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Gould, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gould had a population of 824 as of July 1, 2019. Gould 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 Gould is located at latitude 33.9851 and longitude -91.561 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gould encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

The City of Gould (GNIS ID: 2403718) 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 Gould is located within Township of Gould, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gould: Joslyn, Palmer Switch.

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Gould, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gould, AR Housing Affordability Index is 233
State of Arkansas Housing Affordability Index is 177
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Gould, AR Wealth Index is 33
State of Arkansas Wealth Index is 67
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 824
Population in Households 207
Population in Families 164
Population in Group Qrtrs 617
Population Density 531
Diversity Index1 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,946
Average Household Income $43,993
Per Capita Income $6,111
Wealth Index3 33

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $80,063
Housing Affordability Index2 233
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 353
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 221
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.17% -0.22%
Households -0.51% -0.75%
Families -0.38% -0.92%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Gould, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gould to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 226 58th
Population Density # 220 59th
Diversity Index # 77 86th
Median Household Income # 421 22nd
Per Capita Income # 539 0th

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