Waldenburg, Arkansas

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Waldenburg, Arkansas
Town
Waldenburg AR 016.jpg
Location in Poinsett County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Poinsett County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°33′58″N 90°56′2″W / 35.56611°N 90.93389°W / 35.56611; -90.93389Coordinates: 35°33′58″N 90°56′2″W / 35.56611°N 90.93389°W / 35.56611; -90.93389
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Poinsett
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 240 ft (73 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 80
 • Density 800/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72475
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-72320
GNIS feature ID 0058812

Waldenburg is a town in Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 80 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. Waldenburg is home to Zion Lutheran Church. Zion was founded in 1881 and is a member congregation of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.[1]

Geography[edit]

Waldenburg is located at 35°33′58″N 90°56′2″W / 35.56611°N 90.93389°W / 35.56611; -90.93389 (35.565984, -90.933779).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 113
1970 164 45.1%
1980 124 −24.4%
1990 103 −16.9%
2000 80 −22.3%
2010 61 −23.7%
Est. 2014 60 [3] −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 80 people, 33 households, and 20 families residing in the town. The population density was 588.2 inhabitants per square mile (220.6/km²). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 286.7 per square mile (107.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.75% White, 5.00% Black or African American, and 1.25% from two or more races.

There were 33 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 32.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 110.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 134.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,750, and the median income for a family was $33,250. Males had a median income of $16,250 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,452. There were no families and 12.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 20.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://locator.lcms.org/nchurches_frm/c_detail.asp?C941061
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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