Bluff City, Arkansas

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Bluff City, Arkansas
Town
Location in Nevada County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Nevada County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 33°43′2″N 93°8′0″W / 33.71722°N 93.13333°W / 33.71722; -93.13333Coordinates: 33°43′2″N 93°8′0″W / 33.71722°N 93.13333°W / 33.71722; -93.13333
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Nevada
Area
 • Total 2.3 sq mi (5.9 km2)
 • Land 2.3 sq mi (5.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 361 ft (110 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 158
 • Density 68.7/sq mi (26.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71722
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-07270
GNIS feature ID 0046771

Bluff City is a town in Nevada County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 158 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Hope Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 244
1980 292 19.7%
1990 227 −22.3%
2000 158 −30.4%
2010 124 −21.5%
Est. 2015 119 [1] −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[2]
2014 Estimate[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 158 people, 66 households, and 46 families residing in the town. The population density was 69.4 inhabitants per square mile (26.8/km²). There were 90 housing units at an average density of 39.5 per square mile (15.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 27.22% White, 71.52% Black or African American and 1.27% Native American.

There were 66 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town, the population was spread out with 19.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 129.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,500, and the median income for a family was $26,667. Males had a median income of $37,917 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,358. About 19.0% of families and 23.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 17.4% of those sixty five or over.

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