Black Springs, Arkansas

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Black Springs, Arkansas
Town
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°27′42″N 93°42′49″W / 34.46167°N 93.71361°W / 34.46167; -93.71361Coordinates: 34°27′42″N 93°42′49″W / 34.46167°N 93.71361°W / 34.46167; -93.71361
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Montgomery
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 114
 • Density 285/sq mi (103.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 05-06730
GNIS feature ID 0070701

Black Springs is a town in Montgomery County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 114 at the 2000 census.

Former U.S. Representative Boyd Anderson Tackett was born in Black Springs. He represented Arkansas's 4th congressional district from 1949 to 1953. He lost the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in 1952 to Francis Cherry.

Geography[edit]

Black Springs is located at 34°27′42″N 93°42′49″W / 34.46167°N 93.71361°W / 34.46167; -93.71361 (34.461611, -93.713732).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 67
1940 97
1970 72
1980 92 27.8%
1990 97 5.4%
2000 114 17.5%
2010 99 −13.2%
Est. 2015 96 [2] −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2014 Estimate[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 114 people, 46 households, and 33 families residing in the town. The population density was 102.4/km² (262.8/mi²). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 46.7/km² (119.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.37% White, and 2.63% from two or more races.

There were 46 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 13.2% from 45 to 64, and 28.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 111.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,000, and the median income for a family was $25,250. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,312. There were 16.1% of families and 23.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 34.8% of under eighteens and 10.3% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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