Harrisburg, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 2,309 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 
Males: 1,149  (49.8%)
Females: 1,160  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72432.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,807 (it was $22,862 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$40,807
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,601 (it was $13,813 in 2000)

Harrisburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,610 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$79,610
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $90,501; detached houses: $93,169; mobile homes: $32,931

Median gross rent in 2019: $658.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harrisburg: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.3%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 43.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harrisburg, AR (2019)
    • 2,45487.9%White alone
    • 2187.8%Two or more races
    • 521.9%Hispanic
    • 491.8%Black alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Harrisburg, Arkansas as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harrisburg is 152 to 1.


Crime rates in Harrisburg by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(93.4)
3
(142.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
2
(86.3)
1
(43.3)
2
(86.1)
0
(0.0)
8
(337.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.4)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(137.0)
3
(140.1)
11
(521.8)
16
(758.7)
7
(305.4)
8
(345.3)
12
(519.9)
11
(473.5)
10
(432.0)
10
(422.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
67
(3,059)
52
(2,428)
35
(1,660)
47
(2,229)
43
(1,876)
24
(1,036)
27
(1,170)
26
(1,119)
14
(604.8)
5
(211.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(3,105)
74
(3,455)
67
(3,178)
81
(3,841)
59
(2,574)
56
(2,417)
67
(2,903)
62
(2,669)
51
(2,203)
28
(1,182)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(502.3)
6
(280.1)
8
(379.5)
3
(142.2)
2
(87.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(130.0)
5
(215.2)
6
(259.2)
4
(168.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(45.7)
1
(46.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
1
(43.2)
2
(86.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index405.9447.2491.9487.0350.3307.3347.1378.8237.6430.3

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City-data.com crime index in Harrisburg, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Arkansas average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (66.5%), Irish (5.1%), German (4.9%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1883

Elevation: 311 feet

Land area: 2.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,106 people per square mile   (low).

Harrisburg, Arkansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $414 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $368 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (18.3 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (52.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (396.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Weiner, AR (3.3 miles ),
Cherry Valley, AR (3.4 miles ),
Waldenburg, AR (3.5 miles),
Trumann, AR (3.7 miles ),
Fisher, AR (3.9 miles ),
Bay, AR (3.9 miles ),
Marked Tree, AR (4.2 miles ),
Jonesboro, AR (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 35.56 N, Longitude: 90.72 W

Area code: 870

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Harrisburg, AR residents
Average permit cost in Harrisburg, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +234 (+12.0%).
Most common industries in Harrisburg, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Machinery (6.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Utilities (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (15.0%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Harrisburg, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Harrisburg, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Harrisburg, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Harrisburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Harrisburg city center killed 5 people and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrisburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 437% 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 22.8 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 85.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 61.6 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 129.1 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 86.6 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 Poinsett County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 17, Floods: 15, Tornadoes: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrisburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Harrisburg:

  • POINSETT COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (119 NORTH MAIN)
  • WOODBRIAR NURSING HOME (204 CATHERINE ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Harrisburg:

  • ROSE CARE CENTER OF TRUMANN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TRUMANN, AR)
  • TRUMANN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TRUMANN, AR)
  • CRAIGHEAD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JONESBORO, AR)
  • JONESBORO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 16 miles away; JONESBORO, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisburg:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 49 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 51 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 53 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Harding University (about 61 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 75 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 78 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Public high schools in Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG JTC SCHOOL (Location: 1800 PINE GROVE LANE, Grades: 9-12)
  • HARRISBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 501 W SOUTH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrisburg:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Harrisburg: Poinsett County Courthouse (A), Harrisburg Police Department (B), Harrisburg Volunteer Fire Station (C), Lifeline Paramedics (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Mallard Inn (1107 North Illinois Street).

Court: Harrisburg-City - Municipal Court Clerk (City Hall).

Birthplace of: Chuck Malone - Baseball player.

Poinsett 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 Harrisburg and their reported violations in the past:

CROWLEYS RIDGE WATER ASSOC (Population served: 3,788, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2011)

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

  • HARRISBURG WATERWORKS (Population served: 2,228, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.5%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
87 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Harrisburg in 2000:

  • 93 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 60 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in other types of correctional institutions

Banks with branches in Harrisburg (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Wynne: Harrisburg Branch at 201 East Jackson, branch established on 2006/01/17; Harrisburg Branch at 605 N Illinois, Suite 2, branch established on 2001/07/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $259.8 mil, Deposits: $224.3 mil, headquarters in Wynne, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First National Corporation Of Wynne
  • UNICO Bank: Harrisburg Branch at 1100 North Illinois, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2010/08/16: Bank assets: $229.8 mil, Deposits: $201.8 mil, headquarters in Mineral Point, MO, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Washco Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg:

