Letona, Arkansas

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Letona, Arkansas
Town
Location in White County and the state of Arkansas
Location in White County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°21′43″N 91°49′42″W / 35.36194°N 91.82833°W / 35.36194; -91.82833Coordinates: 35°21′43″N 91°49′42″W / 35.36194°N 91.82833°W / 35.36194; -91.82833
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 285 ft (87 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 201
 • Density 502.5/sq mi (201/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72085
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-39520
GNIS feature ID 0081874

Letona is a town in White County, Arkansas, United States. Sherrel Bennett is the current mayor. The population was 201 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Letona is located at 35°21′43″N 91°49′42″W / 35.36194°N 91.82833°W / 35.36194; -91.82833 (35.362017, -91.828461).[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.
1920 252
1930 185 −26.6%
1940 186 0.5%
1950 164 −11.8%
1960 141 −14.0%
1970 191 35.5%
1980 231 20.9%
1990 218 −5.6%
2000 201 −7.8%
2010 255 26.9%
Est. 2015 255 [2] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 201 people, 80 households, and 56 families residing in the town. The population density was 199.0/km² (515.0/mi²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 90.1/km² (233.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.02% White, 1.00% Native American, and 2.99% from two or more races. 0.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 80 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% 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 town, the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,875, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $22,292 versus $15,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,303. About 11.1% of families and 17.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 33.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.9% of those sixty five 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. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.