Black Oak, Craighead County, Arkansas

Black Oak: Town in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States

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Black Oak is a town located in the county of Craighead in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 262 and a population density of 226 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 259 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Black Oak

Population : 259 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Craighead County
Different from : Black Oak
Postal code : 72414
Phone Area Codes : 870
Area : 1.16 km2
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 230 feet / 70 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 17:26:39 (2nd December 2022)
Density : 223 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.16% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Black Oak is located at 35°50'20"N 90°22'5"W (35.8389600, -90.3681600).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Black Oak decreased by 1.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 262 - census
2011 268 2.24% estimation process
2012 267 -0.37% estimation process
2013 266 -0.38% estimation process
2014 265 -0.38% estimation process
2015 266 0.38% estimation process
2016 268 0.75% estimation process
2017 265 -1.13% estimation process
2018 265 0% estimation process
2019 264 -0.38% estimation process
2020 259 -1.93% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 110,332
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 96,443
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 14.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 111,231
April 1, 2010 Population : 96,443
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.0%
People over 65 (%) : 14.0%
Female persons, % : 51.5%
White only, percent : 79.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 16.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 74.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 5,425
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 46,934

Black Oak zip code is 72414. County name: Craighead, County fips: 05031

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 46,934
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $140,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,064
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $351
2015-2019 median gross rent : $757
Permits for construction, 2020 : 988
2015-2019 Households : 41,375
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 76.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 921,041
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,101,745
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,680,884
2012 total retail sales per capita : $16,854
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,286
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,948
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 2,547
2019 total employment : 45,244
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 1,841,631
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 4.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 8,431
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 8,947
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,666
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,668
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,088
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,482
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,065
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,219
2010 population per square mile : 136.4
2010 land area in square miles : 707.21

People born in Black Oak (2)

People born in Black Oak, including singer Jim "Dandy" Mangrum, basketball player Leon Blevins, .

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Schools in Black Oak

College & universities near Black Oak, AR

Code Name City ZIP
106458 Arkansas State University-Main Campus Jonesboro (AR) 72401
489830 Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro Jonesboro (AR) 72401
106810 Crowley's Ridge College Paragould (AR) 72450

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Black Oak, AR

Code Name Address Type
WNR Walnut Ridge 109 Southwest Front Street RAIL
MEM Central Station Central Station RAIL
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL
NBN Newbern–Dyersburg 108 Jefferson St RAIL

Post offices near Black Oak

Post Office Name City ZIP
Black Oak Post Office Black Oak (AR) 72414

Other cities in Craighead County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Craighead County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
City of Jonesboro 70,187 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
Brookland 3,863 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Lake City 2,650 City in Arkansas, USA
Bono 2,595 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Bay 1,816 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Monette 1,629 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Caraway 1,288 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Cash 359 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Lake View 349 City of Arkansas, USA
Fisher 212 Human settlement in Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States of America
Egypt 111 Town in Arkansas