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Population in 2012: 98 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 

Males: 49  (50.0%)
Females: 49  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72424

Estimated median household income in 2012: $14,845 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Datto:

$14,845
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,344

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $24,091 (it was $21,500 in 2000)
Datto:

$24,091
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $29,414; Detached houses: $29,414

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  • White alone - 87 (87.0%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (6.0%)
  • Black alone - 4 (4.0%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (3.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Datto: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (26.3%), Irish (14.0%), French (10.5%), German (10.5%), English (3.5%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 289 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 143 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Datto:

  • High school or higher: 37.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Datto town:

  • Never married: 6.6%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 14.8%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.9%)

Datto satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (39.1 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (97.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (410.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Reyno, AR (1.6 miles ), Success, AR (2.1 miles) , Biggers, AR (2.5 miles ), Corning, AR (2.8 miles ), Peach Orchard, AR (2.9 miles) , Knobel, AR (3.0 miles ), Maynard, AR (3.1 miles ), Delaplaine, AR (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 36.39 N, Longitude: 90.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Datto household income distribution Datto home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-19.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (73%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (63%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Datto-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Datto town center caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Datto-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 51.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from Datto center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.9 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 55.9 miles away from Datto center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 93.9 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 Clay County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bill Rice - Country singer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Datto:

  • CORNING THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CORNING, AR)
  • FIVE RIVERS MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; POCAHONTAS, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Datto:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 32 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,091)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 93 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 96 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • Harding University (about 97 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • University of Memphis (about 99 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Mineral Area College (about 102 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,165)

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Clay 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: 28.6%

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Datto compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Datto travel time to work - commute


Datto mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (16%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Datto town (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.92%
Here54.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents49.7%14.9%11.7%7.8%6.8%
Congregations25.4%21.1%11.3%7.0%15.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.1%1.4%1.3%1.1%3.1%
Congregations2.8%4.2%1.4%1.4%9.9%
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: 4
Clay County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Clay County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.0%
Arkansas:

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

14.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$4,028
Totals for Government 0$0 7$4,028

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($81.63)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($71.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($102.04)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($20.41)
    Highways: $1,000 ($10.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($51.02)
    Highways: $5,000 ($51.02)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $3,000 ($30.61)
    Property: $3,000 ($30.61)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($163.27)

6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 Greene County, AR  1.50% ($25,590 average AGI)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.56% ($19,161)
from Butler County, MO  0.43% ($14,083)


6.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Greene County, AR  1.77% ($27,040 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.73% ($19,098)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.57% ($22,344)

Strongest AM radio stations in Datto:

  • KCCB (1260 AM; 1 kW; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KDFN (1500 AM; daytime; 3 kW; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • 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.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Datto:

  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOEA (97.5 FM; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOC-FM (103.9 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Datto:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K39CP (Channel 39; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPOB-TV (Channel 15; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)

Datto fatal accident list:

Jul 8, 1997 10:45 PM, Bigger Rey, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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