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Population in 2012: 243 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -31.0%
Males: 118  (48.8%)
Females: 125  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  42.3 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71839, 71854.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,680 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Garland:

$22,680
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,544

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $26,824 (it was $24,700 in 2000)
Garland:

$26,824
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $36,136; Detached houses: $38,427; Mobile homes: $19,521

Median gross rent in 2012: $269.

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  • Black alone - 174 (71.9%)
  • White alone - 67 (27.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garland: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (9.3%), Irish (5.9%), English (3.7%), United States (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 228 feet

Land area: 0.82 square miles.

Population density: 296 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Garland:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garland town:

  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 6.9%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Arkansas:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-15.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (28%)
  • Bus drivers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Garland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 193% 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 significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from Garland center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from Garland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Kenny Guinn - Politician.


Hospitals/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)

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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: 2,250)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 29 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 58 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 65 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Henderson State University (about 65 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • Grambling State University (about 82 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 85 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6

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

GARLAND WATERWORKS (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
WEST SHORE RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.1%
(40.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Garland, AR

Garland compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age 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 (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Garland travel time to work - commute


Garland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Wood (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.09%
Here64.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of Christ
Adherents58.3%12.1%7.9%7.1%3.4%
Congregations35.5%17.1%1.3%6.6%15.8%
NameAssemblies of GodBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.7%2.7%1.8%1.7%2.3%
Congregations7.9%2.6%1.3%1.3%10.5%
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: 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.
Arkansas:

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
Here:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

12.8%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Miller County:

34.2%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$600
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$2,136
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,772
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$133
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,008
Water Supply 0$0 1$133
Totals for Government 0$0 17$5,782


10.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.47%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bowie County, TX  4.25% ($27,763 average AGI)
from Hempstead County, AR  0.48% ($26,773)
from Little River County, AR  0.48% ($28,485)


9.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.91%
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 Bowie County, TX  4.94% ($25,683 average AGI)
to Little River County, AR  0.29% ($28,825)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.25% ($32,529)

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 drivers: 1


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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2009, Expiration Date: 02/23/2019, Certifier: Matt Danner
    Registrant: Radiophone Engineering, Inc., 534 West Walnut, Springfield, MO 65806, Phone: (417) 862-6653, Fax: (417) 862-6768, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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: 10/29/1997
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005
    Registrant: 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


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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
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