Batesville, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 10,727 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 
Males: 5,382  (50.2%)
Females: 5,345  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72501.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,069 (it was $33,133 in 2000)
Batesville:

$45,069
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,572 (it was $17,753 in 2000)

Batesville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,452 (it was $70,300 in 2000)
Batesville:

$130,452
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $143,049; detached houses: $142,115

Median gross rent in 2017: $598.

March 2019 cost of living index in Batesville: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Black residents, 41.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.0% for other race residents, 30.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Batesville, AR (2017)
    • 8,21777.1%White alone
    • 1,62815.3%Hispanic
    • 4083.8%Black alone
    • 2362.2%Two or more races
    • 1851.7%Asian alone
    • 110.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Batesville, Arkansas as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Batesville is 260 to 1.


Crime rates in Batesville by year

Type

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(111.8)
14
(129.6)
11
(102.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.3)
4
(37.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(167.7)
15
(138.8)
31
(287.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
38
(354.1)
24
(222.1)
48
(445.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
249
(2,320)
176
(1,629)
249
(2,309)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(149.1)
15
(138.8)
14
(129.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(18.6)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)255.3226.0284.2

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City-data.com crime index in Batesville, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (24.8%), English (10.3%), Irish (9.2%), German (5.2%), Scottish (3.3%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/20/1848

Elevation: 338 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,030 people per square mile   (low).

Batesville, Arkansas map

954 residents are foreign born (7.3% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

8.9%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $862 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $776 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (53.3 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (104.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (358.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Moorefield, AR (2.0 miles),
Sulphur Rock, AR (2.8 miles ),
Cushman, AR (3.1 miles ),
Magness, AR (3.2 miles),
Newark, AR (3.5 miles ),
Cave City, AR (3.6 miles ),
Concord, AR (3.7 miles ),
Oil Trough, AR (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.77 N, Longitude: 91.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +7,098 (+66.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,631 (77.4%)

Area code: 870

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2013: 19 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $174,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Batesville, AR residents
Average permit cost in Batesville, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Arkansas:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +327 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in Batesville, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Food (8.7%)
  • Chemicals (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (10.7%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Chemicals (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.2%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Food (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Chemicals (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Batesville, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)

Average climate in Batesville, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Batesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Batesville city center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 12.9 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Batesville-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 74.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.1 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 115.3 miles away from Batesville center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 52.5 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 151.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 106.2 miles away from Batesville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Independence County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Tornadoes: 12, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Batesville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Batesville:

  • CARING HANDS HOSPICE (2000 HARRISON STREET - SUITE E)
  • WHITE RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1710 HARRISON STREET)
  • BATESVILLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (1975 WHITE DRIVE)
  • ROLLING HILLS NURSING CENTER (1680 BATESVILLE BOULEVARD)
  • WHITE RIVER MEDICAL CENTER RECUPERATION CENTER (1710 HARRISON STREET)
  • WOOD-LAWN, INC. (2901 NEELEY ST)
  • DAVITA - INDEPENDENCE COUNTY DX (1700 HARRISON ST STE F)
  • APPROVE HOME MEDICAL SERVICES (2000 EAST HARRISON ST SUITE E)
  • INDEPENDENCE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (120 WEAVER AVENUE)
  • PROGRESSIVE HOME CARE, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (1929 HARRISON STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Batesville:

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Colleges/Universities in Batesville:

  • University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville (Full-time enrollment: 1,051; Location: 2005 White Drive; Public; Website: www.uaccb.edu)
  • Lyon College (Full-time enrollment: 559; Location: 2300 Highland Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lyon.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Batesville:

  • Harding University (about 37 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 51 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 55 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 67 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 78 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 83 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 91 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)

Public high schools in Batesville:

Private high school in Batesville:

  • COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 31, Location: 295 MOCKINGBIRD ST, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Batesville:

Private elementary/middle school in Batesville:

  • HOPE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 23, Location: 2417 E MAIN ST, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Batesville

Library in Batesville:

  • WHITE RIVER REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,880,305; Location: 368 E. MAIN STREET; 169,942 books; 6,654 audio materials; 3,725 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 445 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Batesville: Batesville Country Club (A), Southerland Park Golf Course (B), Independence County Courthouse (C), Batesville Fire Station 1 (D), Woodland Nursing Home (E), White River Regional Library (F), 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force (G), Independence County Sheriff's Office (H), Vital Link, Incorporated (Ambulance Services) (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in Batesville include: North Heights Church of Christ (A), Hope Lutheran Church (B), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), West Baptist Church (D), Twentieth Street Baptist Church (E), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (F), Saint Marys Catholic Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), Harrison Street Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oaklawn Cemetery (1), Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Unico (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stillhouse Branch (A), Miller Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Batesville include: Batesville Commercial Historic District (1), Batesville East Main Historic District (2), Fitzhugh Park (3), Daffin Field (4), Riverside Park (5), Kennedy Park (6), Batesville Water Carnival Stadium (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum-Old Independence Regional (380 South 9th Street), Jonclo Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 100 Industrial Drive), Ozark Gateway Tourist Council (1652 White Drive).

