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Birdsong, Arkansas
Location of Birdsong in Mississippi County, Arkansas.
Location of Birdsong in Mississippi County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Mississippi
 • Total 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
220 ft (67 m)
 • Total 32
 • Density 158.42/sq mi (61.25/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 05-06340
GNIS feature ID 0076353

Birdsong is a town in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 41 at the 2010 census.


Birdsong is located at 35°27′33″N 90°15′38″W / 35.45917°N 90.26056°W / 35.45917; -90.26056 (35.459101, -90.260597).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 104
2000 40 −61.5%
2010 41 2.5%
2020 32 −22.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 41 people living in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 70.7% African American and 29.3% White.

As of the census of 2000, there were 40 people, 20 households, and 8 families living in the town. The population density was 140.4/km2 (365.4/mi2). There were 27 housing units at an average density of 94.8/km2 (246.7/mi2). The racial makeup of the town was 100% Black or African American.

There were 20 households, out of which two had children under the age of 18 living with them, 15.0% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 60.0% were non-families. 60.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 30.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 15.0% under the age of 18, 12.5% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 81.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $6,806, and the median income for a family was $7,083. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,363. There were 57.1% of families and 56.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under-eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.

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