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Blue Eye, Arkansas
Location of Blue Eye in Carroll County, Arkansas.
Location of Blue Eye in Carroll County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Carroll
 • Total 0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)
 • Land 0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,289 ft (393 m)
 • Total 46
 • Density 613.33/sq mi (236.90/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-07150
GNIS feature ID 0076381

Blue Eye is an incorporated town in Carroll County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 46 at the 2020 census. Blue Eye, Arkansas, is adjacent to Blue Eye, Missouri.


Blue Eye is the northernmost settlement in the state of Arkansas. The town is contiguous with Blue Eye, Missouri on the north side of the border. Arkansas Highway 21 ends at the border and continues north as Missouri Route 13. The community lies south of Table Rock Lake.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2), all land.

List of highways

  • Arkansas 21.svg Arkansas Highway 21
  • Arkansas 311.svg Arkansas Highway 311


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 69
1970 53 −23.2%
1980 43 −18.9%
1990 38 −11.6%
2000 36 −5.3%
2010 30 −16.7%
2020 46 53.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

As of the census of 2000, there were 36 people, 14 households, and 11 families residing in the town. The population density was 198.6/km2 (522.3/mi2). There were 18 housing units at an average density of 99.3/km2 (261.1/mi2). The racial makeup of the town was 91.67% White, and 8.33% from two or more races.

There were 14 households, out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% 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 2.91.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 19.4% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,875, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $21,000 versus $40,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,358. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

In popular culture

Blue Eye was the home of the fictional character Bob Lee Swagger, protagonist of various novels by film critic and author Stephen Hunter.

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