Guion, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 83 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 41  (50.3%)
Females: 42  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

29.8 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72540, 72556.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,082 (it was $16,875 in 2000)
Guion:

$39,082
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,310 (it was $11,264 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $43,689 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Guion:

$43,689
AR:

$136,200

Median gross rent in 2019: $719.

March 2019 cost of living index in Guion: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.3%
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  • Races in Guion, AR (2019)
    • 12481.0%White alone
    • 2818.3%Two or more races
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Ancestries: English (62.5%), American (25.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 316 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 143 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Guion town:

0.7% ($199)
Arkansas:

0.7% ($500)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (70.2 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (124.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (351.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Melbourne, AR (3.1 miles ),
Mountain View, AR (3.2 miles ),
Mount Pleasant, AR (3.2 miles ),
Cushman, AR (3.3 miles ),
Fifty-Six, AR (4.0 miles),
Sidney, AR (4.1 miles ),
Calico Rock, AR (4.2 miles ),
Pineville, AR (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 35.93 N, Longitude: 91.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

Guion satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Arkansas:

5.7%

Average climate in Guion, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Guion-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Guion town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Guion-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 508% greater 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 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.1 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) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 54.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 280.6 miles away from Guion 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 126.1 miles away from Guion center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Izard County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Guion:

  • IZARD COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MELBOURNE, AR)
  • PIONEER THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MELBOURNE, AR)
  • AMEDYSIS HOME HEALTH OF MOUNTAIN VIEW (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR)
  • STONE COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Guion:

  • Harding University (about 49 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 59 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 66 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 71 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 80 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 82 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 87 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Guion Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Hidden Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

2.3 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.3%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Guion:

Marital status in Guion, AR
  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 10.2%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 22.9%

For population 25 years and over in Guion:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Guion, AR (based on Izard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,65348
Mainline Protestant78410
Black Protestant1751
Catholic1251
Other111
None6,948-
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
Izard County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Izard County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Izard County:

26.7%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$3,321
Firefighters 0$0 1$500
Financial Administration 0$0 1$187
Totals for Government 0$0 8$4,008

Guion government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $127,000 ($1530.12)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($831.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($204.82)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($168.67)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($108.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($48.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($48.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($36.14)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($24.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $15,000 ($180.72)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($84.34)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($60.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($36.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $77,000 ($927.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($120.48)

Guion government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($228.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $58,000 ($698.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($48.19)
    Rents: $2,000 ($24.10)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($24.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($12.05)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($1686.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($48.19)
    Highways: $4,000 ($48.19)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($12.05)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,000 ($96.39)
    Property: $4,000 ($48.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($48.19)

Guion government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $279,000 ($3361.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $267,000 ($3216.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($144.58)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $3,000 ($36.14)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,000 ($12.05)

Guion government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000 ($566.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,000 ($228.92)

6.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Independence County, AR  0.81% ($29,258 average AGI)
from Baxter County, AR  0.70% ($43,222)
from Stone County, AR  0.62% ($26,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Guion:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KAAB (1130 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBTA (1340 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Guion:

  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBTA-FM (99.5 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Guion:

  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67GR (Channel 67; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K20EX (Channel 20; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40DS (Channel 40; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FM (Channel 53; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57FV (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FB (Channel 59; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K61FP (Channel 61; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69GT (Channel 69; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.1mTotal length
  • 1,190Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N5YLV, Licensee ID: L00413556, Grant Date: 12/17/2012, Expiration Date: 01/21/2022, Certifier: Don L Engles, Registrant: Don L Engles, Guion, AR 72540

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Guion, AR
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 40.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Guion, AR
  • 57.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 9.5%Utility gas


Guion compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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