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Springdale, Arkansas

Springdale is a city located in Washington County, Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 45,798.


Springdale is located at 36°10'53" North, 94°8'45" West (36.181426, -94.145920)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 81.1 km² (31.3 mi²). 81.1 km² (31.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.03% is water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 45,798 people, 16,149 households, and 11,853 families residing in the city. The population density is 564.9/km² (1,463.0/mi²). There are 16,962 housing units at an average density of 209.2/km² (541.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 81.62% White, 0.82% Black or African American, 0.94% Native American, 1.69% Asian, 1.55% Pacific Islander, 11.09% from other races, and 2.29% from two or more races. 19.66% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 16,149 households out of which 38.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% are married couples living together, 10.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% are non-families. 22.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.80 and the average family size is 3.26.

In the city the population is spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $36,729, and the median income for a family is $42,170. Males have a median income of $27,822 versus $21,082 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,855. 12.5% of the population and 8.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.7% are under the age of 18 and 7.9% are 65 or older.

Springdale is served by Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Bentonville, Arkansas. The airport also serves Fayetteville, Arkansas.