Horatio, Arkansas Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

Population & Steets in Horitio City, AR, USA

The USPS code for Horatio is 71842. Its total area is about 1.8 square miles, or 4.7 square kilometers. The population of Horatio is approximately 920. This includes 375 households, 252 families, and 11 companies. The area is mostly made up of Hispanics, which is common among the local population. The city also boasts a large number of Hispanic and black businesses.

The city's first newspaper, The Horatio Herald, was printed in 1897. The newspaper is still in print today. The city was named for the famous Roman general Horatius Cocles, who defended Rome from Lars Porsena in 508 BC. However, the name reflects a conflict between the railroad company and its owner, Fred Hubbell. Its residents were referred to as "Hratio" in the town's history book.

In 2019, Horatio, AR had a population of 989. This was down from the previous year's 1,027. The median household income in the city increased by 3.3%. The median age was 31.7 years old. The median household income was $27,904. The city's median sex-based wage disparity was 1.6%, lower than the national average. The median age of the residents was 28 years old in 2018.

The city was not immune to political violence. While racial tensions did not reach the scale of the Draft Riots, the partisan strife in Horatio City continued to thrive. In the 1864 presidential election, Democratic George B. McClellan beat Republican Abraham Lincoln by more than two-to-one. He won the city's presidential vote 78,746 to 36,673.