Marital status in Harrisburg, AR
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Harrisburg, AR (based on Poinsett County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,66372
Mainline Protestant1,27811
Catholic2092
Black Protestant1972
Other1352
None8,101-
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: 8
Poinsett County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

11.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Poinsett County:

33.4%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harrisburg:

49.1%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.9%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Harrisburg:

8.2%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Harrisburg:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.7%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Harrisburg:

58.0%
Arkansas:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Harrisburg:

76.0%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harrisburg, 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
Financial Administration 6$12,355$24,7102$1,258
Police Protection - Officers 4$10,428$31,2844$6,145
Streets and Highways 4$10,816$32,4480$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,754$33,0482$1,200
Parks and Recreation 1$2,025$24,3000$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,823$33,8760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,400
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,800
Totals for Government 17$41,202$29,08417$12,803

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $689,000 ($298.40)
    Police Protection: $438,000 ($189.69)
    Regular Highways: $333,000 ($144.22)
    Water Utilities: $203,000 ($87.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $196,000 ($84.89)
    Financial Administration: $180,000 ($77.96)
    Sewerage: $157,000 ($67.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($64.10)
    General - Other: $91,000 ($39.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($19.92)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($5.63)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($5.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($5.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($4.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($15.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $654,000 ($283.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.30)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $196,000 ($84.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($74.92)
    Other: $79,000 ($34.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000 ($24.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $221,000 ($95.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $117,000 ($50.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $73,000 ($31.62)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($3.03)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $905,000 ($391.94)
    Water Utilities: $299,000 ($129.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $152,000 ($65.83)
    General Local Government Support: $77,000 ($33.35)
    Other: $25,000 ($10.83)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $565,000 ($244.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $117,000 ($50.67)
    Property: $102,000 ($44.17)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000 ($145.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $170,000 ($73.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $165,000 ($71.46)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,423,000 ($1482.46)
Businesses in Harrisburg, AR
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
SONIC Drive-In1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrisburg:

  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNEA (970 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrisburg:

  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJBX (106.7 FM; TRUMANN, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJBR (93.7 FM; MARKED TREE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KDXY (104.9 FM; LAKE CITY, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWYN-FM (92.5 FM; WYNNE, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Harrisburg:

  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54ER (Channel 54; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Harrisburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Harrisburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 76.5mTotal length
  • $1,061,000Total costs
  • 100,504Total average daily traffic
  • 20,003Total average daily truck traffic
  • 114,029Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Harrisburg, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harrisburg, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Harrisburg, AR)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • HARRISBURG, 2.1 Mi E Of Hwy 1 2 Mi N Of Hwy 4 (Lat: 35.599444 Lon: -90.685278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 117.3 m, Overall height: 120 m, Call Sign: WNEQ925,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2018, Expiration Date: 04/15/2028, Registrant: Department Of Information Systems, One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1798, Fax: (501) 682-4310, Email:
  • 4.8 Mi S Of (Lat: 35.494500 Lon: -90.707056), Overall height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WPJF668,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, 6855.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/1996, Expiration Date: 06/04/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2001, Registrant: The Burlington Northern And Santa Fe Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106-1199, Phone: (913) 551-4568, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • HARRISBURG, 9847 Holly Springs Road (Lat: 35.589306 Lon: -90.680778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 99.1 m, Overall height: 100.9 m, Call Sign: WQUG416,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2014, Expiration Date: 06/30/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • HARRISBURG, 895 E South St (Lat: 35.562806 Lon: -90.711333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQXI886,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2016, Expiration Date: 03/18/2026, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, LLC, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:
  • STATION, Sw Corner Of South & Station Sts (Lat: 35.563111 Lon: -90.720944), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WHH808,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2138.00 MHz, 2141.20 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2002, Expiration Date: 07/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2004, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 201 S 16th St Suite 305, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 280-7777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harrisburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Harrisburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 fire incidents per year is 73. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 137 took place in 2006, and the least - 8 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Harrisburg, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.7%), and Structure Fires (30.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harrisburg, AR
    • 68354.7%Outside Fires
    • 38530.8%Structure Fires
    • 14711.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 342.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harrisburg, AR
Most common first names in Harrisburg, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6373.9 years
James6272.7 years
John5876.1 years
Mary4676.6 years
Charles3971.8 years
Robert3973.8 years
George2777.1 years
Thomas1775.5 years
Willie1671.5 years
Harry1579.5 years
Most common last names in Harrisburg, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4773.7 years
Brown4175.3 years
Jones2575.4 years
Wilson1876.8 years
Morgan1773.3 years
King1671.0 years
Faulkner1481.1 years
Gray1472.4 years
Crawford1470.6 years
Johnson1476.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harrisburg, AR
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 45.9%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Wood
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harrisburg, AR
  • 63.4%Electricity
  • 36.6%Utility gas


Harrisburg compared to Arkansas state average:

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

Harrisburg on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Barbados (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
There are 14 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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