Greenwood, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 9,302 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.8%
Males: 4,262  (45.8%)
Females: 5,040  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72936.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,276 (it was $37,230 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$40,276
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,894 (it was $16,254 in 2000)

Greenwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,824 (it was $74,700 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$118,824
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $131,084; Detached houses: $134,155; Townhouses or other attached units: $97,334; Mobile homes: $40,949

Median gross rent in 2012: $653.

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  • White alone - 7,736 (85.5%)
  • Two or more races - 587 (6.5%)
  • Hispanic - 231 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 135 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 126 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 44 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Greenwood: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.1%), English (15.4%), United States (13.7%), German (12.9%), Polish (2.2%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/22/1884

Land area: 9.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,012 people per square mile   (low).

Greenwood,AR real estate house value index trend

Greenwood, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Greenwood:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenwood city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

242 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:  2.7%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Greenwood, Arkansas as of March 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Greenwood to the number of sex offenders is 916 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $809 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $690 (0.6%)

Greenwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (13.4 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (113.9 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (221.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Central City, AR (2.8 miles ), Barling, AR (2.8 miles ), Hackett, AR (3.0 miles ), Huntington, AR (3.1 miles ), Lavaca, AR (3.1 miles ), Bonanza, AR (3.2 miles ), Midland, AR (3.2 miles ), Mansfield, AR (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 107 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 110 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2001: 53 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2005: 128 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2006: 79 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2007: 82 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2008: 48 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $234,800
  • 2011: 34 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $222,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.22 N, Longitude: 94.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,494 (-16.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 947 (23.7%)

Area code: 479

Greenwood household income distribution Greenwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Greenwood by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3532442200
per 100,000 40.266.138.825.047.646.222.722.40.00.0
Robberies 0001000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.012.50.00.00.011.211.10.0
Assaults 423211611920172719
per 100,000 53.6304.0271.6199.9130.9103.9226.9190.2299.3209.1
Burglaries 32456348353951484337
per 100,000 429.1594.7814.9599.7416.5450.3578.6537.1476.7407.2
Thefts 406883102947846646948
per 100,000 536.3898.61073.61274.41118.5900.6521.9716.1765.0528.3
Auto thefts 1602113311
per 100,000 13.479.30.025.011.911.534.033.611.111.0
Arson 1001100100
per 100,000 13.40.00.012.511.90.00.011.20.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.8) 101.9210.8197.8169.3148.4134.7136.2136.8136.698.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Greenwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Arkansas average:

1.98
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,726 (+62.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Greenwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Greenwood, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Greenwood, Arkansas average temperatures Greenwood, Arkansas average precipitation Greenwood, Arkansas humidity Greenwood, Arkansas wind speed Greenwood, Arkansas snowfall Greenwood, Arkansas sunshine Greenwood, Arkansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Greenwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Greenwood city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the city center killed 14 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenwood-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.7 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) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from Greenwood center
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 223.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.5 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 265.2 miles away from Greenwood 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 295.9 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 Sebastian County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Greenwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Burns (comedian) - Comedian, Wayne Kemp - Country guitarist, George Bradley (outfielder) - Major League Baseball outfielder.

Hospitals and medical centers in Greenwood:

  • PINK BUD HOME FOR THE GOLDEN YEARS (400 SO COKER)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Greenwood:

  • ASHTON PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BARLING, AR)
  • CARENETWORK OF FORT SMITH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • FIANNA HILLS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • FIANNA HILLS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • FT SMITH REGIONAL DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • ST EDWARD MERCY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenwood:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 14 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 25 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas (about 59 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Northeastern State University (about 64 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 64 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • John Brown University (about 70 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 80 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)

Public high school in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 787; Location: 440 EAST GARY; Grades: 10 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Greenwood:

