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Population in 2012: 15,308 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.2%
 

Males: 7,208  (47.1%)
Females: 8,100  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  34.1 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72315.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,531 (it was $26,683 in 2000)
Blytheville:

$31,531
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,858

Blytheville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,804 (it was $56,600 in 2000)
Blytheville:

$74,804
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,556; Detached houses: $84,051; Townhouses or other attached units: $128,534; In 2-unit structures: $64,471; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $144,849; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $38,498; Mobile homes: $126,971

Median gross rent in 2012: $631.

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  • Black alone - 8,736 (55.9%)
  • White alone - 6,053 (38.8%)
  • Hispanic - 465 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 185 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 125 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 38 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 18 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blytheville: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (6.0%), German (6.0%), Irish (5.6%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/04/1892

Elevation: 256 feet

Land area: 20.6 square miles.

Population density: 744 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Blytheville:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blytheville city:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

385 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This city:  2.5%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Blytheville, Arkansas as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blytheville to the number of sex offenders is 340 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $390 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $385 (0.6%)

Blytheville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (44.3 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (56.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (426.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gosnell, AR (1.9 miles ), Burdette, AR (2.8 miles) , Dell, AR (3.0 miles ), Holland, MO (3.0 miles ), Cooter, MO (3.1 miles ), Steele, MO (3.4 miles ), Luxora, AR (3.5 miles ), Rives, MO (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $46,800
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $53,600
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $53,600
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.93 N, Longitude: 89.91 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,984 (+12.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,722 (64.3%)

Area code: 870

Blytheville household income distribution Blytheville home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Blytheville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 5632025461068
per 100,000 25.232.616.211.60.011.930.925.337.863.338.151.6
Rapes 13199101119811201479
per 100,000 65.6103.348.657.964.6112.949.569.5125.988.744.558.0
Robberies 583949422636425644357439
per 100,000 292.5212.0264.5243.3152.7213.9259.9353.8276.9221.7470.2251.5
Assaults 1851912561525284101123108116116140
per 100,000 933.11038.01382.1880.6305.3499.2625.0777.1679.7734.8737.1902.9
Burglaries 468474382511435491372469476454659482
per 100,000 2360.52576.12062.32960.42554.22917.82301.82962.92995.82875.84187.33108.5
Thefts 1,2361,2641,1941,269947889780685788664785638
per 100,000 6234.26869.66446.07351.85560.45282.94826.44327.54959.44206.04987.94114.5
Auto thefts 8293767792861098765744753
per 100,000 413.6505.4410.3446.1540.2511.1674.5549.6409.1468.7298.6341.8
Arson N/A1371913919179852
per 100,000 N/A70.737.8110.176.353.5117.6107.456.650.731.812.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.4) 843.3934.8881.2874.6616.3750.8728.4809.7854.6836.3937.1833.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Blytheville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 45 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Blytheville, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -5,161 (-22.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Blytheville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 220% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the Blytheville city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 9.8 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blytheville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 90% greater 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 30.8 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 44.1 miles away from Blytheville 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 9.7 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 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from Blytheville center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 1.1 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 Mississippi County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blytheville topographic map

Birthplace of: Dee Clark - Singer, Fred Akers - Football player and coach, Junior Walker - Singer, Kathy Webb - Politician, Lawrence Babits - Archaeologist, M. C. Burton, Jr. - Basketball player, Nannerl O. Keohane - Educator, Edgar H. Lloyd - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Kimberly Derrick - Short-track speed skater, Brice Beck - College football player (Iowa State Cyclones).

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Blytheville: Edgar H. Lloyd.


Hospitals/medical centers in Blytheville:

  • FMCNA - BLYTHEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, 1001 E MOULTRIE)
  • HOME HEALTH PROFESSIONALS INC (Home Health Center, 509 HUTSON STREET)
  • MISSISSIPPI COUNTY HEALTH UNIT BLYTHEVILLE (Home Health Center, 1299 NORTH TENTH STREET)
  • GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1520 N DIVISION STREET)
  • BLYTHEVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1400 NORTH DIVISION)
  • HERITAGE SQUARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER, (Nursing Home, 710 NO RUDDLE)
  • KEITH ACRES (Nursing Home, 112 W CLINTON)

Political contributions by individuals in Blytheville, AR

Airports and heliports located in Blytheville:


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Local government website: blytheville.dina.org/govt/default.html

Colleges/Universities in Blytheville:

  • Arkansas Northeastern College (Full-time enrollment: 1,000; Location: 2501 S Division; Public; Website: www.anc.edu)
  • Blytheville Academy of Cosmetology (Location: 100 E Main St; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blytheville:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 44 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,301)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 56 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 57 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Union University (about 62 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 66 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 66 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Lane College (about 66 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)

Public high schools in Blytheville:

  • BLYTHEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 750; Location: 600 NORTH TENTH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BLYTHEVILLE CHARTER SCHOOL & ALC (Students: 95; Location: 1700 WEST MCHANEY DR; Grades: 07 - 12)

