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The City of Bull Shoals had a population of 1,902 as of July 1, 2017. Bull Shoals ranks in the lower 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 Bull Shoals is located at latitude 36.3736 and longitude -92.5915 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bull Shoals (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.

The City of Bull Shoals (GNIS ID: 2403951) 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 Bull Shoals is located within Township of Marion County, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bull Shoals 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 Bull Shoals: Newton Flat.

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


Total Population 1,902
Daytime Population: Workers 463
Daytime Population: Residents 1,299
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,762
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 1,902
Population in Familes 1,394
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 386
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $35,407
Average Household Income $50,531
Per Capita Income $25,844


Total Housing Units 1,231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 721 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $118,966
Average Home Value $155,139


Total Households 976
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 579
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.34% -0.35%
Households -0.36% -0.39%
Families -0.4% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.62%

Bull Shoals, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bull Shoals 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 # 154 72nd
Population Density # 299 45th
Diversity Index # 446 17th
Median Household Income # 341 37th
Per Capita Income # 64 88th

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