Banks, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 121 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 76  (63.0%)
Females: 45  (37.0%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 71631

Estimated median household income in 2016: $21,235 (it was $23,958 in 2000)
Banks:

$21,235
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,309 (it was $10,416 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $31,497 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Banks:

$31,497
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $50,402; Detached houses: $33,593; Mobile homes: $87,926
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  • Races in Banks, AR (2010)

    Banks races chart
    • 10987.9%White alone
    • 97.3%Black alone
    • 43.2%Hispanic
    • 21.6%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Banks: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (28.8%), French Canadian (11.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 208 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 314 people per square mile   (very low).

Banks, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Banks:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Banks town:

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 15.5%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Banks, Arkansas as of January 16, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Banks to the number of sex offenders is 119 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $417 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $225 (0.7%)

Banks satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (46.4 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (116.1 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (267.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tinsman, AR (2.5 miles) , Harrell, AR (3.0 miles ), Hermitage, AR (3.2 miles ), Warren, AR (3.4 miles ), Hampton, AR (3.4 miles ), New Edinburg, AR (3.5 miles) , Fordyce, AR (4.3 miles ), Thornton, AR (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 92.27 W

Area code: 870

Banks household income distribution Banks home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-4.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Finance and insurance (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (50%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (31%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (36%)
  • Sales and related occupations (36%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Banks, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Banks-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Banks town center killed 7 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 33.8 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 16 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Banks-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 110.3 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 112.7 miles away from Banks 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 180.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 248.7 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 173.6 miles away from Banks center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 220.0 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 Bradley County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Banks topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Banks:

  • BRADLEY COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • WARREN KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • BRADLEY CO MEDICAL CTR HH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • AAA SOUTHEAST BRADLEY CO (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • BRADLEY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • PINE LODGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WARREN, AR)
  • BEVERLY HEALTHCARE WARREN (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WARREN, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Banks:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 27 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 49 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 60 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Henderson State University (about 60 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 74 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 76 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 77 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)

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Notable location: Banks Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bradley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 41.2%
(37.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.8%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Arkansas average:

11.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Banks town (based on Bradley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,78530
Black Protestant2,26315
Mainline Protestant97211
Catholic3891
Other-1
None2,099-
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
Bradley County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Bradley County:

8.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bradley County:

30.7%
Arkansas:

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

19.8%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.3%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.1%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Banks:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Banks:

20.9%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Banks:

61.1%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Banks:

86.7%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Banks, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$730
Sewerage 0$0 1$145
Water Supply 0$0 1$585
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,460

Banks government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $15,000 ($123.97)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($41.32)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($16.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $1,000 ($8.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($82.64)

Banks government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($66.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($33.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($49.59)
    General Support: $2,000 ($16.53)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $3,000 ($24.79)
    Property: $1,000 ($8.26)

Banks government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $146,000 ($1206.61)

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,433 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Drew County, AR  0.95% ($25,371 average AGI)
from Cleveland County, AR  0.41% ($31,733)
from Union County, AR  0.33% ($32,250)


5.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Drew County, AR  0.76% ($24,286 average AGI)
to Ashley County, AR  0.57% ($26,952)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.41% ($26,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Banks:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • KBJT (1570 AM; 1 kW; FORDYCE, AR; Owner: KBJT, INC.)
  • KWRF (860 AM; 0 kW; WARREN, AR; Owner: PINES BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Banks:

  • KBPW (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K217BW (91.3 FM; WARREN, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWRF-FM (105.5 FM; WARREN, AR; Owner: PINES BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQEW (102.3 FM; FORDYCE, AR; Owner: DALLAS PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • KELD-FM (107.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBSA (90.9 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: BD OF SUP OF LA STATE U & A&M COLLGE)
  • KIXB (103.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGL (93.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHBM-FM (93.7 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Banks:

  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYPX (Channel 49; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • K48EP (Channel 48; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FJ (Channel 59; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K29DC (Channel 29; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40EF (Channel 40; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K50EK (Channel 50; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GF (Channel 57; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FX (Channel 63; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K66EX (Channel 66; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Banks fatal accident list:

Jan 24, 1981 06:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 3,800Total average daily traffic
  • 722Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,655Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Banks)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • St Hwy 4 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 33.588722 Lon: -92.259861), Call Sign: KJP354, Licensee ID: L00007580
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.055 MHz, 151.055 MHzGrant Date: 09/27/2002, Expiration Date: 10/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2008Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 569-2460
  • Hwy 4 .23 Km Sw (Lat: 33.566222 Lon: -92.271528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Call Sign: WPIH745
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.7600 MHzGrant Date: 07/06/2000, Expiration Date: 09/11/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Certifier: Thomas G MosleyRegistrant: Professional Licensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Fax: (301) 309-1996

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KD5IDC, Licensee ID: L00148014, Grant Date: 09/02/1999, Expiration Date: 09/02/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2001, Certifier: James R Burkhart, Registrant: James R Burkhart, 106 Bradley 14 South, Banks, AR 71631
  • Call Sign: AD5BV, Previous Call Sign: KD5IDC, Licensee ID: L00148014, Grant Date: 07/22/2009, Expiration Date: 09/02/2019, Certifier: James R Burkhart, Registrant: James R Burkhart, 106 Bradley 14 South, Banks, AR 71631
  • Call Sign: KE5ZHX, Licensee ID: L01468849, Grant Date: 02/23/2009, Expiration Date: 02/23/2019, Certifier: Brenda J Burkhart, Registrant: Brenda J Burkhart, 106 Bradley 14 S, Banks, AR 71631

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

BANKS WATERWORKS (Population served: 294, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2014)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In DEC-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In NOV-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2014)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 9 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

Banks compared to Arkansas state average:

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