De Queen, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 6,591 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.3%
 
Males: 3,264  (49.5%)
Females: 3,327  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

27.7 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71832.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,823 (it was $25,707 in 2000)
De Queen:

$41,823
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,287 (it was $12,968 in 2000)

De Queen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,041 (it was $51,000 in 2000)
De Queen:

$93,041
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,669; detached houses: $111,742; mobile homes: $46,581

Median gross rent in 2017: $538.

March 2019 cost of living index in De Queen: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.6%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.0% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.5% for other race residents, 53.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in De Queen, AR (2017)
    • 4,03460.4%Hispanic
    • 2,18632.7%White alone
    • 3615.4%Black alone
    • 961.4%American Indian alone
    • 630.9%Asian alone
    • 490.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 350.5%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in De Queen, Arkansas as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in De Queen is 1,675 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in De Queen by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(49.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(49.8)
8
(135.8)
6
(101.7)
1
(16.8)
6
(96.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.7)
4
(60.3)
2
(29.6)
5
(73.7)
2
(29.7)
4
(61.0)
1
(15.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(16.6)
3
(50.9)
3
(50.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(64.0)
3
(45.2)
1
(14.9)
1
(15.1)
1
(14.8)
2
(29.5)
1
(14.9)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(365.4)
25
(424.4)
15
(254.3)
17
(284.8)
19
(304.0)
8
(120.4)
16
(238.5)
6
(90.4)
12
(177.8)
8
(118.0)
19
(282.6)
11
(167.8)
17
(258.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
90
(1,495)
50
(848.9)
97
(1,644)
96
(1,608)
63
(1,008)
57
(857.9)
56
(834.8)
58
(874.0)
44
(652.0)
42
(619.4)
51
(758.5)
40
(610.2)
44
(667.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
156
(2,591)
185
(3,141)
159
(2,695)
158
(2,647)
105
(1,680)
57
(857.9)
141
(2,102)
133
(2,004)
100
(1,482)
119
(1,755)
124
(1,844)
96
(1,465)
107
(1,624)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(382.0)
6
(101.9)
12
(203.4)
9
(150.8)
11
(176.0)
3
(45.2)
1
(14.9)
13
(195.9)
7
(103.7)
3
(44.2)
4
(59.5)
10
(152.6)
4
(60.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
1
(15.1)
1
(14.9)
1
(15.1)
4
(59.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.7)
1
(15.3)
2
(30.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)456.4402.0386.7300.8308.6135.6231.7227.8176.9208.5275.9200.5184.9

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City-data.com crime index in De Queen, AR

Crime rate in De Queen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (12.0%), English (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/09/1897

Elevation: 422 feet

Land area: 5.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,172 people per square mile   (low).

De Queen, Arkansas map

1,993 residents are foreign born (29.0% Latin America).

This city:

29.8%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $465 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $433 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (92.0 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (113.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (165.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Horatio, AR (2.6 miles ),
Gillham, AR (3.0 miles),
Lockesburg, AR (3.3 miles ),
Eagletown, OK (3.7 miles ),
Grannis, AR (3.7 miles ),
Winthrop, AR (3.8 miles),
Wickes, AR (4.3 miles ),
Ben Lomond, AR (4.4 miles)

Latitude: 34.04 N, Longitude: 94.34 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,751 (+26.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,609 (64.5%)

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in De Queen, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in De Queen, AR in 2017
De Queen satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $53,900
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $39,000
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $16,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $16,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $23,300
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $37,800
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $37,800
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $33,300
Number of permits per 10,000 De Queen, AR residents
Average permit cost in De Queen, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in De Queen, AR
Historical housing units in De Queen, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +1,094 (+23.4%).
Most common industries in De Queen, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (23.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.4%)
  • Machinery (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (27.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.1%)
  • Machinery (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Wood products (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (18.2%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Machinery (6.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in De Queen, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Food processing workers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Food processing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)

Average climate in De Queen, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

De Queen-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the De Queen city center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

De Queen-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% 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 144.5 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 146.4 miles away from De Queen 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 127.0 miles away from De Queen 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 253.3 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 309.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 376.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sevier County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
De Queen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in De Queen:

  • DE QUEEN MEDICAL CENTER, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1306 WEST COLLIN RAYE DRIVE)
  • DEQUEEN HOME HEALTH, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (304 WEST COLLIN RAYE DRIVE, SUITE 106 A)
  • SEVIER COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (304 NORTH FOURTH STREET)
  • 1SEVIER HEALTHCARE (1206 COLLIN RAYE DRIVE)
  • BROOKEWOOD NURSING AND REHAB (322 WEST COLLIN RAYE DRIVE)
  • BROOKWOOD NURSING CENTER (HWY 70 W BOX 71)

