Gravel Ridge, ArkansasGravel Ridge
is a town located in Pulaski County, Arkansas
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 3,232.
Geography\nGravel Ridge is located at 34°52'12" North, 92°11'13" West (34.870068, -92.187069)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 4.9 km²
). 4.9 km² (1.9 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 3,232 people, 1,275 households, and 887 families residing in the town. The population density
is 660.3/km² (1,709.9/mi²). There are 1,331 housing units at an average density of 271.9/km² (704.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 80.57% White
, 14.17% Black
or African American
, 0.65% Native American
, 1.08% Asian
, 0.03% Pacific Islander
, 1.11% from other races
, and 2.38% from two or more races. 2.94% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 1,275 households out of which 36.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% are married couples living together, 13.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% are non-families. 26.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.06.
In the town the population is spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $39,551, and the median income for a family is $44,318. Males have a median income of $31,553 versus $21,903 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,932. 8.5% of the population and 7.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.6% are under the age of 18 and 12.9% are 65 or older.