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Population in 2017: 3,282 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +442.5%
Males: 1,614  (49.2%)
Females: 1,668  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

29.4 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72007, 72023, 72176.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,049 (it was $44,063 in 2000)
Austin:

$66,049
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,836 (it was $17,369 in 2000)

Austin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,164 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Austin:

$146,164
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $146,624; detached houses: $149,987; mobile homes: $21,410

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,058.

March 2019 cost of living index in Austin: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.8%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.3% for Black residents, 5.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for American Indian residents, 31.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Austin, AR (2017)
    • 2,34283.3%White alone
    • 2438.6%Hispanic
    • 1455.2%Two or more races
    • 461.6%Black alone
    • 401.4%Asian alone
    • 20.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Austin, Arkansas as of September 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Austin is 125 to 1.


Crime rates in Austin by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.2)
0
(0.0)
7
(205.5)
7
(188.0)
3
(73.3)
2
(57.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(863.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.7)
1
(48.7)
2
(96.3)
6
(200.5)
1
(29.4)
1
(26.9)
5
(122.2)
3
(85.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(575.5)
3
(174.5)
9
(438.2)
21
(1,023)
20
(963.4)
14
(467.9)
19
(557.7)
N/A5
(122.2)
14
(399.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(1,439)
18
(1,047)
8
(389.5)
5
(243.5)
13
(626.2)
26
(869.0)
31
(909.9)
19
(510.3)
15
(366.7)
10
(285.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(97.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(66.8)
1
(29.4)
3
(80.6)
1
(24.4)
1
(28.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)270.554.163.891.1150.3123.0248.0218.4108.3121.4

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City-data.com crime index in Austin, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.86
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: German (14.6%), American (14.1%), Irish (8.9%), English (6.9%), Polish (3.1%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 248 feet

Land area: 2.99 square miles.

Population density: 1,098 people per square mile   (low).

Austin, Arkansas map

166 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 2.1% Europe).

This city:

5.8%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $960 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,071 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (21.7 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (114.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (314.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Ward, AR (1.5 miles ),
Cabot, AR (1.7 miles ),
Beebe, AR (2.7 miles ),
Woodlawn, AR (2.9 miles ),
Jacksonville, AR (3.4 miles ),
McRae, AR (3.5 miles ),
Vilonia, AR (3.7 miles ),
Gravel Ridge, AR (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.01 N, Longitude: 91.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 501

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $80,800
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2005: 137 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2006: 202 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2007: 114 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2008: 77 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2009: 88 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2010: 89 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2011: 88 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2012: 107 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2013: 121 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2014: 127 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2015: 135 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2016: 137 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2017: 154 buildings, average cost: $86,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Austin, AR residents
Average permit cost in Austin, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +219 (+56.7%).
Most common industries in Austin, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Austin, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Carpenters (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (20.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.3%)

Average climate in Austin, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.286. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.286
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.32. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.32
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.614. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.614
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Austin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 168% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Austin city center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 21.3 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 180 people.

Earthquake activity:

Austin-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 16.8 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 18.0 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 103.5 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 162.5 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 94.9 miles away from Austin center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 142.9 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 Lonoke County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 11, Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Austin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Austin:

  • SPRING CREEK HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CABOT, AR)
  • GORDON TUBBS RESIDENTIAL FACILITY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CABOT, AR)
  • ROLLINS NH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CABOT, AR)
  • CABOT MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CABOT, AR)
  • BEVERLY HEALTHCARE JACKSONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, AR)
  • WOODLAND HILLS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION OF JA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, AR)
  • NORTH METRO HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Austin:

  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 8 miles; Beebe, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,387)
  • Harding University (about 23 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 24 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 28 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 28 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 53 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 68 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Austin: Austin Police Department (A), Austin Fire Department Station 1 (B), Austin Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hudson Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lonoke 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 Austin that have no violations reported:

  • GRAND PRAIRIE BAYOU 2 PFB (Population served: 10,060, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AUSTIN WATERWORKS (Population served: 2,436, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

77.4%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
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

Banks with branches in Austin (2011 data):

  • First Arkansas Bank and Trust: Austin Branch at 1685 East Main, branch established on 2008/03/10. Info updated 2008/08/05: Bank assets: $681.5 mil, Deposits: $518.7 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: First Arkansas Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Austin:

