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Donaldson, Arkansas
Location of Donaldson in Hot Spring County, Arkansas.
Location of Donaldson in Hot Spring County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Hot Spring
Area
 • Total 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Land 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 275
 • Density 465.31/sq mi (179.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
71941
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-19450
GNIS feature ID 0057673

Donaldson is a town in Hot Spring County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 301 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Donaldson is located at 34°14′14″N 92°55′16″W / 34.23722°N 92.92111°W / 34.23722; -92.92111 (34.237169, -92.921177).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 326
2010 301 −7.7%
2020 275 −8.6%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

As of the census of 2000, there were 326 people, 130 households, and 93 families residing in the town. The population density was 499.1 inhabitants per square mile (193.6/km2). There were 143 housing units at an average density of 218.9 per square mile (84.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.85% White, 0.61% Native American, and 1.53% from two or more races. 0.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 130 households, out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 26.7% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,813, and the median income for a family was $28,500. Males had a median income of $29,250 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,307. About 15.0% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.3% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Public education for early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is available by the Ouachita School District, which leads to graduation from Ouachita High School.

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