Ashdown, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ashdown, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ashdown had a population of 4,568 as of July 1, 2017. Ashdown 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 Ashdown is located at latitude 33.6745 and longitude -94.1266 in Little River County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ashdown (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Little River County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 322 feet.

The City of Ashdown (GNIS ID: 2403118) 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 Ashdown is located within Township of Jefferson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Little River County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ashdown: Keller.

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


Total Population 4,568
Daytime Population: Workers 2,401
Daytime Population: Residents 2,518
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,919
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 4,455
Population in Familes 3,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density2 647
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $37,189
Average Household Income $51,213
Per Capita Income $21,283


Total Housing Units 2,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,114 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 729 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 336 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $93,016
Average Home Value $107,329


Total Households 1,843
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,204
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 -0.46% -0.95%
Households -0.49% -1.01%
Families -0.58% -1.12%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Ashdown, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashdown 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 # 72 87th
Population Density # 182 66th
Diversity Index # 90 84th
Median Household Income # 286 47th
Per Capita Income # 228 58th

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