Bodcaw, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.9%
 
Males: 83  (65.2%)
Females: 45  (34.8%)
Median resident age:

29.8 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip code: 71858

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,095 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Bodcaw:

$53,095
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,829 (it was $13,574 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $70,764 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Bodcaw:

$70,764
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $79,414; detached houses: $107,665; mobile homes: $30,194

Median gross rent in 2019: $921.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bodcaw: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.7%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Bodcaw, AR (2019)
    • 17695.7%White alone
    • 63.3%Black alone
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Ancestries: Irish (43.1%), American (10.3%), British (3.4%), German (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 354 feet

Land area: 2.98 square miles.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (very low).

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1 resident is foreign born

This town:

0.5%
Arkansas:

4.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bodcaw town:

0.6% ($257)
Arkansas:

0.7% ($500)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (73.8 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (78.3 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (202.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Willisville, AR (2.6 miles),
Rosston, AR (2.6 miles ),
Patmos, AR (3.2 miles),
Cale, AR (3.2 miles),
Emmet, AR (3.5 miles ),
Perrytown, AR (3.5 miles ),
Hope, AR (3.6 miles ),
Buckner, AR (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.56 N, Longitude: 93.40 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Bodcaw, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bodcaw, AR in 2019

Bodcaw satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Most common industries in Bodcaw, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (17.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (17.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.1%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (26.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.3%)
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (27.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.6%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Leather & allied products (9.1%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
Most common occupations in Bodcaw, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (17.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.7%)
  • Electricians (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.1%)
  • Electricians (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Religious workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (27.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)

Average climate in Bodcaw, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bodcaw-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Bodcaw town center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bodcaw-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 434% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from Bodcaw center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 281.6 miles away from Bodcaw center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 126.1 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 130.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 132.6 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) earthquake occurred 133.2 miles away from Bodcaw center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nevada County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bodcaw topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bodcaw:

  • LAUREL PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • MEDICAL PARK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • DAVITA - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • HEATHER MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • HEATHER MANOR NURSING CENTER SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • HOPE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • HOMESTEAD MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STAMPS, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bodcaw:

  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 21 miles; Magnolia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,005)
  • Texarkana College (about 40 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Henderson State University (about 45 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • National Park Community College (about 69 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 72 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 75 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 80 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Bodcaw: Bodcaw Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Virginia Clinton Kelley - Nurse.

Nevada County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.2%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Bodcaw:

Marital status in Bodcaw, AR
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Bodcaw:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bodcaw, AR (based on Nevada County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,99618
Black Protestant1,46911
Mainline Protestant5806
None4,952-
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: 2
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

8.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

12.4%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
Arkansas:

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

14.4%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.0%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bodcaw:

44.4%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

11.0%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

20.8%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bodcaw:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bodcaw:

30.8%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Bodcaw:

48.6%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bodcaw:

79.7%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bodcaw, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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 1$171
Totals for Government 0$0 1$171

Bodcaw government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($54.69)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($39.06)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($15.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $20,000 ($156.25)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($125.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($85.94)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($78.13)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($70.31)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($54.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($39.06)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($23.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($15.63)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($15.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($78.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($31.25)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,000 ($15.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($31.25)

Bodcaw government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,000 ($101.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($54.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($179.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($31.25)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($15.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($195.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($62.50)
    Other: $6,000 ($46.88)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($15.63)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,000 ($132.81)
    Property: $7,000 ($54.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($31.25)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($7.81)

Bodcaw government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000 ($734.38)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000 ($710.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($23.44)

Bodcaw government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000 ($843.75)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bodcaw:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXAR (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOPE, AR; Owner: KDB, INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bodcaw:

  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K295AB (106.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KWDO (99.1 FM; WALDO, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K217ET (91.3 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bodcaw:

  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)

Bodcaw fatal accident list:

Apr 17, 2010 07:15 PM, Sr-32-08, Nevada 108, Lat: 33.554736, Lon: -93.418464, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.7mTotal length
  • $336,000Total costs
  • 3,199Total average daily traffic
  • 109Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,272Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • City Hall (Lat: 33.558611 Lon: -93.404167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPTB601, Licensee ID: L00350860,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.850 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2001, Expiration Date: 08/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2011, Certifier: Larry Hicks, Registrant: City Of Bodcaw, City Hall Hwy 53, Bodcaw, AR 71858, Phone: (870) 899-2407
  • City Hall (Lat: 33.558611 Lon: -93.404167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQPD939,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.850 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/18/2022, Certifier: Larry E Hicks, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bodcaw, AR
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 23.2%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bodcaw, AR
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Bodcaw 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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