Greenway, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -22.5%
 
Males: 111  (58.8%)
Females: 78  (41.2%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72430.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,282 (it was $25,682 in 2000)
Greenway:

$36,282
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,347 (it was $11,533 in 2000)

Greenway town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $39,112 (it was $23,100 in 2000)
Greenway:

$39,112
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $42,328; detached houses: $44,414; mobile homes: $24,015

Median gross rent in 2019: $398.

March 2019 cost of living index in Greenway: 75.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.2%
(22.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Greenway, AR (2019)
    • 17096.0%White alone
    • 31.7%Hispanic
    • 21.1%Two or more races

Races in Greenway detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Greenway, Arkansas as of September 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Greenway is 105 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (47.8%), Irish (14.4%), English (7.8%), European (4.4%), British (2.2%), German (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 289 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 923 people per square mile   (low).

Greenway, Arkansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $371 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $348 (0.8%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Greenway, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Greenway, AR in 2019
Greenway satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+16.2%).
Most common industries in Greenway, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (16.0%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (19.4%)
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.3%)
  • Wood products (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (18.4%)
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Private households (10.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Greenway, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.0%)
  • Woodworkers (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (14.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Woodworkers (9.7%)
  • Construction laborers (8.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (13.2%)
  • Registered nurses (10.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (10.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.5%)
  • Woodworkers (10.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.3%)

Average climate in Greenway, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Greenway-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 97% 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 434% 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 Greenway 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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Greenway topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, KENNETT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KENNETT, MO)
  • LEGACY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; KENNETT, MO)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - KENNETT (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; KENNETT, MO)
  • HERITAGE GARDENS OF SENATH (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SENATH, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenway:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 33 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 51 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 76 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 78 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Rhodes College (about 84 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 84 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)

Points of interest:

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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: 463, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (JUL-25-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (JUL-25-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-02-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (JUL-25-2012)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
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

For population 15 years and over in Greenway:

Marital status in Greenway, AR
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Greenway:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenway, AR (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,35548
Mainline Protestant7746
Catholic301
Other-2
None8,924-
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: 4
Clay County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.7%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.0%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.1%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Greenway:

49.0%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.8%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Greenway:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Greenway:

43.8%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Greenway:

55.6%
Arkansas:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Greenway:

79.4%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greenway, AR Residents
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
Water Supply 0$0 6$2,009
Sewerage 0$0 6$756
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,252
Other Government Administration 0$0 16$4,521
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,001
Totals for Government 0$0 30$9,539

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $63,000 ($333.33)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($153.44)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($148.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($111.11)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($111.11)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($79.37)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($47.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($31.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($15.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($10.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($26.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,000 ($243.39)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($100.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($10.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($222.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($26.46)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($15.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($455.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($63.49)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($21.16)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($89.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($37.04)

Greenway government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,000 ($576.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $101,000 ($534.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($42.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,000 ($449.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,000 ($89.95)

5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greene County, AR  1.46% ($36,111 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.65% ($58,281)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.45% ($29,409)

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 29, 1979 11:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.0mTotal length
  • 3,100Total average daily traffic
  • 30Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,375Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Greenway, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Greenway, AR

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5GCE, Previous Call Sign: KC5ESZ, Licensee ID: L00790808, Grant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: J C L Shelton, Registrant: J C L Shelton, Greenway, AR 72430
  • 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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1649R, N1649R, N-1649R, Serial Number: AA1B0649, Certificate Issue Date: 01/14/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas C Oconner, 409 County Road 546, Greenway, AR 72430
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2019

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greenway, AR
  • 85.9%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greenway, AR
  • 60.0%Utility gas
  • 40.0%Electricity


Greenway compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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