Bay, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 1,796 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 931  (51.9%)
Females: 865  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72411.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,845 (it was $29,828 in 2000)
Bay:

$35,845
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,728 (it was $12,743 in 2000)

Bay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,173 (it was $49,300 in 2000)
Bay:

$78,173
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $75,899; Detached houses: $77,244; Mobile homes: $44,568

Median gross rent in 2013: $603.

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  • Races in Bay, AR (2010)

    Bay races chart
    • 1,69293.9%White alone
    • 442.4%Black alone
    • 412.3%Hispanic
    • 211.2%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bay: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.2%), Irish (19.5%), German (10.8%), English (10.0%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 230 feet

Land area: 3.35 square miles.

Population density: 535 people per square mile   (low).

Bay,AR real estate house value index trend

Bay, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Bay:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bay city:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

25 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $469 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $383 (0.5%)

Bay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (9.3 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (54.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (409.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Trumann, AR (2.3 miles ), Lake City, AR (2.9 miles ), Jonesboro, AR (3.1 miles ), Brookland, AR (3.3 miles ), Black Oak, AR (3.6 miles ), Caraway, AR (3.7 miles ), Harrisburg, AR (3.9 miles ), Lepanto, AR (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $46,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $39,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $51,100
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $41,200
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $44,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $48,800
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $44,400
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.75 N, Longitude: 90.56 W

Area code: 870

Bay household income distribution Bay home values distribution

Crime rates in Bay by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 110010010
per 100,000 50.950.60.00.048.70.00.054.80.0
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 010100200
per 100,000 0.050.60.049.10.00.0108.40.00.0
Burglaries 2826107151112158
per 100,000 1,424.21,316.5502.0343.5729.9606.1650.4821.9441.7
Thefts 3217157920191814
per 100,000 1,627.7860.8753.0343.5438.01,101.91,029.8986.3773.1
Auto thefts 011001001
per 100,000 0.050.650.20.00.055.10.00.055.2
Arson 000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.054.20.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.4) 213.9188.772.149.5111.994.6112.8146.669.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Arkansas average:

1.99
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Bay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bay, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bay-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Bay city center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center caused $30,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bay-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 15.2 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 70.1 miles away from Bay center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.1 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 113.8 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 10.4 miles away from Bay center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 238.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Craighead County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bay topographic map

Birthplace of: Wally Moon - Baseball player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bay:

  • ROSE CARE CENTER OF TRUMANN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TRUMANN, AR)
  • TRUMANN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TRUMANN, AR)
  • JONESBORO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; JONESBORO, AR)
  • ST ELIZABETH'S PLACE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JONESBORO, AR)
  • NEA BAPTIST CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; JONESBORO, AR)
  • NEA BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; JONESBORO, AR)
  • CRAIGHEAD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JONESBORO, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bay:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 10 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 52 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 53 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 55 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 69 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 72 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Harding University (about 75 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)

Public high school in Bay:

Public elementary/middle school in Bay:

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

Church in Bay: Saint Pauls Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Craighead County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for Black residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Bay, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Bay (2011 data):

  • Liberty Bank of Arkansas: Bay Branch at 306 Elder Street, branch established on 1999/05/24. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bay city (based on Craighead County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant44,184129
Mainline Protestant5,40824
Catholic2,4702
Other1,47710
Black Protestant6555
None42,249-
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: 22
Craighead County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Craighead County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Craighead County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 74
Here:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Craighead County:

29.3%
Arkansas:

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

13.4%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bay:

49.7%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bay:

46.6%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.5%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bay:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Bay:

56.3%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Bay:

78.1%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bay, 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 1$2,126$25,5120$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,974$35,6887$1,817
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,915$31,6600$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,146$25,7520$0
Welfare 0$0 1$301
Sewerage 1$2,246$26,9520$0
Water Supply 1$2,246$26,9520$0
Other and Unallocable 2$3,731$22,3860$0
Totals for Government 10$23,384$28,0618$2,118

Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $174,000 ($96.88)
    Police Protection: $134,000 ($74.61)
    Water Utilities: $101,000 ($56.24)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($56.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000 ($35.63)
    Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($20.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($17.82)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($15.03)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($15.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($9.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($3.90)
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000 ($2.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($1.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $385,000 ($214.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($16.15)

Bay government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $91,000 ($50.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($40.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $313,000 ($174.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $65,000 ($36.19)
    General Revenue, NEC: $57,000 ($31.74)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($6.12)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($3.90)
    Rents: $6,000 ($3.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($75.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $87,000 ($48.44)
  • Tax - Public Utility License: $51,000 ($28.40)
    Property: $26,000 ($14.48)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.56)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,000 ($0.56)

Bay government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $887,000 ($493.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $822,000 ($457.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($36.19)

Bay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $296,000 ($164.81)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $83,000 ($46.21)

7.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
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 Greene County, AR  0.61% ($30,407 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.58% ($35,408)
from Poinsett County, AR  0.57% ($28,210)


