Lynn, Arkansas

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Lynn, Arkansas
Location of Lynn in Lawrence County, Arkansas.
Location of Lynn in Lawrence County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 36°0′24″N 91°15′8″W / 36.00667°N 91.25222°W / 36.00667; -91.25222Coordinates: 36°0′24″N 91°15′8″W / 36.00667°N 91.25222°W / 36.00667; -91.25222
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyLawrence
Area
 • Total2.31 sq mi (5.99 km2)
 • Land2.31 sq mi (5.99 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
358 ft (109 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total288
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
272
 • Density117.60/sq mi (45.41/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72440
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-42260
GNIS feature ID0051525

Lynn is a town in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 315 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Lynn is located at 36°0′24″N 91°15′8″W / 36.00667°N 91.25222°W / 36.00667; -91.25222 (36.006640, -91.252121).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.2 km² (2.4 mi²), all land.

List Of Highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970274
198034525.9%
1990299−13.3%
20003155.4%
2010288−8.6%
Est. 2017272[2]−5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 315 people, 136 households, and 96 families residing in the town; the population density was 50.5/km² (130.8/mi²). There were 151 housing units at an average density of 24.2/km² (62.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.46% White, 0.95% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. 0.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 136 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,778, and the median income for a family was $27,375. Males had a median income of $29,688 versus $20,625 for females; the per capita income for the town was $14,409. About 8.4% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 28.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Hillcrest School District operates area schools, including Hillcrest Elementary School in Lynn and Hillcrest High School in Strawberry. On July 1, 2004, the Lynn School District combined with the River Valley School District to form the Hillcrest 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "ConsolidationAnnex_from_1983.xls." Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on October 13, 2017.