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Population in 2019: 858 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.7%
 
Males: 418  (48.8%)
Females: 440  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

50.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 71720.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $25,095 (it was $26,420 in 2000)
Bearden:

$25,095
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,237 (it was $12,904 in 2000)

Bearden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $53,926 (it was $31,700 in 2000)
Bearden:

$53,926
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $56,498; detached houses: $60,124; mobile homes: $24,868

Median gross rent in 2019: $487.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bearden: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.6%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Bearden, AR (2019)
    • 59864.4%White alone
    • 27529.6%Black alone
    • 555.9%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Bearden, Arkansas as of September 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bearden is 192 to 1.


Crime rates in Bearden by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(102.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(104.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(102.8)
1
(104.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(392.5)
8
(806.5)
4
(409.4)
2
(205.5)
2
(208.1)
4
(430.1)
2
(219.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(452.5)
1
(114.4)
1
(116.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(1,605)
23
(2,257)
20
(2,016)
16
(1,638)
10
(1,028)
13
(1,353)
16
(1,720)
5
(549.5)
14
(1,549)
2
(226.2)
7
(800.9)
1
(116.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(1,700)
17
(1,668)
16
(1,613)
13
(1,331)
7
(719.4)
14
(1,457)
13
(1,398)
6
(659.3)
19
(2,102)
8
(905.0)
10
(1,144)
5
(582.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(196.3)
1
(100.8)
1
(102.4)
3
(308.3)
1
(104.1)
3
(322.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(110.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(116.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(110.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index180.4426.9375.0462.6197.3317.4288.2108.8201.3233.0124.764.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bearden, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Arkansas average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (31.9%), Irish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 745 people per square mile   (low).

Bearden, Arkansas map

38 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).

This city:

4.1%
Arkansas:

4.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bearden city:

1.0% ($302)
Arkansas:

0.7% ($500)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (48.1 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (109.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (249.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Thornton, AR (2.9 miles ),
East Camden, AR (3.3 miles ),
Fordyce, AR (3.6 miles ),
Hampton, AR (4.0 miles ),
Camden, AR (4.1 miles ),
Tinsman, AR (4.1 miles),
Sparkman, AR (4.3 miles ),
Harrell, AR (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 33.73 N, Longitude: 92.62 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Bearden, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bearden, AR in 2019
Bearden satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $103,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $10,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Bearden, AR residents
Average permit cost in Bearden, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +154 (+15.9%).
Most common industries in Bearden, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (13.3%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Paper (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (20.7%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Paper (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.2%)
  • Social assistance (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Bearden, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)

Average climate in Bearden, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bearden-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Bearden city center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/3/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bearden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 413% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.0 miles away from Bearden center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 307.2 miles away from Bearden center
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 102.6 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) earthquake occurred 105.1 miles away from Bearden center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 107.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 185.6 miles away from Bearden center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ouachita County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bearden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bearden:

  • DALLAS COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; FORDYCE, AR)
  • DALLAS CO MED CTR HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; FORDYCE, AR)
  • DALLAS COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FORDYCE, AR)
  • DALLAS COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; FORDYCE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bearden:

  • Henderson State University (about 38 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,528)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 47 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 48 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 50 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • National Park Community College (about 62 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 71 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 76 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)

Public high school in Bearden:

Public elementary/middle school in Bearden:

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Notable locations in Bearden: Bearden Volunteer Fire Department (A), Bearden Ambulance Service (B), Bearden Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ouachita 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 Bearden that have no violations reported:

  • BEARDEN WATERWORKS (Population served: 2,468, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.8%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
15 people in job corps and vocational training facilities in 2000

Banks with branches in Bearden (2011 data):

  • Bank of Bearden: Bank Of Bearden at Second And Cedar, branch established on 1945/07/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $34.9 mil, Deposits: $28.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Bearden Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bearden:

Marital status in Bearden, AR
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Bearden:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bearden
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bearden, AR (based on Ouachita County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,41165
Black Protestant8,16542
Mainline Protestant2,11421
Other1732
Catholic1001
None2,157-
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: 8
This county:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

12.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ouachita County:

32.0%
Arkansas:

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

12.3%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.7%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bearden:

38.7%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bearden:

23.4%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bearden:

6.7
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.5%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

49.3%
Arkansas:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bearden, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$3,011$18,0660$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,274$31,6448$4,318
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,795$45,5402$1,329
Water Supply 1$4,517$54,2040$0
Sewerage 1$1,825$21,9000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,489$29,8680$0
Firefighters 0$0 10$396
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 8$20,912$31,36821$6,292

Bearden government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $129,000 ($150.35)
    Police Protection: $124,000 ($144.52)
    Regular Highways: $104,000 ($121.21)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($92.07)
    Water Utilities: $72,000 ($83.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($39.63)
    Correctional Institutions: $10,000 ($11.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($73.43)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $13,000 ($15.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $264,000 ($307.69)

Bearden government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $130,000 ($151.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $341,000 ($397.44)
    General Revenue - Other: $76,000 ($88.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $152,000 ($177.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $100,000 ($116.55)
    General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($22.14)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $156,000 ($181.82)
    Property: $97,000 ($113.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $54,000 ($62.94)

Bearden government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,179,000 ($1374.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,179,000 ($1374.13)

Bearden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,022,000 ($1191.14)

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Union County, AR  0.65% ($48,538 average AGI)
from Columbia County, AR  0.35% ($34,429)
from Calhoun County, AR  0.30% ($40,625)


6.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Union County, AR  0.68% ($42,273 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.56% ($53,378)
to Columbia County, AR  0.42% ($31,618)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bearden:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBJT (1570 AM; 1 kW; FORDYCE, AR; Owner: KBJT, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KNHD (1450 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bearden:

  • KQEW (102.3 FM; FORDYCE, AR; Owner: DALLAS PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • KAMD-FM (97.1 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: CHARLES R. SHINN)
  • KELD-FM (107.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCXY (95.3 FM; EAST CAMDEN, AR; Owner: GARY D. TERRELL D/B/A Y95 RADIO)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBPW (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KMGC (104.5 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: JADE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KBSA (90.9 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: BD OF SUP OF LA STATE U & A&M COLLGE)
  • KIXB (103.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGL (93.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bearden:

