Hardy, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 760 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.5%
Males: 327  (43.1%)
Females: 433  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

59.3 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72542.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $20,331 (it was $17,375 in 2000)
Hardy:

$20,331
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,653 (it was $12,204 in 2000)

Hardy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $81,654 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Hardy:

$81,654
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $120,774; detached houses: $123,353; mobile homes: $38,203

Median gross rent in 2017: $479.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hardy: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.5%
(30.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hardy, AR (2010)
    • 73394.9%White alone
    • 151.9%Two or more races
    • 121.6%American Indian alone
    • 60.8%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Black alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Hardy, Arkansas as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hardy is 123 to 1.


Crime rates in Hardy by year

Type

2007

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

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)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(256.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(396.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(128.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(125.2)
2
(256.4)
2
(262.1)
1
(130.5)
2
(264.6)
5
(661.4)
1
(130.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(366.3)
15
(1,877)
14
(1,795)
13
(1,704)
23
(3,003)
6
(793.7)
11
(1,455)
11
(1,432)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(244.2)
46
(5,757)
36
(4,615)
30
(3,932)
13
(1,697)
13
(1,720)
33
(4,365)
10
(1,302)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(500.6)
3
(384.6)
3
(393.2)
1
(130.5)
2
(264.6)
2
(264.6)
1
(130.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)35.4426.8635.9360.4314.6198.4747.4188.8

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City-data.com crime index in Hardy, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (40.1%), English (13.8%), German (10.8%), Irish (5.9%), European (2.2%), Polish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 377 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 322 people per square mile   (very low).

Hardy, Arkansas map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $387 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $562 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (55.6 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (118.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (388.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Highland, AR (2.0 miles ),
Cherokee Village, AR (2.3 miles ),
Williford, AR (2.9 miles),
Ash Flat, AR (3.1 miles ),
Mammoth Spring, AR (3.5 miles ),
Ravenden, AR (3.8 miles ),
Ravenden Springs, AR (3.8 miles),
Thayer, MO (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 36.32 N, Longitude: 91.48 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Hardy, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hardy, AR in 2017
Hardy satellite photo by USGS

Hardy tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $41,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $36,700
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $194,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Hardy, AR residents
Average permit cost in Hardy, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Most common industries in Hardy, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Truck transportation (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Utilities (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Hardy, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.5%)
  • Other transportation occupations (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)

Average climate in Hardy, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hardy-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Hardy city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hardy-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 80.0 miles away from Hardy 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 93.8 miles away from Hardy 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 122.7 miles away from Hardy 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 86.9 miles away from Hardy center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Hardy center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from Hardy center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sharp County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hardy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hardy:

  • SPRING RIVER HOSPICE, INC (2852C HIGHWAY 62/412)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hardy:

  • ASH FLAT HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ASH FLAT, AR)
  • SHARP COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ASH FLAT, AR)
  • SHADY OAKS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; THAYER, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hardy:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 56 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 67 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Harding University (about 76 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 90 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 103 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology (about 115 miles; Rolla, MO; FT enrollment: 6,486)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 116 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)

Public high school in Hardy:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hardy:

See full list of schools located in Hardy

Points of interest:

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

Reservoirs: Rainbow Lake (A), Lake Sherwood (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Forty Island Creek (A), South Fork Spring River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Electric Avenue (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1942 Highway 63), Hardy Tourist Information Center (101 Church Street).

Hotels: Days Hotel Hardy AR (Junction 62 63 And 412), Sunset Suites (2504 Highway 63), Ponderosa Motel (Highway 62 West), Motor Center Motel (2511 Highway 63), Razorback Motel (Highway 63 North), Days Inn Hardy (Junction Of 412 62 And 63).

Birthplace of: Michael Foster (writer) - Journalist.

Sharp 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 Hardy and their reported violations in the past:

HARDY WATERWORKS (Population served: 915, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hardy that have no violations reported:

  • HIGHLAND WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,376, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HIGHLAND WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,376, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

50.8%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
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: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Hardy (2011 data):

  • First National Banking Company: Cherokee Village Branch at 1 Santee Drive, branch established on 1974/06/06; Hardy Branch at 500 Main Street, branch established on 1990/01/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $359.8 mil, Deposits: $292.3 mil, headquarters in Ash Flat, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Fnbc Bancorp Inc
  • Iberiabank: Hardy Branch at 530 Main Street, branch established on 1961/06/15; Route 2 Box 310 Hwy 62 Branch at 1566 Highway 62/412, branch established on 1935/04/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Simmons First National Bank: Hardy Branch at 200 North Highway 63, branch established on 1912/10/12. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $1,849.8 mil, Deposits: $1,513.0 mil, headquarters in Pine Bluff, AR, positive income, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Simmons First National Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Hardy:

Marital status in Hardy, AR
  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Hardy:

