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Mineral Springs, Arkansas
Location of Mineral Springs in Howard County, Arkansas.
Location of Mineral Springs in Howard County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Howard
Area
 • Total 2.14 sq mi (5.53 km2)
 • Land 2.13 sq mi (5.52 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
341 ft (104 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,085
 • Density 508.67/sq mi (196.39/km2)
Time zone Central
 • Summer (DST) Central
ZIP code
71851
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-46040
GNIS feature ID 2404272

Mineral Springs is a city in Howard County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,208 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Mineral Springs is located at 33°52′35″N 93°55′7″W / 33.87639°N 93.91861°W / 33.87639; -93.91861 (33.876358, -93.918599).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), of which, 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.86%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 546
1900 278
1910 432 55.4%
1920 777 79.9%
1930 712 −8.4%
1940 731 2.7%
1950 751 2.7%
1960 616 −18.0%
1970 761 23.5%
1980 936 23.0%
1990 1,004 7.3%
2000 1,264 25.9%
2010 1,208 −4.4%
2020 1,085 −10.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Mineral Springs racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 310 28.57%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 538 49.59%
Native American 3 0.28%
Other/Mixed 50 4.61%
Hispanic or Latino 184 16.96%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,085 people, 470 households, and 315 families residing in the city.

Education

Public education of early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is provided by the Mineral Springs Saratoga School District, which leads to graduation from Mineral Springs High School.

Notable people

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