Black Rock, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 619 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.7%
 
Males: 298  (48.2%)
Females: 321  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72415, 72476.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,792 (it was $22,407 in 2000)
Black Rock:

$30,792
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,139 (it was $11,731 in 2000)

Black Rock city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,486 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Black Rock:

$79,486
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $80,495; detached houses: $82,639; mobile homes: $17,786

Median gross rent in 2017: $538.

March 2019 cost of living index in Black Rock: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.7%
(22.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Black Rock, AR (2010)
    • 64797.7%White alone
    • 60.9%Hispanic
    • 50.8%American Indian alone
    • 30.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Black Rock, Arkansas as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Black Rock is 232 to 1.



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

1.63
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (68.3%), European (3.0%), Irish (3.0%), French (2.0%), German (2.0%), Danish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 308 feet

Land area: 3.28 square miles.

Population density: 189 people per square mile   (very low).

Black Rock, Arkansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $421 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $468 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (29.8 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (93.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (396.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Powhatan, AR (1.4 miles),
Portia, AR (1.5 miles ),
Imboden, AR (2.8 miles ),
Hoxie, AR (2.8 miles ),
Walnut Ridge, AR (2.9 miles ),
College City, AR (3.0 miles ),
Minturn, AR (3.2 miles),
Lynn, AR (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.11 N, Longitude: 91.10 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Black Rock, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Black Rock, AR in 2017
Black Rock satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $109,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $20,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Black Rock, AR residents
Average permit cost in Black Rock, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+8.5%).
Most common industries in Black Rock, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (13.3%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Truck transportation (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Truck transportation (13.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Wood products (4.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Machinery (25.0%)
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Black Rock, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.9%)
  • Carpenters (8.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (13.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Black Rock, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Black Rock-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Black Rock city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/5/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Black Rock-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 54.1 miles away from Black Rock 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 77.8 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 113.6 miles away from Black Rock center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from Black Rock 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 87.7 miles away from Black Rock center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from Black Rock center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Black Rock topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Black Rock:

  • WALNUT RIDGE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • WALNUT RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE HALL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE HALL EAST (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; POCAHONTAS, AR)

Amtrak station near Black Rock:

  • 9 miles: WALNUT RIDGE (HWY. 67 AT MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black Rock:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 30 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 60 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Harding University (about 70 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 85 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 90 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 91 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 94 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
See full list of schools located in Black Rock

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Black Rock: Black Rock Volunteer Fire Department (A), Black Rock Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fall Creek (A), Eagle Riffle (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Lee Tate - Baseball player.

Lawrence 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 Black Rock that have no violations reported:

  • BLACK ROCK WATERWORKS (Population served: 663, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.7%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Black Rock:

Marital status in Black Rock, AR
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 20.8%

For population 25 years and over in Black Rock:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Black Rock, AR (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,07858
Mainline Protestant1,03812
Catholic851
Other11
None8,213-
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:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lawrence County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lawrence County:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lawrence County:

10.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.6%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

14.7%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Black Rock:

50.8%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.0%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Black Rock:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Black Rock:

43.7%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.1%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Black Rock:

80.4%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Black Rock, 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 7$691$1,1850$0
Judicial and Legal 3$1,275$5,1000$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,530$27,1800$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,684$32,2080$0
Water Supply 1$2,569$30,8280$0
Financial Administration 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Totals for Government 15$13,520$10,8160$0

Black Rock government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $60,000 ($96.93)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($77.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($54.93)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($42.00)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($42.00)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($38.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($27.46)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($21.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($19.39)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($12.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($56.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $35,000 ($56.54)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($25.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($17.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $104,000 ($168.01)

Black Rock government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $49,000 ($79.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($50.08)
    Other: $10,000 ($16.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $68,000 ($109.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($75.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $68,000 ($109.85)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($29.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($27.46)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($147.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,000 ($51.70)
    General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($48.47)
    Other: $9,000 ($14.54)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $77,000 ($124.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $34,000 ($54.93)
    Property: $9,000 ($14.54)

Black Rock government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000 ($1426.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $871,000 ($1407.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($19.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $308,000 ($497.58)

7.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
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 Craighead County, AR  1.67% ($33,671 average AGI)
from Randolph County, AR  1.49% ($30,421)
from Greene County, AR  0.67% ($26,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Black Rock:

  • KRLW (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNEA (970 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Black Rock:

  • KJLV (105.3 FM; HOXIE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRLW-FM (106.3 FM; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOC-FM (103.9 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Black Rock:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54ER (Channel 54; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Black Rock fatal accident list:

