Ben Lomond, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 148 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.5%
 
Males: 84  (57.3%)
Females: 64  (42.7%)
Median resident age:  60.1 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 71823, 71846.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,878 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Ben Lomond:

$26,878
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,515 (it was $14,580 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $65,144 (it was $37,100 in 2000)
Ben Lomond:

$65,144
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $111,196; Detached houses: $117,622; Townhouses or other attached units: $66,879; Mobile homes: $76,303
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  • Races in Ben Lomond, AR (2010)

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    • 13190.3%White alone
    • 74.8%Hispanic
    • 42.8%American Indian alone
    • 32.1%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ben Lomond: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (25.7%), Irish (25.7%), German (17.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 464 feet

Land area: 3.93 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ben Lomond:

  • High school or higher: 62.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ben Lomond town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.3%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

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

Ben Lomond town:  0.7% ($277)
Arkansas:  0.7% ($500)

Ben Lomond satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (94.5 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (96.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (169.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wilton, AR (2.6 miles ), Lockesburg, AR (3.1 miles ), Yarborough Landing, AR (3.1 miles ), Ashdown, AR (3.3 miles ), Mineral Springs, AR (3.5 miles ), Tollette, AR (3.6 miles ), Winthrop, AR (3.7 miles) , Horatio, AR (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.84 N, Longitude: 94.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Ben Lomond household income distribution Ben Lomond home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -32 (-20.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (79%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (36%)
  • Material moving occupations (36%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (14%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ben Lomond, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ben Lomond-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Ben Lomond town center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ben Lomond-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 142.9 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, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.1 miles away from Ben Lomond center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.0 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 249.1 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 307.6 miles away from Ben Lomond center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 240.7 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 Sevier County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ben Lomond topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ben Lomond:

  • LITTLE RIVER HOSPITAL HH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ASHDOWN, AR)
  • LITTLE RIVER COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ASHDOWN, AR)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ASHDOWN, AR)
  • LITTLE RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ASHDOWN, AR)
  • PLEASANT MANOR NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ASHDOWN, AR)
  • MEDSHARES HOSPICE OF WESTERN AR INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; HORATIO, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ben Lomond:

  • Texarkana College (about 28 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 64 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Henderson State University (about 65 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 67 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • National Park Community College (about 75 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Paris Junior College (about 82 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 89 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)

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Notable location: Ben Lomond Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Sevier County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 39.1%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.9%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.6%
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:

13.4
Arkansas average:

11.6

Ben Lomond travel time to work - commute Ben Lomond mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ben Lomond town (based on Sevier County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,06237
Catholic1,2001
Mainline Protestant6649
Black Protestant1961
Orthodox511
Other11
None7,884-
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: 4
Sevier County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Sevier County:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sevier County:

30.5%
Arkansas:

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

17.1%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ben Lomond:

46.3%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.9%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Ben Lomond:

31.0
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

7.4%
State:

21.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ben Lomond:

12.1%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.8%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ben Lomond:

80.8%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ben Lomond, 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 0$0 2$450
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$100
Water Supply 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 0$0 8$800

5.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Howard County, AR  0.62% ($21,452 average AGI)
from Polk County, AR  0.50% ($26,360)
from Little River County, AR  0.48% ($21,625)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
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 Howard County, AR  0.64% ($21,250 average AGI)
to Miller County, AR  0.54% ($49,148)
to Polk County, AR  0.48% ($24,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ben Lomond:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNBO (1530 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: BOWIE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KCMC (740 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ben Lomond:

  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPGG (103.9 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KSSW (96.9 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: DON CAMPBELL)
  • KMTB (99.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • KPWW (95.9 FM; HOOKS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFYX (107.1 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KEWL-FM (95.1 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KDQN-FM (92.1 FM; DE QUEEN, AR; Owner: JAY W. BUNYARD & ANNE W. BUNYARD)
  • KKYR-FM (102.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTOY (104.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: JO-AL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNAS (105.5 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ben Lomond:

  • KLFI-LP (Channel 35; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: BEECH STREET COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K41EQ (Channel 41; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KJEP-CA (Channel 23; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
  • KSJA-CA (Channel 21; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
  • K30EA (Channel 30; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Ben Lomond fatal accident list:

Jan 12, 2005 09:28 PM, Sr-234-02, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 2,910Total average daily traffic
  • 29Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,520Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • THOMAS J TRACY, .75 Miles North Of Ben Lomono Ar (Lat: 33.845556 Lon: -94.111667), Type: 53.0, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: 8032546302, Tom.Tracy@bgainc.Com, 1331 ELMWOOD AVE SUITE 200
  • THOMAS J TRACY, .75 Miles North Of Ben Lomono Ar (Lat: 33.845556 Lon: -94.111667), Type: 53.0, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: 8032546302, Tom.Tracy@bgainc.Com, 1331 ELMWOOD AVE SUITE 200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .6 Mi N On Hwy 27 (Lat: 33.845667 Lon: -94.111861), Structure height: 50 m, Call Sign: KNBY224
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.220 MHzGrant Date: 07/20/2004, Expiration Date: 10/11/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2013Registrant: Arkansas Forestry Commission, 3821 West Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72204, Phone: (501) 296-1873, Fax: (501) 296-1940, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, G7 Ben Lomond .6 Mi N On Hwy 27 (Lat: 33.845667 Lon: -94.111861), Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: WNEX617
    Assigned Frequencies: 2134.80 MHz, 2147.60 MHzGrant Date: 04/20/1999, Expiration Date: 06/23/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2008Registrant: Department Of Information Systems, #1 Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1615, Fax: (501) 682-4310, Email:
  • G7 BEN LOMO, .6 Mi N. On Hwy 27 (Lat: 33.845583 Lon: -94.111889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: WQBK268
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.62 MHz, 6620.62 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2014, Expiration Date: 10/22/2024, Certifier: Dale SaffoldRegistrant: Department Of Information Systems, One Capital Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1798, Fax: (501) 682-4310, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB5NGD, Grant Date: 03/06/1995, Expiration Date: 03/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2007, Registrant: Joel Mills Iii, Ben Lomond, AR 71823

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

BEN LOMOND WATERWORKS (Population served: 156, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-16-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-13-2009 to APR-27-2011)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Wood (13%)

Ben Lomond compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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