Black Rock Lawrence County, Arkansas

Black Rock: City in Lawrence County, Arkansas, US

About

Black Rock is a city located in the county of Lawrence in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 662. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 590 inhabitants.

Black Rock Quick Facts

Population : 590 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Lawrence County
Postal code : 72415
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 4.08%
Land as percent of area : 95.92%
Altitude : 312 feet / 95 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:27:25 (23rd January 2022)
Population growth : -12.2% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Black Rock is located at 36°6'30"N 91°5'50"W (36.1084000, -91.0973500).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Black Rock decreased by 12.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 717 - census
2010 662 -8.31% census
2011 653 -1.38% estimation process
2012 641 -1.87% estimation process
2013 642 0.16% estimation process
2014 634 -1.26% estimation process
2015 623 -1.77% estimation process
2016 622 -0.16% estimation process
2017 615 -1.14% estimation process
2018 606 -1.49% estimation process
2019 602 -0.66% estimation process
2020 590 -2.03% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 16,406
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 17,410
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 16,216
April 1, 2010 Population : 17,415
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.2%
People over 65 (%) : 19.9%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 96.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,082
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.8%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 8,028

Black Rock zip code is 72415. County name: Lawrence, County fips: 05075

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 8,028
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 67.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $76,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $817
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $316
2015-2019 median gross rent : $549
Permits for construction, 2020 : 64
2015-2019 Households : 6,463
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.48
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,212
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 40,380
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 73,224
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 196,284
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,538
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,993
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,473
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 283
2019 total employment : 2,993
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 92,511
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -1.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,186
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,384
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 683
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 517
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,333
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 73
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,250
2010 population per square mile : 29.6
2010 land area in square miles : 587.61
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 46.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $160,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,421
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $595
2015-2019 median gross rent : $991
2015-2019 Households : 3,243
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.82
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 72.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,108
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 10,682
2012 total retail sales per capita : $1,220
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,382
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,635
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 516
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 366
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 71
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 65
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 434
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 184
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 281
2010 population per square mile : 561.1
2010 land area in square miles : 13.90

People born in Black Rock (3)

People born in Black Rock, including baseball player Lee Tate, first woman Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas Betty Dickey, chemical engineer James O. Osburn, .

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Schools in Black Rock

College & universities near Black Rock, AR

Code Name City ZIP
107877 Williams Baptist University Walnut Ridge (AR) 72476

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Black Rock, AR

Code Name Address Type
WNR Walnut Ridge 109 Southwest Front Street RAIL
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Black Rock

Post Office Name City ZIP
Black Rock Post Office Black Rock (AR) 72415

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Lawrence County

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

City Name Population Title
Walnut Ridge 4,673 City in Arkansas
Hoxie 2,579 City in Sheridan County, Kansas, United States of America
Imboden 617 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America
Ravenden 446 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America
Portia 399 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America
Lynn 259 Town in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States
Sedgwick 165 Town in Arkansas
Alicia 126 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America
Minturn 104 Town in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States
Powhatan 66 Human settlement in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States of America