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Valley Springs, Arkansas
Town
Location in Boone County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Boone County and the state of Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Boone
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,086 ft (331 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 175
 • Density 334/sq mi (139.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72682
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-71390
GNIS feature ID 0078643

Valley Springs is a town in Boone County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 175 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Harrison Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Valley Springs is located at 36°9′17″N 92°59′29″W / 36.15472°N 92.99139°W / 36.15472; -92.99139 (36.154820, -92.991497).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²), all land.

List of highways

  • US 65 (1961).svg U.S. Highway 65
  • Arkansas 206.svg Arkansas Highway 206

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 190
1990 200 5.3%
2000 167 −16.5%
2010 183 9.6%
Est. 2015 184 0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 175 people, 69 households, and 54 families residing in the town. The population density was 137.2/km² (352.0/mi²). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 60.0/km² (153.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.21% White, 1.20% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 0.60% Pacific Islander, 0.60% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. 0.60% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 66 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% 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 2.85.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,143, and the median income for a family was $27,321. Males had a median income of $16,136 versus $17,708 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,614. About 17.6% of families and 18.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.5% of those sixty five or over.


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