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Mulberry, Arkansas
Location of Mulberry in Crawford County, Arkansas.
Location of Mulberry in Crawford County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Crawford
Government
 • Type Mayor–council government
 • Body City council
Area
 • Total 8.06 sq mi (20.87 km2)
 • Land 7.83 sq mi (20.27 km2)
 • Water 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
Elevation
404 ft (123 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,543
 • Density 197.16/sq mi (76.13/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central Time Zone (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72947
Area code 479
FIPS code 05-48200
GNIS ID 77778

Mulberry is a city in Crawford County, Arkansas, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,655 as of the 2010 Census, an increase of 1.72% from 1,627 in 2000.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 321
1900 361 12.5%
1910 722 100.0%
1920 1,095 51.7%
1930 895 −18.3%
1940 973 8.7%
1950 952 −2.2%
1960 934 −1.9%
1970 1,340 43.5%
1980 1,444 7.8%
1990 1,448 0.3%
2000 1,627 12.4%
2010 1,655 1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

Geography

According to the 2010 Census, Mulberry is located at 35°30′31″N 94°04′29″W / 35.508517°N 94.074754°W / 35.508517; -94.074754 (35.508517, -94.074754). It has a total area of 7.834 square miles (20.29 square kilometers), of which 7.637 sq mi (19.78 km2) is land and 0.197 sq mi (0.51 km2) is water (2.51%). As per the USGS National Elevation Dataset, the elevation is 404 feet (123 m).

Demographics

2020 census

Mulberry racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 1,371 88.85%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 11 0.71%
Native American 27 1.75%
Asian 4 0.26%
Pacific Islander 1 0.06%
Other/Mixed 99 6.42%
Hispanic or Latino 30 1.94%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,543 people, 718 households, and 446 families residing in the city.

Education

Public education for elementary and secondary students is provided by the Mulberry–Pleasant View Bi-County School District, which leads to graduation from Mulberry High School.

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