Tuckerman, Arkansas

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Tuckerman is a city in Jackson County, Arkansas, USA. The population was 1,757 at the 2000 census. The current mayor of Tuckerman is Everett King.

Each year on the second weekend of May, Tuckerman hosts Hometown Days, a festival for the town and fundraiser for the Tuckerman Fire Department.

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Geography

Tuckerman is located at 35°43′41″N 91°12′3″W / 35.72806°N 91.20083°W / 35.72806; -91.20083 (35.727952, -91.200714).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,757 people, 769 households, and 519 families residing in the city. The population density was 830.0 people per square mile (320.0/km²). There were 834 housing units at an average density of 394.0/sq mi (151.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.70% White, 8.71% Black or African American, 0.80% Native American, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.91% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 769 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,000, and the median income for a family was $33,512. Males had a median income of $27,750 versus $19,621 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,803. About 10.8% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.5% of those under age 18 and 19.8% of those age 65 or over.

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