Barling is located in west Arkansas. Barling is part of Sebastian County. Barling has 10.38 square miles of land area and 0.36 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Barling population is 4,722, which has grown 13.07% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 10.24% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Barling median household income is $34,694 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 7.74% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 28.22% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Barling median house value is $91,700 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -42.61% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 49.31% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Barling is worse than the state average in quality. The Barling area code is 479.