Guion, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 84 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 45  (54.4%)
Females: 39  (45.6%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72540, 72556.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,842 (it was $16,875 in 2000)
Guion:

$24,842
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,251 (it was $11,264 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,781 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Guion:

$53,781
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $432.

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  • Races in Guion, AR (2010)

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    • 7486.0%White alone
    • 1011.6%Hispanic
    • 22.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Guion: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (40.8%), English (27.6%), German (13.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 316 feet

Land area: 0.58 square miles.

Population density: 145 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Guion:

  • High school or higher: 59.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Guion town:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 7.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $510 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $432 (0.8%)

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

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

7.9%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

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 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 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 the city 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 158.8 miles away from Guion center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 121.7 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: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 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 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.4%
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

Guion 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.
  • 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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.
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 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 7$950
Totals for Government 0$0 7$950

6.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
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 Independence County, AR  0.51% ($24,550 average AGI)
from Sharp County, AR  0.43% ($34,000)
from Fulton County, AR  0.38% ($18,333)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
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 Sharp County, AR  0.73% ($27,966 average AGI)
to Independence County, AR  0.68% ($25,593)
to Baxter County, AR  0.63% ($25,560)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 490Total average daily traffic
  • 4Total average daily truck traffic
  • 636Total future (year 2028) average daily 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

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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