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Flippin is located on a major non-interstate highway, US 412/62, in the Ozark Mountains near the South Shore of Bull Shoals Lake. The town lies between the White River and the Buffalo National River.
Flippin is located at (36.277086, -92.592222).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all of it land.
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As of the census of 2000, there were 1,357 people, 583 households, and 357 families residing in the city. The population density was 755.7 people per square mile (291.1/km²). There were 644 housing units at an average density of 358.7 per square mile (138.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.87% White, 0.44% Black or African American, 1.11% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 2.21% from two or more races. 0.81% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 583 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 33.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.5 males.
Flippin is home to Ark-Plas, Diego's Fresh Mex,Subway, Ranger Boats, Micro Plastics, J&P Auto Sales, Wal-Mart, Flippin Public Schools, Marion County Government, Actronix, Parkview Pizza, Orscheln Farm & Home, NATCO, and Spirit Industries are also top employers of Flippin citizens. Located close to the White River, tourism plays a vital role in the economy of Flippin. Several resorts that feature trout fishing and lodging on the White River include: Cedarwood Lodge, Sportsman's Resort, Stetson's on the White, White Hole Resort and Wildcat Shoals Resort.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Flippin has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.