Leslie, Arkansas

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Leslie is a city in Searcy County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 482 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Leslie is located at 35°49′47″N 92°33′28″W / 35.82972°N 92.55778°W / 35.82972; -92.55778 (35.829662, -92.557788)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 482 people, 224 households, and 127 families residing in the city. The population density was 645.6 people per square mile (248.1/km²). There were 278 housing units at an average density of 372.3/sq mi (143.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.38% White, 0.21% Native American, and 0.41% from two or more races. 1.24% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 224 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.9% were non-families. 40.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $14,485, and the median income for a family was $21,607. Males had a median income of $23,250 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,446. About 23.9% of families and 31.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 54.7% of those under age 18 and 25.5% of those age 65 or over.

Leslie is the home of the Qumran Bet Community, one of only a few Karaite Jewish communities outside Israel.[3]

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