Marital status in Austin, AR
  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Austin:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Austin, AR (based on Lonoke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,57887
Mainline Protestant4,03917
Other1,2944
Black Protestant5414
Catholic1552
None37,749-
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: 9
Here:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Lonoke County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Lonoke County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.1%
Arkansas:

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

10.2%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Austin:

50.4%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Austin:

50.4%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.7%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Austin:

7.5%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Austin:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Austin:

38.1%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

58.7%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.6%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Austin, 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
Welfare 2$6,625$39,7500$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,447$32,6829$5,312
Sewerage 1$2,037$24,4440$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,805$21,6607$1,427
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$2,730
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,281
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 6$15,914$31,82822$11,150

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $321,000 ($97.81)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($30.16)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($22.24)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($10.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($8.84)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($7.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,000 ($11.27)

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

  • Charges - Other: $53,000 ($16.15)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($7.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $184,000 ($56.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($10.05)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($2.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($18.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $85,000 ($25.90)
    General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($9.45)
    Other: $17,000 ($5.18)
  • Tax - Property: $135,000 ($41.13)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $98,000 ($29.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $47,000 ($14.32)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000 ($31.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000 ($23.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000 ($8.53)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $384,000 ($117.00)

9.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.31%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($831 average AGI)
Lonoke County:

0.15%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pulaski County, AR  3.68% ($41,441 average AGI)
from White County, AR  0.85% ($34,957)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.45% ($35,955)


8.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,147 average AGI)
Lonoke County:

0.19%
Arkansas average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pulaski County, AR  2.69% ($38,399 average AGI)
to White County, AR  0.94% ($49,160)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.48% ($36,709)

Businesses in Austin, AR

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Austin:

  • KBBL (1350 AM; 3 kW; CABOT, AR; Owner: CABOT RADIO, 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)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KDXE (1380 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RADIO DISNEY AM 1380, LLC)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KITA (1440 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KITA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIH (1250 AM; 2 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Austin:

  • KARN-FM (102.5 FM; CABOT, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKPT (94.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC.)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KURB (98.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLEC-FM (106.3 FM; LONOKE, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KBGR (101.5 FM; BEEBE, AR; Owner: SEARCY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDJE (100.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMJX (105.1 FM; CONWAY, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLAL (107.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKN (106.7 FM; BENTON, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUAR (89.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES OF UNIV. OF ARKANSAS)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KABF (88.3 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • KFLI (104.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDRE (101.1 FM; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWCK-FM (99.9 FM; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Austin:

  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTHV (Channel 11; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLRT-TV (Channel 16; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KARK-TV (Channel 4; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KARK-TV, INC.)
  • KWBF (Channel 42; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKYK-LP (Channel 22; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • KLRA-LP (Channel 58; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KJLR-LP (Channel 28; LITTLE ROCK, ETC., AR; Owner: COWSERT FAMILY, L.L.C.)
  • K55GE (Channel 55; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
  • KHUG-LP (Channel 14; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK TV-14, L.L.C.)
  • KHTE-LP (Channel 44; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K27FF (Channel 27; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Austin fatal accident list:

