Lepanto, Arkansas


Lepanto, Arkansas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Lepanto, Arkansas
settlement_type = City


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map_caption = Location in Poinsett 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 = Poinsett
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area_total_km2 = 3.8
area_total_sq_mi = 1.5
area_land_km2 = 3.8
area_land_sq_mi = 1.5
area_water_km2 = 0
area_water_sq_mi = 0
elevation_ft = 223
elevation_m = 68
population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 2133
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population_density_km2 = 561.3
population_density_sq_mi = 1422
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
latd = 35 |latm = 36 |lats = 38 |latNS = N
longd = 90 |longm = 20 |longs = 6 |longEW = W
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 72354
area_code = 870
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 05-39370
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0077476
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Lepanto is a city in Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 2,133 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. Lepanto was the site for most of the filming, for the movie version of John Grisham's book "A Painted House".Fact|date=March 2007

Geography

Lepanto is located at coor dms|35|36|38|N|90|20|6|W|city (35.610506, -90.335008).GR|1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,133 people, 851 households, and 595 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,459.4 people per square mile (564.1/km²). There were 891 housing units at an average density of 609.6/sq mi (235.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 82.37% White, 15.56% Black or African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.98% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 2.11% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 851 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,599, and the median income for a family was $30,074. Males had a median income of $26,977 versus $18,565 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,550. About 20.5% of families and 26.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.1% of those under age 18 and 26.2% of those age 65 or over.

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