Private high school in Blytheville:

  • PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 72; Location: 4541 E STATE HIGHWAY 18; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Blytheville:

  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 531; Location: 1124 WEST MOULTRIE; Grades: 03 - 04)
  • BLYTHEVILLE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 511; Location: 1103 BYRUM RD; Grades: 01 - 02)
  • BLYTHEVILLE INTERMEDIATE SCH (Students: 455; Location: 216 EAST MOULTRIE; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • BLYTHEVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 700 WEST CHICKASAWBA; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BLYTHEVILLE KINDERGARTEN CENTER (Students: 278; Location: 1107 BYRUM RD; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Blytheville

Library in Blytheville:

  • MISSISSIPPI/CRITTENDEN REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,237,485; Location: 200 NORTH 5TH STREET; 268,032 books; 2,400 audio materials; 300 video materials; 82 state licensed databases; 625 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Mississippi County Community College is now Arkansas Northeastern College...still located on the highway
  • Instead of the college being Mississippi County Community College it is now Arkansas Northeaster College. added by both_jrs_rock
  • Blytheville. Arkansas is near Barfield, Arkansas added by Jim

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Notable locations in Blytheville: Cherrytree Plaza (A), Mississippi County Fairgrounds (B), Blytheville Fire Department Station 2 (C), Mississippi County Nursing Home (D), Ritz Civic Center (E), Mississippi County Courthouse (F), Blytheville Fire Department Station 1 (G), Blytheville Fire Department Station 3 (H), Blytheville Police Department (I), Blytheville City Hall (J), Blytheville Public Library (K), Blytheville C B Emergency Squad (L), Northeast Arkansas Ambulance Service (Advanced Life Support) (M), Medic One Ambulance Service (N), Fire Station Number 1 (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Blytheville Plaza Shopping Center (1), Colony Square Shopping Center (2), Day Shopping Center (3), Downtown Shopping Center (4), Town North Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blytheville include: Aldersgate United Methodist Church (A), Blytheville First Assembly of God Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Church of God (D), Church of the Lord Jesus (E), Church of the Lord Jesus Christ (F), Eastside Church of Christ (G), Fairview Baptist Church (H), Faith Temple Church of God in Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: North Sawba Cemetery (1), Sawyer Cemetery (2), Elmwood Cemetery (3), Memorial Park Cemetery (4), Maple Grove Cemetery (5), Spur Cemetery (6), Lane Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Blytheville include: Mahoney Park (1), Cypress Park (2), Walker Park (3), Little Park (4), Eaker Site (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Green Dragon- The (Arcades & Amusements; 821 East Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Economy Inn (1003 South Division Street) (1), Comfort Inn Blytheville (1520 East Main Street) (2), Best Western Blytheville Inn (1101 Kari Street) (3), Days Inn (East Highway 18 & I 55) (4), Royal Inn (1214 South Division Street) (5), Best Budget Inn (357 South Division Street) (6), Holiday Inn of Blytheville (1121 West Main Street) (7), Hampton Inn (301 North Service Road) (8), Blytheville-Days Inn (PO Box 1342) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Mississippi 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 Blytheville and their reported violations in the past:

BLYTHEVILLE WATERWORKS (Population served: 18272, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-1998), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-1998), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-1998)
NE MISSISSIPPI CO WATER ASSOC (Population served: 919, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In SEP-09-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-1994)
EAKER AFB (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-1998), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-04-1998), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-1998)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blytheville that have no violations reported:

  • DOGWOOD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1513, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.7%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.2% for Black residents, 27.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.1%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blytheville, AR

99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Blytheville in 2000:

  • 186 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Blytheville compared to Arkansas state average:

Blytheville, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Blytheville (2011 data):

  • Southern Bancorp Bank: East Branch, North Branch, South Branch, Walmart Branch, Blytheville Branch, Gosnell Branch. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,146.8 mil, Deposits: $966.8 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancorp, Inc
  • Farmers Bank and Trust Company: Blytheville Branch, Northside Branch, Farmers Bank And Trust Company, Teller's Window Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $401.8 mil, Deposits: $347.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancorp Inc.
  • SouthBank, a Federal Savings Bank: Blytheville Branch at 208 North Second Street, branch established on 1947/06/19. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $242.2 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Huntsville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blytheville, Arkansas:

  • Thrifty Inn, 201 N I-55 Service Rd, Blytheville, AR 72315 , Phone: (870) 763-2300
  • Best Western Inn, 3700 South Division, Blytheville, AR 72315 , Phone: (800) 528-1234
  • Holiday Inn, 1121 E Main, Blytheville, AR 72315 , Phone: (870) 763-5800
  • Hampton Inn, 301 N Access Rd, Blytheville, AR 72315 , Phone: (870) 763-5220
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 102a S Porter Dr, Blytheville, AR 72315 , Phone: (870) 780-6122, Fax: (870) 780-6936
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blytheville, Arkansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Blytheville travel time to work - commute


