FACTS ABOUT
AVOCA ARKANSAS

The town of Avoca is located in Benton County in the state of Arkansas

Area
- Total 1.8 sq mi
- Land 1.8 sq mi

(Part of the Fayetteville – Springdale – Rogers, AR - MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.)

Elevation
1,362 ft (415 meters) - Avoca is on the "Springfield" Plateau geographic area of the Ozark Mountain region.

Population (Census year 2010)
- Total 488 persons
- Density 235/sq mi (90/km2)


January 2013 Town Newsletter

Bneton County Arkansas Map

Time zone
Central (CST) (UTC-6) - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

ZIP code 72711

Area code 479

FIPS code 05-03040

GNIS feature ID 0045989

Coordinates:
36°24′5″N 94°4′15″W / 36.40139°N 94.07083°W / 36.40139; -94.07083Coordinates: 36°24′5″N 94°4′15″W / 36.40139°N 94.07083°W / 36.40139; -94.07083

Demographics:
According to the census of 2000, there were 423 people, 162 households, and 121 families residing in the town. The population density was 233.7/mile. There were 168 housing units at an average density of 92.8/mi. The racial makeup of the town was 92.43% White, 1.65% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.71% Pacific Islander, 3.31% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. 6.15% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 162 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,964, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $32,708 versus $25,167 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,028. About 4.2% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.

Information from United States Census Bureau, published May 2005. http://www.census.gov/

 

Avoca, Arkansas, P.O. Box 160 72711

 

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