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Conway, Arkansas

Conway is a city located in Faulkner County, Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 43,167. The city is the county seat of Faulkner County6.


\nConway is located at 35°5'14" North, 92°27'12" West (35.087336, -92.453315)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 91.3 km² (35.3 mi²). 90.8 km² (35.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.60% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 43,167 people, 16,039 households, and 10,168 families residing in the city. The population density is 475.5/km² (1,231.7/mi²). There are 17,289 housing units at an average density of 190.5/km² (493.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 84.03% White, 12.12% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.98% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 2.28% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 16,039 households out of which 33.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% are married couples living together, 11.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.6% are non-families. 26.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.99. In the city the population is spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 22.4% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 27 years. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.2 males. The median income for a household in the city is $37,063, and the median income for a family is $47,912. Males have a median income of $35,021 versus $25,418 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,509. 16.3% of the population and 9.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 15.0% are under the age of 18 and 10.8% are 65 or older.