College Station, Arkansas
College Station, Arkansas
|• Total||1.16 sq mi (3.00 km2)|
|• Land||1.16 sq mi (2.99 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||318 ft (97 m)|
| • Estimate |
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0057804|
College Station is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 600 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area.
College Station is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there were 766 people, 260 households, and 171 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 683.0 people per square mile (264.1/km²). There were 309 housing units at an average density of 275.5/sq mi (106.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 1.48% White, 95.78% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.78% Asian, and 1.83% from two or more races. 0.78% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 260 households out of which 23.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.5% were married couples living together, 32.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.43.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $14,191, and the median income for a family was $14,464. Males had a median income of $25,893 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,498. About 60.2% of families and 53.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 76.3% of those under age 18 and 28.3% of those age 65 or over.
Shortly after court-mandated integration, the black residents of College Station established a "boycott school" known as the Freedom School in protest of a busing plan. This school had an enrollment of 300, but existed for only two weeks.
Public education is provided by the Pulaski County Special School District and is home to College Station Magnet Elementary School, which serves students in kindergarten through grade five.
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