Fordyce, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 3,902 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.7%
 
Males: 1,868  (47.9%)
Females: 2,034  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71742.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,761 (it was $23,297 in 2000)
Fordyce:

$33,761
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,419 (it was $12,118 in 2000)

Fordyce city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,365 (it was $36,700 in 2000)
Fordyce:

$84,365
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,193; detached houses: $85,882; mobile homes: $258,735

Median gross rent in 2017: $649.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fordyce: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.2%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Fordyce, AR (2017)
    • 2,03850.3%Black alone
    • 1,69441.8%White alone
    • 1323.3%Asian alone
    • 741.8%Two or more races
    • 661.6%Hispanic
    • 250.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Fordyce, Arkansas as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fordyce is 295 to 1.


Crime rates in Fordyce by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(88.3)
3
(67.3)
3
(70.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(22.1)
2
(44.9)
1
(23.4)
1
(23.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
1
(23.1)
4
(93.1)
3
(71.1)
2
(47.8)
1
(24.6)
5
(125.7)
4
(102.5)
3
(77.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(220.8)
10
(224.3)
3
(70.1)
12
(284.0)
3
(71.9)
2
(48.9)
1
(23.1)
7
(163.0)
1
(23.7)
4
(95.6)
10
(245.9)
7
(175.9)
7
(179.3)
5
(129.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(441.7)
30
(672.8)
14
(327.0)
18
(425.9)
15
(359.6)
22
(538.3)
18
(415.4)
26
(605.4)
12
(284.5)
34
(812.6)
41
(1,008)
29
(728.8)
33
(845.3)
38
(986.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
82
(1,811)
76
(1,704)
63
(1,471)
75
(1,775)
58
(1,391)
40
(978.7)
60
(1,385)
68
(1,583)
71
(1,683)
64
(1,530)
45
(1,106)
55
(1,382)
48
(1,230)
41
(1,064)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
148
(3,269)
103
(2,310)
85
(1,985)
52
(1,230)
70
(1,678)
63
(1,541)
87
(2,008)
124
(2,887)
136
(3,224)
104
(2,486)
113
(2,778)
105
(2,639)
141
(3,612)
110
(2,856)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(242.9)
11
(246.7)
12
(280.2)
13
(307.6)
7
(167.8)
8
(195.7)
6
(138.5)
5
(116.4)
5
(118.5)
5
(119.5)
9
(221.3)
3
(75.4)
7
(179.3)
3
(77.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(22.1)
1
(22.4)
1
(23.4)
1
(23.7)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(115.4)
1
(23.3)
3
(71.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.1)
1
(25.6)
3
(77.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)625.9603.7450.0387.4271.4287.7296.8573.2377.2445.5501.4507.4600.9493.5

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City-data.com crime index in Fordyce, AR

Crime rate in Fordyce detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (9.1%), German (3.8%), Irish (3.4%), English (3.2%), African (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/08/1884

Elevation: 286 feet

Land area: 6.59 square miles.

Population density: 592 people per square mile   (low).

Fordyce, Arkansas map

87 residents are foreign born (0.3% Latin America).

This city:

2.1%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $416 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $422 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (35.7 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (121.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (262.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Thornton, AR (2.2 miles ),
Kingsland, AR (2.8 miles ),
New Edinburg, AR (3.3 miles),
Bearden, AR (3.6 miles ),
Tinsman, AR (3.6 miles),
Rison, AR (4.0 miles ),
Staves, AR (4.2 miles),
Banks, AR (4.3 miles)

Latitude: 33.81 N, Longitude: 92.41 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Fordyce, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fordyce, AR in 2017
Fordyce satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $48,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $30,600
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $121,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $99,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Fordyce, AR residents
Average permit cost in Fordyce, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Fordyce, AR
Historical housing units in Fordyce, AR
Most common industries in Fordyce, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (13.8%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.9%)
  • Wood products (17.5%)
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.5%)
  • Paper (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Wood products (9.5%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Fordyce, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (12.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.5%)
  • Religious workers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Fordyce, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fordyce, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Fordyce-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Fordyce city center killed 7 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 16 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fordyce-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 94.5 miles away from Fordyce 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 97.0 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 173.1 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 240.0 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 165.9 miles away from Fordyce center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 213.3 miles away from Fordyce center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dallas County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fordyce topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fordyce:

  • DALLAS COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 201 CLIFTON STREET)
  • DALLAS CO MED CTR HOME CARE (300 NORTH CLIFTON STREET)
  • DALLAS COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (201 NORTH SPRING STREET)
  • DALLAS COUNTY NURSING HOME (203 NORTH CLIFTON ST.)
  • FORDYCE HEALTHCARE INC (SMITH AND BAXTER STREETS)
  • ST JOHNS PLACE OF ARKANSAS, LLC (1400 HWY 79/167 BYPASS)

Airports and heliports located in Fordyce:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fordyce:

  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 38 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,558)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 38 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Henderson State University (about 43 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 60 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • National Park Community College (about 63 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 64 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 68 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)

Public high school in Fordyce:

Public elementary/middle school in Fordyce:

  • FORDYCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS (Location: 350 REDBUG CIR, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Fordyce

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fordyce: Dallas County Courthouse (A), Emergency Ambulance Service - Fordyce (B), Fordyce Fire Department (C), Fordyce Police Department (D), Dallas County Sheriff's Office (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: The Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fordyce include: First Baptist Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Fordyce: Charlotte Street Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Dallas County Museum (210 North Main Street), County & Circuit Clerk (Recreation Areas; Courthouse).

