Taylor, Arkansas

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Taylor, Arkansas
City
Location of Taylor in Columbia County, Arkansas.
Location of Taylor in Columbia County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 33°6′7″N 93°27′39″W / 33.10194°N 93.46083°W / 33.10194; -93.46083Coordinates: 33°6′7″N 93°27′39″W / 33.10194°N 93.46083°W / 33.10194; -93.46083
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Columbia
Area[1]
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Land 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 240 ft (73 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 566
 • Estimate (2017)[2] 523
 • Density 526.69/sq mi (203.35/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 71861
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-68660
GNIS feature ID 0055455

Taylor is a city[3] in Columbia County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 566 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Taylor is located in southwestern Columbia County at 33°6′7″N 93°27′39″W / 33.10194°N 93.46083°W / 33.10194; -93.46083 (33.101965, -93.460852).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all land.[4]

Education[edit]

Public education for early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is provided by the Emerson–Taylor-Bradley School District (formerly the Emerson–Taylor School District), which includes Taylor Elementary School and Taylor High School. The district was established on July 1, 2004 by the consolidation of the Emerson School District and the Taylor School District.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920275
1930263−4.4%
194033527.4%
195054763.3%
196073434.2%
1970671−8.6%
1980657−2.1%
1990621−5.5%
2000566−8.9%
20105660.0%
Est. 2017523[2]−7.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 566 people, 220 households, and 166 families residing in the city. The population density was 566.2 people per square mile (218.5/km²). There were 251 housing units at an average density of 251.1/sq mi (96.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.70% White, 3.71% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.18% Pacific Islander, and 0.88% from two or more races. 0.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 220 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the city, the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,534, and the median income for a family was $39,167. Males had a median income of $30,750 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,725. About 6.2% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.9% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

Infrastructure[edit]

Highways[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 22, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018. 
  3. ^ The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture, retrieved January 17, 2018 
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Taylor city, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "ConsolidationAnnex_from_1983.xls." Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on October 13, 2017.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.