Georgetown, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 125 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 68  (55.0%)
Females: 57  (45.0%)
Median resident age:  52.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72143

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,760 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$46,760
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,533 (it was $8,283 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $35,706 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$35,706
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $33,916; Detached houses: $34,448; Mobile homes: $26,673

Median gross rent in 2013: $412.

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  • Races in Georgetown, AR (2010)

    Georgetown races chart
    • 11996.0%White alone
    • 43.2%Two or more races
    • 10.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Georgetown: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.8%), Irish (19.8%), United States (19.8%), Italian (12.9%), Dutch (7.9%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 203 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 457 people per square mile   (low).

Georgetown, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Georgetown:

  • High school or higher: 60.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Georgetown town:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 1.0%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $314 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $217 (0.9%)

Georgetown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (51.5 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (83.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (345.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: West Point, AR (3.2 miles) , Griffithville, AR (3.3 miles ), Des Arc, AR (3.3 miles ), Augusta, AR (3.5 miles ), Kensett, AR (3.8 miles ), Bald Knob, AR (3.8 miles ), Cotton Plant, AR (3.8 miles ), Judsonia, AR (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.13 N, Longitude: 91.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 501

Georgetown household income distribution Georgetown home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Georgetown, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Georgetown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Georgetown town center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 14.5 miles away from the town center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Georgetown-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 72.6 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 42.2 miles away from Georgetown center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 42.8 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 135.0 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 64.2 miles away from Georgetown center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 112.6 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 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: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Georgetown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Georgetown:

  • PRAIRIE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DES ARC, AR)
  • DES ARC NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DES ARC, AR)
  • WOODRUFF COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; AUGUSTA, AR)
  • OAKDALE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JUDSONIA, AR)
  • DAVITA - SEARCY DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SEARCY, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Georgetown:

  • Harding University (about 18 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 26 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 54 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 58 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 58 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 66 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 70 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)

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Notable location: Georgetown 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 50.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.0% of all households

Georgetown compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.
  • 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Georgetown town (based on White County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,009166
Mainline Protestant3,83830
Other7944
Catholic7492
Black Protestant6474
None32,039-
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: 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 2012)
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 2$298
Totals for Government 0$0 2$298

7.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
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 Lonoke County, AR  0.71% ($31,823 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.62% ($37,896)
from Cleburne County, AR  0.47% ($28,621)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
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 Lonoke County, AR  0.80% ($32,244 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.73% ($35,846)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.46% ($29,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Georgetown:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KAPZ (710 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BALD KNOB, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Georgetown:

  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFLI (104.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSY (107.1 FM; BALD KNOB, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBGR (101.5 FM; BEEBE, AR; Owner: SEARCY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Georgetown:

  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • W4, 1215 Hwy 36 (Lat: 35.146139 Lon: -91.485444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: KRA543
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2011, Expiration Date: 04/15/2021, Certifier: Jess Odom
    Registrant: Eastern Arkansas Communications, Forrest City, AR 72336, Phone: (870) 633-3294, Fax: (870) 633-4024, Email:

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