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White County

Population in 2012: 287 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 

Males: 150  (52.5%)
Females: 137  (47.5%)

Median resident age:  29.3 years
Arkansas median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 72143.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $25,914 (it was $24,688 in 2000)
Garner:

$25,914
Arkansas:

$38,758
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $10,374

Garner town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $37,669 (it was $41,300 in 2000)
Garner:

$37,669
Arkansas:

$106,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $41,316; Detached houses: $52,361; Mobile homes: $31,375

Median gross rent in 2011: $417.

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  • White alone - 221 (77.8%)
  • Hispanic - 50 (17.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garner: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.8%), Dutch (7.4%), United States (6.8%), German (6.2%), English (4.9%), Portuguese (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 443 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Garner:

  • High school or higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garner town:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

0 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.0%
Arkansas:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $500 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $486 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (36.6 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (102.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (329.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: McRae, AR (1.7 miles ), Higginson, AR (2.4 miles ), Beebe, AR (2.8 miles ), Searcy, AR (2.8 miles ), Griffithville, AR (2.8 miles ), Kensett, AR (3.0 miles ), West Point, AR (3.3 miles) , Judsonia, AR (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.14 N, Longitude: 91.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 501

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+47.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Therapists (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Garner-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 294% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Garner town center killed 50 people and injured 325 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 17.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garner-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 89.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.5 miles away from Garner center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 24.0 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 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Garner center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in White County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Garner:

  • WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; SEARCY, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garner:

  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 8 miles; Beebe, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • Harding University (about 9 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 39 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 39 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 41 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 43 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 64 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 3,368)

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

 
White 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 33.7. This is about average.
City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.7%

Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.2%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Garner, AR

Garner compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Garner travel time to work - commute


Garner mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Garner (based on White County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.52%
Here62.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist Church
Adherents30.7%17.1%12.9%11.7%10.3%
Congregations16.0%18.6%7.2%19.1%11.9%
NameAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents5.8%1.8%1.7%1.7%6.5%
Congregations5.7%3.1%1.0%4.1%13.4%
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: 14
White County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
White County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
White County:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
White County:

28.0%
Arkansas:

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

13.7%
State:

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$150
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$150
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$886
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$664
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,850


7.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,460 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

0.37% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
White County:

0.37%
Arkansas average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lonoke County, AR  0.88% ($26,395 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.85% ($32,264)
from Cleburne County, AR  0.39% ($23,258)


6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.92% ($30,647 average AGI)
to Lonoke County, AR  0.73% ($29,539)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.38% ($33,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garner:

  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KBBL (1350 AM; 3 kW; CABOT, AR; Owner: CABOT RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KITA (1440 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KITA, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garner:

  • KBGR (101.5 FM; BEEBE, AR; Owner: SEARCY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • KKSY (107.1 FM; BALD KNOB, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KURB (98.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWCK-FM (99.9 FM; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLEC-FM (106.3 FM; LONOKE, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KARN-FM (102.5 FM; CABOT, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMD (99.1 FM; PANGBURN, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Garner:

  • 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.)
  • KTHV (Channel 11; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KLRT-TV (Channel 16; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garner, AR

Garner on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
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