Rison, Arkansas


Rison, Arkansas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Rison, Arkansas
settlement_type = City


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map_caption = Location in Cleveland County and the state of Arkansas


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_name1 = Arkansas
subdivision_name2 = Cleveland
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area_total_km2 = 6.9
area_total_sq_mi = 2.7
area_land_km2 = 6.9
area_land_sq_mi = 2.7
area_water_km2 = 0
area_water_sq_mi = 0
elevation_ft = 269
elevation_m = 82
population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 1271
population_metro =
population_density_km2 = 184.2
population_density_sq_mi = 470.7
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
latd = 33 |latm = 57 |lats = 26 |latNS = N
longd = 92 |longm = 11 |longs = 23 |longEW = W
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 71665
area_code = 870
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 05-59480
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
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Rison is a city in and the county seat of Cleveland County GR|6, Arkansas, United States. It's population was 1,271 at the 2000 U.S. census. It is included in the Pine Bluff, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Rison is located at coor dms|33|57|26|N|92|11|23|W|city (33.957089, -92.189711)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (6.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,271 people, 471 households, and 324 families residing in the city. The population density was 475.1 people per square mile (183.8/km²). There were 532 housing units at an average density of 198.9/sq mi (76.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 62.23% White, 33.36% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 1.73% from other races, and 2.12% from two or more races. 2.20% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 471 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 19.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 79.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $20,865, and the median income for a family was $30,833. Males had a median income of $26,500 versus $18,229 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,106. About 25.6% of families and 32.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.0% of those under age 18 and 30.5% of those age 65 or over.

Famous Residents

Jeremy James is a singer/songwriter originally from Rison.

References

External links


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