Bearden, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 877 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -22.0%
 
Males: 445  (50.8%)
Females: 432  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71720.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $23,794 (it was $26,420 in 2000)
Bearden:

$23,794
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,571 (it was $12,904 in 2000)

Bearden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $50,316 (it was $31,700 in 2000)
Bearden:

$50,316
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $56,407; detached houses: $60,902; mobile homes: $25,198

Median gross rent in 2017: $421.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bearden: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.7%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bearden, AR (2010)
    • 56758.7%White alone
    • 31432.5%Black alone
    • 565.8%Hispanic
    • 242.5%Two or more races
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Bearden, Arkansas as of February 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bearden is 160 to 1.


Crime rates in Bearden by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(187.4)
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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(187.4)
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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(187.4)
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)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(2,062)
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)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(1,874)
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)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(187.4)
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)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(110.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)478.0180.4426.9375.0462.6197.3317.4288.2108.8201.3233.0124.7

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

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

1.16
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (38.4%), Irish (4.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 761 people per square mile   (low).

Bearden, Arkansas map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $362 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $217 (0.6%)

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 2017
Distribution of house value in Bearden, AR in 2017
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
Number of permits per 10,000 Bearden, AR residents
Average permit cost in Bearden, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Arkansas:

3.4%
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 near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from Bearden center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 105.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 185.6 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 252.0 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 178.2 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 225.9 miles away from Bearden center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ouachita County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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: 21.6%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Bearden:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - 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
Ouachita County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

12.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This 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:

46.1%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bearden:

40.7%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bearden:

18.8%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bearden:

6.7
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.3%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.9%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bearden, 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
Other Government Administration 10$6,005$7,2060$0
Judicial and Legal 3$750$3,0000$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,235$31,4100$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,692$20,3040$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,692$20,3040$0
Water Supply 1$4,017$48,2041$638
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 16$560
Totals for Government 18$19,391$12,92717$1,198

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $117,000 ($133.41)
    Police Protection: $112,000 ($127.71)
    Regular Highways: $94,000 ($107.18)
    Sewerage: $72,000 ($82.10)
    Water Utilities: $72,000 ($82.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($35.35)
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000 ($10.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($71.84)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $13,000 ($14.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $264,000 ($301.03)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $130,000 ($148.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $341,000 ($388.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $76,000 ($86.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $152,000 ($173.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $94,000 ($107.18)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($20.52)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $130,000 ($148.23)
    Property: $81,000 ($92.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $45,000 ($51.31)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,179,000 ($1344.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,179,000 ($1344.36)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $22,000 ($25.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,022,000 ($1165.34)

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 fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2004 02:40 PM, Plum St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 2001 04:00 PM, Plum St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 24, 1994 11:45 AM, N-Pine, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 3, 1991 11:25 AM, Pine, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 26, 1979 00:05 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Aug 3, 1978 01:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 22, 1978 12:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • 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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, 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, 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, Grant Date: 10/07/2017, Expiration Date: 10/07/2027, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • 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: KD5HMI, Licensee ID: L00306568, Grant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/15/2019, Certifier: Larry W Frederick, Registrant: Larry W Frederick, 330 1st Street Apt 4, Bearden, AR 71720
  • Call Sign: N5IOZ, Licensee ID: L00205574, Grant Date: 08/17/2010, Expiration Date: 10/16/2020, Certifier: Joe D Giddens Iii, Registrant: Joe D Giddens Iii, 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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 56
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Fire incident types in Bearden, AR

See full 2006 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
  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bearden, AR
  • 51.9%Utility gas
  • 48.1%Electricity


Bearden compared to Arkansas state average:

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