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Des Arc is a city in Prairie County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from French for "at the curve"

The latitude of Des Arc is 34.976N. The longitude is -91.495W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 200 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,888.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$23,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Des Arc demographic reports
Des Arc is on the White River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Steamboat Days - June 2-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Des Arc web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Prairie County Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Des Arc demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Prairie County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72040 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Des Arc residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Des Arc ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Des Arc was $14,629, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Des Arc residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Des Arc, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $166.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $604.


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Libraries in Des Arc include Des Arc Public Library ... View libraries

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Prairie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Des Arc political report.

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The average commute time for Des Arc workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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