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Rockwell, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Rockwell Census Designated Place had a population of 3,902 as of July 1, 2017. Rockwell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rockwell is located at latitude 34.4643 and longitude -93.1338 in Garland County. The formal boundaries for the Rockwell Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.14 sq. miles and a water area of 1.06 sq. miles. Garland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Rockwell Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403489) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Rockwell Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lake Hamilton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Garland County.

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

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


Total Population 3,902
Daytime Population: Workers 777
Daytime Population: Residents 2,115
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,892
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 3,902
Population in Familes 3,240
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,243
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $52,700
Average Household Income $70,612
Per Capita Income $29,503


Total Housing Units 2,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,197 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 439 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $226,367
Average Home Value $304,804


Total Households 1,636
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,169
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 0.44% 0.84%
Households 0.45% 0.78%
Families 0.09% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Rockwell, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockwell 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 # 82 85th
Population Density # 38 93rd
Diversity Index # 298 45th
Median Household Income # 56 90th
Per Capita Income # 22 96th

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