # 123 77th
Median Household Income # 526 3rd
Per Capita Income # 431 20th

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