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Gosnell, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Gosnell had a population of 3,157 as of July 1, 2018. Gosnell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gosnell is located at latitude 35.9647 and longitude -89.9685 in Mississippi County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gosnell (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mississippi County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 249 feet.

The City of Gosnell (GNIS ID: 2403717) 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 Gosnell is located within Township of Bowen, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mississippi County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gosnell: Gosnel.

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Gosnell, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,157
Population in Households 3,113
Population in Familes 2,664
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density2 1,862
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $40,067
Average Household Income $48,292
Per Capita Income $17,158


Total Housing Units 1,356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 627 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 480 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $82,378
Average Home Value $120,303


Total Households 1,107
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 821
Average Family Size 3
  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 -1.41% -1.49%
Households -1.35% -1.45%
Families -1.77% -1.61%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Gosnell, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gosnell 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 # 97 82nd
Population Density # 5 99th
Diversity Index # 140 74th
Median Household Income # 240 56th
Per Capita Income # 480 11th

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