Hector, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Hector, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Hector had a population of 444 as of July 1, 2018. Hector ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Hector is located at latitude 35.4629 and longitude -92.9791 in Pope County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hector (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pope County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 718 feet.

The Town of Hector (GNIS ID: 2405813) 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 Hector is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pope County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hector: Avondale, The Plain.

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


Total Population 444
Population in Households 444
Population in Familes 379
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 192
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $40,506
Average Household Income $52,252
Per Capita Income $20,676


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $93,000
Average Home Value $148,370


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 121
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 -0.16% 0.05%
Households -0.14% 0.0%
Families -0.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Hector, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hector 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 # 317 41st
Population Density # 422 22nd
Diversity Index # 408 24th
Median Household Income # 224 59th
Per Capita Income # 321 41st

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