Gould, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Gould, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gould had a population of 818 as of July 1, 2018. 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 33.9871 and longitude -91.5641 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gould (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 818
Population in Households 201
Population in Familes 159
Population in Group Qrtrs 617
Population Density2 530
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $34,069
Average Household Income $45,768
Per Capita Income $20,512


Total Housing Units 457 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 244 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $56,176
Average Home Value $82,305


Total Households 342
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 214
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.28% -0.32%
Households -0.95% -1.2%
Families -0.82% -1.34%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   0.73%

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, 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 # 227 58th
Population Density # 226 58th
Diversity Index # 71 87th
Median Household Income # 396 27th
Per Capita Income # 337 38th

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