Denning, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 308 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.1%
 
Males: 128  (41.8%)
Females: 180  (58.2%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 72821.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,034 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Denning:

$34,034
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,463 (it was $12,487 in 2000)

Denning town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,971 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Denning:

$66,971
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $60,705; Detached houses: $61,228; Mobile homes: $64,338

Median gross rent in 2016: $674.

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  • Races in Denning, AR (2010)

    Denning races chart
    • 29995.2%White alone
    • 72.2%Hispanic
    • 41.3%Two or more races
    • 31.0%Black alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Denning: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (36.2%), Irish (7.8%), American (6.9%), Polish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 453 feet

Land area: 1.10 square miles.

Population density: 279 people per square mile   (very low).

Denning,AR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Denning:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denning town:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

23 residents are foreign born (11.7% Oceania).

This town:

11.7%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $391 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $324 (0.6%)

Denning satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (36.5 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (131.7 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (251.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Altus, AR (1.4 miles ), Wiederkehr Village, AR (1.8 miles) , Coal Hill, AR (2.2 miles ), Ozark, AR (2.5 miles ), Hartman, AR (2.8 miles ), Paris, AR (3.1 miles ), Caulksville, AR (3.3 miles ), Ratcliff, AR (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 35.43 N, Longitude: 93.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 479

Denning household income distribution Denning home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+31.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (31%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Denning: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Denning, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Denning-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.8 miles away from the Denning town center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Denning-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% 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 89.2 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 89.5 miles away from Denning 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 193.6 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 233.7 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 160.7 miles away from Denning 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 264.2 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 Franklin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Denning topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Denning:

  • VISITING NURSES AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; OZARK, AR)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL TURNER MEMORIAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; OZARK, AR)
  • OZARK NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OZARK, AR)
  • NORTH LOGAN MERCY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • LOGAN COUNTY HEALTH UNIT PARIS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • LOGAN COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • PARIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PARIS, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denning:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 35 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 37 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Arkansas (about 50 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 57 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 69 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • John Brown University (about 70 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • National Park Community College (about 74 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)

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Church in Denning: Denning United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin 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 2016: 7.2%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Arkansas average:

11.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Denning town (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,69934
Mainline Protestant1,1669
Catholic7102
Other31
None10,547-
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: 3
Franklin County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Franklin County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

32.2%
Arkansas:

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

17.7%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.4%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Denning:

30.2
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Denning:

23.3%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Denning:

21.6%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Denning:

42.2%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.6%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Denning, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$490
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$5,875
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$886
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,475
Totals for Government 0$0 9$8,726

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($259.74)
    Regular Highways: $69,000 ($224.03)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($19.48)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($16.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000 ($19.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $30,000 ($97.40)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000 ($90.91)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($64.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($6.49)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($285.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($51.95)
    General Support: $4,000 ($12.99)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($19.48)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($12.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $37,000 ($120.13)

6.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.21% ($39,406 average AGI)
from Logan County, AR  0.87% ($28,140)
from Johnson County, AR  0.72% ($19,000)


7.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.70% ($26,541 average AGI)
to Crawford County, AR  0.82% ($38,851)
to Johnson County, AR  0.56% ($18,719)

Strongest AM radio stations in Denning:

  • KDYN (1540 AM; 1 kW; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLYR (1360 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORRESTER ET AL)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denning:

  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDYN-FM (96.7 FM; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCJC (102.3 FM; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KLYR-FM (92.7 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORRESTER ET AL)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K210BN (89.9 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOLX (94.5 FM; BARLING, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KARV-FM (101.3 FM; OLA, AR; Owner: KERM INC)

TV broadcast stations around Denning:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K52FJ (Channel 52; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K53GB (Channel 53; PARIS, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 36m118ftTotal length
  • $1,752,000Total costs
  • 119,230Total average daily traffic
  • 6,790Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Denning, AR

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (47%)

Denning compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above 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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