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Mulberry, Arkansas
City
Location in Crawford County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Crawford County and the state of Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Crawford
Area (2010)
 • Total 7.834 sq mi (20.29 km2)
 • Land 7.637 sq mi (19.78 km2)
 • Water 0.197 sq mi (0.51 km2)
Elevation 404 ft (123 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,655
 • Density 211.26/sq mi (81.567/km2)
Time zone Central Time Zone (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72947
Area code 479
FIPS code 05-48200
GNIS ID 77778
Website cityofmulberry.org

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 at the 2000 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

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%
Est. 2015 1,634 −1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 1,627 people, 669 households, and 472 families residing in the city. The population density was 215.5 people per square mile (83.2/km²). There were 743 housing units at an average density of 98.4/sq mi (38.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.19% White, 0.06% Black or African American, 2.64% Native American, 0.25% Asian, and 0.86% from two or more races. 0.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 669 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,197, and the median income for a family was $32,321. Males had a median income of $28,281 versus $17,734 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,204. About 14.9% of families and 19.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.7% of those under age 18 and 19.9% of those age 65 or over.


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