Stephens, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Stephens, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Stephens had a population of 866 as of July 1, 2018. 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 33.4209 and longitude -93.0696 in Ouachita County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stephens (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 866
Population in Households 866
Population in Familes 690
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 317
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $35,538
Average Household Income $43,549
Per Capita Income $18,809


Total Housing Units 474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $45,205
Average Home Value $67,140


Total Households 368
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 235
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 -0.34% -0.73%
Households -0.2% -0.66%
Families -0.5% -0.87%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.32%

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, 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 # 220 59th
Population Density # 340 37th
Diversity Index # 86 84th
Median Household Income # 366 32nd
Per Capita Income # 426 21st

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