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Almyra, Arkansas
Location in Arkansas County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Arkansas County and the state of Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Arkansas
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
203 ft (62 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 283
 • Density 717/sq mi (277.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72003
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-01030
GNIS feature ID 0076165

Almyra is a town in Arkansas County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 283 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Almyra is located at 34°24′21″N 91°24′43″W / 34.40583°N 91.41194°W / 34.40583; -91.41194 (34.405859, -91.411948).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 252
1920 323 28.2%
1930 287 −11.1%
1940 233 −18.8%
1950 235 0.9%
1960 240 2.1%
1970 220 −8.3%
1980 294 33.6%
1990 311 5.8%
2000 319 2.6%
2010 283 −11.3%
Est. 2015 274 −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

As of the census of 2000, there were 319 people, 124 households, and 93 families residing in the town. The population density was 315.8/km² (821.0/mi²). There were 138 housing units at an average density of 136.6/km² (355.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.12% White and 1.88% Black or African American.

There were 124 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 109.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $39,688. Males had a median income of $28,571 versus $20,938 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,729. About 10.8% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation

Almyra Municipal Airport is a city-owned, public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) west of the central business district of Almyra.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Almyra has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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