Gurdon, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 2,085 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 937  (45.0%)
Females: 1,148  (55.0%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 71743.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,175 (it was $26,446 in 2000)
Gurdon:

$34,175
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,565 (it was $15,043 in 2000)

Gurdon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,839 (it was $39,300 in 2000)
Gurdon:

$76,839
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $148,263; detached houses: $161,910; townhouses or other attached units: $83,862; mobile homes: $104,410

Median gross rent in 2019: $626.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gurdon: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.1%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Black residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Gurdon, AR (2019)
    • 1,21246.9%White alone
    • 1,04940.6%Black alone
    • 27010.4%Hispanic
    • 451.7%Two or more races
    • 190.7%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Gurdon, Arkansas as of September 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gurdon is 111 to 1.


Crime rates in Gurdon by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
1
(43.7)
1
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.1)
1
(46.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.0)
1
(48.1)
5
(241.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
2
(87.5)
2
(88.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(93.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(752.9)
15
(672.3)
13
(566.2)
12
(524.9)
11
(488.7)
10
(448.6)
13
(589.6)
11
(503.7)
2
(92.3)
20
(936.3)
12
(562.9)
12
(564.4)
16
(769.2)
14
(676.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(752.9)
32
(1,434)
28
(1,220)
24
(1,050)
24
(1,066)
26
(1,166)
17
(771.0)
26
(1,190)
12
(553.5)
15
(702.2)
17
(797.4)
11
(517.4)
13
(625.0)
8
(386.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(1,860)
59
(2,645)
35
(1,524)
37
(1,619)
34
(1,510)
36
(1,615)
21
(952.4)
19
(870.0)
15
(691.9)
32
(1,498)
27
(1,266)
25
(1,176)
20
(961.5)
19
(918.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(88.6)
2
(89.6)
1
(43.6)
2
(87.5)
2
(88.8)
1
(44.9)
4
(181.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.1)
1
(46.8)
2
(93.8)
5
(235.2)
2
(96.2)
5
(241.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(89.6)
1
(43.6)
1
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index284.8347.8311.0311.5302.1239.6260.8310.4125.5337.5348.5252.6282.2411.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Gurdon, AR

Crime rate in Gurdon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Arkansas average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (8.2%), Irish (1.7%), English (1.6%), African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 205 feet

Land area: 2.51 square miles.

Population density: 832 people per square mile   (low).

Gurdon, Arkansas map

144 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).

This city:

5.6%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $437 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $381 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (67.9 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (106.4 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (223.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Whelen Springs, AR (2.5 miles),
Gum Springs, AR (3.2 miles),
Reader, AR (3.4 miles),
Okolona, AR (3.5 miles),
Bluff City, AR (3.7 miles),
Arkadelphia, AR (3.9 miles ),
Prescott, AR (3.9 miles ),
Chidester, AR (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.92 N, Longitude: 93.15 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Gurdon, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gurdon, AR in 2019
Gurdon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $129,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $27,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $30,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Gurdon, AR residents
Average permit cost in Gurdon, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Most common industries in Gurdon, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Wood products (7.4%)
  • Food (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Paper (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (12.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.6%)
  • Food (10.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.7%)
  • Paper (7.5%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Machinery (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Gurdon, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)

Average climate in Gurdon, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Gurdon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Gurdon city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 18.3 miles away from the city center injured 11 people.

Earthquake activity:

Gurdon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 454% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.9 miles away from Gurdon center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from Gurdon center
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 102.0 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) earthquake occurred 103.9 miles away from Gurdon center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from Gurdon center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.8 miles away from Gurdon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gurdon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gurdon:

  • GURDON MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 3RD AND WALNUT STS)
  • PINEVIEW HOME INC (904 SEAHORN ST BOX 10)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gurdon:

  • DEGRAY KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH HOME HEALTH - ARKADELPHIA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH HOSPICE ARKADEL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER-ARKADELPHIA Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • TWIN RIVERS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • COURTYARD GARDENS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ARKADELPHIA, AR)
  • PRESCOTT MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PRESCOTT, AR)

Airports located in Gurdon:

Amtrak station near Gurdon:

  • 15 miles: ARKADELPHIA (798 S. 5TH ST.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gurdon:

  • Henderson State University (about 16 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,528)
  • National Park Community College (about 42 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 44 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Texarkana College (about 63 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 69 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 73 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 78 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)

Public high school in Gurdon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gurdon:

  • CABE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 7780 HWY 67 S, Grades: 5-8)
  • GURDON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 401 N 10TH ST, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Gurdon

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Gurdon, Arkansas is the home of the "Gurdon Light". This unexplained and ghostly light has been consistently observed by thousands of people. It is most likely the best and most easily seen unexplained phenomena in Arkansas. The Gurdon Light is found along a little-used rail line off State Highway 53 approximately two miles northwest of the city limits.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gurdon: Gurdon Fire Station (A), Gurdon Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gurdon include: Mount Canaan Baptist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Beech Street Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Gurdon Pond One (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Daniel Davis - Film actor.

Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

GURDON WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,351, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.3%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
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: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Gurdon (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Gurdon Branch at 100 East Main Street, branch established on 2000/07/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $267.7 mil, Deposits: $232.1 mil, headquarters in Lonoke, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Lonoke Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Gurdon Branch at 105 East Main Street, branch established on 1989/02/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Gurdon:

Marital status in Gurdon, AR
  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Gurdon:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gurdon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gurdon, AR (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,25958
Mainline Protestant1,73515
Black Protestant1,2919
Other2581
Catholic801
None7,372-
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
Clark County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Clark County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clark County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Clark County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clark County:

9.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

31.5%
Arkansas:

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

13.3%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gurdon:

46.7%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gurdon:

42.8%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Gurdon:

29.5
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Gurdon:

20.6%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gurdon:

12.9%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Gurdon:

35.3%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Gurdon:

52.6%
Arkansas:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Gurdon:

78.3%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gurdon, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$18,704$56,1124$3,724
Streets and Highways 3$7,456$29,8240$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,738$28,4280$0
Financial Administration 1$852$10,2240$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,390$16,6800$0
Police - Other 1$2,037$24,4441$1,311
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$2,892
Firefighters 0$0 16$3,905
Totals for Government 12$35,177$35,17724$11,832

Gurdon government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $123,000 ($58.99)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($36.93)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($18.23)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $331,000 ($158.75)
    Water Utilities: $258,000 ($123.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $179,000 ($85.85)
    Central Staff Services: $165,000 ($79.14)
    Sewerage: $145,000 ($69.54)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($56.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($36.45)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($20.62)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($18.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000 ($18.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($4.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $157,000 ($75.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($31.65)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($10.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,000 ($16.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($29.74)

Gurdon government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $222,000 ($106.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($56.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $380,000 ($182.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $60,000 ($28.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($17.75)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($2.40)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.96)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $418,000 ($200.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $131,000 ($62.83)
    Other: $91,000 ($43.65)
    General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($19.18)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $281,000 ($134.77)
    Property: $117,000 ($56.12)
    Public Utilities Sales: $70,000 ($33.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,000 ($9.59)

Gurdon government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,546,000 ($741.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,503,000 ($720.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,000 ($20.62)

Gurdon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,789,000 ($858.03)

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($32,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
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 Garland County, AR  0.68% ($26,319 average AGI)
from Hot Spring County, AR  0.57% ($24,641)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.36% ($42,760)


7.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Garland County, AR  0.88% ($44,574 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.75% ($33,596)
to Saline County, AR  0.65% ($54,422)

Businesses in Gurdon, AR

  • H&R Block: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gurdon:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KVRC (1240 AM; 1 kW; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gurdon:

  • KYXK (106.9 FM; GURDON, AR; Owner: CLARK COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAZ (105.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQUS-FM (97.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYDL (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204DI (88.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K208CQ (89.5 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K220EF (91.9 FM; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAMD-FM (97.1 FM; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: CHARLES R. SHINN)
  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Gurdon:

  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • KVTH (Channel 26; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
Gurdon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Gurdon fatal accident list:

May 6, 2015 10:29 AM, Sr- 182-00, Lat: 33.926383, Lon: -93.158264, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 14, 2008 04:02 AM, Us-67-04, Lat: 33.910350, Lon: -93.187320, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 2006 08:30 AM, I-30-14, Lat: 34.004210, Lon: -93.176810, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 1984 01:20 PM, 67s5, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 1978 07:59 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 70.1mTotal length
  • $1,870,000Total costs
  • 30,706Total average daily traffic
  • 336Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,198Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Gurdon, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gurdon, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gurdon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gurdon, AR)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gurdon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1345W, N1345W, N-1345W, Serial Number: 2626, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 10/21/1992
    Registrant (Individual): David G Deaton, 2066 Highway 53 N, Gurdon, AR 71743
  • Aircraft: M-SQUARED AIRCRAFT SPRINT 1000 (Category: Sea, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 618 (75 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 138ZX, N138ZX, N-138ZX, Serial Number: 000582DT, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 09/25/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen C Pennington, 284 Elia Ln, Gurdon, AR 71743
  • Aircraft: HOVER ROBERT T SPORT 1000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 363FH, N363FH, N-363FH, Serial Number: 000070, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 11/16/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmy W Martin, 2915 Highway 53 S, Gurdon, AR 71743
  • Aircraft: BEELER FRANK E RANS S7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 364TB, N364TB, N-364TB, Serial Number: 100280, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 09/01/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen C Pennington, 284 Elia Ln, Gurdon, AR 71743
  • Aircraft: MIDDLETON EMMETTE CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 SERIES (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 517EM, N517EM, N-517EM, Serial Number: CH2-0803-CW-0143, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/27/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Bill E Dulin, 300 Airport Rd, Gurdon, AR 71743
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9493V, N9493V, N-9493V, Serial Number: 700047, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 06/15/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Roy Ricketts, 503 Sticky Rd, Gurdon, AR 71743, Other Owners: Mary Ricketts
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/10/2018

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 58 took place in 2011, and the least - 4 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gurdon, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.5%), and Structure Fires (30.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gurdon, AR
    • 18752.5%Outside Fires
    • 10930.6%Structure Fires
    • 5716.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gurdon, AR
Most common first names in Gurdon, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6072.3 years
Mary4579.7 years
William4272.8 years
John3376.4 years
Robert2672.7 years
Willie2175.0 years
Annie1975.6 years
George1977.4 years
Thomas1773.6 years
Charles1666.5 years
Most common last names in Gurdon, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3974.0 years
Williams3577.7 years
Wells2071.5 years
Jones1975.0 years
Anderson1879.9 years
Bell1873.6 years
Stephens1780.5 years
Hughes1765.2 years
Brown1581.7 years
Johnson1275.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gurdon, AR
  • 52.8%Utility gas
  • 43.5%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gurdon, AR
  • 55.8%Utility gas
  • 38.6%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood


Gurdon compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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