Rose Bud, Arkansas

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Rose Bud, Arkansas
Location in White County and the state of Arkansas
Location in White County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°19′56″N 92°4′45″W / 35.33222°N 92.07917°W / 35.33222; -92.07917Coordinates: 35°19′56″N 92°4′45″W / 35.33222°N 92.07917°W / 35.33222; -92.07917
Country United States
State Arkansas
County White
 • Total 5.9 sq mi (15.2 km2)
 • Land 5.9 sq mi (15.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 429
 • Density 72.7/sq mi (28.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72137
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-60770
GNIS feature ID 0054191

Rose Bud is a town in White County, Arkansas, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 429. By area, the town is the second largest municipality in White County, after Searcy.


Rose Bud is located at 35°19′56″N 92°04′45″W / 35.332200°N 92.079205°W / 35.332200; -92.079205.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.2 km² (5.9 mi²), of which 15.2 km² (5.9 mi²) is land and 0.17% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 429 people, 170 households, and 123 families residing in the town. The population density was 28.2/km² (73.1/mi²). There were 187 housing units at an average density of 12.3/km² (31.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.67% White, 0.23% Asian, and 2.10% from two or more races.

There were 170 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.1% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,732, and the median income for a family was $37,375. Males had a median income of $28,438 versus $27,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,677. About 11.0% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.3% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.


Public education from prekindergarten through grade 12 is provided by the Rose Bud School District, including Rose Bud High School and Rose Bud Elementary School.

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  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.