Joiner, Arkansas

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Joiner, Arkansas
City
Joiner City Hall
Joiner City Hall
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°30′26″N 90°9′1″W / 35.50722°N 90.15028°W / 35.50722; -90.15028Coordinates: 35°30′26″N 90°9′1″W / 35.50722°N 90.15028°W / 35.50722; -90.15028
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Mississippi
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 233 ft (71 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 540
 • Density 1,800/sq mi (675/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72350
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-35650
GNIS feature ID 0057996

Joiner is a city in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 540 at the 2000 census.

Joiner was the birthplace of record company executive Al Bennett, for whom the character Alvin of Alvin and the Chipmunks was named.

Geography[edit]

Joiner is located at 35°30′26″N 90°9′1″W / 35.50722°N 90.15028°W / 35.50722; -90.15028 (35.507345, -90.150245).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 306
1940 388 26.8%
1950 596 53.6%
1960 748 25.5%
1970 839 12.2%
1980 725 −13.6%
1990 645 −11.0%
2000 540 −16.3%
2010 576 6.7%
Est. 2015 540 [2] −6.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 576 people residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 50.0% White, 47.2% Black and 0.2% Native American. 2.6% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 540 people, 197 households, and 139 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,860.0 people per square mile (718.9/km²). There were 223 housing units at an average density of 768.1/sq mi (296.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 52.78% White, 45.93% Black or African American, 0.37% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 0.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 197 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.1% were married couples living together, 26.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the city, the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 80.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,875, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $20,208 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,454. About 27.7% of families and 27.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.3% of those under age 18 and 23.4% 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". 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. Retrieved 2008-01-31.