Bellefonte, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 476 (80% urban, 20% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.0%
Males: 240  (50.6%)
Females: 236  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 72601.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,557 (it was $27,917 in 2000)
Bellefonte:

$34,557
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,186 (it was $12,958 in 2000)

Bellefonte town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $105,455 (it was $53,700 in 2000)
Bellefonte:

$105,455
AR:

$123,300

Median gross rent in 2016: $583.

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  • Races in Bellefonte, AR (2010)

    Bellefonte races chart
    • 44297.4%White alone
    • 51.1%Two or more races
    • 40.9%American Indian alone
    • 30.7%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bellefonte: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (20.0%), English (15.1%), Irish (9.8%), Italian (3.1%), German (2.7%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1062 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 808 people per square mile   (low).

Bellefonte,AR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bellefonte:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bellefonte town:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $565 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $875 (0.8%)

Bellefonte satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (62.8 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (161.5 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (317.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Valley Springs, AR (2.1 miles) , Harrison, AR (2.1 miles ), Bergman, AR (2.8 miles ), Everton, AR (2.9 miles) , Western Grove, AR (2.9 miles ), Zinc, AR (3.1 miles) , Pyatt, AR (3.5 miles ), Pindall, AR (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.20 N, Longitude: 93.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

4.7%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Bellefonte, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Bellefonte-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Bellefonte town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F3 tornado 8.7 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bellefonte-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 83.8 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 85.4 miles away from Bellefonte 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 157.2 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 181.3 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 206.0 miles away from Bellefonte center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 183.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bellefonte topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bellefonte:

  • HHA OF N AR REGIONAL MED CTR (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HOSPICE OF THE HILLS (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • BOONE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • NORTH ARKANSAS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HILLCREST HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HARRISON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • BRISTOL POINTE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HARRISON, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bellefonte:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 63 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,038)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 64 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Arkansas (about 64 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 71 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 72 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Evangel University (about 72 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Drury University (about 72 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)

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Notable location: Valley Springs Fire Department Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Boone 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: 14.9%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
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:

10.0
Arkansas average:

11.6

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Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bellefonte town (based on Boone County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,48582
Mainline Protestant2,43713
Catholic9701
Other5752
None9,436-
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
Boone County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Boone County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

27.8%
Arkansas:

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

12.8%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.2%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

37.0%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Bellefonte:

28.6
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bellefonte:

25.0%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.2%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Bellefonte:

50.7%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.6%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bellefonte, 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 0$0 7$1,190
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$400
Water Supply 0$0 3$2,505
Totals for Government 0$0 11$4,095

6.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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 Carroll County, AR  0.68% ($26,407 average AGI)
from Newton County, AR  0.62% ($21,346)
from Taney County, MO  0.46% ($34,310)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Carroll County, AR  0.50% ($23,683 average AGI)
to Taney County, MO  0.49% ($31,565)
to Newton County, AR  0.47% ($29,203)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bellefonte:

  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHOZ (900 AM; 1 kW; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bellefonte:

  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KRZK (106.3 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON)
  • KOZO (89.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP, INC)
  • K204CN (88.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bellefonte:

  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKO-LP (Channel 8; HARRISON, AR; Owner: TKO, INC.)
  • K54FH (Channel 54; GREEN FOREST, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC)
  • K23DU (Channel 23; HARRISON, AR; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)

Bellefonte fatal accident list:

Aug 19, 2011 08:15 PM, Us-65-02, Huzzah Dr., Lat: 36.19984, Lon: -93.04647, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 4, 2001 11:08 AM, Us-65-02, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 1988 05:20 AM, 65s2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Mar 16, 1986 01:10 AM, 206s1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 6, 1979 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 1978 11:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 42m138ftTotal length
  • $6,486,000Total costs
  • 22,473Total average daily traffic
  • 1,106Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,465Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Bellefonte, AR

  • SONIC Drive-In: 1

Bellefonte 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.
  • House age above state average.
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