Fourche, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 63 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.8%
 
Males: 43  (69.0%)
Females: 20  (31.0%)
Median resident age:

61.7 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip code: 72016

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,980 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Fourche:

$48,980
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,867 (it was $12,927 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $71,084 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Fourche:

$71,084
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $75,105; detached houses: $71,189; mobile homes: $71,724
March 2019 cost of living index in Fourche: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 58.6%
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Ancestries: German (40.0%), American (20.0%), English (20.0%), Irish (20.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 295 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 324 people per square mile   (very low).

Fourche, Arkansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $503 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $552 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (24.2 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (150.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (283.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bigelow, AR (0.9 miles ),
Houston, AR (2.3 miles),
Roland, AR (3.1 miles ),
Perryville, AR (3.2 miles ),
Perry, AR (3.3 miles ),
Oppelo, AR (3.4 miles ),
Menifee, AR (3.4 miles ),
Conway, AR (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.99 N, Longitude: 92.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 501

Distribution of median household income in Fourche, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fourche, AR in 2019

Fourche satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+7.3%).

Average climate in Fourche, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 47.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.6

Tornado activity:

Fourche-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/10/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Fourche town center killed 6 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/5/2008, a category F4 tornado 26.6 miles away from the town center killed 13 people and injured 139 people and caused $119 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fourche-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 511% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.2 miles away from Fourche center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.1 miles away from Fourche center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 26.3 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) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 261.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 136.8 miles away from Fourche center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Perry County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Fourche:

  • ST ANDREWS PLACE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CONWAY, AR)
  • CONWAY HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CONWAY, AR)
  • PERRY COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PERRYVILLE, AR)
  • HERITAGE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CONWAY, AR)
  • CONWAY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CONWAY, AR)
  • CONWAY REGIONAL REHAB HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CONWAY, AR)
  • CONWAY REGIONAL HOMECARE SVCS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CONWAY, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fourche:

  • University of Central Arkansas (about 11 miles; Conway, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,972)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 24 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 25 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 36 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 42 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • National Park Community College (about 44 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Harding University (about 54 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)

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Perry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.0%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Fourche:

Marital status in Fourche, AR
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 28.8%
  • Divorced: 37.8%

For population 25 years and over in Fourche:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.3
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fourche, AR (based on Perry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,32420
Catholic2501
Black Protestant1201
Mainline Protestant501
Other-1
None6,701-
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
Perry County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Perry County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Perry County:

9.2%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Perry County:

10.7%
Arkansas:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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 1$177
Totals for Government 0$0 1$177

Strongest AM radio stations in Fourche:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCON (1230 AM; 1 kW; CONWAY, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEE OF THE UNIV. OF CEN)
  • KDXE (1380 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RADIO DISNEY AM 1380, LLC)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KITA (1440 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KITA, INCORPORATED)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KTOD (1330 AM; 1 kW; CONWAY, AR; Owner: CREATIVE MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fourche:

  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKPT (94.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC.)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KURB (98.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDJE (100.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMJX (105.1 FM; CONWAY, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUAR (89.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES OF UNIV. OF ARKANSAS)
  • KABF (88.3 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • KHKN (106.7 FM; BENTON, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLAL (107.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWLR (96.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCJC (102.3 FM; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSBC (90.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CENTRAL ARKANSAS CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARV-FM (101.3 FM; OLA, AR; Owner: KERM INC)
  • KASR (92.7 FM; CONWAY, AR; Owner: CREATIVE MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KUCA (91.3 FM; CONWAY, AR; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS)
  • KVOM-FM (101.7 FM; MORRILTON, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KKZR (93.3 FM; BRYANT, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fourche:

  • KTHV (Channel 11; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KLRT-TV (Channel 16; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KARK-TV (Channel 4; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KARK-TV, INC.)
  • KWBF (Channel 42; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKYK-LP (Channel 22; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • KHTE-LP (Channel 44; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K27FF (Channel 27; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K34FH (Channel 34; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KLRA-LP (Channel 58; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHUG-LP (Channel 14; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK TV-14, L.L.C.)
  • KJLR-LP (Channel 28; LITTLE ROCK, ETC., AR; Owner: COWSERT FAMILY, L.L.C.)
  • K55GE (Channel 55; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fourche, AR
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 20.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood


Fourche compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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