Griffithville, Arkansas

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Griffithville, Arkansas
Town
Location in White County and the state of Arkansas
Location in White County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°7′20″N 91°38′41″W / 35.12222°N 91.64472°W / 35.12222; -91.64472Coordinates: 35°7′20″N 91°38′41″W / 35.12222°N 91.64472°W / 35.12222; -91.64472
Country United States
State Arkansas
County White
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 217 ft (66 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 262
 • Density 655/sq mi (262/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72060
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-28990
GNIS feature ID 0057852

Griffithville is a town in White County, Arkansas, United States. Windle Porter is the current mayor. The population was 262 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Griffithville is located at 35°7′20″N 91°38′41″W / 35.12222°N 91.64472°W / 35.12222; -91.64472 (35.122096, -91.644737).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 202
1920 219 8.4%
1930 238 8.7%
1940 244 2.5%
1950 207 −15.2%
1960 172 −16.9%
1970 227 32.0%
1980 254 11.9%
1990 237 −6.7%
2000 262 10.5%
2010 225 −14.1%
Est. 2015 225 [2] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 262 people, 105 households, and 76 families residing in the town. The population density was 259.4/km² (674.2/mi²). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 117.8/km² (306.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.71% White, 1.91% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 5.34% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 105 households out of which 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.7% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 11.8% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,082. About 11.6% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.7% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Public education for early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is provided from the Riverview School District, which leads to graduation from Riverview High School.

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". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. 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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.