Humphrey, Arkansas

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Humphrey, Arkansas
City of Humphrey
Location of Humphrey in Arkansas County and Jefferson County, Arkansas.
Location of Humphrey in Arkansas County and Jefferson County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 34°25′22″N 91°42′22″W / 34.42278°N 91.70611°W / 34.42278; -91.70611Coordinates: 34°25′22″N 91°42′22″W / 34.42278°N 91.70611°W / 34.42278; -91.70611
Country United States
State Arkansas
CountyArkansas, Jefferson
Area
 • Total1.31 sq mi (3.38 km2)
 • Land1.31 sq mi (3.38 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
190 ft (58 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total557
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
498
 • Density381.32/sq mi (147.22/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72073
Area code870
FIPS code05-33850
GNIS feature ID57958
Major airportLIT

Humphrey is a city in Arkansas and Jefferson counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population was 557 at the 2010 census,[3] it is included in the Pine Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Humphrey is located at 34°25′22″N 91°42′22″W / 34.42278°N 91.70611°W / 34.42278; -91.70611 (34.422724, -91.706125).[4]

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

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910380
192055445.8%
19305957.4%
19405950.0%
19506295.7%
19606493.2%
197081826.0%
19808726.6%
1990743−14.8%
20008068.5%
2010557−30.9%
Est. 2017498[2]−10.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 806 people, 319 households, and 209 families residing in the city; the population density was 592.3 people per square mile (228.8/km²). There were 365 housing units at an average density of 268.2/sq mi (103.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 57.82% White, 40.45% Black or African American, 1.20% Native American, 1.00% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. 0.87% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 319 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,880, and the median income for a family was $33,824. Males had a median income of $25,163 versus $23,472 for females; the per capita income for the city was $12,517. About 23.7% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.9% of those under age 18 and 21.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Humphrey is in the DeWitt School District, which operates DeWitt High School.[7]

On July 1, 2004, the Humphrey School District, along with the Gillett School District, consolidated into the DeWitt district;[8] the DeWitt district voted to close Humphrey Elementary School in 2009.[9]

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. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010". Archived from the original on March 5, 2014.
  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. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Jefferson County, AR." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on July 31, 2017.
  8. ^ "Consolidation/Annexations of LEA's (1983-June 30, 2012)." Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on July 31, 2017.
  9. ^ Brantley, Max (2009-04-28). "Another school gone UPDATE". Arkansas Times. Retrieved 2018-05-24.

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