Rondo, Arkansas

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Rondo, Arkansas
Town
Location in Lee County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Lee County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°39′32″N 90°49′20″W / 34.65889°N 90.82222°W / 34.65889; -90.82222Coordinates: 34°39′32″N 90°49′20″W / 34.65889°N 90.82222°W / 34.65889; -90.82222
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Lee
Area
 • Total 1 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 1 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 213 ft (65 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 237
 • Density 237/sq mi (91.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 05-60590
GNIS feature ID 0054180

Rondo is a town in Lee County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 237 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Rondo is located at 34°39′32″N 90°49′20″W / 34.65889°N 90.82222°W / 34.65889; -90.82222 (34.658789, -90.822236).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 274
1940 201 −26.6%
1950 194 −3.5%
1960 219 12.9%
1970 379 73.1%
1980 330 −12.9%
1990 283 −14.2%
2000 237 −16.3%
2010 198 −16.5%
Est. 2015 180 [2] −9.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 237 people, 99 households, and 69 families residing in the town. The population density was 90.6/km² (235.6/mi²). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 43.2/km² (112.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 26.16% White, 70.04% Black or African American, and 3.80% from two or more races. 1.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 99 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.4% were married couples living together, 32.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 76.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $15,000, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,601. About 32.7% of families and 38.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 48.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 46.7% of those sixty five or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.