Ravenden Springs, Arkansas

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Ravenden Springs, Arkansas
Location in Randolph County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Randolph County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°18′58″N 91°13′30″W / 36.31611°N 91.22500°W / 36.31611; -91.22500Coordinates: 36°18′58″N 91°13′30″W / 36.31611°N 91.22500°W / 36.31611; -91.22500
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Randolph
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 453 ft (138 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 137
 • Density 124.5/sq mi (45.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72460
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-58280
GNIS feature ID 0078137

Ravenden Springs is a town in Randolph County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 137 at the 2000 census.


Ravenden Springs is located at 36°18′58″N 91°13′30″W / 36.31611°N 91.22500°W / 36.31611; -91.22500 (36.316000, -91.225112).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.0 km² (1.1 mi²), all land.

  • Arkansas 90.svg Highway 90 Is the only highway that runs through the town.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 137 people, 63 households, and 38 families residing in the town. The population density was 46.0/km² (119.4/mi²). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 27.9/km² (72.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 63 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 24.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 82.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $19,688, and the median income for a family was $23,438. Males had a median income of $21,667 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,342. There were 5.7% of families and 10.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 12.5% of under eighteens and 12.2% of those over 64.


All or portions of Ravenden Springs is provided public education for elementary and secondary students from Pocahontas School District, which leads students to graduate from Pocahontas High School.


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