Higginson, AR Profile: Facts & Data


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Higginson, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Higginson had a population of 722 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 722
Population in Households 722
Population in Familes 602
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 769
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $29,470
Average Household Income $42,948
Per Capita Income $16,874


Total Housing Units 291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $75,728
Average Home Value $80,108


Total Households 256
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 181
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 1.84% 1.43%
Households 1.63% 1.44%
Families 0.62% 1.29%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

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, 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 # 249 54th
Population Density # 130 76th
Diversity Index # 255 53rd
Median Household Income # 484 11th
Per Capita Income # 487 10th

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