Hunter, Arkansas

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Hunter, Arkansas
Location in Woodruff County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Woodruff County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°3′15″N 91°7′34″W / 35.05417°N 91.12611°W / 35.05417; -91.12611Coordinates: 35°3′15″N 91°7′34″W / 35.05417°N 91.12611°W / 35.05417; -91.12611
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Woodruff
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 210 ft (64 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 152
 • Density 253.3/sq mi (95/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72074
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-33910
GNIS feature ID 0057960

Hunter is a town in Woodruff County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 152 at the 2000 census.

Gilbert G. Collier, awarded the Medal of Honor for his action in the Korean War, was born in Hunter.


Hunter is located at 35°3′15″N 91°7′34″W / 35.05417°N 91.12611°W / 35.05417; -91.12611 (35.054256, -91.126122).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 152 people, 58 households, and 46 families residing in the town. The population density was 93.2/km² (242.9/mi²). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 47.2/km² (123.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.37% White, 1.32% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, and 0.66% from two or more races.

There were 58 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 17.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 111.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $25,750 versus $13,438 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,172. About 10.4% of families and 16.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.2% of those sixty five or over.


Public education for early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is provided by the Augusta School District, which leads to graduation from Augusta 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.