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Holly Grove, Arkansas
City
Location in Monroe County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Monroe County and the state of Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 180 ft (55 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 722
 • Density 1,031.4/sq mi (401.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72069
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-32800
GNIS feature ID 0077202

Holly Grove is a city in Monroe County, Arkansas, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 722.

Geography

Holly Grove is located at 34°35′51″N 91°12′2″W / 34.5975°N 91.20056°W / 34.5975; -91.20056 (34.597556, -91.200462).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (2.78%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 161
1890 353 119.3%
1900 391 10.8%
1910 536 37.1%
1920 977 82.3%
1930 741 −24.2%
1940 755 1.9%
1950 761 0.8%
1960 672 −11.7%
1970 840 25.0%
1980 754 −10.2%
1990 675 −10.5%
2000 722 7.0%
2010 602 −16.6%
Est. 2015 546 −9.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 722 people, 301 households, and 176 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,023.0 people per square mile (392.6/km²). There were 347 housing units at an average density of 491.7/sq mi (188.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 26.87% White, 72.58% Black or African American, 0.14% Asian, and 0.42% from two or more races. 0.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 301 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 24.9% were married couples living together, 28.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the city, the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 77.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 70.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $15,294, and the median income for a family was $17,232. Males had a median income of $24,444 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,047. About 37.7% of families and 42.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 61.3% of those under age 18 and 31.2% of those age 65 or over.

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