Fulton, Arkansas

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Fulton, Arkansas
Town of Fulton
Location of Fulton in Hempstead County, Arkansas.
Location of Fulton in Hempstead County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 33°36′43″N 93°48′52″W / 33.61194°N 93.81444°W / 33.61194; -93.81444Coordinates: 33°36′43″N 93°48′52″W / 33.61194°N 93.81444°W / 33.61194; -93.81444
Country United States
State Arkansas
CountyHempstead
Area
 • Total0.20 sq mi (0.51 km2)
 • Land0.17 sq mi (0.45 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
259 ft (79 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total201
 • Estimate 
(2017)[2]
195
 • Density1,120.69/sq mi (431.64/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
71838
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-25360
GNIS feature ID0049291
Highways

Fulton is a town[3] in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 201 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Hope Micropolitan Statistical Area. The community is named after steamboat inventor, Robert Fulton.

Geography[edit]

Fulton is located at 33°36′43″N 93°48′52″W / 33.61194°N 93.81444°W / 33.61194; -93.81444 (33.611984, -93.814471).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), of which 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (10.00%) is water.

Fulton is located at the junction of Arkansas Highway 355 and Interstate 30.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880374
1890337−9.9%
190050449.6%
191064728.4%
1920543−16.1%
19305939.2%
1940485−18.2%
1950385−20.6%
1960309−19.7%
19703234.5%
19803260.9%
1990269−17.5%
2000245−8.9%
2010201−18.0%
Est. 2017195[2]−3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2014 Estimate[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 245 people, 95 households, and 68 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,349.1 people per square mile (525.5/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 605.7/sq mi (236.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 55.92% White, 43.27% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, and 0.41% from two or more races. 1.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 95 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 17.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 14.3% from 18 to 24, 17.1% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,583, and the median income for a family was $29,167. Males had a median income of $21,827 versus $17,656 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,280. About 20.0% of families and 18.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.1% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.2% of those sixty five or over.

Notable person[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ ocal.Arkansas.gov - Fulton, retrieved September 3, 2012
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 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 September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  8. ^ "Illinois Blue Book 2001-2002,' Biographical Sketch of William "Bill" Shaw, pg. 86

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