Cale, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 77 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.7%
Males: 40  (52.6%)
Females: 37  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  53.6 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 71858

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,654 (it was $39,063 in 2000)
Cale:

$46,654
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,758 (it was $21,611 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,649 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Cale:

$66,649
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $55,598; Detached houses: $54,934
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    • 7594.9%White alone
    • 45.1%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cale: 76.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (40.3%), American (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 335 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (very low).

Cale, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Cale:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cale town:

  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 70.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $395 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,649 (2.0%)

Cale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (80.9 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (86.1 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (213.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rosston, AR (2.0 miles ), Willisville, AR (2.9 miles) , Bluff City, AR (2.9 miles) , Bodcaw, AR (3.2 miles) , Reader, AR (3.4 miles) , Chidester, AR (3.7 miles ), Prescott, AR (3.8 miles ), Emmet, AR (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 93.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

4.9%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-22.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (47%)
  • Construction (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (44%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (47%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Production occupations (44%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Cale, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Cale town center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 19.3 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

Earthquake activity:

Cale-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.7 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) earthquake occurred 124.2 miles away from Cale center
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 216.3 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 280.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.1 miles away from Cale center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 208.5 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 Nevada County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
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 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cale:

  • PRESCOTT MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PRESCOTT, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cale:

  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 24 miles; Magnolia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,005)
  • Henderson State University (about 36 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Texarkana College (about 50 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • National Park Community College (about 62 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 80 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 82 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 83 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)

Private high school in Cale:

  • EWING ADVENTIST JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 19, Location: 709 ADVENTIST CHURCH RD, Grades: PK-10)

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

Reservoirs: Barham Lake Number 1 (A), Barham Lake Number Two (B). Display/hide their locations 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 2016: 24.7%
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.9%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
Arkansas average:

11.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Nevada County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

8.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Nevada County:

30.0%
Arkansas:

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

14.4%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($64.94)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($38.96)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($12.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($12.99)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($12.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($12.99)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($25.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($51.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $7,000 ($90.91)
    Highways: $4,000 ($51.95)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($25.97)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $28,000 ($363.64)

6.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
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 Hempstead County, AR  1.75% ($22,365 average AGI)
from Clark County, AR  0.44% ($20,077)
from Columbia County, AR  0.34% ($22,800)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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 Hempstead County, AR  2.43% ($24,375 average AGI)
to Miller County, AR  0.40% ($37,083)
to Clark County, AR  0.34% ($19,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cale:

  • 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)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KNHD (1450 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cale:

  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWDO (99.1 FM; WALDO, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KAMD-FM (97.1 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: CHARLES R. SHINN)
  • KCXY (95.3 FM; EAST CAMDEN, AR; Owner: GARY D. TERRELL D/B/A Y95 RADIO)
  • K295AB (106.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYXK (106.9 FM; GURDON, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K217ET (91.3 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cale:

  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • 2,713Total average daily traffic
  • 21Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,427Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 92010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cale, AR

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (46%)

Cale 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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