Arkansas City, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Arkansas City, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Arkansas City had a population of 359 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arkansas City: Campbells Landing.

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


Total Population 359
Population in Households 359
Population in Familes 269
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 747
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $32,334
Average Household Income $43,564
Per Capita Income $19,799


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $68,000
Average Home Value $90,417


Total Households 162
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 93
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 -0.23% -0.34%
Households -0.07% -0.25%
Families -0.38% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

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, 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 # 351 35th
Population Density # 140 74th
Diversity Index # 103 81st
Median Household Income # 440 19th
Per Capita Income # 383 29th

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