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The City of Pottsville had a population of 3,120 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Pottsville is located at latitude 35.2306 and longitude -93.0608 in Pope County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pottsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Pope County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 381 feet.

The City of Pottsville (GNIS ID: 2404563) 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 Pottsville is located within Township of Galla, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pope County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pottsville 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 Pottsville: Galla Station, Potts Station.

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


Total Population 3,120
Daytime Population: Workers 611
Daytime Population: Residents 1,589
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,200
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 3,120
Population in Familes 2,703
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 238
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $40,214
Average Household Income $53,376
Per Capita Income $19,311


Total Housing Units 1,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 904 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 225 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $127,661
Average Home Value $135,276


Total Households 1,129
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 858
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 1.32% 1.06%
Households 1.31% 1.07%
Families 1.23% 1.01%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Pottsville, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pottsville 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 # 98 82nd
Population Density # 382 29th
Diversity Index # 273 50th
Median Household Income # 188 65th
Per Capita Income # 363 33rd

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