Tillar, Arkansas

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Tillar, Arkansas
Location in Drew County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Drew County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 33°42′41″N 91°27′11″W / 33.71139°N 91.45306°W / 33.71139; -91.45306Coordinates: 33°42′41″N 91°27′11″W / 33.71139°N 91.45306°W / 33.71139; -91.45306
Country United States
State Arkansas
Counties Drew, Desha
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 148 ft (45 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 225
 • Density 320/sq mi (120/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71670
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-69230
GNIS feature ID 0058746

Tillar is a town[1] in Desha and Drew counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 225 at the 2010 census.[2]


Tillar is located at 33°42′41″N 91°27′11″W / 33.71139°N 91.45306°W / 33.71139; -91.45306 (33.711383, -91.453026)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 240 people, 99 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 325.9 people per square mile (125.2/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 149.4/sq mi (57.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.67% White, 5.83% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 1.25% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 4.58% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 99 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,792, and the median income for a family was $34,821. Males had a median income of $23,929 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,568. About 13.4% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.0% of those sixty five or over.