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Population in 2012: 418 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +260.3%
Males: 214  (51.3%)
Females: 204  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  39.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72732

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,667 (it was $32,679 in 2000)
Gateway:

$34,667
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,508

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,265 (it was $95,800 in 2000)
Gateway:

$79,265
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,594; Detached houses: $98,512; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,662; Mobile homes: $17,438

Median gross rent in 2012: $600.

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  • White alone - 350 (86.4%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (7.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (3.7%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gateway: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (17.4%), Irish (13.6%), United States (10.5%), German (9.8%), Polish (6.4%), French (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1524 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 735 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Gateway:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gateway town:

  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Arkansas:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $783 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $253 (0.3%)

Gateway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (30.9 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (114.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (302.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Seligman, MO (1.6 miles ), Garfield, AR (1.8 miles ), Lost Bridge Village, AR (2.6 miles ), Washburn, MO (2.7 miles ), Beaver, AR (3.1 miles) , Avoca, AR (3.1 miles ), Pea Ridge, AR (3.2 miles ), Eagle Rock, MO (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 36.49 N, Longitude: 93.94 W

Area code: 479

Gateway household income distribution Gateway home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)


Average climate in Gateway, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Gateway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Gateway town center injured 4 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/11/1970, a category F3 tornado 9.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 45 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gateway-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 81.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.4 miles away from Gateway center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benton County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gateway topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Gateway:

  • EUREKA SPRINGS HOSPITAL, LLC (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR)
  • BRIGHTON RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR)
  • ST JOHNS HOSPITAL-CASSVILLE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CASSVILLE, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Gateway, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gateway:

  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 16 miles; Bentonville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,034)
  • Crowder College (about 33 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • University of Arkansas (about 39 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 15,441)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 52 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • Missouri State University (about 62 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 63 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)
  • Drury University (about 63 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,600)

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Hotel: Holiday Hill Motel (Highway 62 East).

 
Benton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.0
U.S.:

28.3

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

GATEWAY PUBLIC WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 1664, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUN-06-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2004
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Notification, Public - In MAY-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.7%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.3%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Gateway compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gateway travel time to work - commute


Gateway mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (34%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gateway town (based on Benton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.78%
Here53.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents35.8%10.9%9.7%7.9%4.4%
Congregations16.9%1.7%11.7%0.4%9.1%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%3.2%2.9%2.6%18.7%
Congregations8.7%7.4%4.3%2.2%37.7%
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: 25
Here:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Benton County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 79
This county:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 130
Benton County:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

7.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
State:

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

15.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$111
Totals for Government 0$0 1$111


10.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.85%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.10%
Arkansas average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, AR  2.62% ($39,748 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.35% ($30,645)
from McDonald County, MO  0.20% ($26,376)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,977 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($474 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.06%
Arkansas average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, AR  2.04% ($34,550 average AGI)
to Delaware County, OK  0.26% ($26,699)
to McDonald County, MO  0.26% ($57,547)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gateway:

  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KZRA (1590 AM; 3 kW; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KZAR (1390 AM; 1 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KRMO (990 AM; 3 kW; CASSVILLE, MO; Owner: MONETT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gateway:

  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIGL (93.3 FM; SELIGMAN, MO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCN (100.9 FM; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KFAY-FM (98.3 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KQMO (97.7 FM; SHELL KNOB, MO; Owner: MAGIC CIRCLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K203CE (88.5 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KXNA (104.9 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKEG (92.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KSEC (95.7 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: BENTONVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBNV (90.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAPG (88.1 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KREB-FM (99.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KBVA (106.5 FM; BELLA VISTA, AR; Owner: GAYLA JOY HENDREN)

TV broadcast stations around Gateway:

  • KWBS-TV (Channel 34; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KNJE-LP (Channel 68; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV-34, INC., AN ARKANSAS CORPORATION)
  • K67EO (Channel 67; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K14IT (Channel 14; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFAA (Channel 51; ROGERS, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K18EG (Channel 18; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)
  • K09VM (Channel 9; ANDERSON, ETC., MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K62DQ (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, ETC., AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

Gateway fatal accident list:

Jul 26, 2004 12:40 AM, Sr-37-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 1978 04:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Edward G Roach, Benton (Lat: 36.482750 Lon: -93.942056), Type: 83.5, Overall height: 80.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD
  • Edward G Roach, Benton (Lat: 36.482750 Lon: -93.942056), Type: 83.5, Overall height: 80.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD
  • Edward G Roach, Benton (Lat: 36.482750 Lon: -93.942056), Type: 83.5, Overall height: 80.4 m
    Registrant: 0000000000
  • Edward G Roach, Hwy 62 And Gann Ridge Road (Lat: 36.482750 Lon: -93.942056), Type: 83.5, Overall height: 80.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Hwy 62 And Gann Ridge Road (Lat: 36.482750 Lon: -93.942056), Type: 83.5, Overall height: 80.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Hwy 62 And Gann Ridge Road (Lat: 36.482750 Lon: -93.942056), Type: 83.5, Structure height: 05007 m, Overall height: 80.4 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GATEWAY AR, Hwy 62 And Gann Ridge Road (Lat: 36.482750 Lon: -93.942056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 80.4 m, Overall height: 83.5 m, Call Sign: WQQD640
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/08/2012, Expiration Date: 11/08/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N8JQZ, Licensee ID: L00325896
    Grant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 06/25/2021, Certifier: Jack W Koelbl
    Registrant: Jack W Koelbl, Gateway, AR 72733
  • Call Sign: KF5ONX, Licensee ID: L01690560
    Grant Date: 02/21/2012, Expiration Date: 02/21/2022, Certifier: Wylie E Nolen
    Registrant: Wylie E Nolen, Gateway, AR 72733


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10

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

Gateway on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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