College City, Arkansas

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College City, Arkansas
Town
Location in Lawrence County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Lawrence County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°7′33″N 90°56′24″W / 36.12583°N 90.94000°W / 36.12583; -90.94000Coordinates: 36°7′33″N 90°56′24″W / 36.12583°N 90.94000°W / 36.12583; -90.94000
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Lawrence
Consolidated (into Walnut Ridge) January 1, 2017
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 272 ft (83 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 455
 • Density 1,137.5/sq mi (379.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 05-14770
GNIS feature ID 0047924

College City is a former town in Lawrence County, Arkansas, USA. The population was 455 at the 2010 census. It is the site of Williams Baptist College, a four-year liberal arts college. The town merged with nearby Walnut Ridge effective January 1, 2017.[1]

Geography[edit]

College City was located at 36°7′33″N 90°56′24″W / 36.12583°N 90.94000°W / 36.12583; -90.94000 (36.125778, -90.940107).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town had a total area of 1.2 km² (0.4 mi²), all land.

No state maintained highways run through the town.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 358
1970 645 80.2%
1980 432 −33.0%
1990 339 −21.5%
2000 269 −20.6%
2010 455 69.1%
Est. 2015 537 [3] 18.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
2014 Estimate[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 269 people, 68 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 230.8/km² (603.6/mi²). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 66.1/km² (172.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.68% White, 4.46% Black or African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.37% Asian, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.37% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 68 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the town the population was spread out with 13.0% under the age of 18, 51.7% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 11.5% from 45 to 64, and 3.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there were 192.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 196.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $18,542 versus $26,429 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,837. About 4.4% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 45.5% of those sixty five or over.

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, College City has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[7]

References[edit]

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

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