England, Arkansas

England is a city in southwestern Lonoke County, Arkansas, United States and the county's fourth most populous city. The population was 2,825 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

England, Arkansas
City of England
Location of England in Lonoke County, Arkansas.
Location of England in Lonoke County, Arkansas.
England, Arkansas is located in the United States
England, Arkansas
England, Arkansas
Location in the contiguous United States
Coordinates: 34°32′39″N 91°58′3″W / 34.54417°N 91.96750°W / 34.54417; -91.96750Coordinates: 34°32′39″N 91°58′3″W / 34.54417°N 91.96750°W / 34.54417; -91.96750
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyLonoke
Area
 • Total1.89 sq mi (4.89 km2)
 • Land1.89 sq mi (4.89 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total2,477
 • Density1,311.28/sq mi (506.26/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72046
Area code(s)501
FIPS code05-21730
GNIS feature ID0076878[2]
Websitewww.cityofengland.org

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900368
19101,407282.3%
19202,40871.1%
19302,130−11.5%
19402,027−4.8%
19502,1365.4%
19602,86133.9%
19703,0757.5%
19803,0810.2%
19903,3518.8%
20002,972−11.3%
20102,825−4.9%
20202,477−12.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2015 Estimate[4]

2020 census

England racial composition[5]
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 1,473 59.47%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 831 33.55%
Native American 3 0.12%
Asian 3 0.12%
Other/Mixed 91 3.67%
Hispanic or Latino 76 3.07%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 2,477 people, 1,026 households, and 667 families residing in the city.

2000 census

At the 2000 census there were 2,972 people in 1,183 households, including 830 families, in the city. The population density was 1,597.1 people per square mile (616.9/km2). There were 1,305 housing units at an average density of 701.3/sq mi (270.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 65.51% White, 33.18% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[6] Of the 1,183 households 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 19.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 26.7% of households were one person and 13.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.03.

The age distribution was 27.1% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.7 males.

The median household income was $28,516 and the median family income was $34,335. Males had a median income of $26,449 versus $18,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,095. About 14.7% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.9% of those under age 18 and 21.8% of those age 65 or over.

Economy

The Arkansas Department of Correction operates the Willis H. Sargent Training Academy in England.[7]

Sports

England is home of the England Lions.

Education

The England Public School District is headquartered in and serves England, with students graduating from England High School.[8]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: England, Arkansas
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 2, 2016.
  5. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-31.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "Training FAQ Archived 2015-12-07 at the Wayback Machine." Arkansas Department of Correction. Retrieved on September 22, 2015. "The Willis H. Sargent Training Academy is located at 1500 NE 1st St, England, AR 72046. "
  8. ^ "Home". England Public School District. Archived from the original on January 1, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2011.
  9. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 179. ISBN 978-0-89820-177-2.

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