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Higginson, Arkansas - Basic Facts

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The Town of Higginson had a population of 724 as of July 1, 2017. Higginson ranks in the upper 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 Higginson is located at latitude 35.1956 and longitude -91.7144 in White County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Higginson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. White County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 220 feet.

The Town of Higginson (GNIS ID: 2405827) 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 Town of Higginson is located within Township of Higginson, a minor civil division (MCD) of White County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Higginson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Higginson, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 724
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 453
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 506
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 724
Population in Familes 607
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 771
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $28,678
Average Household Income $39,692
Per Capita Income $15,457


Total Housing Units 289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $73,750
Average Home Value $78,968


Total Households 255
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.14% 1.55%
Households 1.8% 1.52%
Families 0.78% 1.49%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.31%

Higginson, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Higginson to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 248 54th
Population Density # 125 77th
Diversity Index # 251 54th
Median Household Income # 483 11th
Per Capita Income # 511 6th

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