Wooster, Arkansas facts for kids
Location in Faulkner County and the state of Arkansas
|• Total||2.9 sq mi (7.4 km2)|
|• Land||2.9 sq mi (7.4 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||318 ft (97 m)|
|• Density||299/sq mi (115.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0078810|
Wooster is a city in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 860 at the 2010 census, up from 516 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.4 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 516 people, 200 households, and 154 families residing in the town. The population density was 77.5/km² (200.8/mi²). There were 214 housing units at an average density of 32.2/km² (83.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.29% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.78% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.58% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 200 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the town the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $35,063, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $30,438 versus $24,063 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,421. About 4.5% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 9.7% of those age 65 or over.
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