Bull Shoals, Arkansas

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Population in 2021: 1,951 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 887  (45.5%)
Females: 1,064  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

61.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 72619, 72634.

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Estimated median household income in 2021: $41,422 (it was $27,139 in 2000)
Bull Shoals:

$41,422
AR:

$52,528

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $29,776 (it was $17,636 in 2000)

Bull Shoals city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $149,622 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Bull Shoals:

$149,622
AR:

$162,300

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $176,572; detached houses: $180,722; townhouses or other attached units: $397,394; mobile homes: $77,776

Median gross rent in 2021: $579.

March 2022 cost of living index in Bull Shoals: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 9.9%

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  • Races in Bull Shoals, AR (2021)
    • 1,45883.8%White alone
    • 935.3%Hispanic
    • 593.4%Two or more races
    • 583.3%Asian alone
    • 462.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Bull Shoals detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Bull Shoals, Arkansas as of December 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bull Shoals is 332 to 1.


Crime rates in Bull Shoals by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.6)
1
(51.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.4)
1
(51.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(102.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(284.5)
8
(371.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(254.5)
4
(205.4)
7
(354.4)
2
(101.9)
2
(102.5)
3
(155.5)
10
(514.4)
8
(411.7)
3
(152.2)
4
(205.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(423.7)
7
(331.9)
13
(603.2)
11
(564.1)
14
(712.5)
5
(256.8)
9
(455.7)
9
(458.7)
10
(512.6)
18
(933.1)
15
(771.6)
15
(772.0)
6
(304.4)
7
(359.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(706.2)
29
(1,375)
17
(788.9)
21
(1,077)
25
(1,272)
28
(1,438)
18
(911.4)
19
(968.4)
9
(461.3)
27
(1,400)
15
(771.6)
39
(2,007)
14
(710.3)
18
(925.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(47.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.6)
1
(51.0)
1
(51.3)
3
(155.5)
4
(205.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(92.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.3)
2
(103.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index61.7135.1148.0123.6151.7116.6183.8136.178.9164.9245.4257.884.2201.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bull Shoals, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 4 (4 officers - 4 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Arkansas average:

2.25
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Ancestries: American (25.6%), German (12.9%), English (8.3%), Irish (4.9%), Italian (3.9%), Slovene (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 801 feet

Land area: 4.96 square miles.

Population density: 393 people per square mile   (very low).

Bull Shoals, Arkansas map

79 residents are foreign born (2.4% Asia, 1.6% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This city:

4.5%
Arkansas:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,331 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $856 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (68.4 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (170.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (344.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Lakeview, AR (1.7 miles ),
Flippin, AR (2.7 miles ),
Cotter, AR (2.8 miles ),
Gassville, AR (2.9 miles ),
Pontiac, MO (3.1 miles),
Summit, AR (3.3 miles ),
Mountain Home, AR (3.4 miles ),
Yellville, AR (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 92.59 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Bull Shoals, AR in 2021
Distribution of house value in Bull Shoals, AR in 2021
Bull Shoals satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $77,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bull Shoals, AR residents
Average permit cost in Bull Shoals, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Arkansas:

2.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +449 (+28.9%).
Most common industries in Bull Shoals, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Bull Shoals, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)

Average climate in Bull Shoals, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bull Shoals-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the Bull Shoals city center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bull Shoals-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 539% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 241.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 136.4 miles away from Bull Shoals center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from Bull Shoals center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 84.2 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 86.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bull Shoals topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bull Shoals:

  • TWIN LAKES THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FLIPPIN, AR)
  • GASSVILLE THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GASSVILLE, AR)
  • GASSVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GASSVILLE, AR)
  • CARE MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)
  • BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)
  • HOSPICE OF THE OZARKS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)
  • BAXTER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bull Shoals:

  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 69 miles; Springfield, MO; Full-time enrollment: 16,660)
  • Evangel University (about 70 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 70 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 70 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 82 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 89 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 91 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bull Shoals: Bull Shoals Volunteer Fire Department Station (A), Bull Shoals Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Bull Shoals Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Bull Shoals: Christ by the Lake Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Newton Flat Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bull Shoals include: Bull Shoals Natural Park (1), Point Return Public Use Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mountain Village Miniature Golf (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Centre S Woods Boulevard), Bull Shoals Caverns (Caverns; Centre S Woods Boulevard), Wilderness Trail (Tours & Charters; Central Boulevard), Top O' the Ozarks Tower (Tours & Charters; Tower Road).

