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Shannon Hills, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Shannon Hills had a population of 3,836 as of July 1, 2020. Shannon Hills ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shannon Hills is located at latitude 34.6201 and longitude -92.3954 in Saline County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shannon Hills encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saline County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 331 feet.

The City of Shannon Hills (GNIS ID: 2405448) 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 Shannon Hills is located within Township of Otter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saline County.


Shannon Hills, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 3,836 (100%)
Population in Households 3,836 (100.0%)
Population in Families 3,210 (83.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,454
Diversity Index2 53


Median Household Income $56,669
Average Household Income $65,774
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $25,023
Wealth Index5 53


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,254 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $127,125
Average Home Value $142,723
Housing Affordability Index3 285


Total Households 1,491
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,072
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.62% 0.93%
Households 2.05% 0.99%
Families 1.84% 0.84%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
Owner Occupied HU   1.02%


Shannon Hills, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shannon Hills to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 85 84th
Population Density # 17 97th
Median Household Income # 56 90th
Housing Affordability Index # 367 68th
Per Capita Income # 160 71st
Diversity Index # 111 80th

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