Perrytown, Arkansas

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Perrytown, Arkansas
Town
Location in Hempstead County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Hempstead County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 33°41′55″N 93°32′7″W / 33.69861°N 93.53528°W / 33.69861; -93.53528Coordinates: 33°41′55″N 93°32′7″W / 33.69861°N 93.53528°W / 33.69861; -93.53528
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Hempstead
Area
 • Total 1.5 sq mi (4 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 308 ft (94 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 272
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 263
 • Density 180/sq mi (68/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71801
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-54680
GNIS feature ID 0058349

Perrytown is a town[2] in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 272 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Hope Micropolitan Statistical Area and was founded in 1959 by local entrepreneur Perry Campbell.

Geography[edit]

Perrytown is located at 33°41′55″N 93°32′7″W / 33.69861°N 93.53528°W / 33.69861; -93.53528 (33.698694, -93.535194).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 148
1980 282 90.5%
1990 248 −12.1%
2000 255 2.8%
2010 272 6.7%
Est. 2016 263 [1] −3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 255 people, 119 households, and 82 families residing in the city. The population density was 164.9 people per square mile (63.5/km²). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 82.8/sq mi (31.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.45% White, 9.02% Black or African American, 0.39% Native American, 3.14% from other races. 4.31% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 119 households out of which 19.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.54.

In the city the population was spread out with 16.9% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 34.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 83.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $38,438. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $16,786 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,059. About 11.5% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 3.4% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ Local.Arkansas.gov - Perrytown, retrieved September 3, 2012 
  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.