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The Sweet Home CDP(1) had a population of 706 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Sweet Home is located at latitude 34.6865 and longitude -92.2424 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the Sweet Home Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 272 feet.

The Sweet Home Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Sweet Home Census Designated Place is located within Township of Big Rock, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Sweet Home, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 706 (100%)
Population in Households 699 (99.0%)
Population in Families 565 (80.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 7 ( 1.0%)
Population Density 182
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $45,752
Average Household Income $56,867
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $24,023
Wealth Index5 42


Total HU (Housing Units) 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $141,667
Average Home Value $225,654
Housing Affordability Index3 168


Total Households 284
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.38% -0.34%
Households -0.31% -0.21%
Families   -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   4.02%
Owner Occupied HU   0.00%

Sweet Home, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweet Home to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 240 62nd
Population Density # 418 33rd
Median Household Income # 329 48th
Housing Affordability Index # 277 44th
Per Capita Income # 427 32nd
Diversity Index # 192 69th

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