Des Arc, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 1,630 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.7%
 
Males: 777  (47.7%)
Females: 853  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72040.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,605 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Des Arc:

$33,605
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,550 (it was $14,629 in 2000)

Des Arc city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $70,377 (it was $40,200 in 2000)
Des Arc:

$70,377
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $76,255; detached houses: $88,133; mobile homes: $32,254

Median gross rent in 2017: $503.

March 2019 cost of living index in Des Arc: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Black residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Des Arc, AR (2010)
    • 1,47686.0%White alone
    • 18710.9%Black alone
    • 241.4%Hispanic
    • 211.2%Two or more races
    • 90.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Des Arc, Arkansas as of January 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Des Arc is 207 to 1.


Crime rates in Des Arc by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.1)
1
(59.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.1)
1
(61.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.8)
5
(309.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.1)
1
(59.3)
1
(57.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(380.0)
7
(396.6)
4
(232.6)
2
(118.7)
4
(231.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.1)
2
(123.5)
2
(123.2)
2
(123.7)
4
(247.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(868.6)
18
(1,020)
8
(465.1)
4
(237.4)
1
(57.8)
4
(241.4)
28
(1,711)
9
(555.6)
14
(862.1)
4
(247.4)
8
(494.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(922.9)
10
(566.6)
6
(348.8)
9
(534.1)
6
(346.8)
7
(422.5)
4
(244.5)
9
(555.6)
11
(677.3)
12
(742.1)
25
(1,545)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(54.3)
3
(170.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.8)
1
(60.4)
1
(61.1)
2
(123.5)
1
(61.6)
2
(123.7)
1
(61.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)194.4187.0157.0127.086.138.6195.6145.1117.0131.1398.0

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City-data.com crime index in Des Arc, AR

Crime rate in Des Arc detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.71
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (6.5%), Irish (3.6%), European (2.7%), English (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/28/1854

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 2.04 square miles.

Population density: 799 people per square mile   (low).

Des Arc, Arkansas map

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $213 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $478 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (45.0 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (87.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (338.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Georgetown, AR (3.3 miles),
Fredonia (Biscoe), AR (3.4 miles ),
Hazen, AR (3.6 miles ),
Griffithville, AR (3.6 miles ),
De Valls Bluff, AR (3.7 miles ),
Cotton Plant, AR (3.8 miles ),
West Point, AR (4.1 miles),
Fargo, AR (4.3 miles)

Latitude: 34.98 N, Longitude: 91.50 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Des Arc, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Des Arc, AR in 2017
Des Arc satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $177,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $181,600
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $50,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Des Arc, AR residents
Average permit cost in Des Arc, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Most common industries in Des Arc, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Food (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.2%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.7%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Des Arc, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Des Arc, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Des Arc-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Des Arc city center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 20.3 miles away from the city center killed 50 people and injured 325 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Des Arc-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 80.5 miles away from the city center
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 42.2 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 42.3 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 144.7 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 72.4 miles away from Des Arc center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from Des Arc center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prairie County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Des Arc topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Des Arc:

  • PRAIRIE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (204 MAIN STREET)
  • DES ARC CONVALESCENT CENTER (RT 2 BOX 143B)
  • DES ARC NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2216 WEST MAIN STREET)

Airports located in Des Arc:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Des Arc:

  • Harding University (about 23 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 24 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 48 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 51 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 55 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 59 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 73 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)

Public high school in Des Arc:

Public elementary/middle school in Des Arc:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Des Arc: Prairie County Courthouse (A), Des Arc Volunteer Fire Department (B), Des Arc Ambulance Service (C), Des Arc Police Department (D), Prairie County Sheriff's Office (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Des Arc include: Church of Christ (A), Lakeside Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lakeside Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Tubbs Creek (A), Biene Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Prairie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

DES ARC WATERWORKS (Population served: 3,882, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
DES ARC WATERWORKS (Population served: 3,882, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
EAST PRAIRIE COUNTY PWA (Population served: 699, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-19-2009 to APR-27-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.3%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000
16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Des Arc (2011 data):

  • The Farmers & Merchants Bank: Desarc Branch at 110 W Third, branch established on 1901/12/28. Info updated 2009/06/18: Bank assets: $622.6 mil, Deposits: $490.8 mil, headquarters in Stuttgart, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers And Merchants Bankshares, Inc.
  • Merchants & Planters' Bank: Des Arc Office Branch at 416 Main St., branch established on 2007/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $215.6 mil, Deposits: $192.9 mil, headquarters in Newport, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: M&P Community Bancshares, Inc. 401(K) Employee Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in Des Arc:

Marital status in Des Arc, AR
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

For population 25 years and over in Des Arc:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Des Arc, AR (based on Prairie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,24822
Mainline Protestant7605
Black Protestant1781
Catholic1761
None4,353-
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
Prairie County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Prairie County:

29.7%
State:

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

9.9%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Des Arc:

48.4%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.0%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Des Arc:

19.6%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Des Arc:

9.6%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Des Arc:

30.6%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.9%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Des Arc:

76.0%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Des Arc, 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
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,358$28,0740$0
Gas Supply 4$6,523$19,5690$0
Water Supply 4$10,429$31,2870$0
Sewerage 1$2,263$27,1560$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,666$31,9920$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,000$12,0007$1,020
Financial Administration 1$2,901$34,8120$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,662$19,9443$1,634
Judicial and Legal 1$2,046$24,5521$945
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 18$38,848$25,89911$3,599

