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Hector, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Hector had a population of 439 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hector: Avondale, The Plain.

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


Total Population 439
Daytime Population: Workers 305
Daytime Population: Residents 267
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 572
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 439
Population in Familes 377
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 190
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $40,054
Average Household Income $50,026
Per Capita Income $20,017


Total Housing Units 204 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 136 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $85,000
Average Home Value $130,000


Total Households 169
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 121
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 -0.34% -0.09%
Households -0.24% -0.12%
Families -0.45% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

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, 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 # 316 41st
Population Density # 421 22nd
Diversity Index # 411 24th
Median Household Income # 192 65th
Per Capita Income # 320 41st

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