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Population in 2017: 95 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.1%
 
Males: 38  (40.2%)
Females: 57  (59.8%)
Median resident age:

29.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip code: 72037

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,108 (it was $26,406 in 2000)
Coy:

$44,108
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,128 (it was $12,819 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,098 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Coy:

$89,098
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $73,596; detached houses: $77,494; mobile homes: $64,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Coy: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.9%
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  • Races in Coy, AR (2010)
    • 5860.4%White alone
    • 2324.0%Black alone
    • 1414.6%Hispanic
    • 11.0%Two or more races
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Ancestries: American (23.3%), Irish (3.9%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/15/1902

Elevation: 215 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (very low).

Coy, Arkansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $197 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $303 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (24.1 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (114.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (307.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Allport, AR (2.2 miles),
England, AR (2.4 miles ),
Humnoke, AR (2.5 miles ),
Keo, AR (3.0 miles ),
Sherrill, AR (3.4 miles),
Humphrey, AR (3.5 miles ),
Wabbaseka, AR (3.6 miles ),
Altheimer, AR (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.54 N, Longitude: 91.87 W

Area code: 501

Distribution of median household income in Coy, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Coy, AR in 2017

Coy satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Most common industries in Coy, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (31.1%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.6%)
  • Utilities (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (54.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.1%)
  • Apparel (6.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.1%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (14.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.3%)
  • Utilities (10.7%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
Most common occupations in Coy, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (24.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (18.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (25.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (17.9%)
  • Cashiers (10.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)

Average climate in Coy, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Coy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Coy town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 23.7 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 180 people.

Earthquake activity:

Coy-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 47.5 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 49.4 miles away from the city 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 115.6 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 181.2 miles away from Coy center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from Coy center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 156.0 miles away from Coy center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lonoke County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 11, Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Coy:

  • ENGLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ENGLAND, AR)
  • DELTA NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ENGLAND, AR)
  • ENGLAND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ENGLAND, AR)

Airports located in Coy:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coy:

  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 23 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,558)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 30 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 30 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 37 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Harding University (about 50 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 50 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 66 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)

Points of interest:

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

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

Lonoke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

74.4%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Coy:

Marital status in Coy, AR
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

For population 25 years and over in Coy:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Coy, AR (based on Lonoke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,57887
Mainline Protestant4,03917
Other1,2944
Black Protestant5414
Catholic1552
None37,749-
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: 9
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Lonoke County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lonoke County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Lonoke County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lonoke County:

32.1%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lonoke County:

10.2%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.4%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Coy:

29.3
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Coy:

27.9%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Coy:

11.5%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Coy:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.4%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Coy:

51.8%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Coy:

76.9%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Coy, 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
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,071
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$359
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,430

Coy government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $93,000 ($978.95)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($505.26)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($221.05)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($157.89)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($21.05)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($10.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,000 ($147.37)

Coy government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000 ($473.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($105.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000 ($136.84)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($42.11)
    Highways: $3,000 ($31.58)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($63.16)
    Property: $3,000 ($31.58)

Coy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $79,000 ($831.58)

9.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.31%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($831 average AGI)
Lonoke County:

0.15%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pulaski County, AR  3.68% ($41,441 average AGI)
from White County, AR  0.85% ($34,957)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.45% ($35,955)


8.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,186 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,147 average AGI)
Lonoke County:

0.19%
Arkansas average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pulaski County, AR  2.69% ($38,399 average AGI)
to White County, AR  0.94% ($49,160)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.48% ($36,709)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coy:

  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KITA (1440 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KITA, INCORPORATED)
  • KVDW (1530 AM; daytime; 0 kW; ENGLAND, AR; Owner: WELLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDXE (1380 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RADIO DISNEY AM 1380, LLC)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLIH (1250 AM; 2 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coy:

  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKRN (101.7 FM; HUMNOKE, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIPR (92.3 FM; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLEC-FM (106.3 FM; LONOKE, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KKPT (94.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC.)
  • KHTE-FM (96.5 FM; ENGLAND, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KURB (98.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKN (106.7 FM; BENTON, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLAL (107.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDJE (100.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMJX (105.1 FM; CONWAY, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KANX (91.1 FM; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KUAR (89.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES OF UNIV. OF ARKANSAS)
  • KABF (88.3 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • KVLO (102.9 FM; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRN (104.5 FM; WHITE HALL, AR; Owner: BAYOU BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPBQ-FM (101.3 FM; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: M.R.S. VENTURES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Coy:

  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTHV (Channel 11; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KLRT-TV (Channel 16; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KARK-TV (Channel 4; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KARK-TV, INC.)
  • KLRA-LP (Channel 58; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KWBF (Channel 42; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKYK-LP (Channel 22; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • KWBK-LP (Channel 36; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • KJLR-LP (Channel 28; LITTLE ROCK, ETC., AR; Owner: COWSERT FAMILY, L.L.C.)
  • K55GE (Channel 55; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
  • KHUG-LP (Channel 14; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK TV-14, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.6mTotal length
  • $135,000Total costs
  • 10,280Total average daily traffic
  • 728Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,763Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.535056 Lon: -91.873778, Call Sign: WQRJ791,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.065 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2013, Expiration Date: 05/30/2023, Certifier: Ralph Jones, Registrant: Mj Communications, North Little Rock, AR 72231, Phone: (501) 945-9307, Fax: (501) 945-0333, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Coy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Coy, AR
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 35.7%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Coy, AR
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity


Coy compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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