Daisy, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 64  (55.7%)
Females: 51  (44.3%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 71950

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,225 (it was $26,607 in 2000)
Daisy:

$34,225
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,978 (it was $11,896 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,081 (it was $51,100 in 2000)
Daisy:

$48,081
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $54,930; Detached houses: $65,903; Mobile homes: $16,524
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  • White alone - 110 (95.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Daisy: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.6%), Irish (16.8%), Norwegian (9.3%), United States (8.7%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (very low).

Daisy, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Daisy:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Daisy town:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Arkansas:  4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $600 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

Daisy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (86.9 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (122.1 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (201.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Kirby, AR (2.4 miles ), Murfreesboro, AR (3.5 miles ), Glenwood, AR (3.6 miles ), Norman, AR (4.0 miles ), Black Springs, AR (4.0 miles) , Amity, AR (4.0 miles ), Dierks, AR (4.2 miles ), Delight, AR (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 34.23 N, Longitude: 93.74 W

Area code: 870

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

7.1%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-3.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (25%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)

Average climate in Daisy, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Daisy-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Daisy town center killed 7 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 tornado 28.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Daisy-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% 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 108.7 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 110.7 miles away from Daisy 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 216.6 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 156.4 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 273.5 miles away from Daisy center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 208.1 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 Pike County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Daisy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Daisy:

  • MURFREESBORO REHAB AND NURSING, INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)
  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)
  • GLENWOOD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GLENWOOD, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Daisy:

  • Henderson State University (about 40 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,528)
  • National Park Community College (about 41 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Texarkana College (about 59 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 72 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 76 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 82 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 87 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)

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

Creek: Daisy Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Daisy include: Daisy State Park (1), Wylie Picnic Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pike 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 2012: 15.6%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Daisy 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Daisy town (based on Pike County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.77%
Here: 59.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents24.3%21.3%16.3%9.8%9.3%
Congregations8.8%21.1%22.8%14.0%8.8%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents7.7%5.5%2.1%1.4%2.4%
Congregations8.8%1.8%1.8%1.8%10.5%
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: 5
Pike County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pike County:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

28.9%
Arkansas:

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

13.8%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$714
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$179
Totals for Government 0$0 2$893

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,000 ($60.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($60.87)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($60.87)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($43.48)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($26.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($43.48)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($26.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($78.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($69.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($104.35)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($52.17)
    General Support: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($43.48)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($8.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $51,000 ($443.48)

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,236 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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 Garland County, AR  0.94% ($19,879 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AR  0.54% ($27,474)
from Clark County, AR  0.43% ($35,667)


6.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
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 Howard County, AR  0.91% ($24,813 average AGI)
to Clark County, AR  0.68% ($24,417)
to Garland County, AR  0.68% ($20,958)

Strongest AM radio stations in Daisy:

  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Daisy:

  • KTTG (96.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF MENA, INC.)
  • KWXE (104.5 FM; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMTB (99.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSSW (96.9 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: DON CAMPBELL)
  • KLAZ (105.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQUS-FM (97.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYDL (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204DI (88.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNAS (105.5 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Daisy:

  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KJEP-CA (Channel 23; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
  • KSJA-CA (Channel 21; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 128 meters (420ft)
Total average daily traffic: 41,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 410

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Daisy Central Office, Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.238833 Lon: -93.736917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 31.7 m, Overall height: 35.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN495
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • James E McDonald, Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.238833 Lon: -93.736917), Type: 35.3, Overall height: 31.7 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F2-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • James E McDonald, Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.238833 Lon: -93.736917), Type: 35.3, Overall height: 31.7 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F2-A
  • James E McDonald, Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.238833 Lon: -93.736917), Type: 35.3, Overall height: 31.7 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F2-A
  • James E McDonald, Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.238833 Lon: -93.736917), Type: 35.3, Overall height: 31.7 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • Jerri L Janjua, Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.238833 Lon: -93.736917), Type: 35.3, Overall height: 31.7 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B1F02-D

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