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The City of Fifty-Six had a population of 172 as of July 1, 2022. Fifty-Six city 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 Fifty-Six city is located at latitude 35.9621 and longitude -92.2301 in Stone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fifty-Six encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The City of Fifty-Six 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 Fifty-Six is located within Township of Northwest, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stone County.

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Fifty-Six city, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 172 (100%)
Population in Households 172 (100.0%)
Population in Families 138 (80.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 83
Diversity Index2 11


Median Household Income $34,269
Average Household Income $47,309
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $20,583
Wealth Index5 38


Total HU (Housing Units) 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (40.6%)
Median Home Value $92,857
Average Home Value $113,021
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 63
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 41
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 3.85% -0.35%
Households -0.70% -0.64%
Families   -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.75%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.41%

Fifty-Six city, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fifty-Six city 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 # 448 28th
Population Density # 537 14th
Median Household Income # 540 14th
Housing Affordability Index # 138 22nd
Per Capita Income # 560 11th
Diversity Index # 618 1st

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