Blevins, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 309 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 
Males: 130  (42.2%)
Females: 179  (57.8%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71825.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,528 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Blevins:

$25,528
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,934 (it was $11,720 in 2000)

Blevins city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,035 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Blevins:

$36,035
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $53,398; Detached houses: $65,104; Mobile homes: $23,231

Median gross rent in 2012: $468.

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  • White alone - 199 (63.2%)
  • Hispanic - 72 (22.9%)
  • Black alone - 39 (12.4%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blevins: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.5%), United States (12.0%), German (3.4%), Irish (3.0%), French (1.3%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 420 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 310 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Blevins:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blevins city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

10 residents are foreign born (3.1% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This city:  3.9%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Blevins, Arkansas as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Blevins to the number of sex offenders is 156 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $395 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.8%)

Blevins satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (92.2 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (97.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (199.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: McCaskill, AR (2.2 miles) , Ozan, AR (2.9 miles) , Washington, AR (3.0 miles) , Oakhaven, AR (3.2 miles) , Emmet, AR (3.4 miles ), Delight, AR (3.4 miles ), Prescott, AR (3.5 miles ), Perrytown, AR (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 93.58 W

Area code: 870

Blevins household income distribution Blevins home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -102 (-21.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (51%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)

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

Average climate in Blevins, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Blevins-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Blevins city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

Earthquake activity:

Blevins-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 119.0 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 121.3 miles away from Blevins 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 221.4 miles away from the city 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 172.2 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 282.2 miles away from Blevins center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 213.2 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 Hempstead County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Blevins:

  • PRESCOTT MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRESCOTT, AR)
  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)
  • HOPE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • DAVITA - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • LAUREL PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • MEDICAL PARK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • MURFREESBORO REHAB AND NURSING, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blevins:

  • Henderson State University (about 35 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,528)
  • Texarkana College (about 42 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 45 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • National Park Community College (about 52 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 93 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 93 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 93 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

Public high school in Blevins:

  • BLEVINS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: 5954 HWY 29 NORTH; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Blevins:

  • BLEVINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 212; Location: 6003 HWY 29 NORTH; Grades: KG - 06)
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Notable location: Blevins Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hempstead 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 Blevins that have no violations reported:

  • BLEVINS WATERWORKS (Population served: 387, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Blevins compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Blevins (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: Blevins Branch at 5461 Highway 371, branch established on 2007/01/31. Info updated 2009/09/28: Bank assets: $310.8 mil, Deposits: $271.9 mil, headquarters in Texarkana, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancshares Of Hempstead County

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Blevins city (based on Hempstead County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.79%
Here: 50.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents37.2%31.4%14.1%6.0%3.0%
Congregations25.0%14.1%23.4%12.5%1.6%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.7%1.2%1.1%0.9%3.4%
Congregations1.6%3.1%1.6%3.1%14.1%
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
Hempstead County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hempstead County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hempstead County:

32.2%
Arkansas:

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

16.0%
State:

13.6%
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 8$1,200
Police - Other 0$0 1$100
Water Supply 0$0 2$600
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,900

Blevins government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $60,000 ($194.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($97.09)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($61.49)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($45.31)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($38.83)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($25.89)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($6.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($35.60)

Blevins government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($51.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($3.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($64.72)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($77.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($51.78)
    General Support: $14,000 ($45.31)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $31,000 ($100.32)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($16.18)
    Property: $3,000 ($9.71)

Blevins government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $20,000 ($64.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($64.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $51,000 ($165.05)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Nevada County, AR  1.02% ($24,375 average AGI)
from Miller County, AR  0.44% ($22,710)
from Howard County, AR  0.38% ($20,963)


6.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
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 Nevada County, AR  0.73% ($22,365 average AGI)
to Miller County, AR  0.59% ($37,024)
to Bowie County, TX  0.48% ($29,853)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blevins:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXAR (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOPE, AR; Owner: KDB, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KBHC (1260 AM; 1 kW; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blevins:

  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K295AB (106.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • K217ET (91.3 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMTB (99.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • KSSW (96.9 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: DON CAMPBELL)
  • KYXK (106.9 FM; GURDON, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNAS (105.5 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blevins:

  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)
  • KJEP-CA (Channel 23; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
  • KSJA-CA (Channel 21; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BLEVINS 970, Railroad Rd. (Lat: 33.857583 Lon: -93.574417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQPP326
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 07/11/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N5YTR, Previous Call Sign: KC5FDK, Licensee ID: L01139073
    Grant Date: 04/12/2006, Expiration Date: 07/08/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2009
    Registrant: Robert M Taylor, Blevins, AR 71825
  • Call Sign: W5BBT, Previous Call Sign: N5YTR, Licensee ID: L01139073
    Grant Date: 09/12/2009, Expiration Date: 09/12/2019, Certifier: Robert M Taylor Mr
    Registrant: Robert M Taylor Mr, Blevins, AR 71825

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9794U , Serial Number: AA5A-0194, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Joe T Brown, 140 Hemp Cr 231 S, Blevins, AR 71825

Most common first names in Blevins, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James870.6 years
John575.0 years
Paul473.0 years
William480.3 years
Inez386.6 years
Dorothy378.0 years
Lottie385.4 years
Mamie384.6 years
Roy374.6 years
Thelma373.6 years
Most common last names in Blevins, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith977.8 years
Bonds780.3 years
Mcgill777.4 years
Stephens786.7 years
Scott680.7 years
Stone686.3 years
Nesbitt583.2 years
Wilson578.0 years
Brooks474.5 years
Miller480.5 years

Blevins on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
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