Colt, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 357 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 
Males: 179  (50.3%)
Females: 178  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72326.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,604 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Colt:

$21,604
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,557 (it was $14,958 in 2000)

Colt city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,393 (it was $40,900 in 2000)
Colt:

$57,393
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $63,268; Detached houses: $82,256; Mobile homes: $18,963

Median gross rent in 2012: $725.

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Colt races chart
  • White alone - 324 (85.7%)
  • Black alone - 41 (10.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Colt: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (27.8%), German (13.2%), English (12.4%), United States (10.7%), Dutch (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 253 feet

Land area: 1.25 square miles.

Population density: 286 people per square mile   (very low).

Colt,AR real estate house value index trend

Colt, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Colt:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colt city:

  • Never married: 10.6%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 21.6%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Colt, Arkansas as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Colt to the number of sex offenders is 372 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $321 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $300 (0.6%)

Colt 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 (378.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Caldwell, AR (2.0 miles ), Wynne, AR (2.6 miles ), Forrest City, AR (2.9 miles ), Madison, AR (3.1 miles ), Widener, AR (3.2 miles ), Palestine, AR (3.5 miles ), Haynes, AR (4.1 miles ), Parkin, AR (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.13 N, Longitude: 90.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

9.1%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+11.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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

Average climate in Colt, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Colt-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Colt city 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 22.7 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colt-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 44.4 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 113.6 miles away from Colt 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 78.4 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 79.0 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 38.1 miles away from Colt center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Colt topographic map

Birthplace of: Charlie Rich - Country singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Colt:

  • FMCNA - ST FRANCIS COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • FORREST CITY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • CRESTPARK OF WYNNE INTERMEDIATE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • RIVER RIDGE REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • CRESTPARK WYNNE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • ST BERNARDS-WYNNE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • CROSSRIDGE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; WYNNE, AR)

Airports located in Colt:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colt:

  • 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)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 50 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Harding University (about 53 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 60 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 62 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)

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Notable locations in Colt: Colt Volunteer Fire Department (A), Colt Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations 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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Drinking water stations with addresses in Colt that have no violations reported:

  • COLT WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 976, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.8%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.4%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Colt compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Colt (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas: Colt Branch at Highways 1 And 306, branch established on 1979/10/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $355.0 mil, Deposits: $314.3 mil, headquarters in Forrest City, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares Of Eastern Arkansas, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Colt city (based on St. Francis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.08%
Here: 45.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents59.3%10.5%7.8%6.2%4.7%
Congregations33.3%17.5%5.3%5.3%5.3%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.4%1.7%1.4%1.1%3.9%
Congregations10.5%1.8%1.8%3.5%15.8%
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
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%
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 8$800
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$2,233
Firefighters 0$0 24$825
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,589
Water Supply 3$6,754$27,0160$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$223
Totals for Government 3$6,754$27,01637$5,670

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $123,000 ($344.54)
    Financial Administration: $88,000 ($246.50)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($75.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($64.43)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($22.41)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($16.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($61.62)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $18,000 ($50.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($19.61)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $123,000 ($344.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($47.62)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $60,000 ($168.07)
    Public Utilities: $17,000 ($47.62)
    Property: $6,000 ($16.81)
    NEC: $2,000 ($5.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $89,000 ($249.30)

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 Colt:

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

  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; COLT, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KARH (88.1 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWYN-FM (92.5 FM; WYNNE, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K204CK (91.5 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K234AB (94.7 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • 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 Colt:

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

Colt fatal accident list:

Apr 11, 2009 06:35 PM, Sr-306-02, Cowan St., Lat: 35.13240, Lon: -90.82054, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 19, 2007 11:29 AM, Sr-1-12, Lat: 35.11022, Lon: -90.81160, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 8, 2002 05:34 PM, Cr 107, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 2000 08:00 AM, Sr-306-02, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 7, 1988 04:55 PM, 1a12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Angela Landry, Colt (Lat: 35.135444 Lon: -90.783583), Type: 72.2, Overall height: 70.7 m
    Registrant: 2054373200, Alandry@foresitetowers.Com, 22 INVERNESS CENTER PKWY, STE. 500
  • Brigita Edmondson, Colt (Lat: 35.135444 Lon: -90.783583), Type: 72.2, Overall height: 70.7 m
    Registrant: 2054373200, Alandry@foresitetowers.Com, 22 INVERNESS CENTER PKWY, STE. 500
  • Edward G Roach, Colt (Lat: 35.135444 Lon: -90.783583), Type: 72.2, Overall height: 70.7 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 1586 Hwy 306 (Ar14460-A) (Lat: 35.135417 Lon: -90.783639), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 70.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 1586 Hwy 306 (Ar14460-A) (Lat: 35.135417 Lon: -90.783639), Type: 72.8, Overall height: 70.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi N Of Ar Hwy 261 On Mount Sinai Rd (Lat: 35.088139 Lon: -90.835111), Call Sign: WNMC546
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2004, Expiration Date: 08/29/2014
    Registrant: Eastern Arkansas Communications, Forrest City, AR 72336, Phone: (870) 633-3294, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5WDY, Licensee ID: L00572888
    Grant Date: 08/08/2006, Expiration Date: 09/16/2016
    Registrant: David W Neisler, Colt, AR 72326
  • Call Sign: WD5JWS, Licensee ID: L01001803
    Grant Date: 04/07/2005, Expiration Date: 07/05/2015, Certifier: Mervin C Luallen Jr
    Registrant: Mervin C Luallen Jr, Colt, AR 72326
  • Call Sign: KF5OPN, Licensee ID: L01691548
    Grant Date: 02/24/2012, Expiration Date: 02/24/2022, Certifier: Scott D Miller
    Registrant: Scott D Miller, 4350 Hwy 306 West, Colt, AR 72326

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Colt

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colt, AR
Most common first names in Colt, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2673.6 years
Mary1677.2 years
John1374.2 years
William1273.4 years
Robert1069.7 years
Willie880.4 years
Henry773.3 years
Albert767.5 years
George776.1 years
Elizabeth674.0 years
Most common last names in Colt, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1373.5 years
Ellis1077.3 years
Morgan1068.1 years
Hamilton767.4 years
Cowan779.7 years
Busby775.6 years
Martin680.7 years
Clark671.8 years
Clegg576.6 years
Dye574.2 years

Colt on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Service occupations:"
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