Airports and heliports located in De Queen:

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College/University in De Queen:

  • Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas (Full-time enrollment: 1,011; Location: 183 College Drive; Public; Website: www.cccua.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to De Queen:

  • Texarkana College (about 45 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 72 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 72 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Paris Junior College (about 74 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Henderson State University (about 74 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • National Park Community College (about 78 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 83 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)

Public high schools in De Queen:

Public elementary/middle schools in De Queen:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in De Queen: Bear Creek Junction (A), Sevier County Courthouse (B), Ridgeview Lodge Nursing Home (C), De Queen Manor Nursing Home (D), De Queen Police Department (E), South Central Arkansas Drug Task Force (F), Sevier County Sheriff Office (G), De Queen Fire Station (H), Southwest Emergency Medical Service - DeQueen (I), Lifenet, Incorporated - De Queen (Ambulance Services) (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town North Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Herman Direk Memorial Park (1), Redman Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Sevier County Historical Society Museum (717 North Maple Avenue).

Hotels: De Queen Country Club & Lodging (133 Club House Drive), Western Plaza Inn (110 Highway 71 North), Aztec TANZ (110 Highway 71 North), Dequeen Courtyard Inn (111 Highway 71 North), Scottish Inns (150 Highway 71 North), Palace Motel (607 West Collin Raye Drive).

Courts: Sevier County - de Queen- Municipal Court Probation Officer (Courthouse), Sevier County - de Queen- Municipal Court Clerk (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Collin Raye - Country singer, Wes Watkins - Politician.

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

3.2 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.6%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in De Queen in 2010:

  • 144 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in De Queen in 2000:

  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in De Queen (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: Highway 70 Branch at 504 Collin Raye Drive, branch established on 1980/01/29; Dequeen Main Branch at 121 South Third Street, branch established on 2007/08/17. Info updated 2012/01/13: Bank assets: $718.1 mil, Deposits: $547.7 mil, headquarters in Hot Springs, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: First National Security Company
  • First State Bank of DeQueen: First State Bank Of Dequeen at 402 West Collin Raye Drive, branch established on 1974/11/01; North Side Branch at 310 N Third St, branch established on 1979/05/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.7 mil, Deposits: $154.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bancshares, Inc.
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Dequeen Branch at 1011 West Collin Raye Drive, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in De Queen:

Marital status in De Queen, AR
  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in De Queen:

  • High school or higher: 61.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.7
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - De Queen
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for De Queen, AR (based on Sevier County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,06237
Catholic1,2001
Mainline Protestant6649
Black Protestant1961
Orthodox511
Other11
None7,884-
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: 4
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Sevier County:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Sevier County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.5%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.5%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
De Queen:

42.4%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
De Queen:

28.5
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.0%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.1%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
De Queen:

30.2%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.6%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
De Queen:

78.6%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of De Queen, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$42,965$36,8270$0
Water Supply 9$24,412$32,5490$0
Sewerage 7$19,018$32,6020$0
Financial Administration 7$23,431$40,1670$0
Solid Waste Management 5$11,683$28,0390$0
Parks and Recreation 4$10,730$32,1900$0
Judicial and Legal 4$11,895$35,6850$0
Streets and Highways 4$11,270$33,8100$0
Police - Other 3$6,962$27,8480$0
Firefighters 3$8,274$33,0960$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 60$170,640$34,1280$0

De Queen government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $280,000 ($42.48)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $968,000 ($146.87)
    Water Utilities: $691,000 ($104.84)
    Central Staff Services: $586,000 ($88.91)
    Sewerage: $567,000 ($86.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $327,000 ($49.61)
    Regular Highways: $246,000 ($37.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $231,000 ($35.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000 ($34.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $228,000 ($34.59)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($10.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $25,000 ($3.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $258,000 ($39.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $153,000 ($23.21)
    Police Protection: $94,000 ($14.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($3.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($3.64)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($1.82)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($1.67)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($1.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,255,000 ($190.41)

De Queen government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,160,000 ($176.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $316,000 ($47.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($6.52)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $670,000 ($101.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $219,000 ($33.23)
    General Revenue - Other: $204,000 ($30.95)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($5.46)
    Rents: $35,000 ($5.31)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,039,000 ($157.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $284,000 ($43.09)
    General Local Government Support: $204,000 ($30.95)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,141,000 ($173.11)
    Property: $307,000 ($46.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $245,000 ($37.17)

