Mineral Springs, Arkansas

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Mineral Springs, Arkansas
Location of Mineral Springs in Howard County, Arkansas.
Location of Mineral Springs in Howard County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 33°52′35″N 93°55′7″W / 33.87639°N 93.91861°W / 33.87639; -93.91861Coordinates: 33°52′35″N 93°55′7″W / 33.87639°N 93.91861°W / 33.87639; -93.91861
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyHoward
Government
 • MayorBobby Tullis (L)
Area
 • Total2.26 sq mi (5.86 km2)
 • Land2.24 sq mi (5.81 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
341 ft (104 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,208
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
1,166
 • Density519.61/sq mi (200.63/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
71851
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-46040
GNIS feature ID0077672

Mineral Springs is a city in Howard County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,208 at the 2010 census.[3]

Geography[edit]

Mineral Springs is located in southern Howard County at 33°52′35″N 93°55′7″W / 33.87639°N 93.91861°W / 33.87639; -93.91861 (33.876358, -93.918599).[4] Arkansas Highway 27 runs through the center of town, leading northeast 7 miles (11 km) to Nashville, the county seat, and west 13 miles (21 km) to Ben Lomond. Arkansas Highway 355 joins Highway 27 on Runnels Street through the center of Mineral Springs, but it leads north 12 miles (19 km) to Center Point and south 4.5 miles (7.2 km) to Tollette.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Mineral Springs has a total area of 2.30 square miles (5.95 km2), of which 2.28 square miles (5.90 km2) are land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.84%, are water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880546
1900278
191043255.4%
192077779.9%
1930712−8.4%
19407312.7%
19507512.7%
1960616−18.0%
197076123.5%
198093623.0%
19901,0047.3%
20001,26425.9%
20101,208−4.4%
Est. 20171,166[2]−3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,264 people, 466 households, and 354 families residing in the city; the population density was 546.3 people per square mile (211.3/km²). There were 519 housing units at an average density of 224.3/sq mi (86.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 51.19% White, 41.46% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 5.78% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. 10.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 466 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 19.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,853, and the median income for a family was $31,150. Males had a median income of $24,286 versus $16,775 for females; the per capita income for the city was $12,477. About 16.2% of families and 21.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.5% of those under age 18 and 14.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Public education of early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is provided by the Mineral Springs Saratoga School District, which leads to graduation from Mineral Springs High School.

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 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Mineral Springs city, Arkansas". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 21, 2017.
  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.
  7. ^ "Biography of Henry Edward Chambers". usgwarchives.org. Archived from the original on July 28, 2011. Retrieved March 15, 2011.
  8. ^ Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8.
  9. ^ Encyclopedia of Arkansas

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