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The of Bates is located in Scott County in the state of Arkansas (AR).

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Bates is an unincorporated community in Scott County, Arkansas, United States. It is the location or nearest community of Bates School, at 1074 Bates School Rd., which is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

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Bates Latitude: 34.9204 Longitude: -94.0577

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The Zip Code for Bates, AR is: 72958

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Bates Arkansas Physical Characteristics:

The of Bates has an area of 11.1 square miles
  • Land: 10.980346718147 Sq. Mi. (98.82%)
  • Water: 0.13162316602317 Sq. Mi.(1.18%)
The Bates takes up 1.2% of the area of Scott County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +35.7655824
  • Longitude: -091.6276734
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Bates, AR Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 59.5°F
  • Average Rainfall: 50.74 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 3.9 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00037488 WALDRON
Latitude: 34.8992 Longitude: -94.1942 Elevation: 205.7 feet.

Bates, AR Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Bates was 10,248 people, which is 91.2 % of the entire population of Scott County.


  • 47.49% Male
  • 52.51% Female


  • 83.206% White
  • 4.274% Black
  • 1.542% Asian
  • 0.60% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.33% Pacific Islander
  • 2.000% Mixed
  • 8.041% Other


  • 86.54% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 13.46% Hispanic or Latino
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Bates, AR Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.4
Number of Residences: 4,401
  • Occupied: 4,000 (90.89%)
  • Vacant: 401 (9.11%)

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