Daisy, Arkansas


Daisy, Arkansas
See also Daisy (disambiguation)
Daisy, Arkansas
—  Town  —
Location in Pike County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°13′59″N 93°44′31″W / 34.23306°N 93.74194°W / 34.23306; -93.74194Coordinates: 34°13′59″N 93°44′31″W / 34.23306°N 93.74194°W / 34.23306; -93.74194
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Pike
Area
 – Total 1.4 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 – Land 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 – Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 118
 – Density 84.3/sq mi (31.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 05-17140
GNIS feature ID 0048329

Daisy is a town in Pike County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 118 at the 2000 census. Daisy is also home of Daisy State Park.

Geography

Daisy is located at 34°13′59″N 93°44′31″W / 34.23306°N 93.74194°W / 34.23306; -93.74194 (34.233193, -93.742083)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.7 km² (1.4 mi²). 3.0 km² (1.1 mi²) of it is land and 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (20.14%) is water.

Daisy also includes a portion of Lake Greeson.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 118 people, 52 households, and 34 families residing in the town. The population density was 39.6/km² (103.0/mi²). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 40.0/km² (103.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.61% White, 1.69% Black or African American, and 1.69% from two or more races.

There were 52 households out of which 17.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the town the population was spread out with 15.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 33.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,607, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,896. There were 17.1% of families and 27.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 33.3% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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