|Fairfield Bay, Arkansas|
Location of Fairfield Bay in Cleburne County and Van Buren County, Arkansas.
|Counties||Van Buren, Cleburne|
|• Total||15.17 sq mi (39.28 km2)|
|• Land||15.11 sq mi (39.12 km2)|
|• Water||0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)|
|Elevation||869 ft (265 m)|
|• Estimate (2017)||2,207|
|• Density||146.10/sq mi (56.41/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0057738|
Fairfield Bay is a city in Cleburne and Van Buren counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 2,338 at the 2010 census.The population in its portion in Van Buren County, which accounts for the bulk of the city limits, made the city the most populous in Van Buren County as of the 2000 census, but with a slight decline in population, lost the distinction to Clinton as of 2010.
Cleburne County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,970. The county seat and most populous city is Heber Springs. The county was formed on February 20, 1883 as the last of Arkansas's 75 counties to be formed. It is named for Confederate General Patrick Cleburne. Cleburne is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.
Van Buren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,295. The county seat is Clinton. The county was formed on November 11, 1833, and named for Martin Van Buren, President of the United States, who was Vice President at the time of the county's formation. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.
In the United States, a state is a constituent political entity, of which there are currently 50. Bound together in a political union, each state holds governmental jurisdiction over a separate and defined geographic territory and shares its sovereignty with the federal government. Due to this shared sovereignty, Americans are citizens both of the federal republic and of the state in which they reside. State citizenship and residency are flexible, and no government approval is required to move between states, except for persons restricted by certain types of court orders. Four states use the term commonwealth rather than state in their full official names.
Fairfield Bay, located on the shore of Greers Ferry Lake, is home to Fairfield Bay Resort, the namesake of Wyndham Worldwide-owned Fairfield Resorts.
Greers Ferry Lake is the reservoir formed by Greers Ferry Dam, a United States Army Corps of Engineers dam in Northern Arkansas. It is located about 60 miles (100 km) north of Little Rock.
Fairfield Bay is located in eastern Van Buren County at, extending eastward into Cleburne County. It is located on hills overlooking the northern shore of Greers Ferry Lake, a reservoir on the Little Red River, a tributary of the White River which flows to the Mississippi.
The Little Red River is a 102-mile-long (164 km) river in White, Van Buren, Searcy, Stone and Cleburne counties of north-central Arkansas.
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According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.3 square miles (39.7 km2), of which 15.3 square miles (39.5 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.36%, is water.
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|U.S. Decennial Census |
As of the censusof 2000, there were 2,460 people, 1,231 households, and 833 families residing in the city. The population density was 162.1 people per square mile (62.6/km²). There were 1,976 housing units at an average density of 130.2 per square mile (50.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.41% White, 0.53% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.65% from two or more races. 0.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
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There were 1,231 households out of which 8.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.91 and the average family size was 2.29.
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In the city, the population was spread out with 9.3% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 10.2% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 52.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 66 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $35,089, and the median income for a family was $42,419. Males had a median income of $30,337 versus $21,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,900. About 4.8% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.1% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.
Public education for elementary and secondary students is provided by the Shirley School District in Van Buren County and by the West Side School District for Cleburne County.
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