Fourche, Arkansas

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Fourche, Arkansas
Location in Perry County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Perry County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°59′35″N 92°37′8″W / 34.99306°N 92.61889°W / 34.99306; -92.61889Coordinates: 34°59′35″N 92°37′8″W / 34.99306°N 92.61889°W / 34.99306; -92.61889
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Perry
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 295 ft (90 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 59
 • Density 295/sq mi (118/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 05-24760
GNIS feature ID 0049198

Fourche is a town in Perry County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 59 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Fourche is located at 34°59′35″N 92°37′8″W / 34.99306°N 92.61889°W / 34.99306; -92.61889 (34.993192, -92.618974).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 59 people, 23 households, and 16 families residing in the town. The population density was 119.9/km² (303.5/mi²). There were 25 housing units at an average density of 50.8/km² (128.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.92% White and 5.08% Black or African American.

There were 23 households out of which 52.2% 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 26.1% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% 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 3.06.

In the town the population was spread out with 33.9% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,417, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,927. There were 5.9% of families and 9.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 18.2% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


Public education for elementary and secondary school students is primarily provided by the East End School District, which leads to graduation from Bigelow High School.


  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.