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Population in 2012: 2,311 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 

Males: 1,069  (46.3%)
Females: 1,242  (53.7%)

Median resident age:  38.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72432.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,184 (it was $22,862 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$23,184
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,761

Harrisburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,111 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Harrisburg:

$67,111
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,309; Detached houses: $87,144; Mobile homes: $28,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $479.

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  • White alone - 2,158 (94.3%)
  • Black alone - 48 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 37 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harrisburg: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.8%), United States (12.8%), German (7.6%), English (6.3%), Scottish (3.9%), Danish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1883

Elevation: 311 feet

Land area: 2.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,107 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Harrisburg:

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 17.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrisburg city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 41.5%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

70 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This city:  2.8%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Harrisburg, Arkansas as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Harrisburg to the number of sex offenders is 193 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $351 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $314 (0.6%)

Harrisburg satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.56 N, Longitude: 90.72 W

Area code: 870

Harrisburg household income distribution Harrisburg home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Harrisburg by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012
Murders 0100000000
per 100,000 0.045.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1100002301
per 100,000 45.345.00.00.00.00.093.4142.30.043.6
Robberies 0200001011
per 100,000 0.090.00.00.00.00.046.70.047.443.6
Assaults 1386433311167
per 100,000 589.0360.0274.3181.7136.9137.0140.1521.8758.7305.4
Burglaries 54546861426752354743
per 100,000 2446.82430.23109.32770.21916.13059.42427.61660.32228.51876.1
Thefts 81833664626874678159
per 100,000 3670.13735.41646.12906.42828.53105.03454.73178.43840.72574.2
Auto thefts 23192918116832
per 100,000 1042.1855.191.4408.7821.2502.3280.1379.5142.287.3
Arson 0001011001
per 100,000 0.00.00.045.40.045.746.70.00.043.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 306.0) 578.2638.0359.8394.7354.2422.5465.5512.0506.9364.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +234 (+12.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Harrisburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Harrisburg-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 240% 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 33% 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 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 Harrisburg 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 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from Harrisburg center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 88.1 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 (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Harrisburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Chuck Malone - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Harrisburg:

  • POINSETT COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, 119 NORTH MAIN)
  • WOODBRIAR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 204 CATHERINE ST)

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Harrisburg, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisburg:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,301)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 49 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 54 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Harding University (about 61 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 75 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 77 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 86 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)

Public high school in Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 501 WEST SOUTH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harrisburg:

  • HARRISBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 1003 SOUTH ILLINOIS; Grades: KG - 04)
  • HARRISBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: 401 WEST SOUTH ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 241; Location: 15781 HWY 163; Grades: 05 - 06)
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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).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.6. This is worse than average.
City:

39.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.167. This is significantly better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.167
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

22.1

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

CROWLEYS RIDGE WATER ASSOC (Population served: 3868, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • HARRISBURG WATERWORKS (Population served: 2192, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.5%
(37.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.3% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harrisburg, AR

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

Harrisburg compared to Arkansas state average:

Harrisburg, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Harrisburg travel time to work - commute


Harrisburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Harrisburg city (based on Poinsett County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.23%
Here68.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents66.2%9.5%6.5%4.3%2.7%
Congregations38.4%12.8%15.1%4.7%4.7%
NameAssemblies of GodPentecostal Church of GodCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.3%1.5%1.3%1.3%4.3%
Congregations7.0%2.3%2.3%2.3%10.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Poinsett County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Poinsett County:

33.4%
Arkansas:

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

12.6%
State:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,234$26,8080$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,255
Police Protection - Officers 4$10,977$32,9312$708
Streets and Highways 6$8,012$16,0241$498
Sewerage 2$4,209$25,2540$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,351$16,2121$664
Water Supply 5$9,908$23,7790$0
Totals for Government 20$39,171$23,5036$3,125

Harrisburg government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $881,000 ($381.22)
    Regular Highways: $273,000 ($118.13)
    Financial Administration: $271,000 ($117.27)
    Water Utilities: $255,000 ($110.34)
    Sewerage: $190,000 ($82.22)
    Police Protection: $152,000 ($65.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000 ($56.25)
    General - Other: $77,000 ($33.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $384,000 ($166.16)

Harrisburg government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $227,000 ($98.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($13.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $171,000 ($73.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($16.01)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,039,000 ($449.59)
    Water Utilities: $243,000 ($105.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $112,000 ($48.46)
  • Tax - Property: $261,000 ($112.94)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $228,000 ($98.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $64,000 ($27.69)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $5,000 ($2.16)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.73)

Harrisburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,612,000 ($1130.25)

6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Craighead County, AR  2.45% ($25,288 average AGI)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.44% ($37,765)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.38% ($21,733)


6.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Craighead County, AR  2.53% ($22,402 average AGI)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.33% ($31,154)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.33% ($20,462)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Harrisburg, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 119
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 203
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

See more detailed statistics of Harrisburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2008, Expiration Date: 04/15/2018
    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:
  • 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:

21 (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:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 137
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Harrisburg


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Harrisburg, AR
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
SONIC Drive-In1UPS1

Harrisburg on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products"
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