Emmet, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 505 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 274  (54.3%)
Females: 231  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71835.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,804 (it was $22,386 in 2000)
Emmet:

$36,804
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,551 (it was $11,726 in 2000)

Emmet city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,667 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Emmet:

$38,667
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $48,938; Detached houses: $56,497; Mobile homes: $21,762

Median gross rent in 2012: $639.

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Emmet races chart
  • White alone - 400 (77.2%)
  • Black alone - 93 (18.0%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Emmet: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (20.7%), Scottish (6.1%), Irish (5.5%), German (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 318 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 333 people per square mile   (very low).

Emmet,AR real estate house value index trend

Emmet, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Emmet:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emmet city:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Emmet, Arkansas as of May 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Emmet to the number of sex offenders is 510 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $302 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

Emmet satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (84.6 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (88.8 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (202.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Perrytown, AR (2.0 miles ), Prescott, AR (2.7 miles ), Hope, AR (2.8 miles ), Oakhaven, AR (2.9 miles) , Blevins, AR (3.4 miles ), Bodcaw, AR (3.5 miles) , Washington, AR (3.5 miles) , Rosston, AR (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $18,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.73 N, Longitude: 93.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Emmet household income distribution Emmet home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+13.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Emmet, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Emmet-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Emmet city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 14.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

Earthquake activity:

Emmet-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 123.1 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 125.6 miles away from Emmet 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 222.3 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 181.4 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 284.7 miles away from Emmet center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 214.3 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 Nevada County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Emmet topographic map

Birthplace of: Tom Hughes (outfielder) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Emmet:

  • PRESCOTT MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PRESCOTT, AR)
  • DAVITA - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • LAUREL PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • MEDICAL PARK HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • HOPE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • HEATHER MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOPE, AR)
  • HEATHER MANOR NURSING CENTER SOUTH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOPE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emmet:

  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 34 miles; Magnolia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,005)
  • Henderson State University (about 37 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Texarkana College (about 41 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • National Park Community College (about 59 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 83 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 85 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 91 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)

Public high school in Emmet:

  • EMMET HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 501 SOUTH HAZEL; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Emmet:

  • EMMET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 411 SOUTH HAZEL; Grades: PK - 06)

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Notable location: Emmet Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Nevada 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 Emmet and their reported violations in the past:

EMMET WATERWORKS (Population served: 558, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2006)
EMMET WATERWORKS (Population served: 558, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.1%
(26.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.2%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
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: 1.0% of all households

Emmet compared to Arkansas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Emmet city (based on Nevada County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.37%
Here: 60.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents51.1%15.4%11.0%9.0%13.4%
Congregations36.6%7.3%17.1%9.8%29.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Nevada County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Nevada County:

8.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Nevada County:

30.0%
Arkansas:

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

14.4%
State:

13.6%
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 0$0 2$809
Firefighters 0$0 12$0
Streets and Highways 2$886$5,3160$0
Health 0$0 2$0
Solid Waste Management 2$487$2,9220$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$664
Water Supply 0$0 1$443
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$42
Totals for Government 4$1,373$4,11923$1,958

6.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
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 Hempstead County, AR  1.75% ($22,365 average AGI)
from Clark County, AR  0.44% ($20,077)
from Columbia County, AR  0.34% ($22,800)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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 Hempstead County, AR  2.43% ($24,375 average AGI)
to Miller County, AR  0.40% ($37,083)
to Clark County, AR  0.34% ($19,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emmet:

  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXAR (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOPE, AR; Owner: KDB, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emmet:

  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K295AB (106.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K217ET (91.3 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • KYXK (106.9 FM; GURDON, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Emmet:

  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Emmet fatal accident list:

Dec 20, 2006 08:45 AM, Arkla Crossing St., Lat: 33.72866, Lon: -93.47316, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 25, 2000 08:00 PM, Elm St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 160 Ft Sw Of Walnut & E First St (Lat: 33.728167 Lon: -93.473500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WNLA282, Licensee ID: L00258361
    Assigned Frequencies: 935.887 MHz, 935.937 MHz, 935.987 MHz, 936.887 MHz, 936.937 MHz, 936.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/1998, Expiration Date: 02/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2001, Certifier: Robert Vandeberg
    Registrant: Association Of American Railroads Dba Transportation Technology Center Inc Upr, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (719) 584-0578, Fax: (719) 584-7145

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, .1 Mi Ne Of Hemstead Cty Line Along Mo Pac Right Of Way (Lat: 33.728167 Lon: -93.473500), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WNTI744
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.006 MHz, 952.006 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/09/2021
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St., Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-0392, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • MOUNT MORIAH, Hwy 53 (Lat: 33.627472 Lon: -93.371056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQPT274
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • SHOVER SPRIN, Off Of County Road (Lat: 33.591583 Lon: -93.507972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Overall height: 100.5 m, Call Sign: WQPT276
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K5YSL
    Grant Date: 06/19/1996, Expiration Date: 06/19/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2008
    Registrant: Victor P Blount, Emmet, AR 71835

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AA-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5796L , Serial Number: AA1-0196, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Roger D Davis, Po Box 227, Emmet, AR 71835

Most common first names in Emmet, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2367.7 years
John1376.2 years
William1278.8 years
Robert1073.8 years
Henry777.7 years
Mary670.7 years
George583.6 years
Jesse577.0 years
Charles581.0 years
Willie578.2 years
Most common last names in Emmet, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1270.5 years
White874.5 years
Jones781.2 years
Smith772.6 years
Love659.3 years
Davis675.0 years
Lambert677.0 years
Johnson678.3 years
Hickey670.0 years
Thompson678.3 years

Emmet on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
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