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Ash Flat, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Ash Flat had a population of 1,080 as of July 1, 2018. Ash Flat ranks in the lower 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 Ash Flat is located at latitude 36.2364 and longitude -91.6072 in Sharp County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ash Flat (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sharp County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 663 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Ash Flat are located in Sharp County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Fulton County.

The City of Ash Flat (GNIS ID: 2403116) 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 Ash Flat is located within Township of Richwoods, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sharp County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ash Flat: Ashflat.

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Ash Flat, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,080
Population in Households 1,006
Population in Familes 806
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density2 176
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $29,029
Average Household Income $42,480
Per Capita Income $19,022


Total Housing Units 466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 303 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $95,909
Average Home Value $146,711


Total Households 425
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 276
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.02% 0.13%
Households 0.06% 0.23%
Families 1.5% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.35%
Per Capita Income   1.35%

Ash Flat, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ash Flat to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 201 63rd
Population Density # 434 20th
Diversity Index # 446 18th
Median Household Income # 491 9th
Per Capita Income # 414 24th

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