Brinkley, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Brinkley, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Brinkley had a population of 2,900 as of July 1, 2018. Brinkley 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 Brinkley is located at latitude 34.8901 and longitude -91.1896 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brinkley (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.46 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 210 feet.

The City of Brinkley (GNIS ID: 2403926) 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 Brinkley is located within Township of Brinkley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brinkley: Lick Skillet.

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


Total Population 2,900
Population in Households 2,847
Population in Familes 2,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 529
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $30,859
Average Household Income $46,640
Per Capita Income $20,142


Total Housing Units 1,562 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 738 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $64,846
Average Home Value $80,894


Total Households 1,229
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 752
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 -1.14% -1.62%
Households -1.01% -1.47%
Families -1.12% -1.68%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Brinkley, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brinkley 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 # 109 80th
Population Density # 227 58th
Diversity Index # 58 89th
Median Household Income # 462 15th
Per Capita Income # 363 33rd

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