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Casa, Arkansas
City hall in Casa
City hall in Casa
Location of Casa in Perry County, Arkansas.
Location of Casa in Perry County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Perry
Area
 • Total 1.09 sq mi (2.83 km2)
 • Land 1.09 sq mi (2.83 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
371 ft (113 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 120
 • Density 109.99/sq mi (42.45/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72025
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-11890
GNIS feature ID 0057521

Casa is a town in Perry County, Arkansas, United States. Located in Central Arkansas, the town initially grew due to the mining of coal, harvesting of timber and cultivation of cotton. The Great Depression reduced the population greatly, and the community's economy never recovered. The population was 171 at the 2010 census.

Casa is about midway between Ola and Perry. The town is the westernmost municipality within the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Casa is located at 35°1′25″N 93°2′50″W / 35.02361°N 93.04722°W / 35.02361; -93.04722 (35.023700, -93.047236).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.8 km² (1.1 mi²), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 310
1920 300 −3.2%
1930 269 −10.3%
1940 245 −8.9%
1950 184 −24.9%
1960 184 0.0%
1970 208 13.0%
1980 179 −13.9%
1990 200 11.7%
2000 209 4.5%
2010 171 −18.2%
2020 120 −29.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

According to the census of 2000, there were 209 people, 79 households, and 59 families residing in the town. The population density was 74.0/km2 (191.8/mi2). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 32.9/km2 (85.4/mi2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 79 households, out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 26.8% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The average income for a household in the town was $27,813, and the median income for a family was $32,250. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,312. About 19.0% of families and 22.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.1% of those 65 or over.

Education

Perry-Casa High School
Perry-Casa High School

Free access to public education is provided by the Two Rivers School District including Two Rivers Elementary School and Two Rivers High School. It was previously in the Perry-Casa School District until July 1, 2004, when it merged into the Two Rivers School District.

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