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Keo, Arkansas
Location in Lonoke County, Arkansas
Location in Lonoke County, Arkansas
Keo, Arkansas is located in the United States
Keo, Arkansas
Keo, Arkansas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Lonoke
Area
 • Total 4.96 sq mi (12.85 km2)
 • Land 4.92 sq mi (12.75 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation
230 ft (70 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 207
 • Density 42.05/sq mi (16.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72083
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-36550
GNIS feature ID 0050819

Keo is a town in Lonoke County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 256 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Arkansas State Highway 232
Arkansas State Highway 232 runs west out of Keo.

Geography

Keo is located at 34°36′19″N 92°0′36″W / 34.60528°N 92.01000°W / 34.60528; -92.01000 (34.605394, -92.010099).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 175
1920 325 85.7%
1930 267 −17.8%
1940 253 −5.2%
1950 200 −20.9%
1960 237 18.5%
1970 226 −4.6%
1980 208 −8.0%
1990 154 −26.0%
2000 235 52.6%
2010 256 8.9%
2020 207 −19.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 235 people, 96 households, and 69 families residing in the town. The population density was 123.9 inhabitants per square mile (47.8/km2). There were 108 housing units at an average density of 56.9 per square mile (21.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 19.87% White, 80.33% Black or African American, 0.43% from other races. 1.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 96 households, out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 23.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,250, and the median income for a family was $43,333. Males had a median income of $24,028 versus $26,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,159. About 10.3% of families and 18.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 7.0% of those 65 or over.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Keo has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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