Fisher, Arkansas

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Fisher, Arkansas
City
Location in Poinsett County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Poinsett County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°29′30″N 90°58′20″W / 35.49167°N 90.97222°W / 35.49167; -90.97222Coordinates: 35°29′30″N 90°58′20″W / 35.49167°N 90.97222°W / 35.49167; -90.97222
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Poinsett
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 233 ft (71 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 223
 • Density 743.3/sq mi (278.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72429
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-23800
GNIS feature ID 0057752

Fisher is a city[1] in Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 223 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Fisher is located at 35°29′30″N 90°58′20″W / 35.49167°N 90.97222°W / 35.49167; -90.97222 (35.491555, -90.972297).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 265 people, 111 households, and 74 families residing in the town. The population density was 840.6 inhabitants per square mile (319.7/km²). There were 124 housing units at an average density of 393.3 per square mile (149.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.85% White, 1.51% Black or African American, 2.26% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 2.64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 111 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,286, and the median income for a family was $24,500. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $12,656 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,334. About 24.4% of families and 29.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 34.3% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Local.Arkansas.gov - Fisher, retrieved September 3, 2012 
  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.