Oppelo, Arkansas

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Oppelo, Arkansas
City
Location in Conway County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Conway County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°6′9″N 92°46′6″W / 35.10250°N 92.76833°W / 35.10250; -92.76833Coordinates: 35°6′9″N 92°46′6″W / 35.10250°N 92.76833°W / 35.10250; -92.76833
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Conway
Area
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6.5 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 338 ft (103 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 781
 • Density 317/sq mi (122.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72110
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-52430
GNIS feature ID 0053063

Oppelo is a city in Conway County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 781 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Oppelo is located near the southern border of Conway County at 35°6′9″N 92°46′6″W / 35.10250°N 92.76833°W / 35.10250; -92.76833 (35.102495, -92.768276).[2] By Arkansas Highway 9, it is 3 miles (5 km) south of the Arkansas River and 6 miles (10 km) south of the center of Morrilton, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Oppelo has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), of which 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 2.05%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 147
1980 486 230.6%
1990 643 32.3%
2000 725 12.8%
2010 781 7.7%
Est. 2015 766 [3] −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 725 people, 258 households, and 204 families residing in the city. The population density was 292.6 people per square mile (112.9/km²). There were 285 housing units at an average density of 115.0/sq mi (44.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.76% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.83% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. 2.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 258 households out of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.8% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% 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 3.17.

In the city, the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 103.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $32,202, and the median income for a family was $41,667. Males had a median income of $32,083 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,674. About 10.1% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

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