Arp is a city in Smith
County, Texas, United States.
The population was 901 at the 2000 census.
It is part
of the Tyler,
Arp is located at (32.225794, -95.055140) .
According to the United
States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of
2.5 square miles (6.3 km²), all of it land.
As of the census
of 2000, there were 901
people, 361 households, and 259 families residing in the city. The
people per square mile (142.0/km²). There were 405 housing units at
an average density of 165.2/sq mi (63.8/km²). The racial
makeup of the city was 95.34% White
, 3.22% African American
from other races
0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 2.55% of the
There were 361 households out of which 32.1% had children under the
age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married
living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no
husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 26.3% of all
households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living
alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size
was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the city the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age
of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to
64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was
37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.7 males. For every
100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $33,750, and the
median income for a family was $38,807. Males had a median income
of $27,443 versus $22,202 for females. The per capita income
for the city was
$16,619. About 4.2% of families and 4.9% of the population were
below the poverty line
, including 5.5%
of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.
The City of Arp is served by the Arp Independent School
In the year of 2005-2006 the Arp High School went to the state
basketball tournament for AA. This is where they won the State
Basketball Championship and obtained the ranking of AA state
champions. In the 2006-2007 season, the Tigers were defeated by the
Kountze Lions in the Regional Tournament and did not make it to the
Arp ISD Website: http://www.arpisd.org