Garland, Arkansas

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Garland, Arkansas
Town
Location of Garland in Miller County, Arkansas.
Location of Garland in Miller County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 33°21′44″N 93°42′54″W / 33.36222°N 93.71500°W / 33.36222; -93.71500Coordinates: 33°21′44″N 93°42′54″W / 33.36222°N 93.71500°W / 33.36222; -93.71500
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Miller
Area[1]
 • Total 0.82 sq mi (2.14 km2)
 • Land 0.82 sq mi (2.14 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 226 ft (69 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 242
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 242
 • Density 293.33/sq mi (113.25/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip Code 71839
FIPS code 05-25780
GNIS feature ID 0076999

Garland, also known as Garland City,[3] is a town[4] in Miller County, Arkansas, United States. It is part of the Texarkana, Texas - Texarkana, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 242 at the 2010 census.

Former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn was born in Garland.

A. Lynn Lowe, former chairman of the Republican Party of Arkansas and the party's 1978 gubernatorial nominee against Bill Clinton, farms at Garland near the Red River.

Geography[edit]

Garland is located at 33°21′44″N 93°42′54″W / 33.36222°N 93.71500°W / 33.36222; -93.71500 (33.362268, -93.715081).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.1 km² (0.8 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 277
1920 370 33.6%
1930 425 14.9%
1940 325 −23.5%
1950 351 8.0%
1960 377 7.4%
1970 321 −14.9%
1980 660 105.6%
1990 415 −37.1%
2000 352 −15.2%
2010 242 −31.2%
Est. 2016 242 [2] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2014 Estimate[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 352 people, 133 households, and 88 families residing in the town. The population density was 165.7/km² (428.6/mi²). There were 164 housing units at an average density of 77.2/km² (199.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 27.84% White, 69.89% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.28% Asian, and 1.70% from two or more races. 0.57% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 133 households out of which 25.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.3% were married couples living together, 23.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,500, and the median income for a family was $20,625. Males had a median income of $24,375 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,292. About 37.6% of families and 44.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 62.5% of those under age 18 and 38.9% of those age 65 or over.

Infrastructure[edit]

Highways[edit]

Airports[edit]

Garland has a small airstrip on the south side of the town that is mostly used by crop dusters.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ highway signs on US 71 at AR 134 south of Fouke
  4. ^ Local.Arkansas.gov - Garland, retrieved September 3, 2012 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Archived from the original on May 22, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.