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Des Arc is a village in Iron County.
One tradition says the community was named for a curve in the rail line; another says it was named for the Arkansas Indians
The latitude of Des Arc is 37.282N. The longitude is -90.637W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 551 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 182.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Des Arc demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Iron 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 63636 ZIP code.
13% of Des Arc residents report German ancestry, and 20% 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 $10,461, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Des Arc residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Des Arc, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $183. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $500.
Iron 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 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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