McAlmont, Arkansas

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McAlmont, Arkansas
CDP
Location in Pulaski County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Pulaski County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°47′43″N 92°11′43″W / 34.79528°N 92.19528°W / 34.79528; -92.19528Coordinates: 34°47′43″N 92°11′43″W / 34.79528°N 92.19528°W / 34.79528; -92.19528
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Pulaski
Area
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 269 ft (82 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,873
 • Density 1,200/sq mi (460/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72117
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-42350
GNIS feature ID 0058137

McAlmont, also referred to as "Mac Side", is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,873 at the 2010 census.[1] The community adjoins eastern North Little Rock, and is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

McAlmont is located at 34°47′43″N 92°11′43″W / 34.79528°N 92.19528°W / 34.79528; -92.19528 (34.795323, -92.195160).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,922 people, 684 households, and 487 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,126.7 people per square mile (434.0/km²). There were 776 housing units at an average density of 454.9/sq mi (175.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 25.08% White, 70.50% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 2.65% from two or more races. 1.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 684 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.3% were married couples living together, 24.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $19,762, and the median income for a family was $27,174. Males had a median income of $30,855 versus $16,549 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,737. About 23.3% of families and 28.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.5% of those under age 18 and 21.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education is provided by the Pulaski County Special School District with high school students attending nearby Sylvan Hills High School. Prior to 1971, students attended Harris High School, which closed as part of the county's desegregation activities. Harris became an elementary school after 1971.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 6 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.