Almyra, Arkansas

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Almyra, Arkansas
Location of Almyra in Arkansas County, Arkansas.
Location of Almyra in Arkansas County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 34°24′21″N 91°24′43″W / 34.40583°N 91.41194°W / 34.40583; -91.41194Coordinates: 34°24′21″N 91°24′43″W / 34.40583°N 91.41194°W / 34.40583; -91.41194
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyArkansas
Area
 • Total0.39 sq mi (1.00 km2)
 • Land0.39 sq mi (1.00 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
203 ft (62 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total283
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
262
 • Density675.26/sq mi (260.96/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72003
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-01030
GNIS feature ID0076165

Almyra is a town in Arkansas County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 283 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Almyra is located at 34°24′21″N 91°24′43″W / 34.40583°N 91.41194°W / 34.40583; -91.41194 (34.405859, -91.411948).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910252
192032328.2%
1930287−11.1%
1940233−18.8%
19502350.9%
19602402.1%
1970220−8.3%
198029433.6%
19903115.8%
20003192.6%
2010283−11.3%
2019 (est.)262[2]−7.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 319 people, 124 households, and 93 families residing in the town. The population density was 315.8/km2 (821.0/mi2). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 136.6/km2 (355.2/mi2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.12% White and 1.88% Black or African American.

There were 124 households, out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 22.6% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $39,688. Males had a median income of $28,571 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,729. About 10.8% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

It is within the DeWitt School District,[7] which operates DeWitt High School.

Transportation[edit]

Almyra Municipal Airport is a city-owned, public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) west of the central business district of Almyra.[8]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Almyra has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 30, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Almyra town, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved May 1, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Arkansas County, AR." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 24, 2018.
  8. ^ FAA Airport Form 5010 for M73 PDF. Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 11 Feb 2010.
  9. ^ Summary for Almyra, Arkansas

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