Leachville, Arkansas

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Leachville, Arkansas
City
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°55′53″N 90°15′16″W / 35.93139°N 90.25444°W / 35.93139; -90.25444Coordinates: 35°55′53″N 90°15′16″W / 35.93139°N 90.25444°W / 35.93139; -90.25444
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Mississippi
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 240 ft (73 m)
Population (1999)
 • Total 1,981
 • Density 1,042.6/sq mi (412.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72438
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-39010
GNIS feature ID 0058049

Leachville is a city in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,981 at the 2000 census. Leachville was incorporated in 1916.

Geography[edit]

Leachville is located at 35°55′53″N 90°15′16″W / 35.93139°N 90.25444°W / 35.93139; -90.25444 (35.931381, -90.254433).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all land.

This area is home to the BIC Mustangs.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 1,157
1940 1,076 −7.0%
1950 1,230 14.3%
1960 1,507 22.5%
1970 1,582 5.0%
1980 1,882 19.0%
1990 1,743 −7.4%
2000 1,981 13.7%
2010 1,993 0.6%
Est. 2015 1,868 [2] −6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,993 people residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 85.6% White, 0.3% Black, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian and 1.3% from two or more races. 12.6% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,981 people, 788 households, and 549 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,069.6 people per square mile (413.4/km²). There were 866 housing units at an average density of 467.6 per square mile (180.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.88% White, 1.41% Black or African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 4.04% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. 9.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 788 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,789, and the median income for a family was $32,574. Males had a median income of $26,792 versus $17,083 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,360. About 12.4% of families and 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.9% of those under age 18 and 16.9% of those age 65 or over.

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