Gillham, Arkansas

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Gillham, Arkansas
Location of Gillham in Sevier County, Arkansas.
Location of Gillham in Sevier County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 34°10′12″N 94°18′56″W / 34.17000°N 94.31556°W / 34.17000; -94.31556Coordinates: 34°10′12″N 94°18′56″W / 34.17000°N 94.31556°W / 34.17000; -94.31556
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountySevier
Area
 • Total0.93 sq mi (2.42 km2)
 • Land0.92 sq mi (2.38 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
758 ft (231 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total160
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
156
 • Density169.93/sq mi (65.59/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
71841
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-27010
GNIS feature ID0077018

Gillham is a town in Sevier County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 188 at the 2000 census. It is located six miles from Gillham Lake.

Geography

Gillham is located at 34°10′12″N 94°18′56″W / 34.17000°N 94.31556°W / 34.17000; -94.31556 (34.170083, -94.315529).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 km² (0.9 mi²), of which 2.2 km² (0.9 mi²) is land and 1.15% is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910291
19203178.9%
1930242−23.7%
1940238−1.7%
1950207−13.0%
1960177−14.5%
197020013.0%
198025226.0%
1990210−16.7%
2000188−10.5%
2010160−14.9%
Est. 2017156[2]−2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
2014 Estimate[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 188 people, 74 households, and 54 families residing in the town. The population density was 84.4/km² (218.6/mi²). There were 86 housing units at an average density of 38.6/km² (100.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.36% White, 0.53% Native American, 1.06% Asian, 7.45% from other races, and 1.60% from two or more races. 10.64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 74 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 116.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $24,375. Males had a median income of $25,469 versus $15,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,758. About 16.0% of families and 23.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.9% of those under the age of 18 and 17.4% of those 65 or over.

Education

The DeQueen School District operates area public schools. The Gillham School District consolidated into the DeQueen district on July 1, 1986.[7]

References

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 22, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 22, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "ConsolidationAnnex_from_1983.xls." Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on October 13, 2017.