Pottsville, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Pottsville, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Pottsville had a population of 3,139 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pottsville: Galla Station, Potts Station.

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


Total Population 3,139
Population in Households 3,139
Population in Familes 2,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 240
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $42,783
Average Household Income $56,254
Per Capita Income $20,347


Total Housing Units 1,194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 910 (76.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 224 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $132,655
Average Home Value $144,045


Total Households 1,134
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 858
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 1.23% 1.03%
Households 1.21% 1.05%
Families 1.08% 0.94%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

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, 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 # 99 82nd
Population Density # 380 30th
Diversity Index # 264 51st
Median Household Income # 167 69th
Per Capita Income # 347 36th

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