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Overview

Introduction to Trumann, Arkansas

Trumann, Arkansas, in Poinsett county, is 16 miles SE of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center) and 44 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee.

Trumann History

Trumann was originally named Mosher. It was renamed Weona in 1902 after a lumber company in the area. The city was incorporated in 1917 as Trumann. It gained status of a second class city in 1924. Trumann became a first class city in 1958. The city is located in Poinsett County, which was established on February 28, 1838, and named after Joel R. Poinsett.

Trumann and nearby Attractions

  • Rose Hall Great House
  • Wayne Short Memorial Park
  • Lepanto USA Museum
  • Lake Poinsett State Park
  • Viva Drive Church of Christ
  • Parkin Archeological State Park

Things To Do In Trumann

You can visit Ozark Street Park, West Side Park, and North Side Park while staying in Trumann. The city is also home to many houses of worship such as the First United Methodist Church, Viva Drive Church of Christ, and First United Pentecostal Church. Shopping can be enjoyed at the North Mart Shopping Center. The Marked Tree Delta Area Museum and the Lepanto USA Museum are also worth visiting.

Trumann Transportation

Air transportation is available from Millington Municipal Airport.

Trumann Higher Education

Residents of Trumann can avail higher education from Arkansas State University-Main Campus, Southwest Tennessee Community College-Union Campus, and the University of Memphis.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,103
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+2,615
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married50.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,062
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,433

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,746
% Above Poverty Level75.8%
% Below Poverty Level24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.2%
Median Gross Rent$570
Median House Value$86,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.5%
Irish12.1%
German8.1%
English5.8%
French Except Basque2%
Dutch1.3%
Italian1.1%
Scottish0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Polish0.5%
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Trumann Almanac

CategoryValue
County Poinsett County
Standard Zip Codes72472
Phone Area Codes870
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude35.67
Approximate Longitude-90.51

Trumann Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationJONESBORO 4 N
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp49 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationPARAGOULD 1 S
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp26 to 43 F
Apr Temp50 to 69 F
Jul Temp71 to 90 F
Oct Temp49 to 73 F
Annual Precip49.4 inches
StationBEEDEVILLE 4 NE
Distance33.7 miles
Jan Temp29 to 45 F
Apr Temp50 to 71 F
Jul Temp72 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 73 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bay1,887$48,000
Black Oak204$46,250
Caraway1,044$46,285
Lake City2,425$46,458
Lepanto2,053$34,625
Marked Tree2,500$38,350

Trumann Public Schools

Cedar Park Elementary School
1200 Cedar St
ZIP: 72472
Primary
Total Enrollment 799
Trumann High School
1620 W Main St
ZIP: 72472
High
Total Enrollment 439
Trumann Intermediate Sch 5-6
221 Pine Ave
ZIP: 72472
Middle
Total Enrollment 224
Trumann Intermediate School7-8
221 Pine Ave
ZIP: 72472
Middle
Total Enrollment 254
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