Griffithville, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 226 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.7%
 
Males: 112  (50.0%)
Females: 114  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72060.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,807 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Griffithville:

$19,807
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,254 (it was $13,082 in 2000)

Griffithville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,329 (it was $32,200 in 2000)
Griffithville:

$66,329
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $44,913; Detached houses: $52,151; Townhouses or other attached units: $19,368; Mobile homes: $21,213

Median gross rent in 2012: $665.

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Griffithville races chart
  • White alone - 223 (99.1%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Griffithville: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (24.6%), Irish (17.7%), Dutch (14.3%), English (8.6%), Italian (5.7%), German (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 217 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 582 people per square mile   (low).

Griffithville,AR real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Griffithville:

  • High school or higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Griffithville town:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.4%
  • Divorced: 19.0%

4 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This town:  2.3%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Griffithville, Arkansas as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Griffithville to the number of sex offenders is 76 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $319 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $433 (0.7%)

Griffithville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (42.0 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (94.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (335.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: West Point, AR (2.5 miles) , Higginson, AR (2.5 miles ), Kensett, AR (2.8 miles ), Garner, AR (2.8 miles ), Searcy, AR (3.2 miles ), McRae, AR (3.2 miles ), Judsonia, AR (3.3 miles ), Georgetown, AR (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 35.12 N, Longitude: 91.64 W

Area code: 501

Griffithville household income distribution Griffithville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Child care workers (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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

Average climate in Griffithville, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Griffithville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Griffithville town center killed 50 people and injured 325 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 tornado 18.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Griffithville-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 82.4 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 31.6 miles away from Griffithville center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 32.0 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 142.8 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 73.9 miles away from Griffithville center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 122.0 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 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: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Griffithville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Griffithville:

  • WHITE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • DAVITA - SEARCY DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER - SOUTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • CENTRAL ARKANSAS HOSP HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF SEARCY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SEARCY, AR)
  • BYRD HAVEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SEARCY, AR)

Airports located in Griffithville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Griffithville:

  • Harding University (about 11 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 15 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 44 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 47 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 49 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 65 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 74 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)

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Notable location: Southeast White County Volunteer Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Griffithville: Assembly of God Church (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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 50.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.4%
(37.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.4%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Griffithville compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Griffithville (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank: Griffithville Branch at Highway 385, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2009/06/12: Bank assets: $4,011.4 mil, Deposits: $3,167.1 mil, headquarters in Searcy, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Griffithville town (based on White County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.52%
Here: 62.5%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
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$400
Totals for Government 0$0 1$400

7.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lonoke County, AR  0.71% ($31,823 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.62% ($37,896)
from Cleburne County, AR  0.47% ($28,621)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lonoke County, AR  0.80% ($32,244 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.73% ($35,846)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.46% ($29,026)

Strongest AM radio stations in Griffithville:

  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • 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)
  • KBBL (1350 AM; 3 kW; CABOT, AR; Owner: CABOT RADIO, INC.)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDXE (1380 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RADIO DISNEY AM 1380, LLC)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Griffithville:

  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFLI (104.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KKSY (107.1 FM; BALD KNOB, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBGR (101.5 FM; BEEBE, AR; Owner: SEARCY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKPT (94.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC.)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLEC-FM (106.3 FM; LONOKE, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KWCK-FM (99.9 FM; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KARN-FM (102.5 FM; CABOT, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Griffithville:

  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 35.092333 Lon: -91.585722, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWK581
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.110 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2002, Expiration Date: 12/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2013, Certifier: Jimmy W Tate
    Registrant: Lao 20224801, 102 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC5RBD
    Grant Date: 09/27/1995, Expiration Date: 09/27/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2007
    Registrant: Stephenie G Mc Connaughhay, 339 Mc Doniel Rd, Griffithville, AR 72060
  • Call Sign: KD5MOO, Licensee ID: L00306613
    Grant Date: 11/28/2010, Expiration Date: 12/16/2020, Certifier: Brad M Southard
    Registrant: Brad M Southard, 2748 Hwy 11, Griffithville, AR 72060

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3727S , Serial Number: 17250927, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 11/25/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Dwight Hollaway, 17655 Pam Ln, Griffithville, AR 72060
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9652 , Serial Number: 1213, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ralph M Dba Sharpe, , Griffithville, AR 72060

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Griffithville, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1677.9 years
John1377.1 years
William1273.8 years
Mary983.0 years
Robert968.7 years
George881.4 years
Frank578.2 years
Ruby581.8 years
Charles469.5 years
Luther482.3 years
Most common last names in Griffithville, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holloway1476.7 years
Bailey1178.0 years
Eans1081.7 years
Boggan775.4 years
Smith779.4 years
Neaville775.1 years
Whaley661.0 years
Churchwell671.5 years
Southard667.8 years
Rice678.2 years

Griffithville on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Social assistance"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Private households"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
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