Coal Hill, Arkansas

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Coal Hill, Arkansas
City
Location of Coal Hill in Johnson County, Arkansas
Location of Coal Hill in Johnson County, Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°26′13″N 93°40′20″W / 35.43694°N 93.67222°W / 35.43694; -93.67222Coordinates: 35°26′13″N 93°40′20″W / 35.43694°N 93.67222°W / 35.43694; -93.67222
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Johnson
Area[1]
 • Total 2.79 sq mi (7.23 km2)
 • Land 2.77 sq mi (7.17 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,012
 • Estimate (2017)[2] 1,026
 • Density 370.53/sq mi (143.04/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 72832
Area code(s) 479
FIPS code 05-14500
GNIS feature ID 0076645

Coal Hill is a city in Johnson County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,012 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Coal mining gave the town its name.[4]

Geography[edit]

Coal Hill is located in southwestern Johnson County at 35°26′13″N 93°40′20″W / 35.43694°N 93.67222°W / 35.43694; -93.67222 (35.436998, -93.672307).[5] U.S. Highway 64 passes through the center of town, leading east 12 miles (19 km) to Clarksville, the county seat, and west 10 miles (16 km) to Ozark. Arkansas Highway 164 runs north from the east end of Coal Hill 4 miles (6 km) to Interstate 40 at Exit 47.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.72 square miles (7.05 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.77%, are water.[3] The city is 4 miles (6 km) north of the Arkansas River.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880200
1890802301.0%
19001,34167.2%
19101,229−8.4%
19201,057−14.0%
19301,16910.6%
19401,040−11.0%
1950873−16.1%
1960704−19.4%
19707334.1%
198085917.2%
19909126.2%
20001,0019.8%
20101,0121.1%
Est. 20171,026[2]1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2014 Estimate[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 1,001 people, 411 households, and 274 families residing in the city. The population density was 370.9 people per square mile (143.1/km²). There were 474 housing units at an average density of 175.6/sq mi (67.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.50% White, 0.40% Native American, 1.90% from other races, and 2.20% from two or more races. 2.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 411 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,490, and the median income for a family was $34,250. Males had a median income of $23,077 versus $16,544 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,540. About 16.6% of families and 21.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.5% of those under age 18 and 22.9% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Coal Hill city, Arkansas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 24, 2018. 
  4. ^ "Colorful Names". Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism. Archived from the original on November 24, 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  9. ^ Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8.