Caldwell, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 507 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.0%
Males: 270  (53.4%)
Females: 237  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  49.3 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 72322, 72326, 72335.

Caldwell Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,175 (it was $38,594 in 2000)
Caldwell:

$37,175
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,444 (it was $16,889 in 2000)

Caldwell town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,219 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Caldwell:

$66,219
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $74,126; Detached houses: $90,172; Mobile homes: $38,333

Median gross rent in 2016: $610.

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  • Races in Caldwell, AR (2010)

    Caldwell races chart
    • 43177.7%White alone
    • 8114.6%Black alone
    • 346.1%Hispanic
    • 40.7%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Asian alone
    • 20.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Caldwell: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (12.5%), American (8.3%), Irish (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 3.01 square miles.

Population density: 169 people per square mile   (very low).

Caldwell,AR real estate house value index trend

Caldwell, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Caldwell:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Caldwell town:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $288 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $408 (1.1%)

Caldwell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (47.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (377.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Colt, AR (2.0 miles ), Forrest City, AR (2.1 miles ), Madison, AR (2.5 miles ), Widener, AR (2.8 miles ), Palestine, AR (3.0 miles ), Wynne, AR (3.3 miles ), Haynes, AR (3.6 miles ), Hunter, AR (4.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $75,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 90.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Caldwell household income distribution Caldwell home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +71 (+18.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Caldwell, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Caldwell-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Caldwell town center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 26.2 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Caldwell-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% 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 47.5 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 116.9 miles away from Caldwell 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 78.8 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 79.4 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 41.4 miles away from Caldwell center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Caldwell topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim Lindsey - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Caldwell:

  • FMCNA - ST FRANCIS COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • FORREST CITY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • DAVITA - FORREST CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • METH HOS OF JONESBORO/HOSPICE FOR CITY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • ST FRANCIS COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • NORTHEAST ARKANSAS HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • PATIENT'S CHOICE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caldwell:

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 44 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 47 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 47 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Harding University (about 54 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 54 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 57 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 59 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)

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

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

Reservoir: Telico Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Little Telico Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.7%
(28.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.2% for Black residents, 61.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.2% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.7%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
Arkansas average:

11.6

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

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Religion statistics for Caldwell town (based on St. Francis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,59644
Black Protestant3,73319
Mainline Protestant1,26611
Catholic921
Other-2
None13,571-
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: 7
St. Francis County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
St. Francis County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
St. Francis County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Francis County:

32.4%
Arkansas:

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

8.1%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Caldwell:

50.3%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Caldwell:

48.0%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Caldwell:

29.1
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Caldwell:

19.0%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Caldwell:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Caldwell:

35.5%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.9%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Caldwell, AR Residents
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,142
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$268
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$446
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,856

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

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $57,000 ($112.43)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($51.28)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($43.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($41.42)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($39.45)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($27.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($47.34)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $52,000 ($102.56)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $22,000 ($43.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $74,000 ($145.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($31.56)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($7.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,000 ($76.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($47.34)
    General Support: $8,000 ($15.78)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $18,000 ($35.50)
    Property: $8,000 ($15.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $313,000 ($617.36)

5.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Crittenden County, AR  0.83% ($22,047 average AGI)
from Cross County, AR  0.64% ($29,755)
from Lee County, AR  0.53% ($21,024)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
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 Crittenden County, AR  0.90% ($23,357 average AGI)
to Cross County, AR  0.70% ($37,545)
to Craighead County, AR  0.67% ($22,577)

Strongest AM radio stations in Caldwell:

  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KWYN (1400 AM; 1 kW; WYNNE, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Caldwell:

  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; COLT, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KARH (88.1 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K234AB (94.7 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • K204CK (91.5 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWYN-FM (92.5 FM; WYNNE, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KBFC (93.5 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAKJ (105.3 FM; MARIANNA, AR; Owner: L.T. SIMES II & RAYMOND SIMES)

TV broadcast stations around Caldwell:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)

Caldwell fatal accident list:

Jan 15, 2011 00:05 AM, Sr-1-12, Lat: 35.07107, Lon: -90.81616, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 16, 2009 04:33 PM, Sr-01-12, Lat: 35.08164, Lon: -90.81649, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Aug 8, 1998 02:55 PM, Sr-01-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 19, 1997 05:30 PM, Sh-01-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 87Number of bridges
  • 182m597ftTotal length
  • $990,000Total costs
  • 85,251Total average daily traffic
  • 1,240Total average daily truck traffic
  • 69,795Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 731990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Caldwell, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • BRAD G ZIELIE, Approx 800' W Of Ar. Hwy 1 & 200' N Of Ar. Hwy 261 (Lat: 35.074722 Lon: -90.818889), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 4025441777, Uplicensing@up.Com, 1400 DOUGLAS ST. STOP 0650
  • Approx 800'w Of Ar. Hwy 1 &200'n Of Ar. Hwy261 (Lat: 35.074722 Lon: -90.818889), Type: 61.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 4023416507, , 1416 DODGE ST ROOM1100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 800 Ft W Ark Hwy 1 200 Ft N Ark Hwy 261 (Lat: 35.074806 Lon: -90.819000), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WHH806
    Assigned Frequencies: 2134.80 MHz, 2146.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/07/2002, Expiration Date: 07/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2004Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S 16th St Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-7777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE5SGT, Licensee ID: L01363525, Grant Date: 01/29/2008, Expiration Date: 01/29/2018, Certifier: Shane R Dallas, Registrant: Shane R Dallas, Caldwell, AR 72322-0296

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: TAYLOR KENNY CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 107JT , Serial Number: CH2-0105-2588
    Registrant (Individual): Kenny W Taylor, Po Box 94, Caldwell, AR 72322
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/30/2003

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

CALDWELL WATER (Population served: 1,200, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-18-2010 to APR-01-2011)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Caldwell, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James972.7 years
Mary569.2 years
John468.8 years
Frank472.7 years
William477.5 years
Eddie384.6 years
Charles380.3 years
Mamie386.0 years
Wilber365.0 years
Elmer266.0 years
Most common last names in Caldwell, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Devazier872.4 years
Lindsey875.9 years
Hughes577.4 years
Brown479.2 years
Harris479.5 years
Smalley473.2 years
Taylor463.2 years
Cannaday373.0 years
Grisham380.3 years
Jackson365.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Caldwell compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

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