Tillar, Arkansas

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Tillar, Arkansas
Location of Tillar in Desha County and Drew County, Arkansas.
Location of Tillar in Desha County and Drew County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 33°42′41″N 91°27′11″W / 33.71139°N 91.45306°W / 33.71139; -91.45306Coordinates: 33°42′41″N 91°27′11″W / 33.71139°N 91.45306°W / 33.71139; -91.45306
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountiesDrew, Desha
Area
 • Total0.79 sq mi (2.03 km2)
 • Land0.79 sq mi (2.03 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
148 ft (45 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total225
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
220
 • Density280.25/sq mi (108.23/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
71670
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-69230
GNIS feature ID0058746

Tillar is a town[3] in Desha and Drew counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 225 at the 2010 census.[4]

Arkansas State Representative Mark D. McElroy, who has represented District 11 since 2013, resides in Tillar.

Geography[edit]

Tillar is located at 33°42′41″N 91°27′11″W / 33.71139°N 91.45306°W / 33.71139; -91.45306 (33.711383, -91.453026).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910180
192035094.4%
1930267−23.7%
1940229−14.2%
19502394.4%
1960232−2.9%
197029326.3%
1980280−4.4%
1990221−21.1%
20002408.6%
2010225−6.2%
Est. 2017220[2]−2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 240 people, 99 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 325.9 people per square mile (125.2/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 149.4/sq mi (57.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.67% White, 5.83% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 1.25% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 4.58% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 99 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,792, and the median income for a family was $34,821. Males had a median income of $23,929 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,568. About 13.4% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.0% of those sixty five or over.

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 - Tillar, retrieved September 3, 2012
  4. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Tillar city, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved August 15, 2011.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.