Strawberry, Arkansas

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Strawberry, Arkansas
Location of Strawberry in Lawrence County, Arkansas.
Location of Strawberry in Lawrence County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°57′52″N 91°18′56″W / 35.96444°N 91.31556°W / 35.96444; -91.31556Coordinates: 35°57′52″N 91°18′56″W / 35.96444°N 91.31556°W / 35.96444; -91.31556
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyLawrence
Area
 • Total2.33 sq mi (6.03 km2)
 • Land2.33 sq mi (6.03 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
341 ft (104 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total302
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
290
 • Density124.57/sq mi (48.09/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72469
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-67250
GNIS feature ID0055268

Strawberry is a town in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 283 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Strawberry is located at 35°57′52″N 91°18′56″W / 35.96444°N 91.31556°W / 35.96444; -91.31556 (35.964401, -91.315678).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.8 km² (2.2 mi²), all land.

List Of Highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970218
198028028.4%
1990273−2.5%
20002833.7%
20103026.7%
Est. 2017290[2]−4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 283 people, 112 households, and 80 families residing in the town; the population density was 48.6/km² (125.9/mi²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 21.8/km² (56.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White. 0.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 112 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% 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 2.98.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,438, and the median income for a family was $33,438. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $26,000 for females; the per capita income for the town was $14,621. About 16.9% of families and 15.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under the age of 18 and 14.8% of those 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Hillcrest School District operates area schools, including Hillcrest Elementary School in Lynn and Hillcrest High School in Strawberry; the River Valley School District formed on July 1, 1992 by the merger of the Poughkeepsie School District and the Strawberry School District. On July 1, 2004, River Valley merged with the Lynn School District to form the Hillcrest School District.[6]

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. ^ "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.