Sweet Home, Arkansas

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2010: 849. Population change since 2000: -20.7%
Males: 326  (38.4%)
Females: 523  (61.6%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72206.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,556 (it was $23,352 in 2000)
Sweet Home:

$31,556
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,526 (it was $8,868 in 2000)

Sweet Home CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,068 (it was $45,500 in 2000)
Sweet Home:

$67,068
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $71,375; Detached houses: $70,985; Mobile homes: $47,532

Median gross rent in 2013: $682.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Sweet Home, AR (2010)

    Sweet Home races chart
    • 59269.7%Black alone
    • 20023.6%White alone
    • 222.6%Hispanic
    • 202.4%Two or more races
    • 80.9%American Indian alone
    • 70.8%Asian alone

Races in Sweet Home detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sweet Home: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Sweet Home, AR forum
Recent posts about Sweet Home, Arkansas on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users:
History of Sweet Home  (1 reply)
Moving from NY to AR  (15 replies)
Where can I register my daughter for Kindergarten in the PCSSD?  (7 replies)

Latest news from Sweet Home, AR collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (6.7%), French (3.5%), Irish (3.5%), United States (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 271 feet

Land area: 3.93 square miles.

Population density: 216 people per square mile   (very low).

Sweet Home,AR real estate house value index trend

Sweet Home, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Sweet Home:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sweet Home CDP:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 30.4%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 32.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $731 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $400 (0.7%)

Sweet Home satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (6.3 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (132.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (291.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: College Station, AR (1.4 miles ), Wrightsville, AR (2.3 miles ), Little Rock, AR (2.5 miles ), Landmark, AR (2.6 miles ), Parkers-Iron Springs, AR (2.6 miles ), North Little Rock, AR (2.6 miles ), McAlmont, AR (2.9 miles ), Scott, AR (2.9 miles) .

Latitude: 34.68 N, Longitude: 92.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 501

Sweet Home household income distribution Sweet Home home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (71%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (71%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Sweet Home: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sweet Home, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sweet Home, Arkansas average temperatures Sweet Home, Arkansas average precipitation Sweet Home, Arkansas humidity Sweet Home, Arkansas wind speed Sweet Home, Arkansas snowfall Sweet Home, Arkansas sunshine Sweet Home, Arkansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Sweet Home-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Sweet Home place center killed 5 people and injured 180 people.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 6.4 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

Sweet Home-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from Sweet Home center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 126.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 118.6 miles away from Sweet Home center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pulaski County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sweet Home topographic map

Birthplace of: Henry Dumas - Writer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Sweet Home:

  • STONERIDGE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; COLLEGE STATION, AR)
  • MADISON HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LITTLE ROCK, AR)
  • TRINITY COURT INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LITTLE ROCK, AR)
  • ABINGTON PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LITTLE ROCK, AR)
  • OAKS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LITTLE ROCK, AR)
  • ARKANSAS STATE HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRIC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LITTLE ROCK, AR)
  • ARKANSAS HOSPICE,THE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LITTLE ROCK, AR)

Amtrak station near Sweet Home:

  • 6 miles: LITTLE ROCK (MARKHAM & VICTORY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sweet Home:

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 7 miles; Little Rock, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,227)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 8 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 31 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 33 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 34 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Harding University (about 49 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • National Park Community College (about 52 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Sweet Home: Sweet Home Volunteer Fire Department (A), Pulaski County Sheriff Southeast District Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sweet Home include: Mount Carmel Church (A), Zion Hill Church (B), Higgins Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Grove Cemetery (1), Zion Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pulaski County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.7. This is about average.

City:

83.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.468. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.32. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.32
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.9%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Sweet Home, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Sweet Home compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Arkansas average:

11.8

Sweet Home travel time to work - commute Sweet Home mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sweet Home CDP (based on Pulaski County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant128,692351
Mainline Protestant38,72982
Catholic23,96015
Black Protestant21,57575
Other9,11231
Orthodox3983
None160,282-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 73
Pulaski County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
Pulaski County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 171
Pulaski County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 306
Here:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

27.0%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
State:

13.6%

6.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($509 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

0.09%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Saline County, AR  0.64% ($34,033 average AGI)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.49% ($32,659)
from Lonoke County, AR  0.48% ($32,685)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($769 average AGI)
Pulaski County:

0.13%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Saline County, AR  0.89% ($40,114 average AGI)
to Lonoke County, AR  0.61% ($39,519)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.47% ($39,186)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sweet Home:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KITA (1440 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KITA, INCORPORATED)
  • KLIH (1250 AM; 2 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJBN (1050 AM; 1 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: JOSHUA MINISTRIES & COMM.DEVELOP COR)
  • KDXE (1380 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RADIO DISNEY AM 1380, LLC)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KBBL (1350 AM; 3 kW; CABOT, AR; Owner: CABOT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sweet Home:

  • KLAL (107.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKPT (94.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC.)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KLRE-FM (90.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KHKN (106.7 FM; BENTON, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KURB (98.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDJE (100.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMJX (105.1 FM; CONWAY, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOKY (102.1 FM; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUAR (89.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES OF UNIV. OF ARKANSAS)
  • KABF (88.3 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • KIPR (92.3 FM; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHTE-FM (96.5 FM; ENGLAND, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KDRE (101.1 FM; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKZR (93.3 FM; BRYANT, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KWLR (96.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVLO (102.9 FM; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLEC-FM (106.3 FM; LONOKE, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sweet Home:

  • KJLR-LP (Channel 28; LITTLE ROCK, ETC., AR; Owner: COWSERT FAMILY, L.L.C.)
  • K55GE (Channel 55; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLRA-LP (Channel 58; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KTHV (Channel 11; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KHUG-LP (Channel 14; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK TV-14, L.L.C.)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KLRT-TV (Channel 16; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KARK-TV (Channel 4; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KARK-TV, INC.)
  • KWBF (Channel 42; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKYK-LP (Channel 22; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • KHTE-LP (Channel 44; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K27FF (Channel 27; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K34FH (Channel 34; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KZJG-LP (Channel 13; LITTLE ROCK, ETC., AR; Owner: COWSERT FAMILY, L.L.C.)

Sweet Home fatal accident list:

Jan 9, 1981 07:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Sweet Home on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Operations specialties managers except financial managers"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Top executives"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
Cost of Living Calculator