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Sweet Home, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Sweet Home Census Designated Place had a population of 797 as of July 1, 2019. Sweet Home ranks in the lower 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 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 (GNIS ID: 2402909) 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.


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Sweet Home, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sweet Home, AR Housing Affordability Index is 186
State of Arkansas Housing Affordability Index is 177
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Sweet Home, AR Wealth Index is 40
State of Arkansas Wealth Index is 67
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 797 (100%)
Population in Households 780 (97.9%)
Population in Families 647 (81.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 17 ( 2.1%)
Population Density 205
Diversity Index2 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,518
Average Household Income $46,571
Per Capita Income $18,594
Wealth Index4 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 241 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $95,561
Housing Affordability Index3 186
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 336
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.68% -0.3%
Households -0.53% -0.3%
Families -0.29% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

Sweet Home, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sweet Home to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 232 57th
Population Density # 409 24th
Diversity Index # 242 55th
Median Household Income # 446 18th
Per Capita Income # 443 18th

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