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Ravenden, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Ravenden had a population of 440 as of July 1, 2017. Ravenden ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Ravenden is located at latitude 36.2393 and longitude -91.2475 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ravenden (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Town of Ravenden (GNIS ID: 2407176) 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 Town of Ravenden is located within Township of Thacker, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ravenden 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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Ravenden, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 440
Daytime Population: Workers 49
Daytime Population: Residents 260
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 309
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 440
Population in Familes 354
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 212
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $27,896
Average Household Income $37,264
Per Capita Income $15,499


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $85,000
Average Home Value $110,357


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 126
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 -0.91% -1.12%
Households -0.84% -0.97%
Families -0.43% -1.14%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Ravenden, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ravenden 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 # 315 42nd
Population Density # 404 25th
Diversity Index # 528 2nd
Median Household Income # 492 9th
Per Capita Income # 507 6th

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