Cherry Valley, Arkansas

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Cherry Valley, Arkansas
City
Location in Cross County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Cross County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°24′13″N 90°45′10″W / 35.40361°N 90.75278°W / 35.40361; -90.75278Coordinates: 35°24′13″N 90°45′10″W / 35.40361°N 90.75278°W / 35.40361; -90.75278
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Cross
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 282 ft (86 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 651
 • Density 750/sq mi (289.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72324
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-13540
GNIS feature ID 0057543

Cherry Valley is a city in Cross County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 651 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Cherry Valley is located in northern Cross County at 35°24′13″N 90°45′10″W / 35.40361°N 90.75278°W / 35.40361; -90.75278 (35.403666, -90.752742),[2] at the western edge of Crowleys Ridge. Arkansas Highway 1 leads south 13 miles (21 km) to Wynne, the county seat, and north 11 miles (18 km) to Harrisburg.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 704 people, 276 households, and 197 families residing in the city. The population density was 806.3 people per square mile (312.4/km²). There were 300 housing units at an average density of 343.6/sq mi (133.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.33% White, 5.97% Black or African American, 0.57% Native American, 0.14% Asian, and 0.99% from two or more races. 0.28% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 276 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,313, and the median income for a family was $31,094. Males had a median income of $26,324 versus $20,114 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,592. About 18.1% of families and 18.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.8% of those under age 18 and 19.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education for elementary and secondary students is provided by the Cross County School District, which leads to graduation from Cross County High School. The district's mascot and athletic emblem is the Thunderbird.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Cherry Valley city, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 20, 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. 
  4. ^ Farley, Charles (2011). Soul of the Man: Bobby "Blue" Bland. University Press of Mississippi. 
  5. ^ "Jeff Martin". Basketball Reference. Retrieved Oct 2013. 
  6. ^ Little, James (Nov 4, 1996). "Two Saints Are Highest- Paid Athletes". Arkansas Business Publishing Group.