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Stephens, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Stephens had a population of 858 as of July 1, 2019. Stephens 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 Stephens is located at latitude 33.4112 and longitude -93.0696 in Ouachita County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stephens encompass a land area of 2.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ouachita County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 249 feet.

The City of Stephens (GNIS ID: 2405528) 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 Stephens is located within Township of Smackover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ouachita County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Stephens, AR Housing Affordability Index is 350
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

Stephens, AR Wealth Index is 35
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 858
Population in Households 858
Population in Families 687
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 311
Diversity Index1 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,503
Average Household Income $42,362
Per Capita Income $18,405
Wealth Index3 35

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $47,201
Housing Affordability Index2 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3
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 -0.41% -0.9%
Households -0.23% -0.72%
Families -0.54% -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Stephens, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stephens 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 # 222 59th
Population Density # 340 37th
Diversity Index # 83 85th
Median Household Income # 430 21st
Per Capita Income # 448 17th

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