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Joiner, Arkansas
Joiner City Hall
Joiner City Hall
Location of Joiner in Mississippi County, Arkansas.
Location of Joiner in Mississippi County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Mississippi
Area
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.59 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.59 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
233 ft (71 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 498
 • Density 809.76/sq mi (312.48/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72350
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-35650
GNIS feature ID 0057996

Joiner is a city in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 576 at the 2010 census.

Joiner was the birthplace of record company executive Al Bennett, for whom the character Alvin of Alvin and the Chipmunks was named.

Geography

Joiner is located at 35°30′26″N 90°9′1″W / 35.50722°N 90.15028°W / 35.50722; -90.15028 (35.507345, -90.150245).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 306
1940 388 26.8%
1950 596 53.6%
1960 748 25.5%
1970 839 12.2%
1980 725 −13.6%
1990 645 −11.0%
2000 540 −16.3%
2010 576 6.7%
2020 498 −13.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Joiner Racial Composition
Race Num. Perc.
White 171 34.34%
Black or African American 291 58.43%
Asian 3 0.6%
Other/Mixed 11 2.21%
Hispanic or Latino 22 4.42%

As of the 2020 United States Census, there were 498 people, 227 households, and 100 families residing in the city.

2010 census

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 576 people living in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 50.0% White, 47.2% Black and 0.2% Native American. 2.6% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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