Shannon Hills, Arkansas

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Shannon Hills, Arkansas
Location of Shannon Hills in Saline County, Arkansas.
Location of Shannon Hills in Saline County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 34°37′19″N 92°24′3″W / 34.62194°N 92.40083°W / 34.62194; -92.40083Coordinates: 34°37′19″N 92°24′3″W / 34.62194°N 92.40083°W / 34.62194; -92.40083
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountySaline
Area
 • Total2.64 sq mi (6.84 km2)
 • Land2.64 sq mi (6.84 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation331 ft (101 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total4,490
 • Density1,701.40/sq mi (656.90/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72103
Area code501
FIPS code05-63470
GNIS feature ID0058601[2]
Websitewww.shannonhills.ar.gov

Shannon Hills is a city in Saline County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 3,143 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The area that would become Shannon Hills remained undeveloped until circa 1960, when housing development started. In 1977, residents voted to incorporate in part to avoid annexation into Little Rock.[3]

Geography[edit]

Shannon Hills is located at 34°37′19″N 92°24′3″W / 34.62194°N 92.40083°W / 34.62194; -92.40083 (34.621858, -92.400765).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19801,556
19901,75512.8%
20002,00514.2%
20103,14356.8%
20204,49042.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

2020 census[edit]

Shannon Hills racial composition[6]
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 2,104 46.86%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 1,640 36.53%
Native American 8 0.18%
Asian 51 1.14%
Pacific Islander 9 0.2%
Other/Mixed 236 5.26%
Hispanic or Latino 442 9.84%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 4,490 people, 1,200 households, and 880 families residing in the city.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 2,005 people, 748 households, and 594 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,327.8 inhabitants per square mile (512.7/km2). There were 784 housing units at an average density of 519.2 per square mile (200.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.02% White, 3.94% Black or African American, 0.85% Native American, 0.75% Asian, 0.90% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.04% of the population.

There were 748 households, out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.6% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.5% were non-families. 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 27.4% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,068, and the median income for a family was $43,021. Males had a median income of $31,184 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,292. About 6.7% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under the age of 18 and 7.0% of those 65 and older.

Education[edit]

Most of Shannon Hills is in the Bryant School District,[8] which operates Bryant High School.

A portion is in the Pulaski County Special School District, which extends into Saline County.[8] This part is zoned to Landmark Elementary School, Fuller Middle School and Wilbur D. Mills High School.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shannon Hills, Arkansas
  3. ^ "Shannon Hills (Saline County) - Encyclopedia of Arkansas". www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net. Retrieved 2016-11-22.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "Explore Census Data". data.census.gov. Retrieved 2021-12-31.
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ a b "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Saline County, AR." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on May 24, 2018.
  9. ^ "School Zone Map". Pulaski County Special School District. Retrieved 2021-03-03.