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About Humphrey

Humphrey is a city in Arkansas and Jefferson counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population was 806 at the 2000 census. It is included in the 'Pine Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area'.


* 1 City Officials and Information
* 2 Geography
* 3 Streets
* 4 Demographics + Other

City Officials

Mayor: Alice Black

City Alderman:

Sherri Fynn
Tim Bogy
Jr. Barnes
Joe McNeil
Melissa Robinson
Cluclan Hatch

Reecorder / Treasurer:

Robbie Blessings

Humphrey City Hall (870) 873-4615

Zip code is 72073, Phone area code 870.


Humphrey is located at 34 25 22 N 91 42 22W / 34.42278 N 91.70611 W / 34.42278; -91.70611 (34.422724, -91.706125)[1].

Humphrey is positioned 34.42 degrees north of the equator and 91.70 degrees west of the prime meridian.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km), all of it land.


The streets of Humphrey are named for the residents and farm owners of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s, who were known for inhabiting the connecting parcel of land. Streets are named for the Freeman Fay and Margaret (Maggie) Evelyn Marshall family, the Robert and Mammie Waldo family, the Acorn and Gill families, among others.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 806 people, 319 households, and 209 families residing in the city. The population density was 592.3 people per square mile (228.8/kmē). There were 365 housing units at an average density of 268.2/sq mi (103.6/kmē). The racial makeup of the city was 57.82% White, 40.45% Black or African American, 1.20% Native American, 1.00% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. 0.87% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 319 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 84.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,880, and the median income for a family was $33,824. Males had a median income of $25,163 versus $23,472 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,517. About 23.7% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.9% of those under age 18 and 21.4% of those age 65 or over.

Humphrey has several churches, Baptist, Pentecostal, Church of Christ, Methodist, and more.

Just south of Humphrey is the Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area.