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Arkansas City is a city in Desha County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Arkansas City is 33.608N. The longitude is -91.206W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 135 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 555.


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Median household income
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$22,014
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Arkansas City demographic reports
Arkansas City is at the confluence of the Arkansas and Walnut rivers
Once a bustling Mississippi River port; flooding in 1927 changed the course of the river and the city was no longer on the main channel
Scenic roads: Great River Road

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5% of Arkansas City residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Arkansas City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Arkansas City was $14,523, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Arkansas City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Arkansas City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $146.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $515.


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Libraries in Arkansas City include Arkansas City Branch Library ... View libraries

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Desha County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Arkansas City political report.

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The average commute time for Arkansas City workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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