Rosston, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Rosston, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Rosston had a population of 270 as of July 1, 2018. Rosston ranks in the lower 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 Rosston is located at latitude 33.588 and longitude -93.287 in Nevada County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rosston (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Nevada County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 387 feet.

The Town of Rosston (GNIS ID: 2407249) 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 Town of Rosston is located within Township of Caney, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nevada County.

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


Total Population 270
Population in Households 270
Population in Familes 220
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $51,163
Average Household Income $63,438
Per Capita Income $26,804


Total Housing Units 134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $74,306
Average Home Value $88,131


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 77
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 0.41% -0.07%
Households 0.32% 0.0%
Families 1.52% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.51%

Rosston, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rosston 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 # 390 29th
Population Density # 517 4th
Diversity Index # 162 70th
Median Household Income # 82 85th
Per Capita Income # 67 88th

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