is a town located in St. Francis County, Arkansas
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 335.
Geography\nWidener is located at 35°1'25" North, 90°41'2" West (35.023559, -90.683886)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 1.3 km²
). 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 335 people, 111 households, and 81 families residing in the town. The population density
is 258.7/km² (663.9/mi²). There are 129 housing units at an average density of 99.6/km² (255.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 31.94% White
, 67.16% Black
or African American
, 0.00% Native American
, 0.30% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander
, 0.60% from other races
, and 0.00% from two or more races. 2.39% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 111 households out of which 39.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% are married couples living together, 22.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% are non-families. 20.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.02 and the average family size is 3.65.
In the town the population is spread out with 36.7% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 28 years. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $20,833, and the median income for a family is $24,375. Males have a median income of $23,929 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the town is $12,135. 38.7% of the population and 34.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 41.1% are under the age of 18 and 34.1% are 65 or older.