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Subiaco, Arkansas
Aerial view of Subiaco Abby and town, looking South
Aerial view of Subiaco Abby and town, looking South
Location of Subiaco in Logan County, Arkansas.
Location of Subiaco in Logan County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Logan
Area
 • Total 1.91 sq mi (4.94 km2)
 • Land 1.89 sq mi (4.90 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
476 ft (145 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 401
 • Density 211.95/sq mi (81.84/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72865
Area code(s) 479
FIPS code 05-67520
GNIS feature ID 0079160

Subiaco is a town in Logan County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 572 at the 2010 census.

The town is named after Subiaco Abbey, which is located here and donated 80 acres in the early 20th century for a townsite and railroad connection. Founded here as a priory in 1878, Subiaco Abbey was established and named in 1891 by Pope Leo XIII, after the Italian city of this name in the Lazio region, where St. Benedict founded his first monastery. The town of Subiaco, Arkansas celebrated the arrival of its first train in June 1909.

Geography

Subiaco is located at 35°17′38″N 93°38′17″W / 35.29389°N 93.63806°W / 35.29389; -93.63806 (35.293759, -93.638034).

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.
1920 181
1930 195 7.7%
1940 202 3.6%
1950 191 −5.4%
1960 290 51.8%
1970 375 29.3%
1980 744 98.4%
1990 538 −27.7%
2000 439 −18.4%
2010 572 30.3%
2020 401 −29.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 439 people, 147 households, and 115 families residing in the town. The population density was 238.3 inhabitants per square mile (92.1/km2). There were 167 housing units at an average density of 90.6 per square mile (35.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town is 93.62% White, 3.64% Black or African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 1.82% from two or more races. 0.68% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 147 households, out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.9% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 20.3% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 122.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 131.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,182, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $25,125 versus $17,969 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,012. About 6.0% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 36.0% 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, Subiaco has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.


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