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Biggers, Arkansas
City Hall
City Hall
Location of Biggers in Randolph County, Arkansas.
Location of Biggers in Randolph County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Randolph
Area
 • Total 1.02 sq mi (2.64 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.60 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
279 ft (85 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 305
 • Density 304.39/sq mi (117.47/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72413
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-06040
GNIS feature ID 0046616

Biggers is a town in Randolph County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 355 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Biggers is located at 36°19′56″N 90°48′27″W / 36.33222°N 90.80750°W / 36.33222; -90.80750 (36.332334, -90.807521).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2). 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (1.92%) is water.

List Of Highways

The US Highways 62 and 67 is a combined route just to the southeast of town, no actual state or federal maintained highway runs through the town, however the original U.S. Highway 67 did run through the town as the current day, "Biggers-Reyno Rd." before the town was bypassed and the original route was decommissioned.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 435
1920 447 2.8%
1930 466 4.3%
1940 456 −2.1%
1950 333 −27.0%
1960 274 −17.7%
1970 372 35.8%
1980 363 −2.4%
1990 337 −7.2%
2000 355 5.3%
2010 347 −2.3%
2020 305 −12.1%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

As of the census of 2000, there were 355 people, 139 households, and 99 families residing in the town. The population density was 347.9 inhabitants per square mile (134.4/km2). There were 149 housing units at an average density of 146.0 per square mile (56.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.49% White, 1.97% Black or African American, 1.41% Native American, 0.28% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 0.28% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 139 households, out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 24.2% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $19,821 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,926. About 13.5% of families and 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under age 18 and 22.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Corning School District serves Biggers. The consolidation of Biggers-Reyno School District into the Corning District was effective July 1, 2004. Prior to that point, the community was served by Biggers-Reyno High School in Biggers, and Biggers-Reyno Elementary School in Reyno.

A small slice of the city north of the Current River lies within the Maynard School District.

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