Beaver, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 101 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 48  (47.6%)
Females: 53  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 72631

Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,401 (it was $23,438 in 2000)
Beaver:

$60,401
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,511 (it was $11,665 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $167,267 (it was $84,400 in 2000)
Beaver:

$167,267
AR:

$123,300
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    • 9797.0%White alone
    • 33.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Beaver: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (60.7%), English (28.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 923 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 288 people per square mile   (very low).

Beaver, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Beaver:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaver town:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 29.0%

6 residents are foreign born (6.3% North America).

This town:

6.3%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Beaver town:  0.9% ($800)
Arkansas:  0.7% ($500)

Beaver satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (35.1 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (123.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (306.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Holiday Island, AR (1.5 miles ), Chain-O-Lakes, MO (2.2 miles) , Eagle Rock, MO (2.3 miles) , Eureka Springs, AR (2.3 miles ), Golden, MO (2.7 miles ), Emerald Beach, MO (3.0 miles ), Gateway, AR (3.1 miles) , Lost Bridge Village, AR (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $70,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.48 N, Longitude: 93.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 479

Beaver household income distribution Beaver home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-1.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Information (65%)
  • Wholesale trade (26%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Information (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (65%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Beaver, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beaver-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Beaver town center injured 4 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/11/1970, a category F3 tornado 11.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beaver-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 124.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 125.9 miles away from Beaver 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 201.1 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 219.5 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 239.4 miles away from Beaver 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 350.7 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 Carroll County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beaver topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Beaver:

  • EUREKA SPRINGS HOSPITAL, LLC Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR)
  • BRIGHTON RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR)
  • ST JOHNS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BERRYVILLE, AR)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL BERRYVILLE Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BERRYVILLE, AR)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL-CASSVILLE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CASSVILLE, MO)
  • QUALITY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CASSVILLE, MO)
  • RED ROSE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CASSVILLE, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver:

  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 24 miles; Bentonville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Arkansas (about 37 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Crowder College (about 41 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • John Brown University (about 49 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 57 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 58 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 59 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)

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Notable location: Holiday Island Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Beaver Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Carroll County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.9%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.9%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Arkansas average:

11.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Beaver town (based on Carroll County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,92656
Mainline Protestant1,4798
Catholic9502
Other4887
None16,603-
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: 5
Carroll County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Carroll County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Carroll County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

17.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

25.2%
Arkansas:

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

15.0%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.1%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.3%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Beaver:

29.2
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.6%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

56.3%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Beaver:

73.7%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beaver, 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

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Boone County, AR  0.66% ($23,683 average AGI)
from Washington County, AR  0.53% ($25,490)
from Benton County, AR  0.40% ($30,553)


6.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
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 Boone County, AR  0.89% ($26,407 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.75% ($25,486)
to Benton County, AR  0.68% ($33,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaver:

  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZRA (1590 AM; 3 kW; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beaver:

  • KTCN (100.9 FM; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIGL (93.3 FM; SELIGMAN, MO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQMO (97.7 FM; SHELL KNOB, MO; Owner: MAGIC CIRCLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAY-FM (98.3 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKEG (92.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KREB-FM (99.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • K203CE (88.5 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXNA (104.9 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBNV (90.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSEC (95.7 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: BENTONVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Beaver:

  • KNJE-LP (Channel 68; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV-34, INC., AN ARKANSAS CORPORATION)
  • KWBS-TV (Channel 34; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • K18EG (Channel 18; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)
  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAA (Channel 51; ROGERS, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K54FH (Channel 54; GREEN FOREST, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC)
  • K67EO (Channel 67; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K14IT (Channel 14; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 26m85ftTotal length
  • $2,256,000Total costs
  • 2,060Total average daily traffic
  • 155Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,429Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N5HPI, Licensee ID: L01020667, Grant Date: 05/23/2005, Expiration Date: 08/17/2015, Certifier: Betty J Baldridge, Registrant: Betty J Baldridge, Beaver, AR 72613
  • Call Sign: NT5P, Grant Date: 12/22/1994, Expiration Date: 12/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/23/2006, Registrant: Raymond E Baldridge, Beaver, AR 72613

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Service Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Wood (26%)

Beaver 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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