Rison, Arkansas

Population 1,331

Rison is located in Cleveland County, AR. The population is 1,331, making Rison the largest city in Cleveland County.

There are 4 public schools in Rison with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Rison is low , and there are 7 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rison is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Rison property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Rison include Rison Township, Niven Township and Smith Township.

Rison Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 22.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.3%

Crime Rate

31.47% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 159
  • Violent Crimes: 79
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 636
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

60.23% Higher than national avg.
  • 7 offenders in Rison
  • 52.59 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

38 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 36


Moderate 3.3%
  • Arkansas unemployment average: 2.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Rison, AR and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Rison's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2009, the city of Rison, AR issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2008, the city of Rison, AR issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $470
  • 1 Bedroom: $520
  • 2 Bedrooms: $670
  • 3 Bedrooms: $850
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,050

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Environmental Hazards

38 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (385/432)
    Rison, AR has 89.12% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Rison, AR is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.59 Average
    Rison, AR is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 43.72°
  • February 46.58°
  • March 55.27°
  • April 63.73°
  • May 71.83°
  • June 80.89°
  • July 82.48°
  • August 81.46°
  • September 74.3°
  • October 61.35°
  • November 53.48°
  • December 45.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rison, AR

Rison, AR has a low risk of earthquakes.
Rison, AR has no risk of hurricanes.
Rison, AR has a low risk of hail storms.
Rison, AR has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rison, AR: $21,250


Unemployment in Rison is 3.3%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.9% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.70%
White Collar - 60.30%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Asa Hutchinson
  • Sen. John Boozman
  • Sen. Tom Cotton

City Representatives

  • Bruce Westerman

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

8 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Rison, AR

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