Chidester, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 260 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -22.4%
 
Males: 116  (44.7%)
Females: 144  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 71726.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,424 (it was $21,397 in 2000)
Chidester:

$42,424
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,735 (it was $13,425 in 2000)

Chidester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $58,615 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Chidester:

$58,615
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $72,118; detached houses: $83,268; mobile homes: $27,257

Median gross rent in 2019: $522.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chidester: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.8%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Chidester, AR (2019)
    • 20772.9%Black alone
    • 7626.8%White alone
    • 20.7%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Chidester, Arkansas as of September 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chidester is 37 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (13.6%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 237 feet

Land area: 5.33 square miles.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (very low).

Chidester, Arkansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $670 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $242 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (67.6 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (95.7 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (226.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Reader, AR (2.4 miles),
Bluff City, AR (2.5 miles),
Whelen Springs, AR (3.3 miles),
Cale, AR (3.7 miles),
Camden, AR (3.8 miles ),
Gurdon, AR (4.1 miles ),
Rosston, AR (4.1 miles ),
East Camden, AR (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.70 N, Longitude: 93.02 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Chidester, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chidester, AR in 2019
Chidester satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Most common industries in Chidester, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.6%)
  • Wood products (10.5%)
  • Food (8.4%)
  • Social assistance (8.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Paper (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (22.7%)
  • Paper (11.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.4%)
  • Food (6.8%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (6.8%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (6.8%)
  • Utilities (6.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.5%)
  • Social assistance (15.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (13.7%)
  • Food (9.8%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Chidester, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (20.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (29.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Food processing workers (6.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Child care workers (7.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)

Average climate in Chidester, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chidester, Arkansas average temperatures Chidester, Arkansas average precipitation Chidester, Arkansas humidity Chidester, Arkansas wind speed Chidester, Arkansas snowfall Chidester, Arkansas sunshine Chidester, Arkansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Chidester-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Chidester city 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 22.3 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

Earthquake activity:

Chidester-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 429% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 290.4 miles away from Chidester center
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 111.7 miles away from Chidester center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 114.3 miles away from Chidester center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.6 miles away from Chidester center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ouachita County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chidester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chidester:

  • LONGMEADOW NURSING CENTER - CAMDEN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CAMDEN, AR)
  • OUACHITA VALLEY KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CAMDEN, AR)
  • OUACHITA CONVALESCENT CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMDEN, AR)
  • OUACHITA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMDEN, AR)
  • PINE HILLS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CAMDEN, AR)
  • SILVER OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CAMDEN, AR)
  • OUACHITA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; CAMDEN, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chidester:

  • Henderson State University (about 30 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,528)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 31 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • National Park Community College (about 57 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Texarkana College (about 64 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 69 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 71 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 81 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)

Points of interest:

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

Church in Chidester: Pleasant Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

HWY 4 24 WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,673, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-12-2009 to MAR-20-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-12-2009 to MAR-20-2009)
  • 11 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-12-2009 to MAR-20-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHIDESTER WATER WORKS (Population served: 534, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.6%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Chidester:

Marital status in Chidester, AR
  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Chidester:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chidester, AR (based on Ouachita County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,41165
Black Protestant8,16542
Mainline Protestant2,11421
Other1732
Catholic1001
None2,157-
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: 8
Ouachita County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

12.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.0%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chidester:

47.4%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chidester:

42.6%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Chidester:

30.0
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.4%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.1%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chidester:

6.6
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chidester:

35.4%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Chidester:

50.1%
Arkansas:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.2%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chidester, 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
Financial Administration 5$6,609$15,8624$3,029
Sewerage 1$1,595$19,1400$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$943
Firefighters 0$0 1$103
Totals for Government 6$8,204$16,4086$4,075

Chidester government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($57.69)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($38.46)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($19.23)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $42,000 ($161.54)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($123.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($88.46)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($80.77)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($69.23)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($57.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($38.46)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($19.23)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($19.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($19.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($3.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($76.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($30.77)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($11.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,000 ($15.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($30.77)

Chidester government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $28,000 ($107.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($57.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $48,000 ($184.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($30.77)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($19.23)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($3.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($203.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($61.54)
    Other: $11,000 ($42.31)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($19.23)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $35,000 ($134.62)
    Property: $15,000 ($57.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($34.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($11.54)

Chidester government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000 ($746.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $189,000 ($726.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($19.23)

Chidester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $225,000 ($865.38)

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, AR  0.65% ($48,538 average AGI)
from Columbia County, AR  0.35% ($34,429)
from Calhoun County, AR  0.30% ($40,625)


6.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, AR  0.68% ($42,273 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.56% ($53,378)
to Columbia County, AR  0.42% ($31,618)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chidester:

  • KEEL (710 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)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNHD (1450 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chidester:

  • 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)
  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMGC (104.5 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: JADE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KYXK (106.9 FM; GURDON, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWDO (99.1 FM; WALDO, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Chidester:

  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Chidester fatal accident list:

Aug 22, 2014 04:55 PM, Sr- 24-06, Lat: 33.686042, Lon: -93.010500, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 2011 11:15 AM, Sr-24-06, Lat: 33.703169, Lon: -93.023644, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Nov 17, 1988 11:00 PM, 24s6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.4mTotal length
  • $404,000Total costs
  • 2,291Total average daily traffic
  • 21Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,189Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chidester)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi S On Hwy 76 (Lat: 33.650111 Lon: -93.025167), Call Sign: WZP391, Licensee ID: L00008543,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.545 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2003, Expiration Date: 02/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013, Registrant: International Paper Co, 133 Forestry Circle, Arkadelphia, AR 71923, Phone: (870) 246-8801, Fax: (870) 246-8186

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Chidester, Sw Corner Of Address 118 Willow Street (Lat: 33.701000 Lon: -93.025472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WQUQ277,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: Brad Warden, Registrant: Skyrider Communications, LLC, 308 Pine Street, West Monroe, LA 71291, Phone: (318) 654-8127, Fax: (888) 704-9344, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chidester)

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 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chidester, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.0%), and Structure Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chidester, AR
    • 7454.0%Outside Fires
    • 4935.8%Structure Fires
    • 107.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chidester, AR
Most common first names in Chidester, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3175.5 years
Mary2380.6 years
John2078.6 years
William1772.8 years
Robert976.8 years
Willie975.9 years
Clarence778.1 years
George772.6 years
Jessie773.0 years
Lee784.3 years
Most common last names in Chidester, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2675.2 years
Stinnett1679.8 years
Beaver1382.6 years
Harris1375.2 years
Crain1375.5 years
Purifoy1273.9 years
Carter1173.3 years
Alexander1175.1 years
Smith1179.8 years
Walker1175.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chidester, AR
  • 71.8%Utility gas
  • 28.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chidester, AR
  • 55.9%Utility gas
  • 38.2%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Chidester compared to Arkansas state average:

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