Crawfordsville, Arkansas facts for kids
Location in Crittenden County and the state of Arkansas
|• Total||0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)|
|• Land||0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||220 ft (67 m)|
|• Density||809/sq mi (312.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0057604|
Fred Smith, a former basketball player for the Harlem Globetrotters and the only Green Party member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, serving from District 50, is a Crawfordsville native and a graduate of Crawfordsville High School.
Dan Young, an attorney at Rose Law Firm (the oldest firm west of the Mississippi), is originally from Crawfordsville.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Crawfordsville has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 514 people, 202 households, and 142 families residing in the town. The population density was 451.0/km² (1,167.1/mi²). There were 222 housing units at an average density of 194.8/km² (504.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 49.81% White, 49.42% Black or African American, 0.19% Asian, and 0.58% from two or more races. 1.17% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 202 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 22.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the town, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $26,518, and the median income for a family was $31,667. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $19,205 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,176. About 19.4% of families and 21.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.9% of those under age 18 and 16.4% of those age 65 or over.
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