McCrory, Arkansas

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McCrory, Arkansas
City
Motto: The Heart of Woodruff County
Location in Woodruff County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Woodruff County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°15′28″N 91°11′48″W / 35.25778°N 91.19667°W / 35.25778; -91.19667Coordinates: 35°15′28″N 91°11′48″W / 35.25778°N 91.19667°W / 35.25778; -91.19667
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Woodruff
Government
 • Mayor Doyle W. Fowler
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 210 ft (64 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,850
 • Density 770.8/sq mi (298.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72101
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-42500
GNIS feature ID 0058141

McCrory is a city in Woodruff County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,850 at the 2000 census.

McCrory's Commercial District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography[edit]

McCrory is located at 35°15′28″N 91°11′48″W / 35.25778°N 91.19667°W / 35.25778; -91.19667 (35.257914, -91.196738).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,850 people, 752 households, and 482 families residing in the city. The population density was 777.7 people per square mile (300.1/km²). There were 855 housing units at an average density of 359.4/sq mi (138.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.46% White, 18.92% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.43% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 0.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 752 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 74.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 70.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $32,179. Males had a median income of $26,534 versus $18,050 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,351. About 16.6% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.3% of those under age 18 and 18.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

McCrory is provide public education from the McCrory School District including the McCrory High School.

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. 

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