Ben Lomond, Arkansas

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Ben Lomond, Arkansas
Town
Location in Sevier County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Sevier County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 33°50′6″N 94°7′18″W / 33.83500°N 94.12167°W / 33.83500; -94.12167Coordinates: 33°50′6″N 94°7′18″W / 33.83500°N 94.12167°W / 33.83500; -94.12167
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Sevier
Area
 • Total 3.9 sq mi (10.2 km2)
 • Land 3.9 sq mi (10.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 463 ft (141 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 126
 • Density 32.3/sq mi (12.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71823
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-05260
GNIS feature ID 0076301

Ben Lomond is a town in Sevier County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 126 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Ben Lomond is located at 33°50′6″N 94°7′18″W / 33.83500°N 94.12167°W / 33.83500; -94.12167 (33.835057, -94.121654).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.2 km² (3.9 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 126 people, 58 households, and 40 families residing in the town. The population density was 12.4/km² (32.0/mi²). There were 74 housing units at an average density of 7.3/km² (18.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.06% White, 1.59% Black or African American, 5.56% Native American, and 0.79% from two or more races. 0.79% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 58 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.0% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 19.0% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 28.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 106.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,875, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $64,375 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,580. There were 15.6% of families and 19.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 26.5% of under eighteens and 19.5% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.