Victoria, Arkansas

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Victoria, Arkansas
Town
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Mississippi County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°45′26″N 90°3′23″W / 35.75722°N 90.05639°W / 35.75722; -90.05639Coordinates: 35°45′26″N 90°3′23″W / 35.75722°N 90.05639°W / 35.75722; -90.05639
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Mississippi
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 230 ft (70 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 59
 • Density 196.7/sq mi (73.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 05-71900
GNIS feature ID 0058803

Victoria is a town in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 59 as of the 2000 census. It is named after a sister of the town's founder, Robert E. Lee Wilson.

Geography[edit]

Victoria is located at coordinates 35°45′26″N 90°03′23″W / 35.757332°N 90.056384°W / 35.757332; -90.056384.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²), all land.

Victoria is located on State Highway 158 east of State Highway 181, and west of Interstate 55.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 198
1980 175 −11.6%
1990 110 −37.1%
2000 59 −46.4%
2010 37 −37.3%
Est. 2015 35 [2] −5.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 37 people residing in the town. 94.6% were White, and 5.4% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

As of the 2000 census,[4] there were 59 people, 21 households, and 14 families residing in the town. The population density was 73.5/km² (191.7/mi²). There were 30 housing units at an average density of 37.4/km² (97.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.31% White, and 1.69% other races, such as Hispanic or Latino.

There were 21 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, and 33.3% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% 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 3.50.

In the town, the population was spread out with 33.9% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 126.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 129.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,750, and the median income for a family was roughly the same. Males had a median income of $19,500, versus $11,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,721. None of the families and only 5.3% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no individuals under eighteen and none over 64.

Education[edit]

Public education for elementary and secondary students is provided by the Southern Mississippi County School District. Students graduate from Rivercrest High School located in nearby Wilson.

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