  • EAST HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 812; Location: 700 MT HARMONY RD; Grades: 05 - 07)
  • WESTWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 808; Location: 300 WESTWOOD AV; Grades: KG - 02)
  • NORTH MAIN INTERMEDIATE SCH (Students: 656; Location: 300 EAST GARY; Grades: 03 - 04)
  • RAYMOND E. WELLS JR. HIGH SCH. (Students: 547; Location: 1211 RAYMOND WELLS; Grades: 08 - 09)
See full list of schools located in Greenwood

Library in Greenwood:

  • SCOTT SEBASTIAN REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $444,207; Location: 18 SOUTH ADAIR; 96,732 books; 1,383 audio materials; 1,887 video materials; 82 state licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Westark College is now UA Fort Smith

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Notable locations in Greenwood: Greenwood Police Department (A), Sebastian County Sheriff Department (B), Greenwood Volunteer Fire Department (C), Sebastian County Emergency Medical Services (Greenwood) (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Towne West Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Greenwood: First Baptist Church of Greenwood (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Hester Creek (A), Adamson Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Greenwood: Bell Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Ozark Charter & Tours (1507 W Center) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Sebastian County - Municipal Court Clerk (Courthouse) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Sebastian 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 2012 was 93.0. This is worse than average.

City:

93.0
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1

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

JAMES FORK REGIONAL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 11,348, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-08-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2009. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from FEB-05-2010 to FEB-05-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (3 times from JUL-30-2010 to AUG-23-2011)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
GREENWOOD WATERWORKS (Population served: 8,823, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-12-2013 to MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2013), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-12-2013 to MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-08-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-12-2013 to MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-08-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-12-2013 to MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-08-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-12-2013 to MAY-01-2014)
  • 21 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorite. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-26-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-27-2009 to JUN-09-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (OCT-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (2 times from NOV-09-2006 to NOV-09-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-01-2007 to JUN-09-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (OCT-26-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-26-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-01-2007 to JUN-09-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2006), St Consent Decree/Judgement (OCT-26-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-26-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-01-2007 to JUN-09-2009)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (JUL-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2005), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-01-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (OCT-26-2006), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (3 times from NOV-01-2007 to JUN-09-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
MILLTOWN-WASHBURN WATER USERS (Population served: 3,548, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-19-2012), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-14-2013)
  • 5 other older health violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.8%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 47.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
94 people in nursing homes in 2000
75 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Greenwood, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Greenwood compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Greenwood (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Fort Smith: Greenwood Branch at 311 East Center Street, branch established on 1994/09/26. Info updated 2010/01/29: Bank assets: $1,071.2 mil, Deposits: $880.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Smith, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Corp
  • Arvest Bank: Greenwood Branch at 224 Coker Street, branch established on 1994/01/11. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Greenwood Branch at 803 West Center Street, branch established on 1996/02/12. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Farmers Bank: at 71 West Center, branch established on 1907/08/01. Info updated 2006/07/26: Bank assets: $183.9 mil, Deposits: $144.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Wilkinson Banking Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Greenwood city (based on Sebastian County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.85%
Here: 68.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents46.4%12.6%12.4%6.5%3.7%
Congregations25.4%3.3%10.5%8.8%11.6%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.4%1.6%1.6%9.8%
Congregations3.9%2.2%5.5%1.7%27.1%
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: 20
Sebastian County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Sebastian County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Sebastian County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 104
Here:

8.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sebastian County:

27.8%
Arkansas:

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

19.1%
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
Financial Administration 2$6,729$40,3740$0
Other Government Administration 8$9,294$13,9410$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$62,551$37,5310$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$257
Fire - Other 1$3,857$46,2840$0
Streets and Highways 6$17,174$34,3480$0
Sewerage 6$16,835$33,6700$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,350$32,1001$509
Water Supply 13$36,793$33,9630$0
Other and Unallocable 3$11,897$47,5880$0
Totals for Government 61$170,480$33,5372$766

Greenwood government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,602,000 ($172.22)
    Police Protection: $1,137,000 ($122.23)
    Regular Highways: $576,000 ($61.92)
    Financial Administration: $548,000 ($58.91)
    Sewerage: $533,000 ($57.30)
    Public Welfare - Other: $137,000 ($14.73)
    General - Other: $125,000 ($13.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000 ($9.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($6.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($1.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $198,000 ($21.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,897,000 ($203.93)

