Blue Eye, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 30 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.7%
Males: 15  (50.0%)
Females: 15  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 72660

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,292 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Blue Eye:

$31,292
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $4,303 (it was $15,358 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,775 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Blue Eye:

$68,775
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $83,863; Detached houses: $82,758
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  • Races in Blue Eye, AR (2010)

    Blue Eye races chart
    • 2790.0%White alone
    • 26.7%American Indian alone
    • 13.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blue Eye: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.7%), French Canadian (5.6%), Irish (5.6%), Russian (5.6%), United States (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1288 feet

Land area: 0.07 square miles.

Population density: 435 people per square mile   (low).

Blue Eye, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Blue Eye:

  • High school or higher: 52.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blue Eye town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 28.5%
  • Separated: 27.3%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 34.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,073 (0.9%)

Blue Eye satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (48.7 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (143.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (320.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Blue Eye, MO (0.5 miles) , Oak Grove, AR (1.8 miles ), Coney Island, MO (2.6 miles) , Table Rock, MO (3.1 miles ), Indian Point, MO (3.2 miles ), Kimberling City, MO (3.2 miles ), Green Forest, AR (3.4 miles ), Omaha, AR (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 36.50 N, Longitude: 93.40 W

Blue Eye household income distribution Blue Eye home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+176.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Blue Eye, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blue Eye-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Blue Eye town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/29/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blue Eye-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 111.9 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 113.4 miles away from Blue Eye 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 181.7 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 198.7 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 218.8 miles away from Blue Eye center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 331.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blue Eye topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blue Eye:

  • TABLEROCK HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KIMBERLING CITY, MO)
  • HEALING HANDS HEALTH CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BRANSON, MO)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL BERRYVILLE Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BERRYVILLE, AR)
  • ST JOHNS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BERRYVILLE, AR)
  • CARROLL COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BERRYVILLE, AR)
  • BRANSON DIALYSIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; BRANSON, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-BRANSON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BRANSON, MO)

Amtrak station near Blue Eye:

  • 14 miles: BRANSON (BOB EVANS REST., HWY. 76 & 65) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue Eye:

  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 45 miles; Bentonville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,634)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 50 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 51 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 51 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Evangel University (about 51 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of Arkansas (about 53 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Crowder College (about 58 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 89.5%
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  50.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.1%
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:

8.2
Arkansas average:

11.6

Blue Eye travel time to work - commute Blue Eye mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Blue Eye town (based on Carroll County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,92656
Mainline Protestant1,4798
Catholic9502
Other4887
None16,603-
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
Carroll County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Carroll County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

17.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

25.2%
Arkansas:

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

15.0%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.6%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.8%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blue Eye:

19.1%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blue Eye:

11.9%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blue Eye:

41.6%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blue Eye, 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 2$900
Totals for Government 0$0 2$900

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Boone County, AR  0.66% ($23,683 average AGI)
from Washington County, AR  0.53% ($25,490)
from Benton County, AR  0.40% ($30,553)


6.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
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 Boone County, AR  0.89% ($26,407 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.75% ($25,486)
to Benton County, AR  0.68% ($33,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blue Eye:

  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOMC (1220 AM; 1 kW; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON, L.P.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHOZ (900 AM; 1 kW; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blue Eye:

  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • K204CN (88.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOZO (89.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP, INC)
  • KLFC (88.1 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: MOUNTAINTOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRZK (106.3 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON)
  • KTCN (100.9 FM; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KQMO (97.7 FM; SHELL KNOB, MO; Owner: MAGIC CIRCLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCOZ (91.7 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KIGL (93.3 FM; SELIGMAN, MO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Blue Eye:

  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • K17DL (Channel 17; BRANSON, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • K54FH (Channel 54; GREEN FOREST, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPR (Channel 33; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SPRINGFIELD LICENSE LLC)
  • K05JQ (Channel 5; BRANSON, MO; Owner: MILLER FAMILY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOLR (Channel 10; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: VHR SPRINGFIELD LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDEB-TV (Channel 27; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: QUORUM OF MISSOURI LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBNS-CA (Channel 38; BRANSON, MO; Owner: THE VACATION CHANNEL, INC.)
  • K25BD (Channel 25; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)
  • KNJE-LP (Channel 68; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV-34, INC., AN ARKANSAS CORPORATION)
  • KNJD-LP (Channel 59; BRANSON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)

Blue Eye 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.
  • 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 college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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