Ashdown, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 4,428 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 2,160  (48.8%)
Females: 2,268  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71822.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,216 (it was $26,754 in 2000)
Ashdown:

$29,216
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,394 (it was $15,293 in 2000)

Ashdown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,365 (it was $53,900 in 2000)
Ashdown:

$75,365
AR:

$128,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $570.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ashdown: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.3%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 44.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ashdown, AR (2010)
    • 2,94862.4%White alone
    • 1,47531.2%Black alone
    • 1372.9%Hispanic
    • 932.0%Two or more races
    • 410.9%American Indian alone
    • 210.4%Asian alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Ashdown, Arkansas as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ashdown is 254 to 1.


Crime rates in Ashdown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.4)
2
(45.4)
4
(84.1)
4
(85.5)
3
(65.0)
1
(22.0)
2
(44.9)
1
(22.6)
2
(45.1)
5
(113.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(43.0)
5
(107.7)
5
(111.2)
1
(22.7)
1
(22.7)
2
(42.0)
1
(21.4)
1
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.9)
1
(22.6)
1
(22.6)
1
(22.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(107.5)
7
(150.7)
15
(333.6)
8
(181.5)
4
(90.8)
11
(231.1)
14
(299.1)
7
(151.6)
6
(131.8)
4
(89.8)
5
(112.8)
11
(248.1)
10
(227.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(515.9)
25
(538.3)
21
(467.0)
28
(635.4)
38
(862.7)
46
(966.6)
32
(683.8)
21
(454.9)
37
(812.8)
29
(651.2)
37
(834.5)
41
(924.9)
24
(546.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
146
(3,138)
121
(2,606)
128
(2,846)
121
(2,746)
120
(2,724)
157
(3,299)
125
(2,671)
150
(3,250)
189
(4,152)
102
(2,291)
104
(2,346)
135
(3,045)
93
(2,119)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(236.5)
3
(64.6)
9
(200.1)
12
(272.3)
12
(272.4)
3
(63.0)
3
(64.1)
2
(43.3)
12
(263.6)
13
(291.9)
3
(67.7)
9
(203.0)
3
(68.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(88.9)
2
(45.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)249.4209.5262.6300.9252.4330.7294.4254.1288.0227.9205.0385.5272.0

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City-data.com crime index in Ashdown, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (10.5%), German (7.5%), Irish (7.2%), Italian (6.5%), Scottish (2.3%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/11/1892

Elevation: 322 feet

Land area: 7.11 square miles.

Population density: 623 people per square mile   (low).

Ashdown, Arkansas map

37 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $549 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $282 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (83.8 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (85.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (165.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Wilton, AR (2.2 miles ),
Yarborough Landing, AR (2.7 miles ),
Ogden, AR (2.8 miles ),
Ben Lomond, AR (3.3 miles),
Red Lick, TX (3.8 miles ),
Leary, TX (3.9 miles ),
Foreman, AR (4.0 miles ),
Nash, TX (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 33.67 N, Longitude: 94.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +940 (+20.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 550 (36.1%)

Area code: 870

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $69,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $48,900
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Ashdown, AR residents
Average permit cost in Ashdown, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Ashdown, AR
Historical housing units in Ashdown, AR
Most common industries in Ashdown, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (10.1%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Food (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.6%)
  • Paper (16.2%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
  • Machinery (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Food (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Ashdown, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Ashdown, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ashdown, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.6. This is about average.

City:

69.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ashdown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the Ashdown city center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 5 people.

Earthquake activity:

Ashdown-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% 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 150.7 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 152.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from the city 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 255.3 miles away from Ashdown 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 315.0 miles away from Ashdown center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 247.0 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 Little River County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashdown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashdown:

  • LITTLE RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 451 WEST LOCKE STREET)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE, LLC (110 CONSTITUTION AVENUE)
  • LITTLE RIVER COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (150 KELLER)
  • LITTLE RIVER HOSPITAL HH (111 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • LITTLE RIVER NURSING HOME (162 HWY 32-2A)
  • PLEASANT MANOR NURSING AND REHAB (950 HOMESTEAD)

Amtrak station near Ashdown:

  • 19 miles: TEXARKANA (100 E. FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashdown:

  • Texarkana College (about 17 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 58 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 59 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Henderson State University (about 69 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 80 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Paris Junior College (about 81 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • National Park Community College (about 82 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)

Public high school in Ashdown:

Private high school in Ashdown:

  • NEW FAITH TABERNACLE ACADEMY (Students: 13, Location: 112 LITTLE RIVER 711, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ashdown:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ashdown: Ashdown Police Department (A), 9th West Judicial District Drug Task Force (B), Little River Sheriff's Department (C), Pleasant Manor Nursing Home (D), Little River Nursing Home (E), Ashdown Library (F), Little River County Courthouse (G), Little River County Jail (H), Ashdown Fire Department Station 1 (I), Ashdown Fire Department Station 2 (J), Lifenet, Incorporated - Ashdown (Ambulance Services) (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Ashdown include: First Christian Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (C), Central Baptist Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Craig Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), First Assembly of God Church (G), First Church of the Nazarene (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Ashdown: Ashdown City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Budget Inn (Highway 71 South), Yarborough Landing Village (106 Pump Station Road), Economy Inn (Highway 71 North), A-Ok Motel (Highway 71 North).

Birthplace of: Hazel Walker - Basketball player, Earnest Rhone - Football player.

