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Population in 2012: 125 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 

Males: 75  (60.8%)
Females: 50  (39.2%)

Median resident age:  47.5 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72143

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,682 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$26,682
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,851

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,913 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$38,913
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $37,182; Detached houses: $37,438; Mobile homes: $35,429

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  • White alone - 119 (96.0%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (3.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Georgetown: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (22.7%), German (21.8%), United States (19.1%), Italian (11.8%), Dutch (8.2%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 203 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 457 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Georgetown:

  • High school or higher: 59.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Georgetown town:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 8.6%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $325 (0.5%)
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+: 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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (36%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (45%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (27%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Cashiers (27%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (20%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (13%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)


Average climate in Georgetown, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Georgetown-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 279% 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 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 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 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from Georgetown 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 80.7 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 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Georgetown:

  • Harding University (about 18 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 26 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 54 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 56 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 57 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 58 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 66 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)

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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
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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. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00299. This is significantly better than average. There were 71 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00299
U.S.:

0.06353
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 0.698. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.698
U.S.:

2.963
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. There were 70 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.1%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Georgetown, AR

Georgetown compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Georgetown travel time to work - commute


Georgetown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Georgetown town (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
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$547
Totals for Government 0$0 9$547


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 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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