Arkadelphia, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 10,650 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 5,056  (47.5%)
Females: 5,594  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

23.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71923, 71998, 71999.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,269 (it was $25,671 in 2000)
Arkadelphia:

$32,269
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,143 (it was $13,268 in 2000)

Arkadelphia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,258 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Arkadelphia:

$111,258
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,491; detached houses: $144,586; townhouses or other attached units: $67,614; mobile homes: $96,253

Median gross rent in 2017: $569.

March 2019 cost of living index in Arkadelphia: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.7%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Black residents, 59.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.0% for other race residents, 75.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Arkadelphia, AR (2017)
    • 6,51360.5%White alone
    • 3,19529.7%Black alone
    • 6526.1%Hispanic
    • 2312.1%Two or more races
    • 980.9%Asian alone
    • 260.2%American Indian alone

Races in Arkadelphia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Arkadelphia, Arkansas as of July 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Arkadelphia is 400 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Arkadelphia by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(46.7)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(46.4)
3
(28.1)
5
(48.0)
7
(64.7)
4
(35.8)
10
(89.2)
3
(27.8)
5
(46.7)
6
(55.4)
10
(93.3)
6
(56.4)
5
(46.5)
6
(55.5)
12
(112.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(37.1)
10
(93.7)
5
(48.0)
8
(73.9)
8
(71.7)
5
(44.6)
5
(46.3)
3
(28.0)
4
(36.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(65.8)
4
(37.2)
5
(46.3)
4
(37.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(334.3)
28
(262.5)
33
(316.8)
30
(277.1)
30
(268.9)
34
(303.2)
52
(481.7)
35
(327.2)
29
(267.8)
31
(289.2)
40
(376.0)
36
(334.7)
47
(434.8)
29
(272.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
99
(919.4)
162
(1,519)
133
(1,277)
146
(1,349)
153
(1,371)
168
(1,498)
91
(843.0)
111
(1,038)
93
(858.8)
68
(634.3)
77
(723.9)
100
(929.8)
23
(212.8)
43
(403.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
196
(1,820)
208
(1,950)
178
(1,709)
243
(2,245)
259
(2,321)
206
(1,837)
281
(2,603)
290
(2,711)
255
(2,355)
235
(2,192)
210
(1,974)
332
(3,087)
334
(3,090)
204
(1,916)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(111.4)
11
(103.1)
13
(124.8)
13
(120.1)
17
(152.4)
13
(115.9)
15
(139.0)
6
(56.1)
10
(92.3)
9
(83.9)
7
(65.8)
4
(37.2)
10
(92.5)
9
(84.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(55.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.2)
2
(18.5)
3
(26.9)
2
(17.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.5)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)261.2295.7283.8323.1305.0350.8306.7390.3289.1271.2275.0306.8291.1267.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Arkadelphia, AR

Crime rate in Arkadelphia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (7.1%), German (6.7%), Irish (3.9%), English (3.8%), Italian (2.6%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/06/1857

Elevation: 245 feet

Land area: 7.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,451 people per square mile   (low).

Arkadelphia, Arkansas map

420 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.4% Africa).

This city:

3.9%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $730 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $580 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (59.7 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (121.4 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (233.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Gum Springs, AR (2.1 miles),
Caddo Valley, AR (2.3 miles ),
Friendship, AR (2.8 miles ),
Donaldson, AR (3.4 miles ),
Gurdon, AR (3.9 miles ),
Okolona, AR (4.2 miles),
Sparkman, AR (4.3 miles ),
Whelen Springs, AR (4.5 miles)

Latitude: 34.12 N, Longitude: 93.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,128 (+10.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,235 (65.0%)

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Arkadelphia, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Arkadelphia, AR in 2017
Arkadelphia satellite photo by USGS

Arkadelphia tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 1999: 26 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $116,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $281,300
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $106,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Arkadelphia, AR residents
Average permit cost in Arkadelphia, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Arkadelphia, AR
Historical housing units in Arkadelphia, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +648 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in Arkadelphia, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (26.6%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (23.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Machinery (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.2%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (2.9%)
  • Public administration (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Arkadelphia, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Arkadelphia-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Arkadelphia city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 4.3 miles away from the city center injured 11 people.

Earthquake activity:

Arkadelphia-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from Arkadelphia center
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 187.4 miles away from Arkadelphia 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 249.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 227.7 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 Clark County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Arkadelphia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Arkadelphia:

  • BAPTIST HEALTH HOSPICE ARKADEL (3050 TWIN RIVERS DRIVE)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER-ARKADELPHIA (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 3050 TWIN RIVERS DRIVE)
  • COURTYARD GARDENS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (2701 TWIN RIVERS DRIVE)
  • HOSPITALITY CARE CENTER INC (P O BOX 278)
  • TWIN RIVERS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (3021 TWIN RIVERS DRIVE)
  • DEGRAY KIDNEY CTR (312 PROFESSIONAL PARK DR STE H)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH HOME HEALTH - ARKADELPHIA (3050 TWIN RIVERS DRIVE)
  • CLARK COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (605 SOUTH TENTH STREET)

Airports located in Arkadelphia:

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Amtrak station:

ARKADELPHIA (798 S. 5TH ST.)

