Barling, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 4,935 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.2%
 
Males: 2,371  (48.0%)
Females: 2,564  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72923, 72941.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,287 (it was $37,605 in 2000)
Barling:

$45,287
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,802 (it was $16,485 in 2000)

Barling city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,095 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Barling:

$104,095
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $114,354; detached houses: $123,229; mobile homes: $36,821

Median gross rent in 2017: $795.

March 2019 cost of living index in Barling: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.4%
(27.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.1% for Black residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.2% for American Indian residents, 54.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Barling, AR (2017)
    • 4,35789.8%White alone
    • 1964.0%Hispanic
    • 1322.7%Asian alone
    • 601.2%American Indian alone
    • 471.0%Two or more races
    • 330.7%Black alone
    • 120.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Barling, Arkansas as of August 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Barling is 597 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Barling 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(45.7)
1
(22.9)
1
(22.7)
2
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.7)
1
(21.2)
1
(21.1)
5
(105.0)
3
(63.5)
4
(84.2)
5
(103.7)
6
(120.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(137.1)
8
(183.2)
11
(250.2)
11
(245.8)
13
(288.4)
20
(436.0)
10
(213.5)
14
(296.7)
18
(380.3)
34
(714.0)
24
(507.9)
14
(294.9)
20
(414.9)
18
(362.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
38
(868.4)
21
(480.9)
26
(591.3)
16
(357.5)
14
(310.6)
7
(152.6)
27
(576.4)
12
(254.3)
17
(359.2)
6
(126.0)
16
(338.6)
17
(358.0)
9
(186.7)
13
(261.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(1,554)
51
(1,168)
51
(1,160)
47
(1,050)
53
(1,176)
37
(806.6)
48
(1,025)
53
(1,123)
76
(1,606)
89
(1,869)
89
(1,884)
99
(2,085)
76
(1,577)
77
(1,549)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(45.7)
4
(91.6)
3
(68.2)
2
(44.7)
7
(155.3)
7
(152.6)
2
(42.7)
1
(21.2)
7
(147.9)
4
(84.0)
8
(169.3)
3
(63.2)
6
(124.5)
2
(40.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(45.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
1
(20.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)190.6142.7161.5155.5145.6142.4168.0140.7194.2317.1313.7239.9258.3252.4

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City-data.com crime index in Barling, AR

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

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

2.21
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (11.1%), English (7.6%), German (7.3%), European (3.0%), Arab (2.8%), Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/08/1956

Elevation: 488 feet

Land area: 21.9 square miles.

Population density: 225 people per square mile   (very low).

Barling, Arkansas map

219 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

4.5%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $805 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $721 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (6.4 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (107.6 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (225.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Central City, AR (1.8 miles ),
Fort Smith, AR (2.5 miles ),
Lavaca, AR (2.7 miles ),
Greenwood, AR (2.8 miles ),
Arkoma, OK (2.8 miles ),
Kibler, AR (2.8 miles ),
Van Buren, AR (3.0 miles ),
Bonanza, AR (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.32 N, Longitude: 94.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 479

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $11,800
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2017: 39 buildings, average cost: $113,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Barling, AR residents
Average permit cost in Barling, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Barling, AR
Historical housing units in Barling, AR
Most common industries in Barling, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Truck transportation (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Machinery (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.4%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Machinery (3.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Barling, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Barling, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Barling, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.13
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.35. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Barling city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the city center killed 14 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barling-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 118.7 miles away from Barling 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 119.3 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 224.9 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 129.3 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 265.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 294.8 miles away from Barling center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sebastian County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barling topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Barling:

  • ASHTON PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC (318 STROZIER LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Barling:

  • CARENETWORK OF FORT SMITH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • ST EDWARD MERCY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • METHODIST HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • ST EDWARD MERCY MED CTR HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • COVINGTON COURT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • COVINGTON COURT HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barling:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 6 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 28 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas (about 52 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Northeastern State University (about 56 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • John Brown University (about 62 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 66 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 72 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)