  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYPX (Channel 49; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • K48EP (Channel 48; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FJ (Channel 59; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K29DC (Channel 29; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40EF (Channel 40; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K50EK (Channel 50; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GF (Channel 57; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FX (Channel 63; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K66EX (Channel 66; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Bearden, Arkansas
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Arkansas average
  • Fatal accident count3642
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5463
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1396
  • Fatalities4155
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents9589
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents290
See more detailed statistics of Bearden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.1mTotal length
  • 3,034Total average daily traffic
  • 88Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,922Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1 Km S Of Millersville 2 Km N Of Salem (Lat: 33.706222 Lon: -92.654889), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPHD640,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2015, Expiration Date: 05/08/2025, Certifier: Homer Jones, Registrant: Reynolds Radio Service, Inc, 1611 West Pine Street, Warren, AR 71671, Phone: (870) 226-5461, Email:
  • Lat: 33.721139 Lon: -92.617250, Call Sign: WQSI370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.750 MHz, 159.630 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2013, Expiration Date: 09/24/2023, Certifier: Charles W Gossett, Registrant: Reynolds Radio Service Inc, 1611 West Pine Street, Warren, AR 71671, Phone: (870) 226-5461, Fax: (870) 226-7465, Email:
  • Lat: 33.754278 Lon: -92.682139, Call Sign: WREJ200, Licensee ID: L02296584,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.470 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2019, Expiration Date: 10/10/2029, Certifier: David Alexander, Registrant: Standard Gravel Co. Inc, 533 Ouachita Road 95, Bearden, AR 71720, Phone: (870) 687-3131
  • BEARDEN, 0.18 Nm South Of County Road 79 (Lat: 33.735917 Lon: -92.617806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WRFW603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.337 MHz, 854.787 MHz, 855.037 MHz, 855.837 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2020, Expiration Date: 05/18/2030, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, LLC, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Jacinto, 159 Dallas County Road 150 (Lat: 33.925444 Lon: -92.615722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.9 m, Overall height: 102.1 m, Call Sign: WQOU334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Bearden, 223 Quachita County Road (Lat: 33.736056 Lon: -92.592056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 84.1 m, Call Sign: WQOU335,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • BEARDEN, Bearden Cell Site (Lat: 33.741111 Lon: -92.590833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 112.4 m, Call Sign: WQQA851,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 10/10/2022, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • AR01357A, 224 Quachita 280 (Lat: 33.735833 Lon: -92.592222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 84.1 m, Call Sign: WQXD344,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2016, Expiration Date: 02/03/2026, Cancellation Date: 07/23/2020, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • BEARDEN, 0.18 Nm South Of County Road 79 (Lat: 33.735917 Lon: -92.617806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WRAC483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 10/07/2017, Expiration Date: 10/07/2027, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, LLC, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA5DTG, Licensee ID: L00971688, Grant Date: 11/05/2014, Expiration Date: 01/29/2025, Certifier: Robert A Burnside, Registrant: Robert A Burnside, 681 Dallas 113, Bearden, AR 71720
  • Call Sign: KC5SMP, Grant Date: 01/22/1996, Expiration Date: 01/22/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2008, Registrant: Terry W Weatherly, Bearden, AR 71720
  • Call Sign: KE5BLK, Licensee ID: L00863000, Grant Date: 04/07/2014, Expiration Date: 05/13/2024, Certifier: Pat L Link, Registrant: Pat L Link, 687 Ouachita Dr 83, Bearden, AR 71720-9215
  • Call Sign: KF5TLD, Licensee ID: L01760469, Grant Date: 01/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/22/2023, Certifier: Martin S Mercy, Registrant: Martin S Mercy, 317 Ouachita Rd 37, Bearden, AR 71720
  • Call Sign: KI5AOG, Licensee ID: L02196997, Grant Date: 06/27/2018, Expiration Date: 06/27/2028, Certifier: Richard A Whitley, Registrant: Richard A Whitley, 2271 Hwy 203, Bearden, AR 71720

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 750 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ALLISON AE3007C SER (6442 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 121AT, N121AT, N-121AT, Serial Number: 750-0057, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/2019
    Registrant (Partnership): Media Luna Surface Lp Jea, Po Box 137, Bearden, AR 71720
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 750 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ALLISON AE3007C SER (6442 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 74VF, N74VF, N-74VF, Serial Number: 750-0057, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/2019
    Registrant (Partnership): Media Luna Surface Lp Jea, Po Box 137, Bearden, AR 71720

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of fire incidents - 56 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Bearden, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (50.0%), and Structure Fires (34.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bearden, AR
    • 15850.0%Outside Fires
    • 10834.2%Structure Fires
    • 4113.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 92.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bearden, AR
Most common first names in Bearden, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5368.1 years
John3573.7 years
William2775.8 years
Mary2675.7 years
Robert2169.7 years
George1471.3 years
Annie1284.3 years
Thomas1173.9 years
Charles1075.7 years
Roy1064.2 years
Most common last names in Bearden, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lambert2278.4 years
Doherty2067.0 years
Mosley1962.7 years
Thrower1672.3 years
Smith1572.5 years
Parham1570.4 years
Williams1472.1 years
Newton1373.1 years
Quarles1280.6 years
Jones1270.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bearden, AR
  • 63.8%Utility gas
  • 32.7%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bearden, AR
  • 70.3%Utility gas
  • 29.7%Electricity


Bearden compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 7 other airmen in this city.
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