Magazine, Arkansas

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Magazine, Arkansas
City
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Location in Logan County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Logan County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°9′6″N 93°48′28″W / 35.15167°N 93.80778°W / 35.15167; -93.80778Coordinates: 35°9′6″N 93°48′28″W / 35.15167°N 93.80778°W / 35.15167; -93.80778
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Logan
Area
 • Total 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Land 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 499 ft (152 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 915
 • Density 538.2/sq mi (212.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72943
Area code(s) 479
FIPS code 05-43310
GNIS feature ID 0072536

Magazine is a city in Logan County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 847 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Magazine is located at 35°9′6″N 93°48′28″W / 35.15167°N 93.80778°W / 35.15167; -93.80778 (35.151775, -93.807814)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 478
1890 183 −61.7%
1900 897 390.2%
1910 968 7.9%
1920 722 −25.4%
1930 560 −22.4%
1940 385 −31.2%
1950 503 30.6%
1960 463 −8.0%
1970 677 46.2%
1980 799 18.0%
1990 799 0.0%
2000 915 14.5%
2010 847 −7.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 915 people, 347 households, and 261 families residing in the city. The population density was 549.6 people per square mile (212.8/km²). There were 394 housing units at an average density of 236.6 per square mile (91.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.38% White, 0.66% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 347 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 21.6% 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 2.64 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,438, and the median income for a family was $31,534. Males had a median income of $23,182 versus $17,656 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,441. About 13.8% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.5% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education of elementary and secondary school students is provided by the Magazine School District, which leads students to graduate from J. D. Leftwich High School.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  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.