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Population in 2012: 456 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 

Males: 230  (50.5%)
Females: 226  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72526.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,109 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Cushman:

$28,109
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,234

Cushman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,086 (it was $37,800 in 2000)
Cushman:

$65,086
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $65,774; Detached houses: $75,505; Mobile homes: $41,227

Median gross rent in 2012: $288.

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  • White alone - 418 (92.5%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cushman: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.0%), Irish (18.7%), United States (13.3%), English (8.0%), Scottish (4.0%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/12/1906

Elevation: 716 feet

Land area: 3.99 square miles.

Population density: 114 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Cushman:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cushman town:

  • Never married: 11.2%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

11 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.2%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cushman, Arkansas as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cushman to the number of sex offenders is 456 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $346 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $467 (0.7%)

Cushman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (60.1 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (113.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (356.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mount Pleasant, AR (2.8 miles ), Batesville, AR (3.1 miles ), Guion, AR (3.3 miles) , Sidney, AR (3.3 miles ), Moorefield, AR (3.6 miles) , Cave City, AR (3.6 miles ), Concord, AR (3.9 miles ), Melbourne, AR (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.87 N, Longitude: 91.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Cushman household income distribution Cushman home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-5.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)

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Average climate in Cushman, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Cushman-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 242% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Cushman town center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cushman-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 70% 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 82.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from Cushman center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 54.4 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 74.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Cushman center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Independence County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cushman topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Cushman:

  • BATESVILLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BATESVILLE, AR)
  • DAVITA - INDEPENDENCE COUNTY DX (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; BATESVILLE, AR)
  • WHITE RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 11 miles away; BATESVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cushman:

  • Harding University (about 43 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 56 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 61 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 68 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 81 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 84 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 86 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)

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

 
Independence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CUSHMAN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1262, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - In NOV-05-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: SWTR

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.4%
(31.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cushman, AR

Cushman compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cushman travel time to work - commute


Cushman mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cushman town (based on Independence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.36%
Here64.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents43.3%13.1%9.2%8.8%6.1%
Congregations20.5%16.1%14.3%17.0%6.3%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.9%3.7%2.8%1.6%7.5%
Congregations6.3%5.4%0.9%0.9%12.5%
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
Independence County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Independence County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Independence County:

27.9%
Arkansas:

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

11.9%
State:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$1,150
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$150
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$2,200
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$2,150
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,100
Water Supply 1$1,772$21,2642$700
Totals for Government 1$1,772$21,26413$7,450


6.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sharp County, AR  0.80% ($22,638 average AGI)
from White County, AR  0.45% ($24,774)
from Jackson County, AR  0.32% ($121,658)


6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sharp County, AR  0.72% ($22,202 average AGI)
to White County, AR  0.56% ($28,354)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.45% ($40,415)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cushman:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAB (1130 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KBTA (1340 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cushman:

  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KBTA-FM (99.5 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KLLN (90.9 FM; NEWARK, AR; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KCCJ-LP (102.3 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF BATESVILLE)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWCK-FM (99.9 FM; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K234AC (94.7 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)

TV broadcast stations around Cushman:

  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67GR (Channel 67; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K20EX (Channel 20; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40DS (Channel 40; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FM (Channel 53; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57FV (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FB (Channel 59; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K61FP (Channel 61; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69GT (Channel 69; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K12MY (Channel 12; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)

Cushman fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 2003 04:53 PM, Sr-69-02, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 150 Sandtown Rd (Lat: 35.890833 Lon: -91.733889), Type: 122.8, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 8707934196

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 30 Hurley Lane (Lat: 35.868694 Lon: -91.754583), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPQK869
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.752 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/2005, Expiration Date: 08/21/2015, Certifier: Buddy Nail
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 35.890917 Lon: -91.733750), Call Sign: KOS380
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/1997, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Wrd Entertainment, Inc., Po Box 2077, Batesville, AR 72503-2077

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Cushman, Lat: 35.875833 Lon: -91.753056, Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQLM418
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2010, Expiration Date: 03/08/2020, Certifier: Jd Pierce
    Registrant: Indco Cable Tv Inc, 2700 N St Louis, Batesville, AR 72501, Phone: (870) 793-4174, Fax: (870) 793-9679, Email:
  • Cushman, Lat: 35.875833 Lon: -91.753056, Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQLM418
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2010, Expiration Date: 03/08/2020, Certifier: Jd Pierce
    Registrant: Indco Cable Tv Inc, 2700 N St Louis, Batesville, AR 72501, Phone: (870) 793-4174, Fax: (870) 793-9679, Email:
  • Cushman, Lat: 35.875833 Lon: -91.753056, Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQLM418
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2010, Expiration Date: 03/08/2020, Certifier: Jd Pierce
    Registrant: Indco Cable Tv Inc, 2700 N St Louis, Batesville, AR 72501, Phone: (870) 793-4174, Fax: (870) 793-9679, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD4GCR, Licensee ID: L00518557
    Grant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 06/02/2022
    Registrant: Sue W Augustus, Cushman, AR 72526
  • Call Sign: KE5WNL, Licensee ID: L01435088
    Grant Date: 10/02/2008, Expiration Date: 10/02/2018, Certifier: Donald R Ashley
    Registrant: Donald R Ashley, Cushman, AR 72526



Most common first names in Cushman, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary972.9 years
John772.3 years
James460.0 years
Robert379.0 years
Willie377.7 years
Albert251.5 years
Claud271.0 years
Basil258.0 years
Betty256.0 years
Clyde284.0 years
Most common last names in Cushman, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin874.0 years
Nelson776.0 years
Clouse672.1 years
Nail562.8 years
Hamilton474.5 years
Kimmer475.0 years
Melton473.0 years
Neeley385.0 years
Baxter383.3 years
Benton372.7 years

Cushman on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Computer and electronic products"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
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