Fountain Hill, Arkansas

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Population in 2012: 173 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.8%
 
Males: 68  (39.6%)
Females: 105  (60.4%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71642, 71646.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,133 (it was $25,250 in 2000)
Fountain Hill:

$47,133
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,962 (it was $12,568 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,287 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
Fountain Hill:

$40,287
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $48,175; Detached houses: $64,722; Mobile homes: $26,111

Median gross rent in 2012: $335.

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  • White alone - 110 (62.9%)
  • Black alone - 56 (32.0%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (4.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fountain Hill: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.3%), English (4.7%), Irish (3.3%), French (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%), Subsaharan African (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 191 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 295 people per square mile   (very low).

Fountain Hill, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Fountain Hill:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fountain Hill town:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

6 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America).

This town:  3.8%
Arkansas:  4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $344 (0.9%)

Fountain Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (60.1 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (127.3 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (288.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hamburg, AR (3.1 miles ), North Crossett, AR (3.7 miles ), Crossett, AR (4.2 miles ), West Crossett, AR (4.2 miles ), Monticello, AR (4.4 miles ), Wilmar, AR (4.4 miles ), Hermitage, AR (4.4 miles ), Montrose, AR (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.36 N, Longitude: 91.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Fountain Hill household income distribution Fountain Hill home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-18.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (55%)
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (21%)
  • Construction laborers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (17%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (17%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)

Average climate in Fountain Hill, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fountain Hill-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Fountain Hill town center killed 7 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the town center injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fountain Hill-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% 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 180.1 miles away from the city center
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 127.2 miles away from Fountain Hill 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 129.4 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 249.9 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 174.4 miles away from Fountain Hill center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 218.3 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 Ashley County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Fountain Hill:

  • ASHLEY COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HAMBURG, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain Hill:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 17 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 59 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 61 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 63 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Delta State University (about 70 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 74 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Grambling State University (about 77 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)

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Notable locations in Fountain Hill: Fountain Hill Police Department (A), Fountain Hill Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fountain Hill: First Baptist Church of Fountain Hill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Ashley 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 2012 was 49.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

9.14

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

FOUNTAIN HILL WATERWORKS (Population served: 895, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-12-2010 to MAR-31-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-12-2010 to MAR-31-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-30-2010 to MAR-31-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-20-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-30-2010 to MAR-31-2011)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.8%
(27.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.1% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Fountain Hill compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Fountain Hill (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Crossett: Fountain Hill Branch at 105 Highway 160, branch established on 1974/02/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $142.8 mil, Deposits: $123.2 mil, headquarters in Crossett, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ashley Bancstock Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Fountain Hill travel time to work - commute Fountain Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fountain Hill town (based on Ashley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.90%
Here: 79.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents58.9%14.9%8.2%3.5%3.4%
Congregations38.0%12.7%12.7%2.5%7.6%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.3%2.6%2.2%0.7%2.1%
Congregations6.3%6.3%2.5%1.3%10.1%
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: 6
Ashley County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Ashley County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ashley County:

34.6%
Arkansas:

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

12.6%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$800
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$476
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,000
Water Supply 1$2,504$30,0480$0
Totals for Government 1$2,504$30,0488$2,276

4.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Drew County, AR  0.40% ($27,517 average AGI)
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.35% ($29,480)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.29% ($15,000)


5.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pulaski County, AR  0.59% ($45,070 average AGI)
to Drew County, AR  0.44% ($19,406)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.34% ($37,280)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fountain Hill:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KHBM (1430 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fountain Hill:

  • KHMB (99.5 FM; HAMBURG, AR; Owner: KENNETH WAYNE DIEBEL)
  • KWLT (102.7 FM; NORTH CROSSETT, AR; Owner: SOUTH ARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHBM-FM (93.7 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAGH-FM (104.9 FM; CROSSETT, AR; Owner: ASHLEY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K233AD (94.5 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • K255AM (98.9 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K219BZ (91.7 FM; CROSSETT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWRF-FM (105.5 FM; WARREN, AR; Owner: PINES BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fountain Hill:

  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)

Fountain Hill fatal accident list:

May 23, 2005 07:18 AM, Sr-8-13, Cr 73, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 19, 1997 10:15 AM, Sh-08-13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 1976 03:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4 Mi Se (Lat: 33.341500 Lon: -91.777361), Call Sign: KBT342, Licensee ID: L00007580
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2005, Expiration Date: 08/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2008
    Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 569-2460

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5KZC, Licensee ID: L00912381
    Grant Date: 08/31/2004, Expiration Date: 11/21/2014, Certifier: Donna K Greenlee
    Registrant: Donna K Greenlee, 3972 Hwy 425 South, Fountain Hill, AR 71642

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
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