Willisville, Arkansas

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Willisville, Arkansas
Location in Nevada County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Nevada County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 33°30′51″N 93°17′44″W / 33.51417°N 93.29556°W / 33.51417; -93.29556Coordinates: 33°30′51″N 93°17′44″W / 33.51417°N 93.29556°W / 33.51417; -93.29556
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Nevada
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 361 ft (110 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 188
 • Density 117.5/sq mi (45.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71864
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-75770
GNIS feature ID 0056411

Willisville is a town in Nevada County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 188 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Hope Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Willisville is located at 33°30′51″N 93°17′44″W / 33.51417°N 93.29556°W / 33.51417; -93.29556 (33.514033, -93.295475).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.1 km² (1.6 mi²), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 188 people, 76 households, and 57 families residing in the town. The population density was 45.4/km² (117.5/mi²). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 20.5/km² (53.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 79.26% White, 19.15% Black or African American, 1.06% Native American, and 0.53% from two or more races. 1.60% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 76 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $12,188 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,925. About 13.8% of families and 21.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.9% of those sixty five or over.




  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.