Coy, Arkansas

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Coy, Arkansas
Town
Location in Lonoke County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Lonoke County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°32′31″N 91°52′11″W / 34.54194°N 91.86972°W / 34.54194; -91.86972Coordinates: 34°32′31″N 91°52′11″W / 34.54194°N 91.86972°W / 34.54194; -91.86972
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Lonoke
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 217 ft (66 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 116
 • Density 165.7/sq mi (68.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72037
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-15790
GNIS feature ID 0057595

Coy is a town in Lonoke County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 116 at the 2000 census, making it the smallest incorporated community within the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area, as well as one of the smallest in the state.

The town is served by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in North Little Rock.

Geography[edit]

Coy is located at 34°32′31″N 91°52′11″W / 34.54194°N 91.86972°W / 34.54194; -91.86972 (34.541882, -91.869736).[1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 km² (0.7 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2000 census,[2] there were 116 people, 46 households and 32 families residing in the town. The population density was 66.8/km² (172.1/mi²). There were 49 housing units at an average density of 28.2/km² (72.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 86.21% White and 13.79% Black or African American. 2.59% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 46 households of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.9% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.94.

19.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.

The median household income was $26,406 and the median family income was $36,875. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $25,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,819. There were 3.7% of families and 6.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 29.4% 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.