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Edmondson, Arkansas
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Location of Edmondson in Crittenden County, Arkansas.
Location of Edmondson in Crittenden County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Crittenden
Area
 • Total 2.99 sq mi (7.75 km2)
 • Land 2.99 sq mi (7.75 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
207 ft (63 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 243
 • Density 81.22/sq mi (31.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72332
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-20830
GNIS feature ID 0057701

Edmondson is a town in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 427 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Edmondson is located in south-central Crittenden County at 35°6′13″N 90°18′29″W / 35.10361°N 90.30806°W / 35.10361; -90.30806 (35.103619, -90.308190). It is 4 miles (6 km) south of Interstate 40, which then leads 6 miles (10 km) east to West Memphis and 14 miles (23 km) east to downtown Memphis, Tennessee.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Edmondson has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.4 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 342
1920 325 −5.0%
1930 302 −7.1%
1940 308 2.0%
1950 283 −8.1%
1960 288 1.8%
1970 412 43.1%
1980 344 −16.5%
1990 286 −16.9%
2000 513 79.4%
2010 427 −16.8%
2020 243 −43.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 513 people, 174 households, and 140 families residing in the town. The population density was 60.9/km2 (157.7/mi2). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 23.5/km2 (60.9/mi2). The racial makeup of the town was 27.49% White, 71.15% Black or African American, 0.58% Native American, 0.19% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 174 households, out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 26.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.0% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 35.9% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,056, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $29,000 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,143. About 21.5% of families and 24.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.9% of those under age 18 and 22.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Edmondson is served by the West Memphis School District, which operates Academies of West Memphis (formerly West Memphis High School).

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