Rector Clay County, Arkansas

Rector: City in Arkansas, United States

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Location of Rector on Arkansas map.

About

Rector is a city located in the county of Clay in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,977. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,732 inhabitants.

The city was created 140 years ago in 1880.

Geography

Rector is located at 36°15'47"N 90°17'33"W (36.2631200, -90.2926000).

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Rector Quick Facts

Population : 1,732 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Clay County
Postal code : 72461
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 285 feet / 87 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1881 (140 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 22:40:39 (24th July 2021)
Population growth : -14.15% (2010-2019)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rector decreased by 14.15% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,977 - census
2011 1,933 -2.28% estimation process
2012 1,906 -1.42% estimation process
2013 1,874 -1.71% estimation process
2014 1,845 -1.57% estimation process
2015 1,829 -0.87% estimation process
2016 1,807 -1.22% estimation process
2017 1,779 -1.57% estimation process
2018 1,761 -1.02% estimation process
2019 1,732 -1.67% estimation process

Rector zip code is 72461. County name: Clay, County fips: 05021

Schools

College & universities near Rector

Code Name City ZIP
106810 Crowley's Ridge College Paragould (AR) 72450

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rector

Code Name Address Type
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL
WNR Walnut Ridge 109 Southwest Front Street RAIL
NBN Newbern–Dyersburg 108 Jefferson St RAIL

Other cities in Clay County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Clay County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Piggott 3,529 City in Clay County, Arkansas, United States
Corning 3,056 City in Clay County, Arkansas, United States
Patterson 391 Town in Woodruff County, Arkansas
Knobel 261 Human settlement in Clay County, Arkansas, United States of America
Saint Francis 228 City in Clay County, Arkansas, United States
Pollard 203 Town in Arkansas, United States
Greenway 189 Town in Clay County, Arkansas, United States
McDougal 167 Town in Arkansas, United States
Success 133 Place in Arkansas, US
Peach Orchard 125 Human settlement in Clay County, Arkansas, United States of America
Datto 93 Human settlement in Clay County, Arkansas, United States of America
Nimmons 64 Human settlement in Clay County, Arkansas, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Rector distances to largest Arkansas cities

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