Gilmore, Arkansas facts for kids
|• Total||0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|• Land||0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||226 ft (69 m)|
|• Density||1,187/sq mi (458.3/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0057817|
Gilmore is located in northern Crittenden County at Turrell. U.S. Routes 61 and 63 (future Interstate 555) pass west of the center of town, leading northwest 44 miles (71 km) to Jonesboro and south 20 miles (32 km) via Interstate 55 to West Memphis.(35.411229, -90.277528). It is bordered to the south by the city of
According to the United States Census Bureau, Gilmore has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 292 people, 100 households, and 78 families residing in the town. The population density was 512.5/km² (1,306.1/mi²). There were 114 housing units at an average density of 200.1/km² (509.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 19.86% White, 79.11% Black or African American, 0.68% from other races, and 0.34% from two or more races.
There were 100 households out of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.0% were married couples living together, 31.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.38.
In the town the population was spread out with 35.3% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $20,625, and the median income for a family was $22,031. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,867. About 29.1% of families and 38.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 52.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 44.8% of those sixty five or over.
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