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Edmondson is a town in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 427 at the 2010 census.[3]

Edmondson, Arkansas
Edmondson AR 002.jpg
Location of Edmondson in Crittenden County, Arkansas.
Location of Edmondson in Crittenden County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°6′13″N 90°18′29″W / 35.10361°N 90.30806°W / 35.10361; -90.30806Coordinates: 35°6′13″N 90°18′29″W / 35.10361°N 90.30806°W / 35.10361; -90.30806
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyCrittenden
Area
 • Total3.15 sq mi (8.15 km2)
 • Land3.15 sq mi (8.15 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
207 ft (63 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total427
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
399
 • Density126.75/sq mi (48.94/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72332
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-20830
GNIS feature ID0057701

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GeographyEdit

Edmondson is located in south-central Crittenden County at 35°6′13″N 90°18′29″W / 35.10361°N 90.30806°W / 35.10361; -90.30806 (35.103619, -90.308190).[4] It is 4 miles (6 km) south of Interstate 40, which then leads 6 miles (10 km) east to West Memphis and 14 miles (23 km) east to downtown Memphis, Tennessee.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Edmondson has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.4 km2), all land.[3]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1910342
1920325−5.0%
1930302−7.1%
19403082.0%
1950283−8.1%
19602881.8%
197041243.1%
1980344−16.5%
1990286−16.9%
200051379.4%
2010427−16.8%
Est. 2017399[2]−6.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2014 Estimate[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 513 people, 174 households, and 140 families residing in the town. The population density was 60.9/km² (157.7/mi²). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 23.5/km² (60.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 27.49% White, 71.15% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.19% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 174 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 26.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the town, the population was spread out with 35.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,056, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $29,000 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,143. About 21.5% of families and 24.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.9% of those under age 18 and 22.2% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Edmondson is served by the West Memphis School District,[8] which operates Academies of West Memphis (formerly West Memphis High School).

ReferencesEdit

  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): Edmondson town, Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 20, 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 April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Archived from the original on May 22, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Crittenden County, AR" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2018-05-14. Note: Since the production of the map, the Turrell School District merged into the Marion school district

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