Beaver, Arkansas

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Beaver is a town in Carroll County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 95 at the 2000 census. Beaver contains the Beaver Store Inn, a bed and breakfast and general store, located next to the waterfront town-operated Beaver RV and Camping Park.

Several miles to the south from the town of Beaver is Dinosaur World, a theme park covering 65 acres, which has 100 life-size sculptures of dinosaurs and cavemen. It also features a 40-foot (12 m) tall statue of King Kong known as the "World's Largest King Kong". The park however has been closed since 2005 and is now a favorite spot for urban explorers.

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Geography

Beaver is located at 36°28′32″N 93°46′16″W / 36.47556°N 93.77111°W / 36.47556; -93.77111 (36.475495, -93.771170)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²). 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (32.69%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 95 people, 37 households, and 27 families residing in the town. The population density was 104.8/km² (271.0/mi²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 47.4/km² (122.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.84% White, 2.11% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. 2.11% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 37 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.81.

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