Elkins, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 2,890 (72% urban, 28% rural). Population change since 2000: +131.0%
Males: 1,295  (44.8%)
Females: 1,595  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  30.4 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72701, 72727.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,625 (it was $39,318 in 2000)
Elkins:

$44,625
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,193 (it was $17,161 in 2000)

Elkins city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,241 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Elkins:

$118,241
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $810.

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  • Races in Elkins, AR (2013)

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    • 2,46589.5%White alone
    • 1676.1%Hispanic
    • 752.7%Two or more races
    • 210.8%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Black alone
    • 40.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elkins: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.1%), German (16.0%), English (8.0%), United States (7.2%), Dutch (5.9%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1211 feet

Land area: 2.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,108 people per square mile   (low).

Elkins,AR real estate house value index trend

Elkins, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Elkins:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkins city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

16 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $971 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,082 (0.9%)

Elkins satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (8.4 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (107.0 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (272.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Goshen, AR (2.5 miles ), Fayetteville, AR (2.9 miles ), Greenland, AR (2.9 miles ), West Fork, AR (3.2 miles ), Johnson, AR (3.3 miles ), Farmington, AR (3.5 miles ), Hindsville, AR (3.6 miles) , Springdale, AR (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2002: 54 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $85,700
  • 2005: 68 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2006: 66 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2007: 47 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.02 N, Longitude: 94.03 W

Area code: 479

Elkins household income distribution Elkins home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Arkansas average:

1.99
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +450 (+56.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Elkins, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elkins-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Elkins city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1999, a category F3 tornado 12.5 miles away from the city center caused $100,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkins-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.6 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) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from Elkins 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 209.3 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 237.4 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 165.2 miles away from Elkins 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 261.8 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 Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkins topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim King (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Elkins:

  • FAYETTEVILLE CITY HOSPITAL AND GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • FAYETTEVILLE AR VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • FAYETTEVILLE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • FAYETTEVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • FAYETTEVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • ROCHIER HEIGHTS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • WASHINGTON REG MED CTR HH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkins:

  • University of Arkansas (about 9 miles; Fayetteville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 25 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • John Brown University (about 32 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 48 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Northeastern State University (about 54 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • Crowder College (about 58 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 72 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)

Public high school in Elkins:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elkins:

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Notable locations in Elkins: Elkins Police Department (A), Elkins Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.32
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.8%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.8% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.4%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Elkins (2011 data):

  • Chambers Bank: North Highway 16 Branch at State Highway 16 And Riverview Drive, branch established on 1985/08/28; Elkins Branch at 348 N Center, branch established on 1995/09/06. Info updated 2008/12/08: Bank assets: $711.4 mil, Deposits: $589.0 mil, headquarters in Danville, AR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Chambers Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Elkins:

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Religion statistics for Elkins city (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant68,218208
Catholic25,1344
Mainline Protestant16,42837
Other4,54324
Black Protestant6261
Orthodox3001
None87,816-
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: 25
Washington County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
Washington County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
Here:

9.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

25.2%
Arkansas:

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

17.5%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elkins:

46.6%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elkins:

20.2%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elkins:

9.1%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elkins:

35.5%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

56.7%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Elkins:

78.6%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elkins, 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 1$3,565$42,7800$0
Other Government Administration 5$8,963$21,5110$0
Judicial and Legal 3$7,106$28,4240$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$25,737$34,3161$1,624
Firefighters 0$0 6$4,075
Streets and Highways 3$5,435$21,7400$0
Water Supply 3$8,439$33,7561$2,055
Local Libraries 0$0 10$5,762
Totals for Government 24$59,245$29,62318$13,516

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $522,000 ($180.62)
    Police Protection: $364,000 ($125.95)
    Water Utilities: $314,000 ($108.65)
    Financial Administration: $151,000 ($52.25)
    Sewerage: $120,000 ($41.52)
    Fire Protection: $89,000 ($30.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $76,000 ($26.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($12.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $28,000 ($9.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $179,000 ($61.94)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $156,000 ($53.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($12.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $183,000 ($63.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $273,000 ($94.46)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($12.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $207,000 ($71.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $79,000 ($27.34)
    General Support: $59,000 ($20.42)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $286,000 ($98.96)
    Property: $38,000 ($13.15)
    Public Utilities: $28,000 ($9.69)
    NEC: $24,000 ($8.30)