Hotels: Ramada Inn (1325 North Saint Louis), Economy Inn (Highway 233 North), Super 8 Motel of Batesville (1287 North Saint Louis), Comfort Suites (1227 North Saint Louis), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1130 White Drive), Best Western Scenic Motor Inn (773 Batesville Boulevard).

Courts: Independence County - Municipal Court Clerk (368 East Main Street), Independence County - Juvenile Drug Court (368 East Main Street), Independence County - Circuit Court Reporter (192 East Main Street).

Birthplace of: Charlie Strong - College football player, Mark Martin - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Jan 9, 1959), Rick Monday - Baseball player, Rich Griffith - Football player.

Independence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BETHESDA WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,302, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2009)
CAMPBELL STATION WATERWORKS (Population served: 240, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-27-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-02-2013 to NOV-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2008)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
ALICIA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 173, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2010), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAY-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-03-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAY-05-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-03-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAY-05-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAY-05-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-19-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (MAY-05-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2009)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 minor monitoring violations

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

  • BATESVILLE WATER UTILITIES (Population served: 11,245, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.1%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Batesville in 2010:

  • 361 people in college/university student housing
  • 258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 91 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Batesville in 2000:

  • 361 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 221 people in nursing homes
  • 119 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 84 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Batesville (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank: Westside Branch, St Louis Street Branch, Airport Branch, Eagle Mountain Branch, Motor Bank Branch, at 3rd And College Streets. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $538.2 mil, Deposits: $435.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares Of Batesville, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: at 1325 Harrison Street, Eagle Mountain Branch, Southside Branch. Info updated 2010/04/01: Bank assets: $738.3 mil, Deposits: $597.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Merchants & Planters' Bank: Southside Branch at 851 Batesville Boulevard, branch established on 1998/01/02; Batesville Main Office at 555 East Main, branch established on 1998/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $215.6 mil, Deposits: $192.9 mil, headquarters in Newport, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: M&P Community Bancshares, Inc. 401(K) Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Southern Bank: First Branch at 1583 South St. Louis Street, branch established on 2005/08/01. Info updated 2010/12/20: Bank assets: $773.3 mil, Deposits: $630.2 mil, headquarters in Poplar Bluff, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Batesville Branch at 1141 East Harrison Street, branch established on 1992/03/27. 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
  • First National Banking Company: Batesville Branch at 1388 Harrison Street, branch established on 2005/07/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $359.8 mil, Deposits: $292.3 mil, headquarters in Ash Flat, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Fnbc Bancorp Inc
  • Liberty Bank of Arkansas: Batesville Branch at 1240 Main Street, branch established on 2005/02/17. Info updated 2008/10/31: Bank assets: $2,807.0 mil, Deposits: $2,160.9 mil, headquarters in Jonesboro, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Liberty Bancshares, Inc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Batesville Main Branch at 250 South Broad Street, branch established on 1910/03/10. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Batesville:

Marital status in Batesville, AR
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Batesville:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Batesville, AR (based on Independence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,22785
Mainline Protestant2,98816
Other3663
Catholic3501
Black Protestant3082
None15,408-
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: 7
This county:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Independence County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Independence County:

27.9%
Arkansas:

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

11.9%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Batesville:

47.0%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.3%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Batesville:

28.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Batesville:

12.9%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Batesville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Batesville:

33.8%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Batesville:

52.0%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Batesville:

75.7%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Batesville, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 25$65,997$31,6790$0
Sewerage 24$69,568$34,7840$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$67,908$35,4300$0
Firefighters 14$44,148$37,8412$912
Parks and Recreation 12$27,599$27,5990$0
Solid Waste Management 10$31,190$37,4280$0
Streets and Highways 10$25,677$30,8120$0
Other Government Administration 7$43,077$73,8461$930
Other and Unallocable 7$14,946$25,6220$0
Police - Other 7$20,228$34,6772$445
Judicial and Legal 2$4,610$27,6600$0
Financial Administration 1$4,557$54,6840$0
Totals for Government 142$419,505$35,4515$2,287

