Blue Eye, Arkansas

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Blue Eye, Arkansas
Town
Location in Carroll County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Carroll County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°29′46″N 93°23′52″W / 36.49611°N 93.39778°W / 36.49611; -93.39778Coordinates: 36°29′46″N 93°23′52″W / 36.49611°N 93.39778°W / 36.49611; -93.39778
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Carroll
Area
 • Total 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Land 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,289 ft (393 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 30
 • Density 422/sq mi (163.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 05-07150
GNIS feature ID 0076381

Blue Eye is a town in Carroll County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 30 at the 2010 census.[1] Blue Eye, Arkansas, is adjacent to Blue Eye, Missouri.

Geography[edit]

Blue Eye is located at 36°29′46″N 93°23′52″W / 36.49611°N 93.39778°W / 36.49611; -93.39778 (36.496180, -93.397780)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2), all land.[1]

List of highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 36 people, 14 households, and 11 families residing in the town. The population density was 198.6/km² (522.3/mi²). There were 18 housing units at an average density of 99.3/km² (261.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.67% White, and 8.33% from two or more races.

There were 14 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.4% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,875, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $21,000 versus $40,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,358. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

In popular culture[edit]

Blue Eye was the home of the fictional character Bob Lee Swagger, protagonist of various novels by film critic and author Stephen Hunter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Blue Eye town, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.