Mitchellville, Arkansas

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Mitchellville, Arkansas
City
Highway 159 at US 65 in Mitchellville, Arkansas.jpg
Location in Desha County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Desha County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 33°54′19″N 91°29′54″W / 33.90528°N 91.49833°W / 33.90528; -91.49833Coordinates: 33°54′19″N 91°29′54″W / 33.90528°N 91.49833°W / 33.90528; -91.49833
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Desha
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 161 ft (49 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 360
 • Density 3,600/sq mi (900/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71639
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-46190
GNIS feature ID 0058200

Mitchellville is a city in Desha County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 360 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Mitchellville is located at 33°54′19″N 91°29′54″W / 33.905253°N 91.498277°W / 33.905253; -91.498277.[2]

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 494
1980 618 25.1%
1990 513 −17.0%
2000 497 −3.1%
2010 360 −27.6%
Est. 2015 332 [3] −7.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 497 people, 180 households, and 129 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,322.5 people per square mile (1,279.3/km²). There were 197 housing units at an average density of 1,316.9/sq mi (507.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 0.40% White, 98.19% Black or African American, 0.20% Asian, 1.01% from other races, and 0.20% from two or more races. 1.21% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 180 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.6% were married couples living together, 35.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city, the population was spread out with 38.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 18.7% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 75.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 64.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $17,625, and the median income for a family was $19,500. Males had a median income of $20,000 versus $16,042 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,680. About 39.2% of families and 43.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 56.9% of those under age 18 and 53.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Dumas School District serves Mitchellville.[6]

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