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $15,664,000 ($1460.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,665,000 ($434.88)
    Water Utilities: $851,000 ($79.33)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,012,000 ($280.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $802,000 ($74.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $711,000 ($66.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $707,000 ($65.91)
    General - Other: $535,000 ($49.87)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $458,000 ($42.70)
    Financial Administration: $455,000 ($42.42)
    Sewerage: $215,000 ($20.04)
    Police Protection: $149,000 ($13.89)
    General Public Buildings: $146,000 ($13.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $134,000 ($12.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($5.59)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($2.80)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $1,137,000 ($105.99)
    Benefit Payments: $318,000 ($29.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $781,000 ($72.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $812,000 ($75.70)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $166,000 ($15.47)
    Other - Air Transportation: $86,000 ($8.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($14.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000 ($11.47)
    Police Protection: $103,000 ($9.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000 ($9.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($9.04)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($2.80)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($2.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,847,000 ($265.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.56)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,966,000 ($369.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,567,000 ($146.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($10.72)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $63,000 ($5.87)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $55,000 ($5.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $287,000 ($26.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $267,000 ($24.89)
    General Revenue - Other: $212,000 ($19.76)
    Rents: $108,000 ($10.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,919,000 ($365.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $14,114,000 ($1315.75)
    Highways: $5,864,000 ($546.66)
    Other: $20,000 ($1.86)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,148,000 ($386.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,540,000 ($330.01)
    Property: $981,000 ($91.45)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $39,000 ($3.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,612,000 ($2201.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,226,000 ($1605.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,352,000 ($685.37)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,160,000 ($574.25)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,730,000 ($534.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $966,000 ($90.05)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $430,000 ($40.09)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,109,000 ($196.61)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,668,000 ($155.50)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,895,000 ($735.99)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,486,000 ($791.09)

6.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Sharp County, AR  0.79% ($31,000 average AGI)
from White County, AR  0.47% ($31,193)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.36% ($37,279)


6.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Sharp County, AR  0.75% ($24,066 average AGI)
to White County, AR  0.50% ($47,017)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.45% ($33,963)
Businesses in Batesville, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Bath & Body Works1Nike2
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Comfort Suites1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ramada1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In3
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS7
Home Depot1Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Batesville:

  • KAAB (1130 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KBTA (1340 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, 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)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Batesville:

  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • K234AC (94.7 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KBTA-FM (99.5 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KLLN (90.9 FM; NEWARK, AR; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KWCK-FM (99.9 FM; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSMD (99.1 FM; PANGBURN, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCCJ-LP (102.3 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF BATESVILLE)

TV broadcast stations around Batesville:

  • K12MY (Channel 12; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67GR (Channel 67; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K20EX (Channel 20; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40DS (Channel 40; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FM (Channel 53; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57FV (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FB (Channel 59; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K61FP (Channel 61; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69GT (Channel 69; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
Batesville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Batesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 584ft / 178mTotal length
  • $2,264,000Total costs
  • 178,788Total average daily traffic
  • 8,287Total average daily truck traffic
  • 216,250Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Batesville, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Batesville, AR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Batesville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 123 (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 Batesville, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 157 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Batesville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Batesville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fire incidents per year is 188. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 248 took place in 2006, and the least - 47 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Batesville, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (53.5%), and Structure Fires (30.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Batesville, AR
    • 1,70653.5%Outside Fires
    • 96130.1%Structure Fires
    • 43813.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 862.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Batesville, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Batesville, Arkansas:

  • Super 8 Motel Batesville, 1287 N St Louis, Batesville, Arkansas 72501 , Phone: (870) 793-5888, Fax: (870) 793-2422
  • Ramada Inn, 1325 N St Louis, Batesville, Arkansas 72501 , Phone: (870) 698-1800
  • Comfort Suites, 1227 N St Louis St, Batesville, Arkansas 72501 , Phone: (870) 698-1900, Fax: (870) 793-5624
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Batesville, Arkansas
Most common first names in Batesville, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18671.2 years
William16675.7 years
John15276.3 years
Mary14278.4 years
Charles9471.6 years
Robert8671.9 years
George8577.5 years
Paul5272.1 years
Ruth4981.8 years
Thomas4371.8 years
Most common last names in Batesville, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9374.3 years
Williams5976.9 years
Martin5875.6 years
Johnson5276.3 years
Jones5177.9 years
Taylor5076.2 years
Mcspadden4778.7 years
Moore4278.4 years
Brown4173.8 years
Davis3981.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Batesville, AR
  • 68.5%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Batesville, AR
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 45.0%Utility gas


Batesville compared to Arkansas state average:

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

Batesville on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 1,000+)"
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