Hotels: Four Seasons Garden Center & More (Bull Shoals Dam Boulevard), Grandview Lodge (120 Pinehurst Point), Bel Arco Resort (Crestline Drive), Rocky Hollow Lodge (Lake Street), Dogwood Lodge (505 Shorecrest Drive), Evergreen Resort (Evergreen Cove), Pine Lodge Motel (1203 Bull Shoals Dam Boulevard).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bull Shoals and their reported violations in the past:

BULL SHOALS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,654, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2012)
MARION COUNTY REG WATER DIST (Population served: 4, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-29-2006 to DEC-09-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-29-2006 to DEC-09-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-29-2006 to DEC-09-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-29-2006 to DEC-09-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (3 times from DEC-29-2006 to DEC-09-2008)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.5%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Bull Shoals (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank: Central Boulevard Branch at Central Boulevard, branch established on 1944/11/01. Info updated 2009/06/12: Bank assets: $4,011.4 mil, Deposits: $3,167.1 mil, headquarters in Searcy, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bancorp
  • Arvest Bank: Teller's Window Branch at 1517 Central Boulevard, branch established on 1969/08/01. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bull Shoals:

Marital status in Bull Shoals, AR
  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

For population 25 years and over in Bull Shoals:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Arkansas average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bull Shoals, AR (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,09330
Mainline Protestant9178
Catholic3401
Other31
None10,300-
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: 4
Marion County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.6%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

28.8%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.1%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bull Shoals:

51.5%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bull Shoals:

46.6%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Bull Shoals:

29.2
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bull Shoals:

20.3%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bull Shoals:

14.4%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bull Shoals:

39.0%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.6%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bull Shoals:

71.4%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bull Shoals, 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
Streets and Highways 6$12,372$24,7440$0
Water Supply 5$10,402$24,9650$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$13,823$33,1750$0
Sewerage 3$7,892$31,5680$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,450$29,4000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,267$39,2044$698
Financial Administration 1$5,464$65,5680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$4,892
Totals for Government 22$55,670$30,3658$5,590

Bull Shoals government finances - Expenditure in 2020 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $81,000 ($41.52)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($4.10)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($1.03)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $574,000 ($294.21)
    Police Protection: $488,000 ($250.13)
    Central Staff Services: $458,000 ($234.75)
    Sewerage: $253,000 ($129.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $207,000 ($106.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($64.07)
    Regular Highways: $123,000 ($63.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $54,000 ($27.68)
    Air Transportation: $50,000 ($25.63)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($14.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $229,000 ($117.38)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $128,000 ($65.61)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $24,000 ($12.30)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($11.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($6.15)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($5.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $501,000 ($256.79)

Bull Shoals government finances - Revenue in 2020 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $267,000 ($136.85)
    Sewerage: $230,000 ($117.89)
    Air Transportation: $43,000 ($22.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($18.96)
    Other: $18,000 ($9.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $207,000 ($106.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $43,000 ($22.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($6.66)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.05)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($1.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $572,000 ($293.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $131,000 ($67.15)
    General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($15.89)
    Other: $16,000 ($8.20)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,467,000 ($751.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $128,000 ($65.61)
    Property: $97,000 ($49.72)
    Other License: $13,000 ($6.66)

Bull Shoals government finances - Debt in 2020 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,946,000 ($3047.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,491,000 ($2814.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $455,000 ($233.21)

Bull Shoals government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,398,000 ($1229.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $822,000 ($421.32)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bull Shoals:

  • 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.)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, 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)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bull Shoals:

  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KKTZ (93.5 FM; LAKEVIEW, AR; Owner: JOHN M. DOWDY)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • 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.)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRZK (106.3 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON)

TV broadcast stations around Bull Shoals:

  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K41HC (Channel 41; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Bull Shoals fatal accident list:

Feb 8, 2015 02:25 PM, Sr- 178-01, Lat: 36.359042, Lon: -92.603892, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 20, 2011 03:36 PM, River Cliff Rd., Lat: 36.367486, Lon: -92.589422, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 19, 2002 12:50 AM, Sr-178-01, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 6, 2000 09:45 PM, Sr-178-01, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 1, 1997 11:20 PM, Sh-178-01, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 31, 1981 04:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.0mTotal length
  • $2,899,000Total costs
  • 3,463Total average daily traffic
  • 1,574Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,765Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bull Shoals)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Bull Shoals State Park Hdqrts (Lat: 36.346167 Lon: -92.558222), Call Sign: WYR550,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, 46.5600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2014, Expiration Date: 01/10/2024, Registrant: Arkansas State Park, 1 Capitol Mall, 4b.206, Little Rock, AR 72201, Phone: (501) 682-8060, Fax: (501) 682-1199, Email:
  • Shorecrest Dr And Oak St (Lat: 36.380611 Lon: -92.591833), Call Sign: KQF726, Licensee ID: L00018370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.3000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003, Registrant: City Of Bull Shoals, Bull Shoals, AR 72619

