Weiner, Arkansas

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Weiner, Arkansas
Skyline of Weiner, Arkansas
Location of Weiner in Poinsett County, Arkansas.
Location of Weiner in Poinsett County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°37′15″N 90°54′4″W / 35.62083°N 90.90111°W / 35.62083; -90.90111Coordinates: 35°37′15″N 90°54′4″W / 35.62083°N 90.90111°W / 35.62083; -90.90111
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyPoinsett
Government
 • MayorMike Frazier
Area
 • Total1.36 sq mi (3.53 km2)
 • Land1.36 sq mi (3.53 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
246 ft (75 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total716
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
690
 • Density505.87/sq mi (195.26/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72479
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-73940
GNIS feature ID0058845

Weiner is a city in Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 760 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Weiner has been noted for its unusual place name.[3]

Geography[edit]

Weiner is located at 35°37′15″N 90°54′4″W / 35.62083°N 90.90111°W / 35.62083; -90.90111 (35.620713, -90.901107).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all land.

Education[edit]

Weiner is served by the Harrisburg School District. Weiner Elementary School is located in the city.[5] Residents are also zoned to Harrisburg Middle School and Harrisburg High School.

On July 1, 2010, the Weiner School District consolidated into the Harrisburg School District.[6] Weiner High School, then under the Harrisburg school district, closed in 2013.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910232
192041277.6%
193053730.3%
1940447−16.8%
195064444.1%
19606693.9%
19707156.9%
19807504.9%
1990655−12.7%
200076016.0%
2010716−5.8%
Est. 2017690[2]−3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 760 people, 306 households, and 217 families residing in Weiner. The population density was 551.4 people per square mile (212.6/km²). There were 337 housing units at an average density of 244.5 per square mile (94.3/km²). The racial makeup of Weiner was 98.55% White, 0.53% Black or African American, 0.39% Native American and 0.53% Asian. 0.66% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 306 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 2.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 2.0% were non-families. 3.0.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in Weiner was $32,125, and the median income for a family was $42,222. Males had a median income of $25,789 versus $20,804 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,222. About 6.7% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over.

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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. ^ Thompson, George E. (1 July 2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 9. ISBN 978-1-4401-3421-0.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ Home. Weiner Elementary School. Retrieved on May 25, 2018.
  6. ^ "Consolidation/Annexations of LEA's (1983-June 30, 2012)." Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on July 31, 2017.
  7. ^ Lesnick, Gavin (2013-03-11). "Board votes to close Weiner High School". Arkansas Online. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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