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Columbia County

Population in July 2009: 424. Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 

Males: 216  (51.1%)
Females: 208  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  35.6 years
Arkansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 72017.


Estimated median household income in 2009: $32,643 (it was $21,406 in 2000)
Fredonia (Biscoe):

$32,643
Arkansas:

$37,823
Estimated per capita income in 2009: $13,026

Fredonia (Biscoe) town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $27,842 (it was $19,500 in 2000)
Fredonia (Biscoe):

$27,842
Arkansas:

$102,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $32,656; Detached houses: $44,085; Mobile homes: $20,592

Median gross rent in 2009: $347.

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Fredonia (Biscoe) races chart
  • Black alone - 318 (72.8%)
  • White alone - 119 (27.2%)

Races in Fredonia (Biscoe) detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Jan. 2011 cost of living index in Fredonia (Biscoe): 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (13.0%), English (1.9%), German (1.7%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 352 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 454 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fredonia (Biscoe):

  • High school or higher: 53.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fredonia (Biscoe) town:

  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
Arkansas:  2.8%


According to our research there were no registered sex offenders living in this town in April 2010

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $400 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $196 (0.8%)

Fredonia (Biscoe) satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (48.2 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (84.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (339.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: De Valls Bluff, AR (2.0 miles ), Hazen, AR (3.0 miles ), Clarendon, AR (3.2 miles ), Des Arc, AR (3.4 miles ), Brinkley, AR (3.6 miles ), Roe, AR (3.6 miles) , Cotton Plant, AR (3.9 miles ), Fargo, AR (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 91.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Fredonia (Biscoe) household income distribution Fredonia (Biscoe) home values distribution


Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+1.1%).

Most common industries for males in 2005-2009 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2005-2009 (%):



  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)


Work and jobs in Fredonia (Biscoe): detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fredonia (Biscoe), Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Fredonia (Biscoe)-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 220% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Fredonia (Biscoe) town center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category 4 tornado 22.2 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Fredonia (Biscoe) topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Fredonia (Biscoe):

  • STUTTGART REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; STUTTGART, AR)
  • CENTRAL ARKANSAS HOSPITAL (about 35 miles; SEARCY, AR)
  • WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 35 miles; SEARCY, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fredonia (Biscoe):

  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE BRANCH (about 34 miles; BEEBE, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,840)
  • HARDING UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; SEARCY, AR; FT enrollment: 3,959)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF (about 50 miles; PINE BLUFF, AR; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK (about 54 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; FT enrollment: 8,024)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS (about 58 miles; CONWAY, AR; FT enrollment: 7,693)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 82 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; FT enrollment: 8,696)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 85 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; FT enrollment: 3,842)

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Cemeteries: Harris Cemetery (1), Biscoe Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Columbia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.9%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.9%
Whole state:  70.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.7%
Whole state:  3.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fredonia (Biscoe), AR


Fredonia (Biscoe) compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Fredonia (Biscoe) travel time to work


Fredonia (Biscoe) mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)


2004 Presidential Election results in Columbia County Arkansas:





2008 Presidential Election results in Columbia County Arkansas:


Detailed 2008 election results.


Religion statistics for Fredonia (Biscoe):

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.16%
Here64.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of Christ
Adherents37.6%26.6%15.4%8.9%5.5%
Congregations29.5%9.0%23.1%12.8%9.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%0.9%1.1%
Congregations1.3%3.8%1.3%1.3%9.0%
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: 5
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Columbia County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.0%
Arkansas:

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

13.5%
State:

13.6%

5.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($243 average AGI)
Columbia County:

0.42%
Arkansas average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ouachita County, AR  0.57% ($24,467 average AGI)
from Union County, AR  0.45% ($23,886)
from Webster Parish, LA  0.40% ($30,871)


6.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,940 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 Union County, AR  0.51% ($47,250 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.48% ($23,711)
to Lafayette County, AR  0.34% ($24,407)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fredonia (Biscoe):

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fredonia (Biscoe):

  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFLI (104.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KLEC-FM (106.3 FM; LONOKE, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KVRN (90.7 FM; MARVELL, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Fredonia (Biscoe):

  • 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.)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)


Fredonia (Biscoe) on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"

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