Springtown, Arkansas

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Springtown, Arkansas
Town
Location in Benton County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Benton County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°15′39″N 94°25′21″W / 36.26083°N 94.42250°W / 36.26083; -94.42250Coordinates: 36°15′39″N 94°25′21″W / 36.26083°N 94.42250°W / 36.26083; -94.42250
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Benton
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,204 ft (367 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 87
 • Density 161/sq mi (62.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72734
Area code(s) 479
FIPS code 05-66200
GNIS feature ID 0078441

Springtown is a town in Benton County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 87 at the 2010 census.[1] It is part of the FayettevilleSpringdaleRogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Springtown is located in southwest Benton County at 36°15′39″N 94°25′21″W / 36.26083°N 94.42250°W / 36.26083; -94.42250 (36.260908, -94.422370)[2], between Highfill and Gentry.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 114 people, 41 households, and 30 families residing in the town. The population density was 81.5/km² (212.6/mi²). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 33.6/km² (87.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 85.09% White, 6.14% Native American, 0.88% Asian, 3.51% from other races, and 4.39% from two or more races. 8.77% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 41 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 15.8% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $25,750 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,497. There were 13.0% of families and 10.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Public education for elementary and secondary students is primarily provided by the Gentry School District, which leads to graduation from Gentry High School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Springtown town, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.