6.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Greene County, AR  0.77% ($25,823 average AGI)
to Poinsett County, AR  0.56% ($26,565)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.39% ($22,516)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bay:

  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTM (1230 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KNEA (970 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bay:

  • KJBX (106.7 FM; TRUMANN, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDXY (104.9 FM; LAKE CITY, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJBR (93.7 FM; MARKED TREE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bay:

  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K54ER (Channel 54; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27FC (Channel 27; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Bay fatal accident list:

Mar 1, 2011 87:99 PM, Cr 623, Lat: 35.72413, Lon: -90.54087, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 29, 2000 07:35 AM, Sr-463-01, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 12, 1995 09:23 PM, Robinson, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jan 22, 1982 11:50 AM, 63s7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 1982 10:25 AM, 63s7, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1982 04:00 PM, 49440, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 63m207ftTotal length
  • $3,414,000Total costs
  • 34,301Total average daily traffic
  • 807Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Bay, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bay)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 150 School St (Lat: 35.747306 Lon: -90.566222), Call Sign: WSL757
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.9400 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/1999, Expiration Date: 11/06/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2005Registrant: Bay Public Schools, Bay, AR 72411, Phone: (501) 781-3296
  • ELEVATED TANK-RTU, 1200 Ft.East Of Int. Of Isabell St & Hwy 158 (Lat: 35.741667 Lon: -90.550000), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQBR235
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHzGrant Date: 11/29/2004, Expiration Date: 11/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2015, Certifier: Vincent QuillonRegistrant: Dean Everson, 1975 West County Road B2 Suite 5, St. Paul, MN 55113, Phone: (561) 633-7522, Fax: (651) 633-2671, Email:
  • Lat: 35.741361 Lon: -90.562389, Call Sign: WQFS268
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.635 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2006, Expiration Date: 09/20/2016, Certifier: Tommy WilemanRegistrant: Poinsett Communications, Inc, 2100 Wingate Dr, Jonesboro, AR 72404, Phone: (870) 933-9284, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LR54XC429, 41 Cr 639 (Lat: 35.752833 Lon: -90.573583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQRI867
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/23/2013, Expiration Date: 05/23/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • BAY, 1 Mi Se Of (Lat: 35.741722 Lon: -90.553417), Overall height: 116.1 m, Call Sign: KKB54
    Assigned Frequencies: 3750.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 4070.00 MHz, 4150.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/03/1988, Expiration Date: 01/27/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/27/1998Registrant: At&t Communications Of The Southwest Inc, 1200 Peachtree St 15w27, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N5MNG, Grant Date: 05/03/1988, Expiration Date: 05/03/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2000, Registrant: John W Quinn Jr, Bay, AR 72411
  • Call Sign: KE5JLM, Licensee ID: L01169389, Grant Date: 07/05/2006, Expiration Date: 07/05/2016, Certifier: Derek F Mcintire, Registrant: Derek F Mcintire, Bay, AR 72411
  • Call Sign: KF5RKO, Licensee ID: L01726216, Grant Date: 08/02/2012, Expiration Date: 08/02/2022, Certifier: John P Cook, Registrant: John P Cook, 102a Mcgough St, Bay, AR 72411
  • Call Sign: KG5DCL, Licensee ID: L01879445, Grant Date: 07/09/2014, Expiration Date: 07/09/2024, Certifier: Myles L Barrett, Registrant: Myles L Barrett, 808 South Bay Dr, Bay, AR 72411
  • Call Sign: KG5KYX, Licensee ID: L01994982, Grant Date: 01/12/2016, Expiration Date: 01/12/2026, Certifier: Joseph E Weir, Registrant: Joseph E Weir, 6772 Hwy 463, Bay, AR 72411

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-65AG (1300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 1008H , Serial Number: 802A-0480, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Randy T Dba Poorboys Flying Service Mink, Po Box 250, Bay, AR 72411
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2302X , Serial Number: 18256202, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Randy T Mink, Po Box 250, Bay, AR 72411
  • Aircraft: THRUSH AIRCRAFT INC S2R-T34 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: U/A CANADA PT6A-34AG (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 986MM , Serial Number: T34-369, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Billy Bobs Flying Service LLC, Po Box 416, Bay, AR 72411

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$143,7701$55,4902$110,4601$41,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$49,9600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$53,6100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0009.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$53,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2003 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0009.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

BAY WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,735, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2010)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bay, AR
Most common first names in Bay, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2666.7 years
William1976.9 years
Mary1581.7 years
John1270.7 years
Robert1176.1 years
Charles1170.0 years
Jessie778.7 years
Ethel787.3 years
Joe769.1 years
George672.0 years
Most common last names in Bay, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1474.4 years
Holt1381.8 years
Adams965.8 years
Sanders975.4 years
Hancock976.6 years
Reeves875.7 years
Isbell881.7 years
Skaggs764.2 years
Reed767.0 years
Tice668.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Bay compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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