Hotels: A-Ok Motel (2403 Highway 79 167 Bypass), Days Inn Fordyce AR (2500 West 4th Street), Antlers Inn Motel (2400 Hwy 79-167 Bypass).

Court: Fordyce City - Fire- Municipal Court Clerk (101 South Main Street).

Birthplace of: Bear Bryant - College football coach, Larry Lacewell - Football player, Ray E. Porter - Army general, Cory Carr - Basketball player.

Dallas 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 Fordyce that have no violations reported:

  • FORDYCE WATER CO (Population served: 4,746, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FORDYCE RURAL WATER ASSOC (Population served: 1,403, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.7%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Fordyce in 2010:

  • 143 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 139 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Fordyce in 2000:

  • 159 people in other group homes
  • 136 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 136 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Fordyce (2011 data):

  • Fordyce Bank & Trust Co.: Northwest Branch at Upton Drive And U.S. Highway 79-167, branch established on 1987/02/20; at 200 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1931/01/06. Info updated 2011/06/20: Bank assets: $123.2 mil, Deposits: $93.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Fbt Bancshares, Inc.
  • Heartland Bank: Fordyce Branch at 610 West 4th Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/28: Bank assets: $186.0 mil, Deposits: $145.3 mil, headquarters in Bryant, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Rock Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Fordyce Main Office at 611 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Centennial Bank: Fordyce Branch at 316 N Main Street, branch established on 2001/06/30. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fordyce:

Marital status in Fordyce, AR
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fordyce:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fordyce
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fordyce, AR (based on Dallas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,82418
Black Protestant1,2208
Mainline Protestant59110
Other643
Catholic361
None3,381-
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: 2
Dallas County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.6%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.9%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fordyce:

45.9%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fordyce:

40.3%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Fordyce:

29.4
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.6%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Fordyce:

50.6%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fordyce, 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 10$8,293$9,9520$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$18,494$27,7410$0
Water Supply 8$14,167$21,2510$0
Streets and Highways 5$9,924$23,8180$0
Police - Other 4$6,855$20,5652$319
Sewerage 4$7,832$23,4960$0
Parks and Recreation 3$5,086$20,3444$3,308
Judicial and Legal 2$2,524$15,1440$0
Correction 0$0 1$992
Firefighters 0$0 22$1,277
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 44$73,175$19,95729$5,896

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $94,000 ($24.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $692,000 ($177.34)
    Regular Highways: $371,000 ($95.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $334,000 ($85.60)
    Water Utilities: $304,000 ($77.91)
    Financial Administration: $190,000 ($48.69)
    Sewerage: $167,000 ($42.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $151,000 ($38.70)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($21.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($11.02)
    Air Transportation: $28,000 ($7.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($1.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $726,000 ($186.06)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $581,000 ($148.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($8.20)
    Air Transportation: $18,000 ($4.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $139,000 ($35.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $135,000 ($34.60)
    General Revenue - Other: $78,000 ($19.99)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.79)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $668,000 ($171.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $206,000 ($52.79)
    General Local Government Support: $69,000 ($17.68)
    Other: $17,000 ($4.36)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $913,000 ($233.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $231,000 ($59.20)
    Property: $131,000 ($33.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,000 ($4.87)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $706,000 ($180.93)

5.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Fordyce, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fordyce:

  • KBJT (1570 AM; 1 kW; FORDYCE, AR; Owner: KBJT, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fordyce:

  • KQEW (102.3 FM; FORDYCE, AR; Owner: DALLAS PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIPR (92.3 FM; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBPW (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KELD-FM (107.1 FM; HAMPTON, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAMD-FM (97.1 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: CHARLES R. SHINN)
  • KCXY (95.3 FM; EAST CAMDEN, AR; Owner: GARY D. TERRELL D/B/A Y95 RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Fordyce:

  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
Fordyce fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fordyce fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 282ft / 86.3mTotal length
  • $5,010,000Total costs
  • 73,091Total average daily traffic
  • 5,457Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,283Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fordyce, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fordyce, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fordyce, AR)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fordyce)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • SOUTHERN MOTORPLEX INC DBA, Po Box 765, Fordyce, AR 71742
    Certificate: D006484 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 08/02/2016, Expiration Date: 08/01/2017

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5390R , Serial Number: 17252926, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/1972
    Registrant (Individual): James H Smith, 420 S Oakley St, Fordyce, AR 71742

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 56. The highest number of fire incidents - 77 took place in 2011, and the least - 36 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fordyce, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.7%), and Structure Fires (41.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fordyce, AR
    • 39741.7%Outside Fires
    • 39541.5%Structure Fires
    • 12613.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 333.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fordyce, AR
Most common first names in Fordyce, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10772.1 years
Mary7878.4 years
William6677.6 years
John6177.0 years
Robert5772.9 years
Willie3571.3 years
George3377.8 years
Charles3270.9 years
Thomas2574.4 years
Mattie2381.4 years
Most common last names in Fordyce, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6276.1 years
Jones3874.9 years
Green3476.7 years
Harris3170.6 years
Williams3175.3 years
Gray2975.5 years
Jacobs2975.0 years
Garner2981.6 years
Davis2874.5 years
Garlington2779.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fordyce, AR
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 33.9%Electricity
  • 2.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fordyce, AR
  • 53.5%Utility gas
  • 46.5%Electricity


Fordyce compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Fordyce on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
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