Public elementary/middle school in Barling:

See full list of schools located in Barling

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Westark College is now University of Arkansas Fort Smith.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Barling: Provost Marshal Office Fort Chaffee (A), Fort Chaffee Police Department (B), Barling Police Department (C), Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Law Enforcement - Fort Smith Regional Office (D), Barling City Hall (E), Barling Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Barling include: Negro Hill Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mc Allister Cemetery (1), Barling Cemetery (2), White and Shelby Cemetery (3), Wisely Cemetery (4), Laura A Nolan Cemetery (5), Saint Marys Cemetery (6), Mc Coy Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Willies Lake (A), McMahan Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Barling: Dam Site South Public Use Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Barling City - Court Clerk (304 Church) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Hal Smith (catcher) - Baseball player.

Sebastian 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 Barling and their reported violations in the past:

BARLING WATERWORKS (Population served: 4,430, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.0%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.6%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Barling in 2010:

  • 101 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Barling in 2000:

  • 84 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Barling (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Fort Smith: Barling Branch at 307 Fort St, branch established on 1980/12/06. Info updated 2010/01/29: Bank assets: $1,071.2 mil, Deposits: $880.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Smith, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Corp
  • Farmers Bank: Barling Branch at 227 Fort Street, branch established on 2005/06/01. Info updated 2006/07/26: Bank assets: $183.9 mil, Deposits: $144.2 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, AR, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Wilkinson Banking Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Barling:

Marital status in Barling, AR
  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Barling:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Barling, AR (based on Sebastian County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant57,844157
Mainline Protestant12,42334
Catholic12,2516
Other3,24113
Black Protestant5554
Orthodox601
None39,370-
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: 20
Here:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Sebastian County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Here:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 104
This county:

8.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sebastian County:

27.8%
Arkansas:

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

19.1%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Barling:

45.8%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Barling:

28.7
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Barling:

20.2%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Barling:

12.4%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Barling:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Barling:

34.0%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Barling:

55.7%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Barling, 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 10$27,797$33,3560$0
Firefighters 5$15,097$36,2330$0
Solid Waste Management 3$5,639$22,5561$257
Other Government Administration 3$10,169$40,6760$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,674$34,6960$0
Sewerage 3$8,725$34,9000$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,512$18,1440$0
Financial Administration 1$4,184$50,2080$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 29$81,797$33,8471$257

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $778,000 ($157.65)
    Water Utilities: $537,000 ($108.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $351,000 ($71.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000 ($59.17)
    Regular Highways: $237,000 ($48.02)
    Sewerage: $220,000 ($44.58)
    Financial Administration: $215,000 ($43.57)
    Central Staff Services: $122,000 ($24.72)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($12.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($10.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000 ($9.52)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $11,000 ($2.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($1.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $64,000 ($12.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,188,000 ($240.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $178,000 ($36.07)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $367,000 ($74.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $239,000 ($48.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $879,000 ($178.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $139,000 ($28.17)
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($7.50)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($2.63)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $897,000 ($181.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $218,000 ($44.17)
    General Local Government Support: $85,000 ($17.22)
  • Tax - Property: $240,000 ($48.63)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $239,000 ($48.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000 ($34.25)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $29,000 ($5.88)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,930,000 ($796.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,930,000 ($796.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,905,000 ($791.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,905,000 ($791.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,551,000 ($922.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $128,000 ($25.94)

6.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,830 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
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 Crawford County, AR  1.46% ($32,820 average AGI)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.55% ($28,515)
from Sequoyah County, OK  0.37% ($31,189)


7.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
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 Crawford County, AR  1.50% ($34,551 average AGI)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.56% ($28,440)
to Washington County, AR  0.48% ($36,953)

Businesses in Barling, AR

  • FedEx: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Barling:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KHGG (1580 AM; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAYR (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barling:

  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; GREENWOOD, AR; Owner: FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; POCOLA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K254AM (98.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K209CA (89.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Barling:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KBBL-CA (Channel 9; WINSLOW, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFDF-CA (Channel 10; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K14JJ (Channel 14; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K36EH (Channel 36; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K43EZ (Channel 43; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K58FB (Channel 58; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: GEORGE W. MATTHEWS, JR.)
  • K66FM (Channel 66; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K16ER (Channel 16; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPBI-CA (Channel 46; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K34EN (Channel 34; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV34, INC.)
  • K59GJ (Channel 59; POTEAU, OK; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
Barling fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Barling fatal accident list:

Jul 11, 2015 05:40 PM, Sr- 253-01, Lat: 35.328953, Lon: -94.314469, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 21, 1998 05:56 PM, Sr-22-01, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 2
Apr 25, 1987 02:45 PM, 255s3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Aug 10, 1980 00:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1977 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 390ft / 119mTotal length
  • $1,671,000Total costs
  • 213,460Total average daily traffic
  • 27,790Total average daily truck traffic
  • 329,613Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Barling, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 242010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Barling, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Barling)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Center (Lat: 35.325639 Lon: -94.301611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KNRS458, Licensee ID: L00005009,
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.212 MHz, 863.212 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2001, Expiration Date: 10/31/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2010, Registrant: Nextel License Holdings 1 Inc Dba Nextel Communications, 2001 Edmund Halley Dr, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • DISTRICT 4 HQ, 808 Frontier Road (Lat: 35.321667 Lon: -94.305278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WPBH222,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.075 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2013, Expiration Date: 07/22/2023, Registrant: Arkansas State Highway And Transportation Department, 11300 West Baseline Rd, Little Rock, AR 72209, Phone: (501) 569-2567, Fax: (501) 569-2014, Email:
  • 920 Frontier Rd (Lat: 35.319667 Lon: -94.306639), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQSX397,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.325 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2013, Expiration Date: 12/04/2023, Certifier: Steve Core, Registrant: Telemetry Services, 3418 Brooken Hill Drive, Ft. Smith, AR 72908, Phone: (479) 414-8560, Fax: (479) 667-2299, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 1311 Ft Street (Lat: 35.332861 Lon: -94.316306), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPNF624, Licensee ID: L00004616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.125 MHz, 945.875 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/1990, Expiration Date: 06/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2003, Registrant: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc., P.O. Box 908 323 North Greenwood, Fort Smith, AR 72902
  • KERX Studio, Hwy 255 (Lat: 35.323417 Lon: -94.317111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WHA826,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/1983, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Registrant: Graham Brock, Inc., St. Simons Island, GA 31522, Phone: (912) 638-8028, Fax: (912) 638-7722, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Barling)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$124,29835$141,11299$137,58213$37,78217$101,0294$26,185
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$73,8102$80,5004$115,2032$30,5701$57,8201$14,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$108,5374$124,87028$133,7977$37,4811$260,7802$24,115
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$82,6802$82,40017$122,7090$01$85,7100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$146,9470$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0013.02 , 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$143,4633$178,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$187,5901$140,380
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$117,180
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0013.02 , 0102.00

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of fires - 147 took place in 2008, and the least - 4 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Barling, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.6%), and Outside Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Barling, AR
    • 23053.6%Structure Fires
    • 14032.6%Outside Fires
    • 409.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 194.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Barling, AR
Most common first names in Barling, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2068.0 years
Mary1979.1 years
William1676.8 years
John1471.1 years
Charles1272.0 years
Robert1269.2 years
Virginia1078.4 years
Joe1073.4 years
Thomas968.0 years
Edward672.0 years
Most common last names in Barling, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1065.0 years
Taylor880.4 years
Smith881.5 years
Cantwell780.0 years
Williamson675.9 years
Williams676.3 years
Johnson679.0 years
Thompson567.8 years
Riggs583.4 years
Martin588.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Barling, AR
  • 52.5%Utility gas
  • 46.1%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Barling, AR
  • 53.0%Electricity
  • 45.9%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Barling compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Barling on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military transient quarters for temporary residents (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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