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Population in 2012: 137 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 

Males: 68  (49.7%)
Females: 69  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 71858

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,586 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Bodcaw:

$39,586
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,825

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,734 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Bodcaw:

$60,734
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $64,687; Detached houses: $83,788; Mobile homes: $16,200

Median gross rent in 2012: $767.

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  • White alone - 123 (89.1%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (5.1%)
  • Black alone - 4 (2.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bodcaw: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (20.2%), Irish (20.2%), United States (16.6%), German (14.7%), Czech (1.2%), Dutch (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 354 feet

Land area: 2.98 square miles.

Population density: 46 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bodcaw:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bodcaw town:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  3.2%
Arkansas:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $950 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $444 (0.9%)

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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

Bodcaw household income distribution Bodcaw home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-4.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (34%)
  • Utilities (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (55%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Electricians (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (27%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)


Average climate in Bodcaw, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Bodcaw-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 171% 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 below Arkansas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from Bodcaw center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from Bodcaw center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nevada County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Virginia Clinton Kelley - Nurse.


Hospitals/medical centers near Bodcaw:

  • LAUREL PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • MEDICAL PARK HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • DAVITA - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; HOPE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bodcaw:

  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 21 miles; Magnolia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,501)
  • Texarkana College (about 40 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Henderson State University (about 44 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 72 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 80 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Grambling State University (about 82 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 84 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)

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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

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.9%
(1.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bodcaw, AR

Bodcaw compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bodcaw travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bodcaw town (based on Nevada County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.37%
Here60.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents51.1%15.4%11.0%9.0%13.4%
Congregations36.6%7.3%17.1%9.8%29.3%
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: 2
Nevada County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

8.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

12.4%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Nevada County:

30.0%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
Arkansas:

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 0$0 1$440
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,900
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,340


7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Hempstead County, AR  2.05% ($24,063 average AGI)
from Columbia County, AR  0.36% ($25,364)
from Ouachita County, AR  0.33% ($19,400)


8.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,855 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.22%
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 Hempstead County, AR  2.19% ($28,985 average AGI)
to Clark County, AR  0.77% ($22,583)
to Bowie County, TX  0.45% ($36,929)

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)


FCC Registered Private 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:


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