Gilbert, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 26 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.2%
Males: 17  (66.7%)
Females: (33.3%)
Median resident age:

67.7 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72636, 72675.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,839 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Gilbert:

$32,839
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,144 (it was $15,729 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $199,824 (it was $44,300 in 2000)
Gilbert:

$199,824
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $166,130; detached houses: $166,415
March 2019 cost of living index in Gilbert: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Latest news from Gilbert, AR collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (50.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/13/1913

Elevation: 593 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 83 people per square mile   (very low).

Gilbert, Arkansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,530 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (81.0 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (165.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (320.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

St. Joe, AR (2.4 miles),
Marshall, AR (2.7 miles ),
Pindall, AR (3.1 miles),
Leslie, AR (3.8 miles ),
Western Grove, AR (3.9 miles ),
Everton, AR (3.9 miles),
Yellville, AR (4.1 miles ),
Big Flat, AR (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 35.99 N, Longitude: 92.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Gilbert, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gilbert, AR in 2019

Gilbert satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Arkansas:

5.7%

Average climate in Gilbert, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gilbert-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Gilbert town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 tornado 32.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gilbert-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 550% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.0 miles away from Gilbert center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 229.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from Gilbert center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 136.2 miles away from Gilbert center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Searcy County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gilbert topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gilbert:

  • SEARCY COUNTY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARSHALL, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilbert:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 54 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 65 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Harding University (about 76 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 79 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • University of Arkansas (about 82 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 86 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 87 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)

Points of interest:

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Searcy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.3%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Gilbert:

Marital status in Gilbert, AR
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 24.8%
  • Separated: 22.9%
  • Widowed: 26.8%
  • Divorced: 25.5%

For population 25 years and over in Gilbert:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gilbert, AR (based on Searcy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,35032
Mainline Protestant2162
Black Protestant1781
Other-1
None4,451-
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: 2
Here:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Searcy County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Searcy County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Searcy County:

17.1%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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$151
Totals for Government 0$0 2$151

Gilbert government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($76.92)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($76.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($38.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($38.46)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($38.46)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($76.92)

Gilbert government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($76.92)
    Highways: $1,000 ($38.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($76.92)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,000 ($230.77)
    Property: $2,000 ($76.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($38.46)

Gilbert government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,000 ($2884.62)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilbert:

  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • 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)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilbert:

  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KHPQ (92.1 FM; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Gilbert:

  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.4mTotal length
  • 14,720Total average daily traffic
  • 2,026Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,203Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Erin Alsop, 0 Highway 65 (Lat: 36.002417 Lon: -92.767556), Type: 105.2, Structure height: 05129 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Registrant: Trileaf Corporation, E.Alsop@trileaf.Com, Suite 260, St. L-ouis, Phone: (314) 997-6111
  • Erin Alsop, 0 Highway 65 (Lat: 36.002417 Lon: -92.767556), Type: 105.2, Structure height: 05129 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Registrant: Trileaf Corporation, E.Alsop@trileaf.Com, Suite 260, St. L-ouis, Phone: (314) 997-6111
  • Alison Cusack, 0 Highway 65 (Lat: 36.002417 Lon: -92.767556), Type: 105.2, Structure height: 05129 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Registrant: Trileaf Corporation, E.Alsop@trileaf.Com, Suite 260, St. L-ouis, Phone: (314) 997-6111
  • Alyssa Culver, 0 Highway 65 (Lat: 36.002417 Lon: -92.767556), Type: 105.2, Structure height: 05129 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Registrant: Trileaf Corporation, E.Alsop@trileaf.Com, Suite 260, St. L-ouis, Phone: (314) 997-6111
  • Alyssa Culver, 0 Highway 65 (Lat: 36.002417 Lon: -92.767556), Type: 105.2, Structure height: 05129 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Registrant: Uniti Towers LLC, Dl_regulatory@uniti.Com, Suite 100, Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 850-0820
  • Alyssa Culver, 0 Highway 65 (Lat: 36.002417 Lon: -92.767556), Type: 101.2, Structure height: 05129 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Registrant: Uniti Towers LLC, Dl_regulatory@uniti.Com, Suite 100, Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 850-0820
  • Alyssa Culver, 0 Highway 65 (Lat: 36.002417 Lon: -92.767556), Type: 101.2, Structure height: 05129 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Registrant: Uniti Towers LLC, Dl_regulatory@uniti.Com, Suite 100, Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 850-0820

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gilbert, AR
  • 66.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.3%Electricity


Gilbert compared to Arkansas 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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