Greenwood government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $764,000 ($82.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($3.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,185,000 ($127.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $435,000 ($46.76)
    General Revenue, NEC: $129,000 ($13.87)
    Fines and Forfeits: $75,000 ($8.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,290,000 ($246.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $362,000 ($38.92)
    General Local Government Support: $130,000 ($13.98)
    All Other: $14,000 ($1.51)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $884,000 ($95.03)
    Property: $476,000 ($51.17)
    Public Utilities Sales: $312,000 ($33.54)
    Other License: $86,000 ($9.25)

Greenwood government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,539,000 ($1025.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000,000 ($537.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,949,000 ($532.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $410,000 ($44.08)

Greenwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,590,000 ($493.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,284,000 ($675.55)

7.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($156 average AGI)
Sebastian County:

0.03%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crawford County, AR  1.56% ($28,622 average AGI)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.58% ($25,715)
from Sequoyah County, OK  0.36% ($25,758)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Sebastian County:

0.04%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Crawford County, AR  1.41% ($28,980 average AGI)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.49% ($27,564)
to Washington County, AR  0.40% ($27,803)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KHGG (1580 AM; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAYR (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; GREENWOOD, AR; Owner: FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; POCOLA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K269AL (101.7 FM; JENNY LIND, ETC., AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, JR.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOLX (94.5 FM; BARLING, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • K254AM (98.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Greenwood:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KBBL-CA (Channel 9; WINSLOW, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K59GJ (Channel 59; POTEAU, OK; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFDF-CA (Channel 10; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K14JJ (Channel 14; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K36EH (Channel 36; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K43EZ (Channel 43; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K58FB (Channel 58; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: GEORGE W. MATTHEWS, JR.)
  • K66FM (Channel 66; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K16ER (Channel 16; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPBI-CA (Channel 46; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Greenwood, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 120
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 204
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Greenwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greenwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Greenwood, AR)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Rec1/Xmit2, North Main (Lat: 35.228889 Lon: -94.262833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQCV589
    Grant Date: 06/06/2005, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: Jay Lynch
    Registrant: Doug Vernier Telecommunications Consultants, 721 W. 1st Street Suite A, Cedar Falls, IA 50613, Phone: (319) 266-8402, Fax: (319) 266-9212, Email:
  • Rec1/Xmit2, North Main (Lat: 35.228889 Lon: -94.262833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQCV591
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.512 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2005, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: Jay Lynch
    Registrant: Doug Vernier Telecommunications Consultants, 721 W. 1st Street, Suite A, Cedar Falls, IA 50613, Phone: (319) 266-8402, Fax: (319) 266-9212, Email:
  • Greenwood SC, 615 Excelsior (Lat: 35.205361 Lon: -94.265778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 110.6 m, Call Sign: WQMY735
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 11/09/2020, Certifier: Trish Snider
    Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, One Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • Bell Park (Lat: 35.228694 Lon: -94.262694), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WGZ542
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/1980, Expiration Date: 06/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/28/1999
    Registrant: Pharis Broadcasting Inc, 523 Garrison Ave Ste 201, Fort Smith, AR 72902

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greenwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Greenwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$63,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Service Call: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 22

Incident types - Greenwood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greenwood, AR
Most common first names in Greenwood, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5972.9 years
John5873.5 years
William5773.8 years
Mary4178.3 years
Charles3370.0 years
Robert2775.7 years
Ruby1983.0 years
Billy1968.8 years
Ruth1884.9 years
George1775.1 years
Most common last names in Greenwood, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carter2275.1 years
Johnson2167.9 years
Martin2179.6 years
Smith2068.0 years
Nichols1878.9 years
Williams1680.3 years
Clark1473.0 years
Brown1473.4 years
Mcconnell1479.8 years
Elmore1383.4 years
Businesses in Greenwood, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Arby's1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1

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