Jul 21, 2007 03:20 PM, Us-63-03, Lat: 36.103919, Lon: -91.099400, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Apr 3, 2004 04:10 PM, Us-63-03, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1976 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1975 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 66.8mTotal length
  • $2,318,000Total costs
  • 36,547Total average daily traffic
  • 4,551Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,309Total future (year 2012) average daily traffic
New bridges in Black Rock, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Black Rock, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Black Rock)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Old Davidsonville State Pk Hdqs (Lat: 36.159500 Lon: -91.066778), Call Sign: WZC840,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, 46.5600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2015, Expiration Date: 05/01/2025, Registrant: Arkansas State Parks, #1 Capitol Mall, Suite 4a-900, Little Rock, AR 72201, Phone: (501) 682-7639, Fax: (501) 682-1364
  • MP387.8 THAYER SOUTH, Railroad Milepost 387.8 (Lat: 36.127861 Lon: -91.089278), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPJY795,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.415 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/16/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2018, Certifier: W A Miller, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • TOR LS1001 MP 389.5, Bnsf Ls1001 Mp389.5 Tor (Lat: 36.112778 Lon: -91.092500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 0.9 m, Overall height: 5.8 m, Call Sign: WQPQ523,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2012, Expiration Date: 07/19/2022, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • CP 3848, Bnsf Ls1001 Mp 384.8 - Cp3848 (Lat: 36.157361 Lon: -91.129833), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQWV982,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.965 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2015, Expiration Date: 12/07/2025, Certifier: Dave Ayers, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 36.151167 Lon: -91.129222, Call Sign: WRAG634,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.287 MHz, 462.262 MHz, Grant Date: 11/12/2017, Expiration Date: 11/12/2027, Certifier: Dan Cook, Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak Street, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441, Fax: (541) 485-7556, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLACK ROCK, Black Rock Cell Site (Lat: 36.118056 Lon: -91.116389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 113.3 m, Call Sign: WQYS828,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2017, Expiration Date: 01/09/2027, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: K5BM, Licensee ID: L00241488, Grant Date: 05/26/2000, Expiration Date: 07/10/2010, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2004, Registrant: Peter Kors, 46 Lawrence 150, Black Rock, AR 72415
  • Call Sign: N5ITE, Licensee ID: L00436204, Grant Date: 08/07/2015, Expiration Date: 10/22/2025, Cancellation Date: 11/25/2017, Certifier: James V Robertson, Registrant: James V Robertson, Black Rock, AR 72415
  • Call Sign: W5KTW, Previous Call Sign: WJ5RXU, Licensee ID: L00992757, Grant Date: 09/08/2012, Expiration Date: 09/08/2022, Certifier: Kevan T Wilson, Registrant: Kevan T Wilson, 47 Lawrence Rd 150, Black Rock, AR 72415
  • Call Sign: KF5YQW, Licensee ID: L01817443, Grant Date: 10/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/17/2023, Certifier: Kerry S Ludwig, Registrant: Kerry S Ludwig, 1015 Elm, Black Rock, AR 72415
  • Call Sign: KG5DCX, Licensee ID: L01879472, Grant Date: 07/09/2014, Expiration Date: 07/09/2024, Certifier: Kaige E Ludwig, Registrant: Kaige E Ludwig, 1015 Elm St, Black Rock, AR 72415
  • Call Sign: KG5PFU, Licensee ID: L02049991, Grant Date: 09/07/2016, Expiration Date: 09/07/2026, Certifier: Billie J Starnes Sr, Registrant: Billie J Starnes Sr, 466 Hilltop Dr, Black Rock, AR 72415
  • Call Sign: KG5YSP, Licensee ID: L02169220, Grant Date: 03/12/2018, Expiration Date: 03/12/2028, Certifier: Ruby E Ludwig, Registrant: Ruby E Ludwig, 1015 Elm, Black Rock, AR 72415


FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Black Rock)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 27 took place in 2010, and the least - 5 in 2015. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Black Rock, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.2%), and Structure Fires (29.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Black Rock, AR
    • 14854.2%Outside Fires
    • 8129.7%Structure Fires
    • 3512.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 93.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Black Rock, AR
Most common first names in Black Rock, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1674.4 years
James1467.3 years
John1378.2 years
Charles1166.6 years
Robert1179.4 years
Mary782.0 years
Albert568.0 years
Edith575.4 years
Henry584.4 years
Joe470.8 years
Most common last names in Black Rock, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3774.8 years
Mccarroll980.9 years
Williams867.5 years
Brown879.4 years
Davis880.3 years
Phillips880.2 years
Woodson782.6 years
Mclaughlin683.3 years
Verkler672.0 years
Robertson680.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Black Rock, AR
  • 65.3%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Black Rock, AR
  • 66.3%Utility gas
  • 22.5%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood


Black Rock compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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