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The City of Arkansas City had a population of 316 as of July 1, 2017. Arkansas City 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 Arkansas City is located at latitude 33.6089 and longitude -91.205 in Desha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Arkansas City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Desha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 138 feet.

The City of Arkansas City (GNIS ID: 2403112) 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 Arkansas City is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Desha County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arkansas City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arkansas City: Campbells Landing.

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Arkansas City, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 316
Daytime Population: Workers 137
Daytime Population: Residents 169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 306
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 316
Population in Familes 239
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 658
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $31,067
Average Household Income $42,207
Per Capita Income $19,627


Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (33.5%)
Median Home Value $64,189
Average Home Value $90,421


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -2.01% -2.18%
Households -1.79% -2.04%
Families -2.15% -2.3%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Arkansas City, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arkansas City to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 366 32nd
Population Density # 178 67th
Diversity Index # 106 81st
Median Household Income # 443 18th
Per Capita Income # 342 37th

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