Felsenthal, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 144 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 
Males: 65  (45.3%)
Females: 79  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  64.3 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 71747

Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,416 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Felsenthal:

$31,416
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,532 (it was $16,975 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $40,312 (it was $46,900 in 2000)
Felsenthal:

$40,312
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $40,407; Detached houses: $46,362; Mobile homes: $36,421

Median gross rent in 2016: $483.

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  • Races in Felsenthal, AR (2010)

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    • 13791.3%White alone
    • 117.3%Black alone
    • 10.7%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Felsenthal: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (14.8%), American (11.1%), Dutch (11.1%), British (7.4%), English (7.4%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 81 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 99 people per square mile   (very low).

Felsenthal, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Felsenthal:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 18.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Felsenthal town:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

4 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe).

This town:

2.6%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $297 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $215 (0.5%)

Felsenthal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (37.9 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (102.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (269.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Huttig, AR (1.5 miles ), West Crossett, AR (3.2 miles ), Crossett, AR (3.4 miles ), Marion, LA (3.5 miles ), Strong, AR (3.5 miles ), North Crossett, AR (3.8 miles ), Hamburg, AR (4.9 miles ), Bastrop, LA (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.06 N, Longitude: 92.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

6.2%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+33.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Public administration (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (20%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Felsenthal, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Felsenthal-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Felsenthal town center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1975, a category F4 tornado 34.2 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Felsenthal-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 146.2 miles away from the city 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 206.7 miles away from Felsenthal 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 148.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 276.3 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 200.8 miles away from Felsenthal center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 245.1 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 Union County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Felsenthal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Felsenthal:

  • MARION NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARION, LA)
  • AAA SOUTHEAST AR ASHLEY CO (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CROSSETT, AR)
  • ASHLEY MEMORIAL RECUPERATION UNIT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CROSSETT, AR)
  • LEISURE LODGE INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CROSSETT, AR)
  • PINEWOOD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CROSSETT, AR)
  • ACMC FAMILY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CROSSETT, AR)
  • ASHLEY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CROSSETT, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Felsenthal:

  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 37 miles; Monroe, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 40 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 42 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 47 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 50 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 65 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 83 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)

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Church in Felsenthal: Felsenthal Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Felsenthal: Grand Marais Recreation Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Union 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 47.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.0%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.3%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Arkansas average:

11.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Felsenthal town (based on Union County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,629102
Black Protestant7,93133
Mainline Protestant3,06419
Catholic6711
Other3793
None6,965-
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: 9
Union County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Union County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Union County:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

28.7%
Arkansas:

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

12.7%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Felsenthal:

43.8%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Felsenthal:

30.4
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.5%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.4%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Felsenthal:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

44.6%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.8%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Felsenthal:

76.4%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Felsenthal, 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$100$1,2002$900
Other Government Administration 1$1,550$18,6006$943
Other and Unallocable 1$68,640$823,6800$0
Totals for Government 3$70,290$281,1608$1,843

5.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.05%
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 Ouachita County, AR  0.43% ($32,154 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.29% ($30,023)
from Columbia County, AR  0.27% ($34,610)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.61% ($27,717 average AGI)
to Ouachita County, AR  0.30% ($36,870)
to Columbia County, AR  0.24% ($25,703)

Strongest AM radio stations in Felsenthal:

  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KAGH (800 AM; 0 kW; CROSSETT, AR; Owner: ASHLEY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Felsenthal:

  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KAXV (91.9 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAGH-FM (104.9 FM; CROSSETT, AR; Owner: ASHLEY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KWLT (102.7 FM; NORTH CROSSETT, AR; Owner: SOUTH ARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVV (100.1 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, INC)
  • KXUL (91.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • K219BZ (91.7 FM; CROSSETT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJMG (97.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: HOLLADAY BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA,)
  • KTRY-FM (94.3 FM; BASTROP, LA; Owner: JAMIE PATRICK BROADCASTING, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Felsenthal:

  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59GI (Channel 59; MONROE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N5EQD, Grant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 03/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2009, Registrant: Ray E Humble, 6000 S First, Felsenthal, AR 71747

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

FELSENTHAL WATER AND SEWER (Population served: 620, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)

Felsenthal compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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