The City of Barling had a population of 4,957 as of July 1, 2022. Barling ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Barling is located at latitude 35.3256 and longitude -94.3016 in Sebastian County. The formal boundaries for the City of Barling encompass a land area of 10.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Sebastian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 486 feet.
The City of Barling 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 Barling is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Sebastian County.
|Total Population||4,957 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,835 (97.5%)|
|Population in Families||3,745 (75.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||122 ( 2.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$52,568|
|Average Household Income||$81,334|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,261|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,210 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,111 (50.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||913 (41.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||186 ( 8.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$178,492|
|Average Home Value||$204,392|
|Housing Affordability Index3||144|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.84%|
|Per Capita Income||3.96%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.26%|
The table below compares Barling 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.
|Total Population||# 70||89th|
|Population Density||# 207||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 194||69th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 208||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 104||84th|
|Diversity Index||# 124||80th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.