Etowah, Arkansas

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Etowah, Arkansas
Town
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°43′2″N 90°13′19″W / 35.71722°N 90.22194°W / 35.71722; -90.22194Coordinates: 35°43′2″N 90°13′19″W / 35.71722°N 90.22194°W / 35.71722; -90.22194
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Mississippi
Area
 • Total 5.9 sq mi (15.3 km2)
 • Land 5.9 sq mi (15.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 230 ft (70 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 366
 • Density 62/sq mi (23.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72428
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-22120
GNIS feature ID 0057729

Etowah is a town in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 366 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Etowah is located at 35°43′2″N 90°13′19″W / 35.71722°N 90.22194°W / 35.71722; -90.22194 (35.717221, -90.221893).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.3 km² (5.9 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 366
2010 351 −4.1%
Est. 2015 329 [2] −6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2014 Estimate[4]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 351 people residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 89.5% White, 1.1% Black, 0.3% Asian and 2.0% from two or more races. 7.1% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 366 people, 137 households, and 106 families residing in the town. The population density was 24.0/km² (62.1/mi²). There were 153 housing units at an average density of 10.0/km² (26.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.81% White, 1.37% Black or African American, 1.64% Native American, 0.55% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 137 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.6% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% 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 3.07.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,563, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $19,643 versus $17,679 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,890. About 13.3% of families and 19.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.5% of those under age 18 and 23.6% of those age 65 or over.

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 September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.