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hardy
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hardy, AR (based on Sharp County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,33959
Mainline Protestant1,38414
Catholic4711
Other3864
None5,684-
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
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Sharp County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

13.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.2%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sharp County:

9.9%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hardy:

49.9%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hardy:

43.6%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Hardy:

28.5
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hardy:

22.0%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hardy:

9.1%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hardy:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hardy:

30.1%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hardy:

71.1%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hardy, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,736$30,9447$1,804
Water Supply 2$5,525$33,1500$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,757$22,5420$0
Police - Other 1$1,657$19,8840$0
Sewerage 1$2,762$33,1440$0
Firefighters 0$0 27$3,609
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 14$9,924
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$3,158
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$21,437$28,58351$18,495

Hardy government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $228,000 ($300.00)
    Police Protection: $167,000 ($219.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $159,000 ($209.21)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($100.00)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($81.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($69.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $88,000 ($115.79)
    Regular Highways: $66,000 ($86.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($38.16)

Hardy government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000 ($98.68)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($5.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $79,000 ($103.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($30.26)
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($26.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($9.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($46.05)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($26.32)
    Other: $3,000 ($3.95)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $205,000 ($269.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $92,000 ($121.05)
    Public Utilities Sales: $55,000 ($72.37)
    Property: $48,000 ($63.16)
    Other License: $12,000 ($15.79)

Hardy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $333,000 ($438.16)
Businesses in Hardy, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Alco Stores1McDonald's1
Best Western1Subway1
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hardy:

  • 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.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KALM (1290 AM; 1 kW; THAYER, MO; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hardy:

  • KFCM (98.3 FM; CHEROKEE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: KFCM, INC.)
  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KSAR (92.3 FM; THAYER, MO; Owner: BRAGG BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOM (100.9 FM; SALEM, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Hardy:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • Hardy, Arkansas
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents28
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Arkansas average
  • Fatal accident count5874
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8776
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1685
  • Fatalities6617
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents14789
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents435
See more detailed statistics of Hardy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.4mTotal length
  • $3,335,000Total costs
  • 29,782Total average daily traffic
  • 6,670Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,130Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hardy)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 5 1/2 Mi Ne (Lat: 36.383389 Lon: -91.432361), Call Sign: WNJG984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.460 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2012, Expiration Date: 06/29/2022, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2013, Registrant: Arkansas Forestry Commission, 3821 West Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72204, Phone: (501) 296-1873, Fax: (501) 296-1940, Email:
  • At The Corner Of Little John Rd. 2 Robin Hood Lane (Lat: 36.328944 Lon: -91.520417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPTV512,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/21/2021, Certifier: Billy Gillbreath, Registrant: City Of Hardy, Hardy, AR 72542, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • HARDY RADIO SITE, 100 South Sprong Street - Hardy Radio Site (Lat: 36.314722 Lon: -91.482139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.5 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQNM546,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/23/2011, Expiration Date: 03/23/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • MP354.9 TOR, Bnsf Ls1001 Mp354.9 Tor (Lat: 36.346944 Lon: -91.504500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 0.9 m, Overall height: 5.8 m, Call Sign: WQOE931,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2011, Expiration Date: 09/06/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Us Hwy 62/412 W (Lat: 36.313944 Lon: -91.495972), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPNJ950,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/1998, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Phone: (870) 856-2178
  • HARDY, 1 Arkansas Traveler Road (Lat: 36.303556 Lon: -91.486667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.5 m, Overall height: 81.7 m, Call Sign: WQTA542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/18/2013, Expiration Date: 12/18/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • HIGHLAND, 0.33 Nm South Of County Road 62 (Lat: 36.254556 Lon: -91.547861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WRAC464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2017, Expiration Date: 10/07/2027, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 377-3608, Email:
  • HARDY, .5 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 36.308389 Lon: -91.491806), Overall height: 138.1 m, Call Sign: KKU26,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 01/18/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/10/1997, Registrant: Century Telephone Of Arkansas Inc, Monroe, LA 71211

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hardy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1973K , Serial Number: 4700, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 09/03/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 07/02/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Wesley L Austin, 476 River Rd, Hardy, AR 72542
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/18/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 33. The highest number of fire incidents - 53 took place in 2009, and the least - 12 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hardy, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.2%), and Structure Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hardy, AR
    • 32358.2%Outside Fires
    • 16830.3%Structure Fires
    • 509.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 142.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hardy, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hardy, Arkansas:

  • Best Western Village Inn, 3587 Hwy 62-412 W, Hardy, Arkansas 72542 , Phone: (870) 856-2176, Fax: (870) 856-2239
  • Hardys Spring River Lodge, 419 Hwy 63 N, Hardy, Arkansas 72542 , Phone: (870) 856-4001, Fax: (870) 856-4030
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hardy, Arkansas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hardy, AR
  • 50.5%Electricity
  • 35.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hardy, AR
  • 71.5%Electricity
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Wood


Hardy compared to Arkansas state average:

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