Sweet Home, ArkansasSweet Home
is a town located in Pulaski County, Arkansas
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,070.
Geography\nSweet Home is located at 34°40'53" North, 92°14'36" West (34.681478, -92.243445)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 10.5 km²
). 10.2 km² (3.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.72% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 1,070 people, 385 households, and 267 families residing in the town. The population density
is 105.1/km² (272.0/mi²). There are 463 housing units at an average density of 45.5/km² (117.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 24.11% White
, 74.02% Black
or African American
, 0.37% Native American
, 0.09% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander
, 0.00% from other races
, and 1.40% from two or more races. 1.12% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 385 households out of which 29.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.4% are married couples living together, 23.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% are non-families. 27.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.78 and the average family size is 3.42.
In the town the population is spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $23,352, and the median income for a family is $30,781. Males have a median income of $22,069 versus $21,643 for females. The per capita income for the town is $8,868. 25.5% of the population and 21.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 23.3% are under the age of 18 and 60.0% are 65 or older.