Sherrill, Arkansas

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Sherrill, Arkansas
Town
Town of Sherrill
Downtown Sherrill
Downtown Sherrill
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Arkansas
Sherrill is located in the US
Sherrill
Sherrill
Location of Sherrill in the US
Coordinates: 34°23′07.3″N 91°57′02.5″W / 34.385361°N 91.950694°W / 34.385361; -91.950694Coordinates: 34°23′07.3″N 91°57′02.5″W / 34.385361°N 91.950694°W / 34.385361; -91.950694
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Jefferson
Township Plum Bayou
Incorporated[1] May 25, 1935; 82 years ago (1935-05-25)
Named for Dr. Albert Rush Sherrill
Government[2]
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Mayor Jody Campbell (I)
 • Council
Area[3]
 • Total 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Land 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 217 ft (66 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 84
 • Estimate (2016)[4] 75
 • Density 547.45/sq mi (210.95/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code(s) 72152
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-63740
GNIS feature ID 78344
Major airport LIT

Sherrill is a town in Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States. Its population was 84 at the 2010 U.S. census. It is included in the Pine Bluff, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Sherrill is located at 34°23′07.3″N 91°57′02.5″W / 34.385361°N 91.950694°W / 34.385361; -91.950694 (34.3853740, -91.9506940).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 km² (0.1 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 258
1950 263 1.9%
1960 241 −8.4%
1970 208 −13.7%
1980 161 −22.6%
1990 55 −65.8%
2000 126 129.1%
2010 84 −33.3%
Est. 2016 75 [4] −10.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2010, there were 84 people, 37 households, and 25 families residing in the town. The population density was 347.5/km² (895.9/mi²). There were 54 housing units at an average density of 148.9/km² (384.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 44.0% White and 56.0% Black or African American.

There were 37 households out of which 10.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town, the population was spread out with 16.7% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50.5 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $24,643. Males had a median income of $32,813 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,096. There were 16.2% of families and 21.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 30.3% of under eighteens and 26.7% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Sherrill is served by the Dollarway School District.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teske, Steven (2017). "Sherrill (Jefferson County)". Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture. Central Arkansas Library System. Retrieved May 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Sherrill". Arkansas Municipal League. 2017. Retrieved May 8, 2017. 
  3. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 23, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2017-05-12. 

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