Apr 13, 2006 01:35 AM, Us-67-11, Lat: 35.008550, Lon: -91.984760, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 1995 09:25 PM, Oakridge, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 17, 1988 04:43 PM, 367s14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 13, 1981 00:14 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 17, 1980 12:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.2mTotal length
  • $877,000Total costs
  • 98,335Total average daily traffic
  • 981Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,785Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Austin)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Adjacent To 128 Rodney Lane (Lat: 35.015722 Lon: -92.008472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNXD340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.317 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 09/27/2021, Registrant: Mj Communications, Inc., North Little Rock, AR 72231, Phone: (501) 945-9307, Fax: (501) 945-0333, Email:
  • Qtr Mile S.W. Of 31/38 Junction (Lat: 34.976444 Lon: -91.877056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 35.7 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WPIU423,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2015, Expiration Date: 10/27/2025, Certifier: Terry House, Registrant: Grand Prairie Bayou Two P W A, 11177 Ar Highway 31n, Austin, AR 72007, Phone: (501) 676-2887, Fax: (501) 676-9211
  • 1 Mi W Of Hwy 321 Along Ernie Davis Rd (Lat: 35.003972 Lon: -92.003472), Call Sign: WNQO841, Licensee ID: L00113626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/1999, Expiration Date: 10/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2004, Registrant: Highway 319 Water Users Association, 17768 Hwy 5, Austin, AR 72007-9461, Phone: (501) 982-5052
  • SYLVANIA TANK, Sykvania Tnk 511 Jack Fawcett Road (Lat: 34.964250 Lon: -91.937833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQZU714,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2017, Expiration Date: 08/08/2027, Certifier: Terry House, Registrant: Ics Heal-Ruff, 13005 16th Avenue North, Plymouth, MN 55441, Phone: (793) 231-3904, Fax: (763) 559-2187, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Austin, AR, Lat: 34.936667 Lon: -91.873889, Call Sign: WPVM284,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.443 MHz, 956.443 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2012, Expiration Date: 07/15/2022, Certifier: Terry W House, Registrant: Grand Prairie Bayou Two Public Facilities Board, 11177 Hwy 31 N, Austin, AR 72007, Phone: (501) 676-2887, Fax: (501) 676-9211, Email:
  • Austin, AR, 1/2 Mille From End Of Williams Road Overlooking Greystone Golf Course (Lat: 35.037139 Lon: -92.017250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQGM737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6962.50 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2007, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Certifier: Kyle Reeves, Registrant: My Town Tv, 1812 Stonecrest, Searcy, AR 72143, Phone: (501) 279-8880, Email:
  • Greystone AP1, Lat: 35.037139 Lon: -92.017250, Type: Nngtann, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQJS693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2008, Expiration Date: 12/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: L Elizabeth Bowles, Registrant: Aristotle.Net Inc., 401 W. Capitol Ave. Suite 700, Little Rock, AR 72201, Phone: (501) 374-4638, Fax: (501) 376-1377, Email:
  • Greystone AP2, Lat: 35.037139 Lon: -92.017250, Type: Nngtann, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQJS693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2008, Expiration Date: 12/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: L Elizabeth Bowles, Registrant: Aristotle.Net Inc., 401 W. Capitol Ave. Suite 700, Little Rock, AR 72201, Phone: (501) 374-4638, Fax: (501) 376-1377, Email:
  • Greystone AP3, Lat: 35.037139 Lon: -92.017250, Type: Nngtann, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQJS693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2008, Expiration Date: 12/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: L Elizabeth Bowles, Registrant: Aristotle.Net Inc., 401 W. Capitol Ave. Suite 700, Little Rock, AR 72201, Phone: (501) 374-4638, Fax: (501) 376-1377, Email:
  • GREYSTONE TW, 1/2 Mille From End Of Williams Road Overlooking Greystone Golf Course (Lat: 35.037139 Lon: -92.017250), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQSV237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, 6137.92 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2013, Expiration Date: 11/20/2023, Certifier: Elizabeth Bowles, Registrant: Aristotle.Net Inc., 401 W. Capitol Avenue, Ste 700, Little Rock, AR 72201, Phone: (501) 374-4638, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Austin)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Austin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$127,6834$88,7435$129,4841$19,9702$59,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$30,3103$154,0800$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$126,9000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$78,3700$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$57,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Austin, AR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Austin, AR - Value

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 53. The highest number of fires - 112 took place in 2005, and the least - 13 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Austin, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (53.6%), and Structure Fires (34.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Austin, AR
    • 47953.6%Outside Fires
    • 30834.5%Structure Fires
    • 778.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 303.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Austin, AR
Most common first names in Austin, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2973.2 years
John2273.2 years
Mary1981.4 years
William1873.6 years
Charles1169.2 years
Robert1064.1 years
Betty966.4 years
Kenneth875.4 years
George776.0 years
Thomas768.2 years
Most common last names in Austin, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Griffin1173.7 years
Smith1071.9 years
Davis1073.5 years
Jackson965.5 years
Hicks968.6 years
Martin767.4 years
Gunter776.1 years
Williams779.7 years
Adams668.8 years
Heffner673.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Austin, AR
  • 56.9%Electricity
  • 41.6%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Austin, AR
  • 82.2%Electricity
  • 17.8%Utility gas


Austin compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Austin on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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