Moorefield, Arkansas

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Moorefield, Arkansas
Town
Location in Independence County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Independence County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°46′6″N 91°34′16″W / 35.76833°N 91.57111°W / 35.76833; -91.57111Coordinates: 35°46′6″N 91°34′16″W / 35.76833°N 91.57111°W / 35.76833; -91.57111
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Independence
Area[1]
 • Total 1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)
 • Land 1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 312 ft (95 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 137
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 137
 • Density 121.02/sq mi (46.73/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 05-46730
GNIS feature ID 0052170

Moorefield is a town in Independence County, Arkansas, United States. It was named after Jesse A. Moore who owned most of the land in the area of the town at that time. The population was 160 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Moorefield is located at 35°46′6″N 91°34′16″W / 35.76833°N 91.57111°W / 35.76833; -91.57111 (35.768199, -91.571097).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 km² (1.2 mi²), all land.

List Of Highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 127
1980 129 1.6%
1990 160 24.0%
2000 160 0.0%
2010 137 −14.4%
Est. 2016 137 [2] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 160 people, 64 households, and 48 families residing in the town. The population density was 51.1/km² (132.7/mi²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 21.7/km² (56.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.88% White, 0.62% Native American, and 2.50% from two or more races.

There were 64 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,875, and the median income for a family was $29,167. Males had a median income of $21,500 versus $19,722 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,248. About 4.2% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.