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Guion, Arkansas
Town
Location in Izard County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Izard County and the state of Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Izard
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 315 ft (96 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 90
 • Density 150/sq mi (60/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72540
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-29080
GNIS feature ID 0077083

Guion is a town in Izard County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 90 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Guion is located at 35°55′35″N 91°56′26″W / 35.92639°N 91.94056°W / 35.92639; -91.94056 (35.926425, -91.940598).

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

Only Highway

  • Arkansas 58.svg Arkansas Highway 58

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 296
1920 260 −12.2%
1930 288 10.8%
1940 250 −13.2%
1950 219 −12.4%
1960 222 1.4%
1970 213 −4.1%
1980 177 −16.9%
1990 93 −47.5%
2000 90 −3.2%
2010 86 −4.4%
Est. 2015 83 −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 90 people, 37 households, and 26 families residing in the town. The population density was 155.3 inhabitants per square mile (59.9/km²). There were 45 housing units at an average density of 77.6 per square mile (30.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.89% White, 10.00% Black or African American, and 1.11% from two or more races.

There were 37 households out of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 2.2% from 18 to 24, 16.7% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 33.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $16,875, and the median income for a family was $20,833. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,264. There were no families and 14.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 12.9% of those over 64.


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