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Population in 2012: 204 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.4%
 

Males: 101  (49.7%)
Females: 103  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72430.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,576 (it was $25,682 in 2000)
Greenway:

$37,576
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,123

Greenway town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,416 (it was $23,100 in 2000)
Greenway:

$34,416
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,788; Detached houses: $66,343; Mobile homes: $27,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $508.

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  • White alone - 202 (96.7%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greenway: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (18.4%), Irish (16.8%), German (10.8%), English (8.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 289 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 996 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Greenway:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenway town:

  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 21.3%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Greenway, Arkansas as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Greenway to the number of sex offenders is 41 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $363 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $310 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (44.2 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (85.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (404.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Piggott, AR (1.8 miles ), Rector, AR (2.6 miles ), Pollard, AR (2.6 miles ), Nimmons, AR (2.7 miles) , St. Francis, AR (3.0 miles ), McDougal, AR (3.4 miles) , Kennett, MO (3.4 miles ), Holcomb, MO (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.34 N, Longitude: 90.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+16.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Woodworkers (10%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (13%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Woodworkers (11%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Greenway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Greenway town center caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 21.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenway-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 27.1 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 49.0 miles away from Greenway center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from Greenway center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 52.5 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 Clay County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Greenway:

  • CLAY COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PIGGOTT, AR)
  • HERITAGE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KENNETT, MO)
  • HERITAGE NURSING CENTER-SKILLED NURS BY AMERICARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KENNETT, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Greenway, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenway:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 33 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,091)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 76 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 78 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 84 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 86 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Union University (about 89 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)

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Notable location: Greenway Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

GREENWAY WATERWORKS (Population served: 461, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2005 and JAN-18-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and NOV-16-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.5%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.8%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Greenway, AR

Greenway 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.
  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Greenway travel time to work - commute


Greenway mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • No fuel used (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Greenway town (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.92%
Here54.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents49.7%14.9%11.7%7.8%6.8%
Congregations25.4%21.1%11.3%7.0%15.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.1%1.4%1.3%1.1%3.1%
Congregations2.8%4.2%1.4%1.4%9.9%
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: 4
Clay County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clay County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Clay County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.0%
Arkansas:

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

14.0%
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$387
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,747
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$484
Sewerage 0$0 3$292
Water Supply 0$0 3$776
Totals for Government 0$0 16$3,686

Greenway government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($254.90)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($78.43)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($68.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($29.41)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($14.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($98.04)

Greenway government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.90)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $69,000 ($338.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($73.53)
    General Support: $4,000 ($19.61)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $10,000 ($49.02)
    Total General Sales: $8,000 ($39.22)
    Property: $3,000 ($14.71)

Greenway government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $95,000 ($465.69)

6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Greene County, AR  1.50% ($25,590 average AGI)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.56% ($19,161)
from Butler County, MO  0.43% ($14,083)


6.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Greene County, AR  1.77% ($27,040 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.73% ($19,098)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.57% ($22,344)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenway:

  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KBOA (1540 AM; 1 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KCCB (1260 AM; 1 kW; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAL (1470 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenway:

  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K201DK (88.1 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY RADIO)
  • KBOA-FM (105.5 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXOQ (104.3 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: P.M. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KAUF (89.9 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Greenway:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

Greenway fatal accident list:

May 10, 1989 07:46 PM, Clay, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 29, 1979 11:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD5CEZ
    Grant Date: 09/15/1997, Expiration Date: 09/15/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/16/2009
    Registrant: Jason L Gurley, 1068 Cr 546, Greenway, AR 72430
  • Call Sign: N8AQF
    Grant Date: 05/17/1996, Expiration Date: 05/17/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2008
    Registrant: Bobby J Pillow, Greenway, AR 72430


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Greenway, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James973.6 years
William979.6 years
Bessie580.6 years
Claude467.0 years
Mary479.7 years
Thomas480.7 years
George372.3 years
Aaron278.0 years
Ernest284.9 years
Helen265.0 years
Most common last names in Greenway, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Graddy579.6 years
Bailey573.6 years
Hardin570.8 years
Petty571.6 years
Crowson489.0 years
Williams478.0 years
Watson481.3 years
Smart374.3 years
Harmon371.7 years
Winstead384.0 years

Greenway on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
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