Houston, Arkansas

Houston is a town in Perry County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 159 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Houston, Arkansas
Location of Houston in Perry County, Arkansas.
Location of Houston in Perry County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°2′0″N 92°41′42″W / 35.03333°N 92.69500°W / 35.03333; -92.69500Coordinates: 35°2′0″N 92°41′42″W / 35.03333°N 92.69500°W / 35.03333; -92.69500
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyPerry
Area
 • Total1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Land1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
308 ft (94 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total173
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
175
 • Density172.92/sq mi (66.75/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72070
Area code(s)501
FIPS code05-33490
GNIS feature ID0050355

GeographyEdit

Houston is located at 35°2′0″N 92°41′42″W / 35.03333°N 92.69500°W / 35.03333; -92.69500 (35.033460, -92.694938).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 mi2), all land.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920403
1930345−14.4%
1940287−16.8%
19502911.4%
1960206−29.2%
1970200−2.9%
1980183−8.5%
1990149−18.6%
20001596.7%
20101738.8%
2019 (est.)175[2]1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 159 people, 74 households, and 48 families residing in the town. The population density was 60.8/km2 (157.3/mi2). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 33.3/km2 (86.1/mi2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.97% White, 0.63% Black or African American, 1.26% Native American, and 3.14% from two or more races. 1.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 74 households, out of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 18.9% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 80.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,130. About 5.4% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 18.8% of those 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Early childhood, elementary and secondary school students attend one of two school districts:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 30, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)