Des Arc government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $319,000 ($195.71)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($65.64)
    Gas Utilities: $47,000 ($28.83)
    Health - Other: $31,000 ($19.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($16.56)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($7.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($3.68)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $521,000 ($319.63)
    Water Utilities: $315,000 ($193.25)
    Health - Other: $243,000 ($149.08)
    Police Protection: $185,000 ($113.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000 ($106.75)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($59.51)
    Sewerage: $75,000 ($46.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($31.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $51,000 ($31.29)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($29.45)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($28.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($22.09)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $33,000 ($20.25)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($4.91)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($2.45)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($19.02)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($7.36)
    Gas Utilities: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $670,000 ($411.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $147,000 ($90.18)

Des Arc government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $221,000 ($135.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($106.13)
    Sewerage: $170,000 ($104.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $41,000 ($25.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $80,000 ($49.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $158,000 ($96.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $137,000 ($84.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $110,000 ($67.48)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($21.47)
    Rents: $20,000 ($12.27)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $638,000 ($391.41)
    Water Utilities: $532,000 ($326.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $83,000 ($50.92)
    General Local Government Support: $49,000 ($30.06)
    Health and Hospitals: $7,000 ($4.29)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $206,000 ($126.38)
    Property: $75,000 ($46.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $73,000 ($44.79)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($1.84)

Des Arc government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,543,000 ($2173.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,417,000 ($2096.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $126,000 ($77.30)

Des Arc government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,303,000 ($1412.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $571,000 ($350.31)

Businesses in Des Arc, AR

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Des Arc:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, 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)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBBL (1350 AM; 3 kW; CABOT, AR; Owner: CABOT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDXE (1380 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RADIO DISNEY AM 1380, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Des Arc:

  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFLI (104.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLEC-FM (106.3 FM; LONOKE, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KKSY (107.1 FM; BALD KNOB, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Des Arc:

  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)

Des Arc fatal accident list:

Nov 14, 2013 07:55 AM, Sr- 38-01, Lat: 34.977300, Lon: -91.518964, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 12, 2005 06:29 PM, Sr-38-01, Lat: 34.978940, Lon: -91.510370, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 9, 1998 07:40 PM, Sr-38-01, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 1998 04:00 PM, Sr-38-01, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 322ft / 98.0mTotal length
  • 7,430Total average daily traffic
  • 74Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,552Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Des Arc)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 2 Miles N Of Jct Hwy 11 & 249 Mll (Lat: 34.879250 Lon: -91.566806), Call Sign: KWL209, Licensee ID: L00891569,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.560 MHz, Grant Date: 07/15/2004, Expiration Date: 08/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/11/2014, Registrant: John H Simmons, 5143 Hwy 11 North, Des Arc, AR 72040, Phone: (870) 256-4956
  • Lat: 34.977861 Lon: -91.545139, Call Sign: WPIV449,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.325 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2015, Expiration Date: 11/09/2025, Certifier: Richard Kloss, Registrant: Douthits Radio Service, Inc., 1301 East Martin Avenue, Pine Bluff, AR 71601, Phone: (870) 535-3894, Fax: (870) 535-3863, Email:
  • 5.25 Mi N On State Hwy 11 & .25 Mi E Of Hwy 11 (Lat: 35.053972 Lon: -91.518194), Call Sign: KCY396,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.035 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/1999, Expiration Date: 08/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2004, Registrant: Calhoun, V O:calhoun Jr, V O Dba V O Calhoun & Sons Farms, Box 394, Des Arc, AR 72040, Phone: (501) 256-4460
  • State Hwy 11 .5 Mi E Hwy 11 5 Mi N (Lat: 35.046472 Lon: -91.510417), Call Sign: KXF728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/1999, Expiration Date: 08/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2004, Registrant: Calhoun, Floyd:calhoun, Raymond Dba Calhoun Farms, Des Arc, AR 72040, Phone: (501) 256-3083

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DES ARC, 807 Hwy 11 N (Lat: 34.983722 Lon: -91.507750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WRCX304, Licensee ID: L00009875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 02/16/2019, Expiration Date: 02/16/2029, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Fax: (501) 377-4320, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Des Arc)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Des Arc)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 32 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Des Arc, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.9%), and Structure Fires (40.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Des Arc, AR
    • 9040.9%Outside Fires
    • 8840.0%Structure Fires
    • 3214.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 104.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Des Arc, AR
Most common first names in Des Arc, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4573.2 years
James4474.3 years
John3671.5 years
Mary3077.0 years
Robert2273.7 years
George2177.3 years
Roy1175.4 years
Willie1077.1 years
Thomas1073.3 years
Elmer971.6 years
Most common last names in Des Arc, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2477.3 years
Jones1478.3 years
Brown1475.4 years
Williams1379.1 years
Clark1273.1 years
White1171.0 years
Holloway1179.0 years
King1071.2 years
Robinson1071.1 years
Johnson983.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Des Arc, AR
  • 48.3%Utility gas
  • 43.1%Electricity
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Des Arc, AR
  • 64.8%Electricity
  • 35.2%Utility gas


Des Arc compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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