White Hall, Arkansas

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Not to be confused with three smaller communities each named Whitehall, Arkansas.
White Hall
City
City of White Hall
Location in Jefferson county and the state of Arkansas
Location in Jefferson county and the state of Arkansas
White Hall is located in USA
White Hall
White Hall
Location in the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°16′09″N 92°5′52″W / 34.26917°N 92.09778°W / 34.26917; -92.09778Coordinates: 34°16′09″N 92°5′52″W / 34.26917°N 92.09778°W / 34.26917; -92.09778
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Jefferson
Township Washington
Incorporated 1964
Government
 • Mayor Noel Foster (I)
 • Council
Area
 • City 6.8 sq mi (17.7 km2)
 • Land 6.8 sq mi (17.7 km2)
Population (2010)
 • City 5,526
 • Density 812.6/sq mi (312.2/km2)
 • Metro 100,258
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71612
Area code 870
Major airport Adams Field (LIT)
Website www.whitehallar.org

White Hall is a city in Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States, with a population of 5,526 in the 2010 U.S. census. It is included in the Pine Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area and the larger Little Rock-North Little Rock-Pine Bluff Combined Statistical Area. White Hall has the second highest median household income in Arkansas (after Maumelle).[1]

History[edit]

U.S. Forces Monument, White Hall.

White Hall was incorporated in 1964, and was named for a Methodist church building.[2]

Geography[edit]

White Hall is located at 34°16′19″N 92°5′52″W / 34.27194°N 92.09778°W / 34.27194; -92.09778 (34.271981, -92.097910). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.8 square miles (18 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 1,300
1980 2,214 70.3%
1990 3,849 73.8%
2000 4,732 22.9%
2010 5,526 16.8%
Est. 2014 5,242 [4] −5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]


As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 4,732 people, 1,780 households, and 1,418 families residing in the city. The population density was 692.1 people per square mile (267.1/km²). There were 1,925 housing units at an average density of 281.6 per square mile (108.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.54% White, 4.65% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 1.31% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. 1.04% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,780 households out of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.3% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $52,045, and the median income for a family was $56,997. Males had a median income of $38,286 versus $26,827 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,524. About 5.5% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The City of White Hall is served by the White Hall School District.

There are three elementary schools. 1. Gandy Elementary 2. Taylor Elementary 3. Moody Elementary

There is one middle school. 1. White Hall Middle School

There is one high school. 1. White Hall High School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Leslie, James W. (1981). Pine Bluff and Jefferson County: A Pictorial History. Norfolk, Va.: Donning Co. ISBN 978-0898651485. 

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