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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.
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.
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.
9% of Des Arc residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Des Arc, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $166. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $604.
Libraries in Des Arc include Des Arc Public Library ... View libraries
Prairie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Des Arc political report.
The average commute time for Des Arc workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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