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Sherwood, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sherwood had a population of 31,095 as of July 1, 2017. Sherwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sherwood is located at latitude 34.852 and longitude -92.2047 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sherwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 328 feet.

The City of Sherwood (GNIS ID: 2405460) 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 Sherwood is located within Township of Hill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

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

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


Total Population 31,095
Daytime Population: Workers 8,477
Daytime Population: Residents 15,024
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,501
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 30,977
Population in Familes 25,328
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 1,485
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $54,265
Average Household Income $67,762
Per Capita Income $28,151


Total Housing Units 13,617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,959 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,951 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 706 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $152,580
Average Home Value $180,868


Total Households 12,911
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 8,689
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 0.61% 0.61%
Households 0.67% 0.61%
Families 0.52% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Sherwood, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sherwood 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 # 13 98th
Population Density # 18 97th
Diversity Index # 154 72nd
Median Household Income # 39 93rd
Per Capita Income # 33 94th

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