Emerson, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 343 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 162  (47.3%)
Females: 181  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71740.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,571 (it was $32,969 in 2000)
Emerson:

$31,571
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,110 (it was $14,988 in 2000)

Emerson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $35,026 (it was $33,100 in 2000)
Emerson:

$35,026
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $51,574; detached houses: $80,297; mobile homes: $37,307

Median gross rent in 2017: $777.

March 2019 cost of living index in Emerson: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.2%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 41.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Emerson, AR (2010)
    • 24366.0%White alone
    • 12032.6%Black alone
    • 41.1%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Emerson, Arkansas as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Emerson is 104 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (37.1%), Irish (5.7%), German (4.1%), Italian (3.1%), English (2.6%), Iranian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 322 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 345 people per square mile   (very low).

Emerson, Arkansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $333 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $355 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (49.4 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (54.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (209.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Haynesville, LA (3.2 miles ),
Magnolia, AR (3.5 miles ),
Shongaloo, LA (3.5 miles),
Taylor, AR (3.9 miles ),
Springhill, LA (4.1 miles ),
Cullen, LA (4.1 miles ),
McNeil, AR (4.2 miles ),
Waldo, AR (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.10 N, Longitude: 93.19 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Biggest Little Town in Arkansas

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Emerson, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Emerson, AR in 2017
Emerson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+14.0%).
Most common industries in Emerson, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Wood products (13.6%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Chemicals (5.2%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (2.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (24.7%)
  • Chemicals (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (36.2%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Emerson, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (13.0%)
  • Cashiers (11.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)

Average climate in Emerson, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Emerson-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Emerson town center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/19/1957, a category F4 tornado 17.8 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Emerson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% 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 154.1 miles away from Emerson 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 156.6 miles away from Emerson 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 240.1 miles away from Emerson 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 215.2 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 306.8 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 232.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Emerson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Emerson:

  • HERITAGE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HAYNESVILLE, LA)
  • MAGNOLIA DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)
  • DAVITA - SW ARKANSAS DIALYSIS-MAGNOLIA (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE OF MAGNOLIA (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)
  • SHONGALOO COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SHONGALOO, LA)
  • MAGNOLIA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; MAGNOLIA, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emerson:

  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 14 miles; Magnolia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,005)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 47 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Grambling State University (about 49 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 51 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 54 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 55 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Texarkana College (about 57 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)

Public high school in Emerson:

Public elementary/middle school in Emerson:

See full list of schools located in Emerson

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Emerson Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Bob Linton - Baseball player.

Columbia 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 Emerson and their reported violations in the past:

EMERSON WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,158, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from JAN-09-2007 to JAN-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.5%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Emerson:

Marital status in Emerson, AR
  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 34.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

For population 25 years and over in Emerson:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Emerson, AR (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,48733
Black Protestant3,08221
Mainline Protestant1,97216
Other2342
Catholic2201
None11,557-
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: 5
Here:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Columbia County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

11.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

31.0%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Columbia County:

13.5%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Emerson:

47.3%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.6%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.5
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

17.7%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Emerson:

36.7%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

49.7%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.7%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Emerson, 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
Other Government Administration 1$1,232$14,7845$675
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,044
Financial Administration 0$0 1$700
Water Supply 0$0 1$800
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 6$1,620
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,862
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$1,232$14,78416$6,701

Emerson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($268.22)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($125.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($67.06)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($40.82)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($23.32)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($23.32)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($14.58)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($11.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($5.83)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($2.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($5.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $91,000 ($265.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($37.90)

Emerson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $59,000 ($172.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $13,000 ($37.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($23.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $127,000 ($370.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($55.39)
    Highways: $17,000 ($49.56)
    Other: $16,000 ($46.65)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($20.41)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $12,000 ($34.99)
    Property: $10,000 ($29.15)

Emerson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $334,000 ($973.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $299,000 ($871.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,000 ($102.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $246,000 ($717.20)

4.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ouachita County, AR  0.45% ($31,618 average AGI)
from Union County, AR  0.45% ($26,500)
from Lafayette County, AR  0.37% ($39,607)


6.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pulaski County, AR  0.57% ($35,273 average AGI)
to Webster Parish, LA  0.47% ($41,389)
to Lafayette County, AR  0.46% ($49,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emerson:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSF (1460 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emerson:

  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBSA (90.9 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: BD OF SUP OF LA STATE U & A&M COLLGE)
  • KIXB (103.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWDO (99.1 FM; WALDO, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KAGL (93.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Emerson:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYPX (Channel 49; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K29DC (Channel 29; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40EF (Channel 40; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K50EK (Channel 50; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GF (Channel 57; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FX (Channel 63; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K66EX (Channel 66; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K48EP (Channel 48; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FJ (Channel 59; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Emerson, Arkansas
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Arkansas average
  • Fatal accident count4580
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents6788
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1515
  • Fatalities5255
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12075
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents301
See more detailed statistics of Emerson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.6mTotal length
  • $2,527,000Total costs
  • 15,784Total average daily traffic
  • 157Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,927Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Emerson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • EMERSON, 4863 Hwy 79 South (Lat: 33.112111 Lon: -93.186611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQRI322,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2013, Expiration Date: 05/17/2023, Certifier: Steve Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3.2 Miles Sse Of Us 79 & Sr 98 (Lat: 33.053722 Lon: -93.174028), Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: KPE383,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.100 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2001, Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs, 1019 19th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-0100

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: JONES VIRGIL WILLIAM COOTERBUD (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22VJ , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Virgil W Jones, 3963 Columbia 7, Emerson, AR 71740

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 20 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Emerson, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (52.5%), and Structure Fires (29.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Emerson, AR
    • 6352.5%Outside Fires
    • 3529.2%Structure Fires
    • 1310.8%Other
    • 97.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Emerson, AR
Most common first names in Emerson, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2476.0 years
John2373.9 years
James2172.8 years
Walter971.9 years
Mary887.8 years
Thomas773.7 years
Robert773.9 years
Mattie680.3 years
George676.5 years
Bessie687.0 years
Most common last names in Emerson, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cooper1778.1 years
Talley1480.9 years
Taylor1477.4 years
Glover1375.6 years
Foster1381.4 years
Burns1377.2 years
Thomas1379.4 years
Baker1277.7 years
Williams1274.8 years
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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Emerson, AR
  • 50.4%Utility gas
  • 45.3%Electricity
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Emerson, AR
  • 61.1%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Electricity


Emerson compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.