LaGrange, Arkansas

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LaGrange, Arkansas
Location in Lee County, Arkansas
Location in Lee County, Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°39′20″N 90°44′2″W / 34.65556°N 90.73389°W / 34.65556; -90.73389Coordinates: 34°39′20″N 90°44′2″W / 34.65556°N 90.73389°W / 34.65556; -90.73389
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyLee
Area
 • Total0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
217 ft (66 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total89
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
77
 • Density508.3/sq mi (196.24/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72352
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-37720
GNIS feature ID0077422

LaGrange is a town in Lee County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 89 at the 2010 census,[3] down from 122 at the 2000 census.

Geography

LaGrange is located in southern Lee County at 34°39′20″N 90°44′2″W / 34.65556°N 90.73389°W / 34.65556; -90.73389 (34.655613, -90.733836),[4] at the western foot of Crowley's Ridge. It is 9 miles (14 km) south of Marianna, the county seat, and 14 miles (23 km) northwest of Helena.

According to the United States Census Bureau, LaGrange has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880153
189021641.2%
1990108
200012213.0%
201089−27.0%
Est. 201777[2]−13.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 122 people, 48 households, and 36 families residing in the town. The population density was 214.1/km² (567.0/mi²). There were 55 housing units at an average density of 96.5/km² (255.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 43.44% White and 56.56% Black or African American.

There were 48 households out of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% 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 2.94.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 19.7% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 23.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,708, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $14,688 versus $10,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,516. There were 9.5% of families and 7.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 11.3% of those over 64.

References

  1. ^ a b "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. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), LaGrange town, Arkansas". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 23, 2019.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Archived from the original on 2002-05-27. 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. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.