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Population in 2012: 104 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 

Males: 59  (56.8%)
Females: 45  (43.2%)

Median resident age:  45.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72617, 72639.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,731 (it was $21,094 in 2000)
Big Flat:

$37,731
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,988

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,101 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Big Flat:

$91,101
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,679; Detached houses: $104,679
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  • White alone - 103 (98.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Big Flat: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (28.9%), French (16.7%), Irish (10.0%), Dutch (4.4%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1237 feet

Land area: 1.08 square miles.

Population density: 97 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Big Flat:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 47.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Flat town:

  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 76.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $365 (0.4%)

Big Flat satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (85.0 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (150.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (333.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Fifty-Six, AR (3.2 miles) , Marshall, AR (3.8 miles ), Leslie, AR (3.8 miles ), Norfork, AR (4.0 miles ), Gilbert, AR (4.1 miles) , Calico Rock, AR (4.2 miles ), Dennard, AR (4.3 miles ), Salesville, AR (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 36.00 N, Longitude: 92.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+11.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (44%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (55%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


Average climate in Big Flat, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Big Flat-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Big Flat town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Big Flat-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 79% 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 56.5 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 58.7 miles away from Big Flat center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from Big Flat center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Baxter County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Robbie Branscum - Children's writer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Big Flat:

  • SEARCY COUNTY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MARSHALL, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Flat:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 64 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,534)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 64 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Harding University (about 65 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 71 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 85 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 87 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 89 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)

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

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

 
Baxter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Big Flat and their reported violations in the past:

BIG FLAT WATERWORKS (Population served: 525, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-1998), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-1998), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-1998)
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: SWTR

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.2%

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.8%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Big Flat, AR

Big Flat compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Big Flat travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Electricity (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Big Flat town (based on Baxter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.43%
Here51.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents34.4%19.8%8.3%7.1%6.6%
Congregations22.9%1.4%4.3%24.3%1.4%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.1%3.8%2.4%2.2%11.4%
Congregations1.4%7.1%1.4%2.9%32.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Baxter County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Baxter County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Baxter County:

26.1%
Arkansas:

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

10.2%
State:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 6$575
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,360
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,935

Big Flat government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $29,000 ($278.85)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($125.00)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($28.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,000 ($28.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $23,000 ($221.15)

Big Flat government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($9.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $19,000 ($182.69)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $16,000 ($153.85)
    Highways: $5,000 ($48.08)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $11,000 ($105.77)
    Property: $2,000 ($19.23)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($19.23)

Big Flat government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $48,000 ($461.54)

9.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marion County, AR  0.75% ($20,926 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.23% ($46,667)
from Izard County, AR  0.22% ($24,250)


6.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marion County, AR  0.84% ($24,017 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.28% ($25,128)
to Greene County, MO  0.20% ($24,679)

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Flat:

  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTLO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Flat:

  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KHPQ (92.1 FM; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTZ (93.5 FM; LAKEVIEW, AR; Owner: JOHN M. DOWDY)

TV broadcast stations around Big Flat:

  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Pumping Station At Intersection Of Cr14 And Cr 140 (Lat: 35.968417 Lon: -92.400417), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPWU776
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2003, Expiration Date: 01/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2013, Certifier: Mike Houston
    Registrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc., 910 Ploof Drive, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 491-4751, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 674V , Serial Number: CD-106, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1960
    Registrant (Corporation): Prasutagus LLC, 31529 Highway 263, Big Flat, AR 72617


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

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