Briarcliff, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 230 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.2%
 
Males: 121  (52.9%)
Females: 109  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72653.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,634 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Briarcliff:

$38,634
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,416 (it was $16,420 in 2000)

Briarcliff town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,843 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Briarcliff:

$102,843
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $121,460; Detached houses: $173,213; Mobile homes: $39,909
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Briarcliff: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.1%), German (17.6%), United States (10.1%), Italian (8.8%), English (4.8%), Polish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 1.82 square miles.

Population density: 126 people per square mile   (very low).

Briarcliff,AR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Briarcliff:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Briarcliff town:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Briarcliff, Arkansas as of April 21, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Briarcliff to the number of sex offenders is 235 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $450 (1.4%)

Briarcliff satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (84.8 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (152.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (351.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Salesville, AR (1.4 miles ), Norfork, AR (2.1 miles ), Mountain Home, AR (2.7 miles ), Gassville, AR (3.4 miles ), Pineville, AR (3.5 miles ), Calico Rock, AR (3.6 miles ), Cotter, AR (3.7 miles ), Lakeview, AR (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.27 N, Longitude: 92.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

6.8%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (36%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (61%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (26%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Top executives (10%)
  • Child care workers (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Briarcliff, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Briarcliff-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Briarcliff town center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/14/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the town center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Briarcliff-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% smaller 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 117.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from Briarcliff 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 138.3 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 76.3 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 164.3 miles away from Briarcliff center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 141.5 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 Baxter County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Briarcliff topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Briarcliff:

  • MT HOME GOOD SAMARITAN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)
  • RVM - RENAL CTR OF MTN HOME (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)
  • BAXTER COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)
  • BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)
  • HOSPICE OF THE OZARKS (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)
  • CARE MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)
  • HIRAM SHADDOX GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Briarcliff:

  • Harding University (about 78 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 83 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 84 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 85 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Evangel University (about 86 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 86 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 86 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)

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Baxter 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 2003 was 40.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.06
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.5%
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Briarcliff compared to Arkansas 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Briarcliff town (based on Baxter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.43%
Here: 51.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents34.4%19.8%8.3%7.1%6.6%
Congregations22.9%1.4%4.3%24.3%1.4%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.1%3.8%2.4%2.2%11.4%
Congregations1.4%7.1%1.4%2.9%32.9%
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
Baxter County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Baxter County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Baxter County:

26.1%
Arkansas:

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

10.2%
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 9$2,811
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$618
Water Supply 2$5,542$33,2520$0
Totals for Government 2$5,542$33,25210$3,429

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $18,000 ($78.26)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($65.22)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($47.83)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($8.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.35)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,000 ($4.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($78.26)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($21.74)
    Highways: $1,000 ($4.35)
    All Other: $1,000 ($4.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($134.78)
    Highways: $11,000 ($47.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,000 ($30.43)

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
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 Marion County, AR  0.76% ($23,522 average AGI)
from Fulton County, AR  0.24% ($18,167)
from Ozark County, MO  0.18% ($30,769)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Marion County, AR  0.75% ($22,559 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.24% ($40,222)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.18% ($33,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Briarcliff:

  • KTLO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Briarcliff:

  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTZ (93.5 FM; LAKEVIEW, AR; Owner: JOHN M. DOWDY)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KMAC (99.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, MO; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF G/VILLE, INC)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Briarcliff:

  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K41HC (Channel 41; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Briarcliff on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations:"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations:"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal support workers"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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