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BULL SHOALS, Welcome Ridge Rd (Lat: 36.363389 Lon: -92.715111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 81.7 m, Call Sign: WPSF480,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2021, Expiration Date: 04/05/2031, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St. 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • BULL SHOALS, 154 Water Tower Trail (Lat: 36.361333 Lon: -92.602556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 99.6 m, Call Sign: WQQJ830,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2023, Expiration Date: 01/09/2033, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • Near State Hwy #178, 1.5 Miles Sw Of Bull Shoals (Lat: 36.370056 Lon: -92.604583), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 52 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPOL462, Licensee ID: L00042579,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.540 MHz, 157.770 MHz, 157.800 MHz, 157.830 MHz, 157.860 MHz, 157.890 MHz, 158.070 MHz, 157.920 MHz, 158.040 MHz, 157.950 MHz, 157.980 MHz, 158.010 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/1999, Expiration Date: 12/03/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2002, Certifier: Steven G Sanders Jr., Registrant: Northern Arkansas Telephone Company Inc
  • Near State Hwy #178, 1.5 Miles Sw Of Bull Shoals (Lat: 36.370056 Lon: -92.604583), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 52 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPRR809,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.540 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 07/02/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2001, Certifier: Steven G Sanders, Registrant: Schwaninger & Associates, Pc, 1331 H Street, Nw Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 347-8580, Fax: (202) 347-8607, Email:
  • Near State Hwy. #178, 1.5 Miles Sw Of Bull Shoals (Lat: 36.370056 Lon: -92.604583), Call Sign: KLB715, Licensee ID: L00042579,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.540 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/1999, Expiration Date: 01/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2001, Registrant: Northern Arkansas Telephone Company, Inc, 301 E. Main Street, Flippin, AR 72634

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Eastwold Cove (Lat: 36.382000 Lon: -92.596556), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHW495,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.275 MHz, 156.325 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.475 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2005, Expiration Date: 06/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2015, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service Inc, 3419 Via Lido Suite 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 723-2025

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bull Shoals)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3436R, N3436R, N-3436R, Serial Number: 28-5680, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2019
    Registrant (Individual): William M Bright, 134 Autumnwood Dr, Bull Shoals, AR 72619
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/22/2018
  • Aircraft: TAWZER DONALD R RANS S-6ES (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 613PT, N613PT, N-613PT, Serial Number: 02031484ES, Certificate Issue Date: 12/17/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Henry L Holland, Po Box 476, Bull Shoals, AR 72619, Other Owners: Julia E Holland
  • Aircraft: HOLLAND HENRY L SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 822SX, N822SX, N-822SX, Serial Number: 0822, Certificate Issue Date: 03/25/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Henry L Holland, Po Box 476, Bull Shoals, AR 72619
  • Aircraft: HOLLAND HENRY L TITAN A/C TORNADO I (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8507V, N8507V, N-8507V, Serial Number: T03503S0HK0463, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Henry L Holland, Po Box 476, Bull Shoals, AR 72619

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 50 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bull Shoals, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.1%), and Structure Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bull Shoals, AR
    • 19550.1%Outside Fires
    • 15539.8%Structure Fires
    • 215.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 184.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bull Shoals, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bull Shoals, Arkansas:

  • Mar Mar Resort, 1612 Central Blvd, Bull Shoals, Arkansas 72619 , Phone: (870) 445-4444
  • Brass Door Inn & Suites, 1608 Central Blvd, Bull Shoals, Arkansas 72619 , Phone: (870) 445-4252, Fax: (870) 445-4250
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bull Shoals, Arkansas
Most common first names in Bull Shoals, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3772.6 years
Robert3475.9 years
William3074.3 years
Charles1975.5 years
George1876.0 years
Edward1777.1 years
Mary1775.6 years
Frank1481.4 years
Dorothy1478.8 years
James1472.1 years
Most common last names in Bull Shoals, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin1376.7 years
Johnson1279.2 years
Smith1080.0 years
Jones981.3 years
Miller872.9 years
Brown772.6 years
Moore775.3 years
Stewart679.8 years
Bailey666.1 years
Williams667.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bull Shoals, AR
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 13.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bull Shoals, AR
  • 80.3%Electricity
  • 9.0%Utility gas
  • 4.9%No fuel used
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood


Bull Shoals compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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