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Bull Shoals, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Bull Shoals had a population of 2,040 as of July 1, 2019. 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 36.384 and longitude -92.5816 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bull Shoals 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bull Shoals: Newton Flat.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bull Shoals, AR Housing Affordability Index is 138
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

Bull Shoals, AR Wealth Index is 48
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 2,040
Population in Households 2,040
Population in Families 1,491
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 416
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,527
Average Household Income $48,060
Per Capita Income $24,830
Wealth Index3 48

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 744 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 314 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $140,206
Housing Affordability Index2 138
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,058
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 621
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 0.49% 0.45%
Households 0.59% 0.6%
Families 0.45% 0.38%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

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, 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 # 150 72nd
Population Density # 275 49th
Diversity Index # 488 10th
Median Household Income # 341 37th
Per Capita Income # 150 72nd

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