Colleges/Universities in Arkadelphia:

  • Henderson State University (Full-time enrollment: 3,528; Location: 1100 Henderson Street; Public; Website: www.hsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Ouachita Baptist University (Full-time enrollment: 1,536; Location: 410 Ouachita St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.obu.edu)
  • ABC Beauty College Inc (Full-time enrollment: 25; Location: 203 S 26th Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.abc-beautycollege.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Arkadelphia:

  • National Park Community College (about 28 miles; Hot Springs, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 59 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 59 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 61 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 64 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 75 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Texarkana College (about 75 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)

Public high school in Arkadelphia:

Private high school in Arkadelphia:

  • CLARK COUNTY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 31, Location: 880 OLD MILITARY RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Arkadelphia:

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Library in Arkadelphia:

  • CLARK COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $248,844; Location: 609 CADDO STREET; 79,246 books; 1,092 audio materials; 400 video materials; 242 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Arkadelphia: Henderson State University Police Department (A), Clark County Courthouse (B), Arkansas Hall (C), Birkett Williams Hall (D), Caddo Center Cafeteria (E), Clark County Jail (F), Concer Hall (G), Dailey Hall (H), Evans Hall (I), Flennicken Memorial Students Center (J), Foster Hall (K), Goodloe Dormitory (L), Haygood Gymnasium (M), Holly Dormitory (N), J R Grant Memorial Administration Building (O), Johnson Hall (P), McBrien Hall (Q), McElhannon Hall (R), Mitchell Hall (S), Mooney Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Pine Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Arkadelphia include: Landmark Missionary Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), David Temple Church of God in Christ (C), Ebenezer Church of God in Christ (D), Third Street Baptist Church (E), Berry Chapel (F), New Life Church (G), Park Hill Baptist Church (H), Saint Andrew United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Nowlin Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Arkadelphia include: Clark County Fairgrounds (1), Rab Rodgers Stadium (2), A U Williams Stadium (3), Arkadelphia Central Park (4), Haygood Stadium (5), Feasler Park (6), Sturgis Field (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Arkadelphia Aquatic Park (Water Parks & Slides; 2575 Twin Rivers Drive), Francis Custom Tours (Tours & Charters; 28 Ranch Road).

Hotels: Pioneer Inn (10th & Caddo), Arkadelphia-Days Inn (137 Valley St), Super 8 Motel (118 Valley Street), Super 8 Arkadelphia AR (118 Valley), Arkadelphia/Caddo Valley Super 8 Motel (118 Valley Street), Hampton Inn (108 Malvern Road), Best Western Continental Inn (136 Valley Street), Comfort Inn Arkadelphia (100 Crystal Palace), Valley Inn Motel 6 (106 Crystal Palace Drive).

Courts: Clark County - Quorum Court (Court House), Clark County - Municipal Court (Court House Square), Arkansas Department Of Community Punishment Drug Court (501 Clay Street).

Birthplace of: Jerome Lambert - Former professional basketball player and fireman, Jerry Thomasson - Politician, Kevin Williams - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Aug 16, 1980), Kevin Williams (defensive tackle) - Football player, Robert D. Maurer - Physicis and Engineer, William J. Holloway - 8th Governor of Oklahoma, Bobby Shepherd - Judge, Don Reynolds - Major League Baseball player, Jerry Dalrymple - Football player and coach, Terry Nelson (American football) - Football player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Arkadelphia and their reported violations in the past:

ARKADELPHIA WATERWORKS (Population served: 10,300, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2009)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-26-2009)
CLARK COUNTY COUNTRY WATER FACILITIES (Population served: 2,450, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JAN-15-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-12-2010 to FEB-17-2011)
GUM SPRINGS WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 947, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2013)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.8%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Arkadelphia in 2010:

  • 2,221 people in college/university student housing
  • 196 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Arkadelphia in 2000:

  • 1,876 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 240 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Arkadelphia (2011 data):

  • Summit Bank: at 409 Main Street, Arkadelphia Branch, Opo Building Branch. Info updated 2011/02/25: Bank assets: $1,129.7 mil, Deposits: $946.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Summit Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: West Pine Branch at 2701 Pine Street, branch established on 1974/02/21; Arkadelphia Main Street Branch at 526 Main Street, branch established on 1911/08/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Southern Bancorp Bank: at 601 Main Street, branch established on 1884/03/01; West Pine Branch at 2500 Pine St, branch established on 1967/09/14. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,146.8 mil, Deposits: $966.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancorp, Inc
  • Regions Bank: Arkadelphia Main Office at 506 Main Street, branch established on 1888/09/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Arkadelphia:

Marital status in Arkadelphia, AR
  • Never married: 56.1%
  • Now married: 28.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Arkadelphia:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Arkadelphia
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arkadelphia, AR (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,25958
Mainline Protestant1,73515
Black Protestant1,2919
Other2581
Catholic801
None7,372-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.5%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clark County:

13.3%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Arkadelphia:

48.5%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.5%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Arkadelphia:

30.8%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.5%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Arkadelphia, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 31$78,971$30,5692$3,768
Solid Waste Management 13$29,838$27,5431$707
Other and Unallocable 11$33,464$36,5060$0
Firefighters 10$26,294$31,55315$3,330
Water Supply 9$24,695$32,9270$0
Streets and Highways 7$20,219$34,6611$510
Sewerage 7$17,408$29,8420$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,644$34,57620$6,604
Other Government Administration 3$12,960$51,8400$0
Financial Administration 2$5,962$35,7720$0
Airports 1$4,247$50,9640$0
Totals for Government 97$262,702$32,49939$14,919

Arkadelphia government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $656,000 ($61.60)
    Air Transportation: $633,000 ($59.44)
    Sewerage: $265,000 ($24.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000 ($15.59)
    Water Utilities: $138,000 ($12.96)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($0.56)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,750,000 ($164.32)
    Water Utilities: $1,236,000 ($116.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,186,000 ($111.36)
    Regular Highways: $967,000 ($90.80)
    Sewerage: $741,000 ($69.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $681,000 ($63.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $620,000 ($58.22)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($25.07)
    Central Staff Services: $132,000 ($12.39)
    Financial Administration: $105,000 ($9.86)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($1.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $104,000 ($9.77)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $6,000 ($0.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $147,000 ($13.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $228,000 ($21.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($15.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $114,000 ($10.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,024,000 ($471.74)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($6.10)

Arkadelphia government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,460,000 ($137.09)
    Sewerage: $1,055,000 ($99.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $269,000 ($25.26)
    Other: $186,000 ($17.46)
    Air Transportation: $17,000 ($1.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $117,000 ($10.99)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($1.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $342,000 ($32.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $127,000 ($11.92)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($4.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,816,000 ($170.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $696,000 ($65.35)
    General Local Government Support: $270,000 ($25.35)
    Other: $270,000 ($25.35)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,965,000 ($184.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $811,000 ($76.15)
    Property: $571,000 ($53.62)
    Other License: $19,000 ($1.78)

Arkadelphia government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,009,000 ($564.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,576,000 ($523.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $433,000 ($40.66)

Arkadelphia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $224,000 ($21.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,288,000 ($402.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $889,000 ($83.47)

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Garland County, AR  0.68% ($26,319 average AGI)
from Hot Spring County, AR  0.57% ($24,641)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.36% ($42,760)


7.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Garland County, AR  0.88% ($44,574 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.75% ($33,596)
to Saline County, AR  0.65% ($54,422)
Businesses in Arkadelphia, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Maurices1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway3
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS2
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Hilton1Waffle House1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Arkadelphia:

  • KVRC (1240 AM; 1 kW; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KBOK (1310 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALVERN, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arkadelphia:

  • KSWH-FM (91.1 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: HENDERSON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KDEL-FM (100.9 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EF (91.9 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K208CQ (89.5 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLAZ (105.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQUS-FM (97.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYDL (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204DI (88.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYXK (106.9 FM; GURDON, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSBC (90.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CENTRAL ARKANSAS CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLEZ (101.5 FM; MALVERN, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Arkadelphia:

  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KVTH (Channel 26; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Arkadelphia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 407ft / 124mTotal length
  • $8,258,000Total costs
  • 391,002Total average daily traffic
  • 76,321Total average daily truck traffic
  • 185,162Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Arkadelphia, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Arkadelphia, AR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Arkadelphia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 232 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Arkadelphia, AR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Arkadelphia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Arkadelphia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 57. The highest number of reported fires - 97 took place in 2018, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Arkadelphia, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.2%), and Structure Fires (34.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Arkadelphia, AR
    • 41943.2%Outside Fires
    • 33434.4%Structure Fires
    • 18619.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 323.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Arkadelphia, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Arkadelphia, Arkansas:

  • Quality Inn, 150 Valley St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923 , Phone: (870) 230-1506, Fax: (870) 230-1015
  • Hampton Inn, 108 Malvern Rd, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923 , Phone: (870) 403-0800, Fax: (870) 403-0404
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 7 Frost Rd, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923 , Phone: (870) 403-0880
  • BEST WESTERN Continental Inn, 136 Valley St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923 , Phone: (870) 246-5592, Fax: (870) 246-3583
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Most common first names in Arkadelphia, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13170.9 years
John13175.8 years
Mary11677.3 years
William10376.6 years
Robert7275.1 years
Charles6266.9 years
Willie6076.1 years
George5176.6 years
Thomas4175.1 years
Roy3575.9 years
Most common last names in Arkadelphia, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9073.5 years
Jones8578.0 years
Williams7777.8 years
Buck5278.1 years
Wilson4477.4 years
Davis4371.7 years
Francis4375.8 years
Thomas4078.1 years
Johnson3674.5 years
Green2881.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Arkadelphia, AR
  • 66.2%Utility gas
  • 31.2%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Arkadelphia, AR
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood


Arkadelphia compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Arkadelphia on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
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