Tillar, Arkansas

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Tillar, Arkansas
Desha County and Drew County Arkansas Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Tillar Highlighted 0569230.svg
Location of Tillar in Desha County and Drew County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 33°42′41″N91°27′11″W / 33.71139°N 91.45306°W / 33.71139; -91.45306
Country United States
State Arkansas
Counties Drew, Desha
Area
[1]
  Total0.79 sq mi (2.03 km2)
  Land0.79 sq mi (2.03 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
148 ft (45 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total172
  Density219.11/sq mi (84.62/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
71670
Area code 870
FIPS code 05-69230
GNIS feature ID0058746

Tillar is a town [2] in Desha and Drew counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 225 at the 2010 census. [3] The area west of it was known as Tillar Station. Frank Tillar Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church, South is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Geography

Tillar is located at 33°42′41″N91°27′11″W / 33.71139°N 91.45306°W / 33.71139; -91.45306 (33.711383, -91.453026). [4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.Note
1910 180
1920 35094.4%
1930 267−23.7%
1940 229−14.2%
1950 2394.4%
1960 232−2.9%
1970 29326.3%
1980 280−4.4%
1990 221−21.1%
2000 2408.6%
2010 225−6.2%
2020 172−23.6%
U.S. Decennial Census [5]

As of the census [6] of 2000, there were 240 people, 99 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 325.9 inhabitants per square mile (125.8/km2). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 149.4 per square mile (57.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.67% White, 5.83% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 1.25% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 4.58% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 99 households, out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. \The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city the population was spread out, with 21.3% under the age of 18, 12.1% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,792, and the median income for a family was $34,821. Males had a median income of $23,929 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,568. About 13.4% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.0% of those 65 or over.

Education

Its school district is the McGehee School District. [7] [8]

There is a Christian school in Tillar, called Cornerstone Christian Academy. [9]

Notable people

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References

  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. Local.Arkansas.gov - Tillar , retrieved September 3, 2012
  3. "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Tillar city, Arkansas". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved August 15, 2011.
  4. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  5. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  7. "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Desha County, AR" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau . Retrieved March 11, 2023. - 2010 map
  8. "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Drew County, AR" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau . Retrieved March 11, 2023. - 2010 map
  9. "Home". Cornerstone Christian Academy. Retrieved March 11, 2023. 909 Highway 65 N [...] Tillar AR 71670