De Queen government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,247,000 ($947.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,101,000 ($925.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $146,000 ($22.15)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,427,000 ($823.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,000 ($23.21)
Businesses in De Queen, AR
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
KFC1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in De Queen:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in De Queen:

  • KBPU (88.7 FM; DE QUEEN, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDQN-FM (92.1 FM; DE QUEEN, AR; Owner: JAY W. BUNYARD & ANNE W. BUNYARD)
  • KKBI (106.1 FM; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: J.D.C. RADIO, INC.)
  • KTTG (96.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF MENA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around De Queen:

  • K08KF (Channel 8; De QUEEN, AR; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • K28DJ (Channel 28; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: TRUSTEES OF J.B.CALLAHAM R.T.)
  • K63BA (Channel 63; IDABEL, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
De Queen fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of De Queen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 410ft / 125mTotal length
  • $115,546,000Total costs
  • 73,901Total average daily traffic
  • 1,246Total average daily truck traffic
  • 94,314Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in De Queen, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for De Queen, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in De Queen)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 33.994444 Lon: -94.285444, Call Sign: WPJK930,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1800 MHz, 37.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/30/2023, Certifier: Dick Tallman, Registrant: Lindsey Communications, Inc, 213 Main Street, Horatio, AR 71842, Phone: (870) 832-3891, Fax: (870) 832-6102, Email:
  • 301 Stillwell (Lat: 34.036222 Lon: -94.340472), Call Sign: WZP376,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.455 MHz, 153.545 MHz, 153.620 MHz, 158.220 MHz, 158.235 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2005, Expiration Date: 04/11/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2015, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido Suite 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 723-2025
  • Hwy 70 71 Approx 1200 Ft W Of Int W Cr 102 (Lat: 34.045944 Lon: -94.277694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPMW881,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.275 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2014, Expiration Date: 03/03/2024, Certifier: Don Stemple, Registrant: Sevier County Water Assoc., 479 Dequeen Lake Rd, Dequeen, AR 71832, Phone: (870) 642-5289, Fax: (870) 642-6484, Email:
  • 812 E Townsend (Lat: 34.050389 Lon: -94.329639), Call Sign: KCL728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.710 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2005, Expiration Date: 07/19/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2015, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:
  • De Queen Station 124 N Port N Arthur St & De Queen Ave (Lat: 34.039278 Lon: -94.336028), Call Sign: KCK356, Licensee ID: L00003692,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.260 MHz, 160.305 MHz, 160.350 MHz, 160.740 MHz, 161.250 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/1999, Expiration Date: 05/10/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2003, Registrant: Kansas City Southern Railway Co, 4601 Shreveport Blanchard Hwy, Shreveport, LA 71107-5797, Phone: (318) 227-7262
  • RADIO SHOP, Dq & E Rr Depot (Lat: 34.036028 Lon: -94.334861), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KKF848,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 161.445 MHz, 161.505 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2012, Expiration Date: 07/17/2022, Certifier: Tom Williams, Registrant: Dequeen &eastern Railroad LLC, 412 E Lockesburg Street, Dequeen, AR 71832, Phone: (870) 642-1326, Fax: (870) 642-1363, Email:
  • 606 E Collin Raye Drive (Lat: 34.045000 Lon: -94.324167), Call Sign: WPWY735,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more), Grant Date: 02/11/2003, Expiration Date: 02/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2013, Certifier: Diane Baribeau, Registrant: Panasonic Information Systems Company, 1707 N Randall Road E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 468-5331, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in De Queen)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in De Queen)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fires - 57 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in De Queen, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.5%), and Structure Fires (29.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in De Queen, AR
    • 11752.5%Outside Fires
    • 6529.1%Structure Fires
    • 3616.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for De Queen, AR
Most common first names in De Queen, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8072.6 years
John7178.8 years
Mary6680.1 years
William6278.9 years
Charles4772.5 years
Robert3772.4 years
Roy2771.5 years
George2475.3 years
Thomas2379.6 years
Ruth2280.3 years
Most common last names in De Queen, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6676.3 years
Jones3676.0 years
Miller2674.5 years
Johnson2474.8 years
Wilson2372.9 years
Cox2378.9 years
Taylor2273.8 years
Brown2281.3 years
Williams2176.0 years
Davis2180.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in De Queen, AR
  • 52.4%Electricity
  • 44.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in De Queen, AR
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 25.3%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used


De Queen compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

De Queen on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people carpooling to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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