Garland, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 240 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -31.8%
Males: 115  (48.0%)
Females: 125  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71839, 71854.

Garland Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $18,810 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Garland:

$18,810
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,775 (it was $9,292 in 2000)

Garland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $28,064 (it was $24,700 in 2000)
Garland:

$28,064
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $260.

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  • Races in Garland, AR (2010)

    Garland races chart
    • 17471.9%Black alone
    • 6727.7%White alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Garland: 76.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (10.9%), English (4.7%), United States (3.1%), German (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 228 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 292 people per square mile   (very low).

Garland,AR real estate house value index trend

Garland, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Garland:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 22.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garland town:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $397 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $202 (0.7%)

Garland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (58.4 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (61.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (182.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lewisville, AR (2.8 miles ), Midway, AR (2.9 miles ), Fouke, AR (3.5 miles ), Stamps, AR (3.5 miles ), Patmos, AR (3.7 miles) , Buckner, AR (4.0 miles ), Fulton, AR (4.3 miles ), Texarkana, AR (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 33.36 N, Longitude: 93.72 W

Area code: 870

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

4.8%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-15.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2%)

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

Average climate in Garland, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Garland-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Garland town center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 tornado 34.7 miles away from the town center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% 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 151.8 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 154.3 miles away from Garland 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 249.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.9 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 312.5 miles away from Garland center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 241.2 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 Miller County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garland topographic map

Birthplace of: Kenny Guinn - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Garland:

  • LAFAYETTE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; LEWISVILLE, AR)
  • HOMESTEAD MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STAMPS, AR)

Amtrak station near Garland:

  • 20 miles: TEXARKANA (100 E. FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garland:

  • Texarkana College (about 22 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 29 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 57 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 58 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 65 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Henderson State University (about 65 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 70 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)

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Notable location: Garland City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Miller 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 43.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.5%
(30.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Garland town (based on Miller County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,93070
Mainline Protestant2,87911
Black Protestant2,03811
Catholic1,4041
Other21
None17,209-
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: 10
Miller County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Miller County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Miller County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Miller County:

34.2%
Arkansas:

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

18.6%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Garland:

46.5%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Garland:

42.2%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.5
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Garland:

19.1%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

16.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Garland:

35.6%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Garland:

49.9%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Garland:

82.3%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garland, AR Residents
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 2$1,400
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$750
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$421
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,571

9.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
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 Bowie County, TX  4.15% ($29,695 average AGI)
from Little River County, AR  0.40% ($23,193)
from Hempstead County, AR  0.29% ($37,024)


8.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
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 Bowie County, TX  3.94% ($28,819 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.34% ($28,959)
to Little River County, AR  0.24% ($31,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garland:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KOSY (790 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCMC (740 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKTK (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garland:

  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHTA (92.5 FM; WAKE VILLAGE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNRB (100.1 FM; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • KKYR-FM (102.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFYX (107.1 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPWW (95.9 FM; HOOKS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTOY (104.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: JO-AL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Garland:

  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KLFI-LP (Channel 35; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: BEECH STREET COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K41EQ (Channel 41; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K30EA (Channel 30; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)

Garland fatal accident list:

Dec 17, 1999 03:40 PM, Cones Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 1980 11:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $360,000Total costs
  • 4,170Total average daily traffic
  • 818Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Garland)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 33.250889 Lon: -93.717944, Call Sign: WQJZ391
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 456.337 MHz, 451.237 MHz, 456.237 MHz, 451.737 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/2009, Expiration Date: 02/23/2019, Certifier: Matt DannerRegistrant: Radiophone Engineering, Inc., 534 West Walnut, Springfield, MO 65806, Phone: (417) 862-6653, Fax: (417) 862-6768, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DA03MR356, 82 Mc 139 (Lat: 33.352361 Lon: -93.713611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQVG845
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2015, Expiration Date: 02/09/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • GENOA, 5 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 33.384556 Lon: -93.890167), Overall height: 68 m, Call Sign: WHE415
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz... (+17 more)Grant Date: 07/07/1988, Expiration Date: 10/29/1997, Cancellation Date: 10/29/1997Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services Inc, 2270 Lakeside Dr, Richardson, TX 75082

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 5 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 33.384556 Lon: -93.890167), Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: KNKP730
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005Registrant: O\'Connor And Hannan, L.L.P., 1919 Pennsylvania Ave. Nw, Washington, DC 20006-3483, Phone: (202) 887-1431

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5064U , Serial Number: 586-80, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronny Joe Rogers, Po Box 187, Garland City, AR 71839, Other Owners: Donna Virginia Rogers
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 9185D , Serial Number: 502-0200, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Ronny Rogers, Po Box 187, Garland City, AR 71839, Other Owners: Agviation Garland

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$49,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00

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

WEST SHORE RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2013)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (9%)

Garland 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.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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