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Mammoth Spring, Arkansas
Main Street
Main Street
Location of Mammoth Spring in Fulton County, Arkansas.
Location of Mammoth Spring in Fulton County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 1.34 sq mi (3.47 km2)
 • Land 1.29 sq mi (3.35 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.12 km2)
Elevation
528 ft (161 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 929
 • Density 719.04/sq mi (277.68/km2)
Time zone UTC−06:00 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−05:00 (CDT)
ZIP Code
72554
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-43670
GNIS feature ID 0077585

Mammoth Spring is a city in Fulton County, Arkansas. The population was 929 at the time of the 2020 census.

Geography

Mammoth Spring is located at 36°29′36″N 91°32′37″W / 36.493268°N 91.543577°W / 36.493268; -91.543577.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), of which 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (2.86%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 717
1910 817 13.9%
1920 700 −14.3%
1930 600 −14.3%
1940 666 11.0%
1950 870 30.6%
1960 825 −5.2%
1970 1,072 29.9%
1980 1,158 8.0%
1990 1,097 −5.3%
2000 1,147 4.6%
2010 977 −14.8%
2020 929 −4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Mammoth Spring racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 865 93.11%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 4 0.43%
Native American 2 0.22%
Asian 1 0.11%
Other/Mixed 45 4.84%
Hispanic or Latino 12 1.29%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 929 people, 468 households, and 286 families residing in the city.

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 977 people in 460 households, including 350 families, in the city. The population density was 847.1 people per square mile (328.0/km2). There were 593 housing units at an average density of 437.9 per square mile (169.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.4% White, 0.9% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.2% from two or more races. The percentage of the population of Hispanic or Latino of any race was 0.6%. Of the 509 households 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 29.3% of households were one person and 17.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.75.

The age distribution was 23.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% 65 or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.

The median household income was $20,588 and the median family income was $26,438. Males had a median income of $18,750 versus $16,328 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,487. About 13.6% of families and 19.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.3% of those under age 18 and 16.4% of those age 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, Mammoth Spring has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Notable people

  • Tess Harper, actress
  • James Robinson Risner, United States Air Force brigadier general
  • Ashley McBryde, country music singer-songwriter
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