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Brookland, Arkansas
Official seal of Brookland, Arkansas
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Location of Brookland in Craighead County, Arkansas.
Location of Brookland in Craighead County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Craighead
Area
 • Total 7.82 sq mi (20.25 km2)
 • Land 7.80 sq mi (20.20 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
262 ft (80 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 4,064
 • Density 521.09/sq mi (201.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72417
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-09100
GNIS feature ID 0076423

Brookland is a city in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,642 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Brookland is located in northern Craighead County at 35°54′9″N 90°34′54″W / 35.90250°N 90.58167°W / 35.90250; -90.58167 (35.902386, -90.581591). Via U.S. Route 49 it is 8 miles (13 km) northeast of downtown Jonesboro, the county seat. Paragould is 12 miles (19 km) north via US 49.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km2), of which 0.008 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.33%, is water.

List of highways

  • US 49
  • Arkansas 1.svg Highway 1
  • Arkansas 230.svg Highway 230

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 326
1930 270 −17.2%
1940 276 2.2%
1950 334 21.0%
1960 301 −9.9%
1970 465 54.5%
1980 840 80.6%
1990 919 9.4%
2000 1,332 44.9%
2010 1,642 23.3%
2020 4,064 147.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Brookland racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 3,553 87.43%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 175 4.31%
Native American 14 0.34%
Asian 10 0.25%
Pacific Islander 1 0.02%
Other/Mixed 177 4.36%
Hispanic or Latino 134 3.3%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 4,064 people, 1,337 households, and 945 families residing in the city.

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