Lockesburg, Arkansas

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Lockesburg, Arkansas
City
Location in Sevier County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Sevier County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 33°58′11″N 94°10′16″W / 33.96972°N 94.17111°W / 33.96972; -94.17111Coordinates: 33°58′11″N 94°10′16″W / 33.96972°N 94.17111°W / 33.96972; -94.17111
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Sevier
Area
 • Total 3.5 sq mi (9.2 km2)
 • Land 3.5 sq mi (9.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 433 ft (132 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 739
 • Density 211.1/sq mi (80.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71846
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-41090
GNIS feature ID 0077533

Lockesburg is a town[1] in Sevier County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 739 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Lockesburg is located at 33°58′11″N 94°10′16″W / 33.96972°N 94.17111°W / 33.96972; -94.17111 (33.969852, -94.171034)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 711 people, 276 households, and 197 families residing in the town. The population density was 201.1 inhabitants per square mile (77.5/km²). There were 328 housing units at an average density of 92.8 per square mile (35.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.55% White, 4.50% Black or African American, 2.25% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. 2.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 276 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town the population had 30.8% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,132, and the median income for a family was $31,625. Males had a median income of $25,729 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,092. About 11.3% of families and 19.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under age 18 and 19.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Local.Arkansas.gov - Lockesburg, 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.