Amagon, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 96 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 
Males: 45  (47.2%)
Females: 51  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72005, 72112.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $16,288 (it was $15,938 in 2000)
Amagon:

$16,288
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,861 (it was $10,294 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $21,662 (it was $19,600 in 2000)
Amagon:

$21,662
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $20,563; Detached houses: $17,500; Mobile homes: $25,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $613.

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  • White alone - 89 (90.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (3.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Amagon: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (32.7%), German (12.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 223 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 916 people per square mile   (low).

Amagon, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Amagon:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amagon town:

  • Never married: 9.5%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 21.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.4%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Amagon, Arkansas as of April 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Amagon to the number of sex offenders is 48 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.0%)

Amagon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (29.7 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (71.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (376.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Grubbs, AR (2.5 miles ), Fisher, AR (3.0 miles ), Beedeville, AR (3.0 miles) , Newport, AR (3.0 miles ), Waldenburg, AR (3.1 miles) , Diaz, AR (3.2 miles ), Weldon, AR (3.2 miles) , Campbell Station, AR (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.56 N, Longitude: 91.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Amagon household income distribution Amagon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-24.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (62%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Amagon, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Amagon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Amagon town center killed 5 people and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 11.6 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amagon-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Amagon center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 141.5 miles away from Amagon center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amagon topographic map

Birthplace of: Mike Beebe - Arkansas Attorney General.

Hospitals and medical centers near Amagon:

  • LINDLEY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • REGIONAL HEALTHCARE INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • HARRIS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • HARRIS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • PINEDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • JACKSON COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amagon:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 31 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Harding University (about 42 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 56 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 68 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 70 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 71 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 84 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)

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Church in Amagon: Amagon Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 44.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.45
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.0%
(26.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  52.3%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Amagon compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Amagon travel time to work - commute Amagon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Amagon town (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.65%
Here: 56.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents44.2%18.5%7.8%7.3%5.0%
Congregations18.6%31.4%10.0%10.0%4.3%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodPentecostal Church of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.7%3.4%2.8%1.4%5.0%
Congregations5.7%7.1%4.3%1.4%7.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Jackson County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Jackson County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Jackson County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

31.1%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$357
Totals for Government 0$0 8$357

5.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Independence County, AR  0.75% ($27,895 average AGI)
from Craighead County, AR  0.54% ($21,556)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.32% ($18,563)


6.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,848 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to White County, AR  0.90% ($28,565 average AGI)
to Independence County, AR  0.81% ($21,220)
to Craighead County, AR  0.77% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amagon:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNBY (1280 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amagon:

  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLN (90.9 FM; NEWARK, AR; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Amagon:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 1630 Highway 37 North (Lat: 35.582889 Lon: -91.060972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 52.1 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: KNKQ344
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 10/01/2022, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • 1630 Highway 37 North (70635) (Lat: 35.582889 Lon: -91.060972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 52.1 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN717
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65015 , Serial Number: 75-1928, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): Marvin L Edwards, Star Route, Amagon, AR 72005
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-7-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7UE , Serial Number: 4061C, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 08/26/1988
    Registrant (Corporation): Lowery Land Company LLC, Po Box 21, Amagon, AR 72005

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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