Friendship, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 176 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 86  (49.2%)
Females: 90  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  52.2 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 71923.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,613 (it was $39,792 in 2000)
Friendship:

$65,613
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,483 (it was $14,865 in 2000)

Friendship town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $95,243 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Friendship:

$95,243
AR:

$123,300

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,408.

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  • Races in Friendship, AR (2010)

    Friendship races chart
    • 17197.2%White alone
    • 42.3%Black alone
    • 10.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Friendship: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (30.2%), Irish (16.3%), European (9.3%), Polish (4.7%), English (2.3%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.73 square miles.

Population density: 240 people per square mile   (very low).

Friendship,AR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Friendship:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Friendship town:

  • Never married: 13.1%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

4 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe).

This town:

2.1%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $958 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $567 (0.7%)

Friendship satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (52.2 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (129.3 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (239.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Caddo Valley, AR (2.1 miles ), Donaldson, AR (2.2 miles ), Arkadelphia, AR (2.8 miles ), Gum Springs, AR (3.5 miles) , Malvern, AR (3.8 miles ), Lake Hamilton, AR (3.9 miles ), Perla, AR (4.0 miles) , Rockport, AR (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.22 N, Longitude: 93.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 501

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

4.9%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+27.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (26%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Friendship: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Friendship, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Friendship-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Friendship town center injured 11 people.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 5.2 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

Earthquake activity:

Friendship-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% 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 79.5 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 82.0 miles away from Friendship 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 180.5 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 241.5 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 172.2 miles away from Friendship center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 220.7 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 Hot Spring County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Friendship topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Friendship:

  • COURTYARD GARDENS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • TWIN RIVERS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH HOME HEALTH - ARKADELPHIA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH HOSPICE ARKADEL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER-ARKADELPHIA Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • DEGRAY KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • ARBOR OAKS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MALVERN, AR)

Amtrak stations near Friendship:

  • 9 miles: ARKADELPHIA (798 S. 5TH ST.)
  • 15 miles: MALVERN (200 E. 1ST ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: HOT SPRINGS (100 BROADWAY TER.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friendship:

  • Henderson State University (about 8 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,528)
  • National Park Community College (about 22 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 52 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 56 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 57 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 66 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 67 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)

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Notable locations in Friendship: Friendship Police Department (A), Ouachita Fire Department Station 3 Substation (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hot Spring 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 2013 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.8%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.7%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.3%
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:

8.8
Arkansas average:

11.6

Friendship travel time to work - commute Friendship mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Friendship town (based on Hot Spring County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,73672
Mainline Protestant1,55213
Black Protestant1,5057
Catholic901
Other21
None17,038-
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: 6
Hot Spring County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Hot Spring County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Hot Spring County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hot Spring County:

31.6%
Arkansas:

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

14.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$443
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$611
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$600
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,860
Totals for Government 0$0 8$3,514

Friendship government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $53,000 ($301.14)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($204.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($85.23)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($68.18)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($22.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $49,000 ($278.41)

Friendship government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($85.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($45.45)
    Highways: $2,000 ($11.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $89,000 ($505.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($107.95)
    Highways: $9,000 ($51.14)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($34.09)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($17.05)

Friendship government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $49,000 ($278.41)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Garland County, AR  1.40% ($24,207 average AGI)
from Saline County, AR  0.81% ($33,202)
from Clark County, AR  0.52% ($28,259)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Garland County, AR  2.01% ($28,638 average AGI)
to Saline County, AR  0.99% ($35,835)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.57% ($27,983)

Strongest AM radio stations in Friendship:

  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KVRC (1240 AM; 1 kW; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOK (1310 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALVERN, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KZNG (1340 AM; 1 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Friendship:

  • KLAZ (105.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQUS-FM (97.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYDL (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204DI (88.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLEZ (101.5 FM; MALVERN, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSBC (90.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CENTRAL ARKANSAS CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K220EF (91.9 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • K208CQ (89.5 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KHKN (106.7 FM; BENTON, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KURB (98.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKZR (93.3 FM; BRYANT, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KALR (91.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: APPLIED LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDEL-FM (100.9 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLXQ (101.9 FM; MOUNTAIN PINE, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYXK (106.9 FM; GURDON, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSWH-FM (91.1 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: HENDERSON STATE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Friendship:

  • KVTH (Channel 26; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • 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.)
  • KLRT-TV (Channel 16; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K44EV (Channel 44; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVV-LP (Channel 63; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)

Friendship fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 2010 11:30 AM, I-30-21, Lat: 34.23778, Lon: -93.00433, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 2,600Total average daily traffic
  • 26Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,364Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD5ZAJ, Licensee ID: L00736551, Grant Date: 08/29/2003, Expiration Date: 08/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2015, Certifier: Larry L Duke, Registrant: Larry L Duke, 155 School St, Friendship, AR 71942
  • Call Sign: KD5ZAK, Licensee ID: L00736552, Grant Date: 08/29/2003, Expiration Date: 08/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2015, Certifier: Linda S Duke, Registrant: Linda S Duke, 155 School St, Friendship, AR 71942

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Friendship compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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