Success, Arkansas

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Success, Arkansas
Town
Location in Clay County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Clay County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°27′16″N 90°43′23″W / 36.45444°N 90.72306°W / 36.45444; -90.72306Coordinates: 36°27′16″N 90°43′23″W / 36.45444°N 90.72306°W / 36.45444; -90.72306
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Clay
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.56 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.56 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 289 ft (88 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 149
 • Density 685/sq mi (264.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72470
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-67550
GNIS feature ID 0058704

Success is a town in Clay County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 149 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Success is located in northwestern Clay County at 36°27′16″N 90°43′23″W / 36.45444°N 90.72306°W / 36.45444; -90.72306 (36.454579, -90.722971),[2] just east of the Little Black River, a tributary of the Current River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.56 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 180 people, 71 households, and 49 families residing in the town. The population density was 315.9/km² (824.1/mi²). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 149.2/km² (389.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.33% White, 1.11% Native American, and 0.56% from two or more races. 1.11% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 71 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,625, and the median income for a family was $30,469. Males had a median income of $19,250 versus $15,938 for females. The per capita income for the town was $30,955. About 19.3% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under the age of 18 and 22.5% of those 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Success town, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 17, 2014. 
  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.