Winchester, Arkansas

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Winchester, Arkansas
Town
Location in Drew County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Drew County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 33°46′22″N 91°28′36″W / 33.77278°N 91.47667°W / 33.77278; -91.47667Coordinates: 33°46′22″N 91°28′36″W / 33.77278°N 91.47667°W / 33.77278; -91.47667
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Drew
Area[1]
 • Total 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Land 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 154 ft (47 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 167
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 165
 • Density 331.33/sq mi (127.82/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 71677
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-76010
GNIS feature ID 0056453

Winchester is a small town in northeast Drew County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 167 at the 2010 census, declining from its 20th-century high of 279 in 1980.

Geography[edit]

Winchester is a town[3] located at 33°46′22″N 91°28′36″W / 33.77278°N 91.47667°W / 33.77278; -91.47667 (33.772854, -91.476597).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 mi² (1.3 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 217
1930 221 1.8%
1940 171 −22.6%
1950 198 15.8%
1960 185 −6.6%
1970 234 26.5%
1980 279 19.2%
1990 239 −14.3%
2000 191 −20.1%
2010 167 −12.6%
Est. 2016 165 [2] −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 191 people, 69 households, and 52 families residing in the city. The population density was 147.5/km² (383.6/mi²). There were 78 housing units at an average density of 60.2/km² (156.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 29.32% White, 64.92% Black or African American, 1.05% Native American, 3.66% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. 3.66% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 69 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 20.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $29,750. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,397. About 12.8% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 28.0% of those sixty five or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ Local.Arkansas.gov - Winchester, retrieved September 3, 2012 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.