Little River 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 Ashdown and their reported violations in the past:

MILLWOOD WATER CORPORATION (Population served: 487, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
MILLWOOD LANDING GOLF & RV RESORT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ashdown that have no violations reported:

  • ASHDOWN WATERWORKS (Population served: 4,831, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.8%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
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: 0.1% of all households
123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Ashdown in 2000:

  • 124 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Ashdown (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: The Branch at 110 West Main Street, branch established on 1971/02/08; South Branch at 640 South Constitution Avenue, branch established on 1974/05/24. Info updated 2012/01/13: Bank assets: $718.1 mil, Deposits: $547.7 mil, headquarters in Hot Springs, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: First National Security Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ashdown Branch at 960 South Constitution Avenue, branch established on 2004/03/22. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • BancorpSouth Bank: 611 Wood St Branch at 611 East Wood Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Constitution Branch at 620 South Constitution, branch established on 1999/05/30. 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 Ashdown:

Marital status in Ashdown, AR
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 8.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ashdown:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashdown, AR (based on Little River County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,32532
Mainline Protestant7287
Black Protestant6167
Catholic862
Other833
None5,333-
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: 3
Little River County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Little River County:

11.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Little River County:

32.0%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Little River County:

15.7%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ashdown:

49.4%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ashdown:

46.9%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Ashdown:

29.1
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ashdown:

18.5%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ashdown:

10.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ashdown:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ashdown:

36.2%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.2%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashdown, AR Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 11$31,735$34,6200$0
Water Supply 11$31,819$34,7120$0
Solid Waste Management 10$22,754$27,3050$0
Streets and Highways 8$18,644$27,9660$0
Other Government Administration 6$14,885$29,7700$0
Parks and Recreation 3$6,731$26,9240$0
Police - Other 2$5,148$30,8880$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,814$33,7680$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 52$134,530$31,0450$0

Ashdown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,066,000 ($240.74)
    Regular Highways: $605,000 ($136.63)
    Sewerage: $550,000 ($124.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $512,000 ($115.63)
    Financial Administration: $348,000 ($78.59)
    Water Utilities: $323,000 ($72.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $234,000 ($52.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $185,000 ($41.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($2.03)
    Corrections - Other: $9,000 ($2.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($12.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($3.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,150,000 ($259.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($13.10)

Ashdown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $441,000 ($99.59)
    Sewerage: $409,000 ($92.37)
    Other: $20,000 ($4.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000 ($6.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $577,000 ($130.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $189,000 ($42.68)
    Donations From Private Sources: $184,000 ($41.55)
    General Revenue - Other: $110,000 ($24.84)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($7.45)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($5.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $500,000 ($112.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $224,000 ($50.59)
    General Local Government Support: $95,000 ($21.45)
    Other: $63,000 ($14.23)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,358,000 ($306.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $206,000 ($46.52)
    Other License: $53,000 ($11.97)
    Property: $51,000 ($11.52)

Ashdown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,193,000 ($721.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,915,000 ($658.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $387,000 ($87.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,000 ($24.62)

Ashdown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000 ($1.58)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,311,000 ($296.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $347,000 ($78.36)
Businesses in Ashdown, AR
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashdown:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KCMC (740 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KNBO (1530 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: BOWIE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., 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)
  • KKTK (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KOSY (790 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashdown:

  • KPGG (103.9 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPWW (95.9 FM; HOOKS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • KFYX (107.1 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KKYR-FM (102.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTOY (104.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: JO-AL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEWL-FM (95.1 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZRB (103.5 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: B & H BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KHTA (92.5 FM; WAKE VILLAGE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTXK (91.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TEXARKANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KNRB (100.1 FM; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ashdown:

  • KLFI-LP (Channel 35; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: BEECH STREET COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K41EQ (Channel 41; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K30EA (Channel 30; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
Ashdown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ashdown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 54.0mTotal length
  • $211,000Total costs
  • 38,389Total average daily traffic
  • 1,975Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,790Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashdown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ashdown, AR)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashdown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5257M , Serial Number: 10557, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Brian T Hill, 1338 Highway 108, Ashdown, AR 71822
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6450Q , Serial Number: 670529, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 06/29/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence W Welch, Po Box 993, Ashdown, AR 71822
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65TX , Serial Number: 2951, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 07/29/2015
    Registrant (Individual): David Lamar Mitchell, 199 Little River 67, Ashdown, AR 71822
  • Aircraft: 3D ROBOTICS IRIS+ (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 672FD , Serial Number: PXFP154647, Certificate Issue Date: 05/13/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Domtar, 285 Highway 71 S, Ashdown, AR 71822
  • Aircraft: AIRBORNE EDGE X (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 75101 , Serial Number: 582-524, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 09/23/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Jeff M Harris, 2209 Buck Wright Rd, Ashdown, AR 71822
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4681J , Serial Number: 28R-30581, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/10/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Michael F Williams, 2425 Nw Front St, Ashdown, AR 71822
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/24/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 50. The highest number of fires - 98 took place in 2006, and the least - 23 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ashdown, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.5%), and Structure Fires (30.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ashdown, AR
    • 46654.5%Outside Fires
    • 25830.2%Structure Fires
    • 9511.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 364.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashdown, AR
Most common first names in Ashdown, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6771.1 years
James6071.2 years
Mary5877.8 years
John3975.6 years
Robert3670.8 years
Charles3368.1 years
George3173.8 years
Willie2879.8 years
Henry2679.2 years
Annie2581.4 years
Most common last names in Ashdown, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4278.5 years
Williams3875.3 years
Jones3274.4 years
Smith3278.7 years
Walker2879.1 years
Ford2474.8 years
Wright2277.4 years
Wilson2177.7 years
Brown2168.3 years
Davis2174.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ashdown, AR
  • 63.9%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Electricity
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ashdown, AR
  • 67.6%Electricity
  • 32.4%Utility gas


Ashdown compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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