Mammoth Spring, Arkansas

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Mammoth Spring, Arkansas
Main Street
Main Street
Location in Fulton County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Fulton County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°29′36″N 91°32′37″W / 36.49333°N 91.54361°W / 36.49333; -91.54361Coordinates: 36°29′36″N 91°32′37″W / 36.49333°N 91.54361°W / 36.49333; -91.54361
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Fulton
 • Total 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 977
 • Density 819.3/sq mi (318.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72554
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-43670
GNIS feature ID 0077585

Mammoth Spring is a city in Fulton County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 977 at the 2010 census.


Mammoth Spring is located at 36°29′36″N 91°32′37″W / 36.493268°N 91.543577°W / 36.493268; -91.543577.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), of which 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (2.86%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 977 people, 460 households, and 350 families residing in the city. The population density was 847.1 people per square mile (328.0/km²). There were 593 housing units at an average density of 437.9 per square mile (169.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 0.9% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.2% from two or more races. The percentage of the population of Hispanic or Latino of any race was 0.6%.

There were 509 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,588, and the median income for a family was $26,438. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $16,328 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,487. About 13.6% of families and 19.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.3% of those under age 18 and 16.4% of those age 65 or over.

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The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mammoth Spring has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]


  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. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Mammoth Spring, Arkansas

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