Gilmore, Arkansas

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Gilmore, Arkansas
City
Gilmore AR 002.jpg
Location in Crittenden County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Crittenden County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°24′40″N 90°16′39″W / 35.41111°N 90.27750°W / 35.41111; -90.27750Coordinates: 35°24′40″N 90°16′39″W / 35.41111°N 90.27750°W / 35.41111; -90.27750
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Crittenden
Area[1]
 • Total 13.34 sq mi (34.54 km2)
 • Land 13.31 sq mi (34.48 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation 226 ft (69 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 188
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 252
 • Density 18.89/sq mi (7.30/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72339
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-27040
GNIS feature ID 0057817

Gilmore is a city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 263 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Gilmore is located in northern Crittenden County at 35°24′40″N 90°16′39″W / 35.41111°N 90.27750°W / 35.41111; -90.27750 (35.411229, -90.277528).[4] It is bordered to the south by the city of Turrell. U.S. Routes 61 and 63 (future Interstate 555) pass west of the center of town, leading northwest 44 miles (71 km) to Jonesboro and south 20 miles (32 km) via Interstate 55 to West Memphis.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Gilmore has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 438
1970 461 5.3%
1980 503 9.1%
1990 331 −34.2%
2000 292 −11.8%
2010 188 −35.6%
Est. 2016 252 [2] 34.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2014 Estimate[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 292 people, 100 households, and 78 families residing in the town. The population density was 512.5/km² (1,306.1/mi²). There were 114 housing units at an average density of 200.1/km² (509.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 19.86% White, 79.11% Black or African American, 0.68% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races.

There were 100 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 31.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the town the population was spread out with 35.3% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $22,031. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,867. About 29.1% of families and 38.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 52.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 44.8% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Gilmore city, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on May 22, 2015. Retrieved June 22, 2016. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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