About Ashton, AR
Ashton, AR is located in Chicot County in the state of Arkansas.
The total City Population for Ashton is about 5,152 with about 8 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $74,900, which is roughly 18% lower than the Average Home Value of $91,557 for the state of Arkansas, and roughly 60% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $41,641, which is roughly 4% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $40,120 for the state of Arkansas, and roughly 28% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.39
Male Population Estimate: 47.1%
Female Population Estimate: 52.9%
Median Age: 44
Male Median Age: 42.6
Female Median Age: 45.0
Racial Demographic Estimates
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Ashton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Chicot County: About 13.2137 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Chicot County: About 366.781 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Chicot County is about 70% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 22% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Arkansas is ranked #34 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 30.43 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 46.91
The average living wage for the state of Arkansas is $30.85/hr, while the states minimum wage is $11.00/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Arkansas a minimum wage score of 71.73 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.63/hr, which gives Arkansas a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 1.92 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Arkansas is $220.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 54.07 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ Arkansas does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Arkansas does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Arkansas does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Arkansas does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Arkansas does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Arkansas does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Arkansas does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Arkansas does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Arkansas does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Arkansas does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Arkansas does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
X Arkansas does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Arkansas does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Arkansas does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Arkansas does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
X Arkansas does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Arkansas does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
X Arkansas does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 71653
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 122.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 870