Fourche, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 61 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 27  (44.6%)
Females: 34  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  49.0 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 72016

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,055 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Fourche:

$40,055
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,218 (it was $12,927 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,173 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Fourche:

$74,173
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $91,931; Detached houses: $118,796; Mobile homes: $59,424
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fourche: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (53.6%), Swedish (7.1%), Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 295 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 314 people per square mile   (very low).

Fourche, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Fourche:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fourche town:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $328 (0.5%)

Fourche satellite photo by USGS

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

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

5.8%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+7.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (45%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (60%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (64%)
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (60%)
  • Sales and related occupations (40%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Fourche, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 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, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.2 miles away from Fourche 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 136.8 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 190.8 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 128.1 miles away from Fourche 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 228.7 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 Perry County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fourche topographic map

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

Perry 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 2011 was 52.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.5
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

6.4

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.5%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Arkansas average:

11.6

Fourche travel time to work - commute Fourche 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 Fourche town (based on Perry County data)

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.
Arkansas:

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

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Perry County:

28.1%
Arkansas:

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

10.7%
State:

13.6%
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 0$0 6$1,096
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,096

7.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,130 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
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 Faulkner County, AR  1.83% ($30,968 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  1.04% ($40,361)
from Conway County, AR  0.84% ($22,345)


8.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
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 Faulkner County, AR  1.75% ($30,459 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  1.32% ($25,848)
to Conway County, AR  1.09% ($26,105)

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:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Utility gas (16%)

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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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