Shirley, Arkansas

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Shirley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles N of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Van Buren
Standard Zip Codes 72088, 72153
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.656
Longitude -92.319

Shirley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 75 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 77 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
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Shirley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 337 100%
Male 159 47.2%
Female 178 52.8%
Under 18 91 27%
18+ 246 73%
65+ 63 18.7%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 3.08
White 324 96.1%
African-American 3 0.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 1.2%

Estimated Shirley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 342
Growth 5
Growth % 1.5%

Shirley Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 39.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.4%
English 13.7%
Irish 5.5%
German 4.4%
Dutch 3%
Italian 2.2%
French Canadian 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Lebanese 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Shirley, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Eglantine (72153)
Lexington (72153)
Rushing (72153)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shirley 337 $30,938
Clinton 2,283 $30,792
Fairfield Bay 2,460 $42,419
Greers Ferry 930 $32,344
Leslie 482 $21,607
Mountain View 2,876 $27,589
Quitman 714 $31,964
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Shirley High Schools (2004)

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Serves 242 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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