is a city located in Madison County, Arkansas
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 1,931. The city is the county seat
of Madison County6
Geography\nHuntsville is located at 36°5'23" North, 93°44'6" West (36.089672, -93.735101)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 7.8 km²
). 7.8 km² (3.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 1,931 people, 761 households, and 493 families residing in the city. The population density
is 246.9/km² (640.0/mi²). There are 853 housing units at an average density of 109.1/km² (282.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 90.21% White
, 0.10% Black
or African American
, 2.12% Native American
, 0.00% Asian
, 0.21% Pacific Islander
, 6.53% from other races
, and 0.83% from two or more races. 12.79% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 761 households out of which 33.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% are married couples living together, 15.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% are non-families. 32.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 20.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 3.03.
In the city the population is spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 21.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $25,288, and the median income for a family is $32,609. Males have a median income of $26,929 versus $19,766 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,686. 23.7% of the population and 20.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 32.4% are under the age of 18 and 26.8% are 65 or older.