Blytheville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Blytheville city (based on Mississippi County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.35%
Here63.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of Christ
Adherents66.7%8.7%5.1%4.8%3.6%
Congregations37.7%9.8%5.7%7.4%13.9%
NameCatholic ChurchPentecostal Church of GodAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.6%1.1%4.6%
Congregations1.6%4.1%6.6%1.6%11.5%
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: 14
Mississippi County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Mississippi County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mississippi County:

32.5%
Arkansas:

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

14.3%
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
Financial Administration 8$32,451$48,6770$0
Other Government Administration 6$7,097$14,1940$0
Judicial and Legal 6$19,280$38,5600$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$88,422$42,4431$927
Police - Other 14$37,175$31,8640$0
Firefighters 34$114,215$40,3114$654
Fire - Other 1$1,451$17,4120$0
Streets and Highways 10$31,415$37,6980$0
Sewerage 15$38,758$31,0060$0
Parks and Recreation 12$31,356$31,3561$792
Water Supply 20$51,230$30,7380$0
Electric Power 15$62,510$50,0080$0
Local Libraries 3$7,399$29,59611$4,679
Other and Unallocable 24$79,672$39,8361$820
Totals for Government 193$602,431$37,45718$7,872

Blytheville government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $35,000 ($2.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,663,000 ($173.96)
    Fire Protection: $1,598,000 ($104.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,388,000 ($90.67)
    Regular Highways: $1,338,000 ($87.41)
    Sewerage: $1,289,000 ($84.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $809,000 ($52.85)
    Water Utilities: $752,000 ($49.12)
    Central Staff Services: $665,000 ($43.44)
    Financial Administration: $245,000 ($16.00)
    Health Services - Other: $95,000 ($6.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $68,000 ($4.44)
    General Public Buildings: $68,000 ($4.44)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($3.92)
    Air Transportation: $33,000 ($2.16)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,776,000 ($181.34)
    Benefit Payments: $280,000 ($18.29)
    Withdrawals: $12,000 ($0.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,824,000 ($3320.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($3.27)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($1.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,089,000 ($397.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $283,000 ($18.49)

Blytheville government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $35,000 ($2.29)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,763,000 ($115.17)
    Sewerage: $1,360,000 ($88.84)
    All Other: $224,000 ($14.63)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $607,000 ($39.65)
    From Local Government: $56,000 ($3.66)
    From Other Government: $17,000 ($1.11)
    Local Employee Contribution: $8,000 ($0.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $40,000 ($2.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,660,000 ($108.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $49,936,000 ($3262.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,007,000 ($65.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $929,000 ($60.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $726,000 ($47.43)
    General Support: $497,000 ($32.47)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,510,000 ($294.62)
    Public Utilities: $1,003,000 ($65.52)
    Property: $544,000 ($35.54)
    NEC: $182,000 ($11.89)

Blytheville government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $712,240,000 ($46527.31)
    Water Utilities: $4,725,000 ($308.66)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,115,000 ($1052.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $712,240,000 ($46527.31)
    Other, NEC: $15,849,000 ($1035.34)
    Water Utilities: $4,500,000 ($293.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $266,000 ($17.38)
    Water Utilities: $225,000 ($14.70)

Blytheville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,112,000 ($72.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,124,000 ($73.43)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $713,698,000 ($46622.55)

4.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
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 Craighead County, AR  0.58% ($24,233 average AGI)
from Pemiscot County, MO  0.33% ($28,380)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.18% ($23,815)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
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 Craighead County, AR  1.05% ($29,113 average AGI)
to Pemiscot County, MO  0.30% ($19,478)
to Shelby County, TN  0.24% ($30,838)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blytheville:

  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOSE (860 AM; 1 kW; WILSON, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blytheville:

  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KBCM (88.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQDD (107.3 FM; OSCEOLA, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAUF (89.9 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAPO (90.5 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAUV (89.7 FM; RIPLEY, TN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Blytheville:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Blytheville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blytheville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Blytheville, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blytheville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blytheville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 206
  • Hazardous Condition: 42

Incident types - Blytheville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blytheville, AR

Most common first names in Blytheville, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James27770.8 years
Mary25577.2 years
John22971.9 years
William20274.4 years
Willie14373.0 years
Robert13770.6 years
Charles11071.1 years
George10675.0 years
Annie7180.5 years
Joe7074.4 years
Most common last names in Blytheville, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams13775.3 years
Johnson12174.3 years
Jones10970.5 years
Davis10572.8 years
Smith10275.1 years
Moore7673.9 years
Brown7373.9 years
Wilson6572.7 years
Thompson6472.9 years
Jackson6075.1 years
Businesses in Blytheville, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
DHL1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx5Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1Travelodge1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS4
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Blytheville, AR


Blytheville on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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