Fifty-Six, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 173 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 
Males: 80  (46.5%)
Females: 93  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 72533

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,264 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Fifty-Six:

$45,264
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,528 (it was $15,783 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $94,061 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Fifty-Six:

$94,061
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $173,248; Detached houses: $113,867; Mobile homes: $346,786

Median gross rent in 2016: $543.

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  • Races in Fifty-Six, AR (2010)

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    • 17098.3%White alone
    • 21.2%Hispanic
    • 10.6%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fifty-Six: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (67.5%), English (12.5%), German (3.8%), Irish (1.3%), Norwegian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.06 square miles.

Population density: 84 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fifty-Six:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fifty-Six city:

  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $317 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $366 (0.4%)

Fifty-Six satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (81.6 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (139.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (339.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mountain View, AR (3.1 miles ), Big Flat, AR (3.2 miles) , Calico Rock, AR (3.5 miles ), Pineville, AR (3.9 miles ), Guion, AR (4.0 miles) , Norfork, AR (4.2 miles ), Salesville, AR (4.5 miles ), Melbourne, AR (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.96 N, Longitude: 92.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Fifty-Six household income distribution Fifty-Six home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+3.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (54%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (49%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Average climate in Fifty-Six, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fifty-Six-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Fifty-Six city center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fifty-Six-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% 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 109.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from Fifty-Six center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 54.7 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 140.6 miles away from the city 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 171.4 miles away from Fifty-Six center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 137.8 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 Stone County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fifty-Six topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fifty-Six:

  • AMEDYSIS HOME HEALTH OF MOUNTAIN VIEW (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR)
  • STONE COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR)
  • WHITE RIVER HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CALICO ROCK, AR)
  • CMC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CALICO ROCK, AR)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER IZARD COUNTY Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CALICO ROCK, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fifty-Six:

  • Harding University (about 57 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 63 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 65 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 69 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 82 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 86 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 88 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)

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Notable locations in Fifty-Six: Fiftysix Work Center (A), Fifty - Six Volunteer Fire Department Main Station (B), Fifty - Six Volunteer Fire Department Substation (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Stone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 40.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.06
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.4%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.7%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  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:

9.3
Arkansas average:

11.6

Fifty-Six travel time to work - commute Fifty-Six mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fifty-Six city (based on Stone County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,05936
Mainline Protestant5682
Other2102
Catholic1381
None6,419-
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: 1
Stone County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Stone County:

7.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

7.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Stone County:

28.5%
Arkansas:

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

11.2%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fifty-Six:

49.3%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fifty-Six:

46.7%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Fifty-Six:

29.9
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fifty-Six:

23.8%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

21.6%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fifty-Six:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

42.0%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Fifty-Six:

52.7%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.8%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fifty-Six, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$850
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$200
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,000
Totals for Government 0$0 3$2,050

6.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
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 Independence County, AR  0.47% ($20,667 average AGI)
from Cleburne County, AR  0.39% ($20,533)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.31% ($32,917)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 Independence County, AR  0.45% ($32,882 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.29% ($44,455)
to White County, AR  0.29% ($22,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fifty-Six:

  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fifty-Six:

  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHPQ (92.1 FM; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Fifty-Six:

  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67GR (Channel 67; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $408,000Total costs
  • 620Total average daily traffic
  • 6Total average daily truck traffic
  • 569Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Wood (16%)

Fifty-Six compared to Arkansas state average:

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