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Bearden, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Bearden had a population of 1,000 as of July 1, 2017. Bearden 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 Bearden is located at latitude 33.7279 and longitude -92.6184 in Ouachita County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bearden (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ouachita County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 239 feet.

The City of Bearden (GNIS ID: 2403830) 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 Bearden is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ouachita County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bearden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,000
Daytime Population: Workers 765
Daytime Population: Residents 487
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,252
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 1,000
Population in Familes 820
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 615
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $31,549
Average Household Income $42,314
Per Capita Income $17,681


Total Housing Units 557 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $64,716
Average Home Value $75,334


Total Households 425
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 292
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.48% -0.22%
Households 0.6% -0.19%
Families 0.78% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Bearden, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bearden 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 # 207 62nd
Population Density # 190 65th
Diversity Index # 28 95th
Median Household Income # 428 21st
Per Capita Income # 448 17th

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