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Population in 2012: 85 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 

Males: 47  (55.4%)
Females: 38  (44.6%)

Median resident age:  47.5 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72540, 72556.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,597 (it was $16,875 in 2000)
Guion:

$26,597
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,130

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,952 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Guion:

$53,952
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $42,706; Detached houses: $29,085; In 2-unit structures: $79,613; Mobile homes: $64,940

Median gross rent in 2012: $406.

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  • White alone - 74 (86.0%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (11.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Guion: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (44.9%), English (25.6%), German (19.2%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 316 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 147 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Guion:

  • High school or higher: 51.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 45.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Guion town:

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 9.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $367 (0.7%)

Guion satellite photo by USGS

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-3.2%).

Most common industries for males in 2008-2012 (%):



  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (83%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)



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Tornado activity:

Guion-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 227% 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 near Arkansas state average. It is 73% 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 92.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from Guion 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 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from Guion center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.2 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 Izard County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 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 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Guion:

  • Harding University (about 49 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 60 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 66 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 71 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 81 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 82 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 85 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)

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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

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

GUION WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 285, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2001
  • 37 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In MAR-1999, Contaminant: SWTR. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (MAR-16-1999)
  • Notification, Public - In JAN-1999, Contaminant: SWTR. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (MAR-16-1999)
  • Notification, Public - In DEC-1998, Contaminant: SWTR. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (MAR-16-1999)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-1998), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-1998), St Show-cause Hearing (MAR-16-1999)
  • Notification, Public - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: SWTR. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (MAR-16-1999)
  • 12 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.0%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Guion, AR

Guion compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Guion travel time to work - commute


Guion mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (76%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Guion town (based on Izard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.47%
Here55.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist AssociationCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents56.2%10.1%5.8%5.8%5.4%
Congregations26.2%13.1%14.8%13.1%9.8%
NameAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%3.6%3.3%2.1%4.0%
Congregations8.2%1.6%3.3%1.6%8.2%
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
Izard County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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:
This county:

11.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$4,040
Totals for Government 0$0 3$4,040


9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.03%
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 Fulton County, AR  0.80% ($19,281 average AGI)
from Baxter County, AR  0.60% ($40,042)
from Independence County, AR  0.55% ($27,545)


7.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
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 Baxter County, AR  0.81% ($24,250 average AGI)
to Independence County, AR  0.76% ($27,533)
to Sharp County, AR  0.73% ($21,034)

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.)


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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6508R , Serial Number: M-1583, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Mid-South Bulk Services Inc, Po Box 9, Guion, AR 72540


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

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