Elkins government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $600,000 ($207.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $550,000 ($190.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $50,000 ($17.30)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $140,000 ($48.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $307,000 ($106.23)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,000 ($5.19)

8.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.12%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, AR  2.10% ($33,096 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.28% ($42,911)
from Sebastian County, AR  0.26% ($27,803)


7.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($137 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Benton County, AR  2.28% ($37,183 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.35% ($31,269)
to Sebastian County, AR  0.19% ($66,935)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkins:

  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KZRA (1590 AM; 3 kW; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOFC (1250 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: WILLIAM B. DISNEY & MARTHA J. DISNEY)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, 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)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkins:

  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KFAY-FM (98.3 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KKEG (92.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • K244DS (96.7 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBNV (90.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAYH (89.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FAMILY VISION MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KKIX (103.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXNA (104.9 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KREB-FM (99.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • K272DQ (102.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K203CE (88.5 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KXUA (88.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BRD. OF TRUST. OF UNIV. OF ARKANSAS)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMCK-FM (105.7 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Elkins:

  • KHOG-TV (Channel 29; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: KHBS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KFAA (Channel 51; ROGERS, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K62DQ (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, ETC., AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K64FO (Channel 64; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K68ET (Channel 68; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K15DR (Channel 15; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K59ES (Channel 59; HINDSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K42BS (Channel 42; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KFFS-CA (Channel 36; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KSBN-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: TOTAL LIFE COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KVAQ-LP (Channel 20; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)

Elkins fatal accident list:

Oct 16, 2010 07:05 PM, Sr-16-03, Lat: 36.03005, Lon: -94.02868, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $240,000Total costs
  • 10,123Total average daily traffic
  • 100Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,003Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jason R Steele, 1499 Friend Lane (Lat: 36.014278 Lon: -94.034722), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 4797564043, Fire2way1@aol.Com, 703 N. THOMPSON AVE. SUITE 210
  • Jason R Steele, 1499 Friend Lane (Lat: 36.014278 Lon: -94.034722), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 97.5 m, Registrant: 4797564043, Fire2way1@aol.Com, 703 N. THOMPSON AVE. SUITE 210

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Off Cr 3312 (Lat: 36.020917 Lon: -93.993250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: WPJW939
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHzGrant Date: 12/27/2006, Expiration Date: 11/26/2016, Certifier: Jonathan BarnettRegistrant: Atlas License Company, 1980 Hwy 412 West, Siloam Springs, AR 72761, Phone: (479) 524-6254, Fax: (479) 524-3222, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elkins)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BRAKE ROBERT SAFARI (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 214L , Serial Number: AS101, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 09/07/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Brake, 440 Wandering Way, Elkins, AR 72727
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9048E , Serial Number: 11AC-679, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William E Hawkins, 1377 Madison 5205, Elkins, AR 72727, Other Owners: Donna S Hawkins

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

MOUNT OLIVE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 5,165, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-08-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-08-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-08-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOUNT OLIVE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 5,165, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-08-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-08-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-08-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ELKINS WATERWORKS (Population served: 2,823, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 48
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Elkins

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Most common first names in Elkins, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3066.6 years
James2471.9 years
William2170.2 years
George1773.7 years
Robert1671.4 years
Mary1287.7 years
Thomas1181.3 years
Clyde1078.7 years
Roy767.4 years
Floyd773.4 years
Most common last names in Elkins, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3073.5 years
Patrick2175.0 years
Hankins1671.1 years
King1569.8 years
Foster1475.1 years
Baker1279.0 years
Combs1167.1 years
Lackey1072.6 years
Williams975.6 years
Turner967.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Elkins, AR

  • SONIC Drive-In: 1

Elkins compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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