Location in Sebastian County and the state of Arkansas
|• Total||1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)|
|• Land||1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||538 ft (164 m)|
|• Density||510/sq mi (190/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0077101|
Hackett is located at (35.187391, -94.413090).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.
At the 2000 census, there were 694 people, 277 households and 193 families residing in the city. The population density was 424.8 per square mile (164.4/km²). There were 294 housing units at an average density of 179.9/sq mi (69.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.10% White, 0.43% Black or African American, 2.16% Native American, 1.15% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. 0.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 277 households of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.00.
27.5% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.
The median household income was $30,809 and the median family income was $35,909. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $20,446 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,051. About 7.9% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.2% of those under age 18 and 28.4% of those age 65 or over.
Public elementary and secondary schools are administered by the Hackett School District and its two schools. Both schools are fully accredited by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) and AdvancED. The district and school mascot and athletic emblem is the Hornet with school colors of black and gold.
- Hackett Elementary School, serving kindergarten through grade 6.
- Hackett High School, serving grades 7 through 12.
Points of interest
The following notable individuals were born in or are associated with Hackett as temporary or permanent residents of the community:
- Hugh Franklin Waters—U.S. federal judge.