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Location of Bearden in Ouachita County, Arkansas.
|• Total||1.61 sq mi (4.18 km2)|
|• Land||1.61 sq mi (4.18 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||240 ft (73 m)|
|• Density||480.79/sq mi (185.66/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−06:00 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−06:00 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0046250|
Bearden is located at(33.725975, -92.617465).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||290||37.37%|
|Hispanic or Latino||28||3.61%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 776 people, 392 households, and 248 families residing in the city.
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 966 people living in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 58.7% White, 32.5% Black, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian and 2.5% from two or more races. 5.8% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Public education for elementary and secondary students is provided by the Bearden School District, which includes:
- Bearden Elementary School, serving kindergarten through grade 6.
- Bearden High School, serving grades 7 through 12.
- Marion H. Crank, politician, born in Bearden in 1915
- Reverend Dr. James H. Cone (1938–2018), Father of Black Liberation Theology, distinguished professor of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York for 50 years, raised in Bearden, Arkansas.
- Dr. William C. Lindsey, internationally known expert in the field of Communication Sciences, a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Lifetime Fellow of the IEEE, born in Bearden in 1936.
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