Grubbs, Arkansas

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Grubbs, Arkansas
Location of Grubbs in Jackson County, Arkansas.
Location of Grubbs in Jackson County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°39′3″N 91°4′27″W / 35.65083°N 91.07417°W / 35.65083; -91.07417Coordinates: 35°39′3″N 91°4′27″W / 35.65083°N 91.07417°W / 35.65083; -91.07417
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyJackson
Area
 • Total0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)
 • Land0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total386
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
359
 • Density634.28/sq mi (244.68/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72431
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-29020
GNIS feature ID0049697

Grubbs is a city[3] in Jackson County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 386 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 km² (0.6 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910178
192030068.5%
193036622.0%
1940345−5.7%
1950313−9.3%
196036015.0%
197044222.8%
198054623.5%
1990528−3.3%
2000438−17.0%
2010386−11.9%
Est. 2017359[2]−7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 438 people, 186 households, and 135 families residing in the town; the population density was 307.5/km² (798.0/mi²). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 149.5/km² (388.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.52% White, and 5.48% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 186 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.9% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.3% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,929, and the median income for a family was $33,036. Males had a median income of $26,125 versus $17,500 for females; the per capita income for the town was $11,809. About 11.9% of families and 15.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 30.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Jackson County School District serves the community; the school district formed on July 1, 1993 due to the merger of the Tuckerman School District and the Grubbs School District.[6]

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. ^ Local.Arkansas.gov - Grubbs, retrieved September 3, 2012
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "ConsolidationAnnex_from_1983.xls." Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on October 13, 2017.