Heber Springs, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 6,967 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.3%
 
Males: 3,427  (49.2%)
Females: 3,540  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72543.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,405 (it was $29,599 in 2000)
Heber Springs:

$42,405
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,470 (it was $19,656 in 2000)

Heber Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,332 (it was $82,100 in 2000)
Heber Springs:

$144,332
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $157,375; detached houses: $162,236; mobile homes: $32,037

Median gross rent in 2017: $658.

March 2019 cost of living index in Heber Springs: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.4%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 26.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Heber Springs, AR (2017)
    • 6,51391.2%White alone
    • 3344.7%Hispanic
    • 1602.2%Asian alone
    • 640.9%Black alone
    • 300.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.04%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Heber Springs, Arkansas as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Heber Springs is 258 to 1.


Crime rates in Heber Springs by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
1
(14.0)
2
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(98.6)
2
(27.9)
6
(82.6)
6
(82.4)
4
(54.1)
7
(97.6)
2
(28.0)
3
(42.0)
4
(55.8)
11
(154.0)
6
(84.9)
6
(86.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.1)
1
(14.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(84.6)
16
(223.6)
15
(206.6)
16
(219.8)
11
(148.8)
12
(167.3)
14
(195.9)
22
(307.8)
6
(83.8)
23
(321.9)
9
(127.3)
11
(158.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
83
(1,170)
111
(1,551)
111
(1,529)
138
(1,896)
104
(1,407)
109
(1,520)
125
(1,749)
69
(965.3)
62
(865.4)
50
(699.9)
47
(664.7)
44
(635.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
244
(3,439)
213
(2,977)
181
(2,492)
171
(2,349)
224
(3,030)
169
(2,356)
184
(2,575)
249
(3,483)
193
(2,694)
172
(2,408)
207
(2,927)
148
(2,136)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(42.3)
3
(41.9)
5
(68.9)
3
(41.2)
6
(81.2)
11
(153.4)
14
(195.9)
6
(83.9)
17
(237.3)
7
(98.0)
17
(240.4)
7
(101.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.1)
1
(14.0)
2
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.9)
1
(14.0)
1
(14.1)
1
(14.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)322.9298.1319.6344.0299.2324.4311.1308.8285.0396.7280.4243.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 27 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (23.9%), Irish (13.2%), German (12.7%), English (9.5%), Scottish (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/12/1882

Elevation: 343 feet

Land area: 6.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,001 people per square mile   (low).

Heber Springs, Arkansas map

227 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $572 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $930 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (50.9 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (119.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (329.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Tumbling Shoals, AR (2.3 miles ),
Greers Ferry, AR (3.0 miles ),
Higden, AR (3.3 miles),
Rose Bud, AR (3.4 miles ),
Pangburn, AR (3.5 miles ),
Quitman, AR (3.6 miles ),
Fairfield Bay, AR (3.8 miles ),
Letona, AR (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.49 N, Longitude: 92.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,543 (+21.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,967 (66.6%)

Area code: 501

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1998: 47 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 1999: 34 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $88,300
  • 2002: 58 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2005: 59 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $214,700
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $232,900
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $366,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Heber Springs, AR residents
Average permit cost in Heber Springs, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Heber Springs, AR
Historical housing units in Heber Springs, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +720 (+12.6%).
Most common industries in Heber Springs, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Machinery (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Machinery (8.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.1%)
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Machinery (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.4%)
  • Chemicals (4.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Heber Springs, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Top executives (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.1%)

Average climate in Heber Springs, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Heber Springs, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 27.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Heber Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 159% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Heber Springs city center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/15/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Heber Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 21.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 24.4 miles away from the city center
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 96.8 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 144.4 miles away from Heber Springs 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 181.2 miles away from Heber Springs center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from Heber Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cleburne County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Heber Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Heber Springs:

  • BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER HEBER SPINGS (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1800 BYPASS ROAD)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH HOME HEALTH - HEBER SPRINGS (1709 WEST MAIN)
  • CLEBURNE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (2319 HIGHWAY 110 WEST, SUITE C)
  • SEVEN SPRINGS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (1040 WEDDINGFORD RD)
  • SOUTHRIDGE VILLAGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (400 SOUTHRIDGE PARKWAY)

Airports and heliports located in Heber Springs:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Heber Springs:

  • Harding University (about 25 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 31 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 38 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 52 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 56 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 64 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 81 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)

Public high school in Heber Springs:

Public elementary/middle schools in Heber Springs:

Private elementary/middle school in Heber Springs:

  • CLEARVIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 10 GOSPEL RD, Grades: PK-7)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Heber Springs: Thunderbird Golf Course (A), Heber Springs Police Department (B), Cleburne County Sheriff's Office (C), Heber Springs Volunteer Fire Department (D), Northstar Emergency Medical Service - Heber Springs (E), Cleburne County Courthouse (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Heber Springs include: First Presbyterian Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), Church of God (D), Central Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Heber Springs: Spring Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Red Apple Inn & Country Club (1000 Country Club Road) (1), Lake and River Inn (2322 Highway 25B) (2), Brighton Park Inn (3450 Highway 25B) (3), Red River Trout Dock & Campgrounds (285 Ferguson Road) (4), Driftwood Lodge (1935 Riverbend Road) (5), Journey With Inn (120 East Main Street) (6), River Ranch Resort (630 River Ranch Resort R) (7), Barnett's Motel (616 West Main Street) (8), Jackson's Lakeshore Resort LLC (801 Case Ford Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Cleburne County - District Court Clerk (102 East Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Preston Cranford - College basketball player (Arkansas Razorbacks).

Cleburne 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 Heber Springs and their reported violations in the past:

HERBER SPRINGS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 10,914, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOUNTAIN TOP WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 6,355, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.0%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Heber Springs in 2010:

  • 80 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Heber Springs in 2000:

  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Heber Springs (2011 data):

  • First Arkansas Bank and Trust: Heber Springs Branch, New Northside Branch, Sugar Loaf Office Branch. Info updated 2008/08/05: Bank assets: $681.5 mil, Deposits: $518.7 mil, headquarters in Jacksonville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: First Arkansas Bancshares, Inc.
  • Eagle Bank and Trust Company: Second And Main Branch at Second And Main Streets, branch established on 2012/02/24; Heber Springs Branch at 1510 Highway 25b North, branch established on 1998/12/07. Info updated 2012/03/07: Bank assets: $209.9 mil, Deposits: $177.9 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: State Holding Company
  • First Security Bank: 1140 Highway 25b Branch at 1140 Highway 25b, branch established on 1999/10/05; 110 South 7th Branch at 110 South 7th, branch established on 1972/01/01. Info updated 2009/06/12: Bank assets: $4,011.4 mil, Deposits: $3,167.1 mil, headquarters in Searcy, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bancorp
  • Centennial Bank: Heber Springs Branch at 1631 Highway 25b North, branch established on 2009/03/09. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $3,588.2 mil, Deposits: $2,891.9 mil, headquarters in Conway, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Heber Springs Branch at 821 West Main Street, branch established on 1982/11/12. 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
  • First State Bank: Heber Springs Branch at 1450 Southridge Boulevard, branch established on 2007/06/13. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Heber Springs:

Marital status in Heber Springs, AR
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

For population 25 years and over in Heber Springs:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for Heber Springs, AR (based on Cleburne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,58051
Mainline Protestant2,4088
Other5952
Catholic4051
None12,982-
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: 10
Here:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Cleburne County:

9.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

11.4%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.9%
State:

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

10.9%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Heber Springs:

46.9%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Heber Springs:

40.4%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Heber Springs:

25.6%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Heber Springs:

11.8%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.9%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Heber Springs:

49.7%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Heber Springs:

73.0%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Heber Springs, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 15$57,495$45,9960$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$42,977$36,8370$0
Parks and Recreation 13$21,667$20,0005$4,198
Sewerage 11$29,099$31,7440$0
Other Government Administration 10$8,913$10,6960$0
Police - Other 9$19,906$26,5410$0
Streets and Highways 9$21,098$28,1310$0
Solid Waste Management 8$18,113$27,1700$0
Financial Administration 2$5,832$34,9920$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,026$30,1563$2,104
Firefighters 2$7,132$42,7921$480
Judicial and Legal 1$2,383$28,5960$0
Totals for Government 96$239,641$29,9559$6,782

Heber Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $309,000 ($44.35)
    Air Transportation: $262,000 ($37.61)
    Sewerage: $154,000 ($22.10)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,480,000 ($212.43)
    Water Utilities: $1,455,000 ($208.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,185,000 ($170.09)
    Regular Highways: $725,000 ($104.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $720,000 ($103.34)
    Sewerage: $568,000 ($81.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $428,000 ($61.43)
    Financial Administration: $389,000 ($55.83)
    Central Staff Services: $268,000 ($38.47)
    Air Transportation: $91,000 ($13.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $83,000 ($11.91)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($11.63)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($8.47)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $75,000 ($10.77)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $20,000 ($2.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $674,000 ($96.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $122,000 ($17.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $101,000 ($14.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,375,000 ($197.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($18.09)

Heber Springs government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $897,000 ($128.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $773,000 ($110.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $385,000 ($55.26)
    Air Transportation: $121,000 ($17.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $22,000 ($3.16)
    From Other Governments: $16,000 ($2.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $73,000 ($10.48)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,103,000 ($158.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $2,016,000 ($289.36)
    General Revenue - Other: $315,000 ($45.21)
    Interest Earnings: $97,000 ($13.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $30,000 ($4.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,399,000 ($344.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $397,000 ($56.98)
    General Local Government Support: $142,000 ($20.38)
    Other: $21,000 ($3.01)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,875,000 ($269.13)
    Property: $794,000 ($113.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $508,000 ($72.92)
    Other License: $113,000 ($16.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $50,000 ($7.18)

Heber Springs government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,286,000 ($2624.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,564,000 ($2521.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $722,000 ($103.63)

Heber Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $216,000 ($31.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $550,000 ($78.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,055,000 ($1012.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,561,000 ($511.12)

7.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
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 White County, AR  1.14% ($33,752 average AGI)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.69% ($51,344)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.43% ($124,237)


6.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
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 Faulkner County, AR  0.93% ($36,476 average AGI)
to White County, AR  0.89% ($32,013)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.40% ($40,886)
Businesses in Heber Springs, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1Quality1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Heber Springs:

  • KAWW (1370 AM; 1 kW; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • 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.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KDXE (1380 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RADIO DISNEY AM 1380, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Heber Springs:

  • KAWW-FM (100.7 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWCK-FM (99.9 FM; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KSMD (99.1 FM; PANGBURN, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKPT (94.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC.)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KHPQ (92.1 FM; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KBGR (101.5 FM; BEEBE, AR; Owner: SEARCY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Heber Springs:

  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • 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)
Heber Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Heber Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.4mTotal length
  • $299,000Total costs
  • 19,079Total average daily traffic
  • 189Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,122Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Heber Springs, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Heber Springs, AR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Heber Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 116 (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 Heber Springs, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Heber Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Heber Springs)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 58. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 95 took place in 2010, and the least - 17 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Heber Springs, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.8%), and Structure Fires (35.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Heber Springs, AR
    • 46847.8%Outside Fires
    • 34635.3%Structure Fires
    • 14414.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 222.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Heber Springs, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Heber Springs, Arkansas:

  • Quality Inn, 3450 Hwy 25B N, Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543 , Phone: (501) 362-1000, Fax: (501) 362-0253
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1350 Southridge Pkwy, Heber Springs, Arkansas 72543 , Phone: (501) 887-9500, Fax: (501) 887-9501
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Heber Springs, Arkansas
Most common first names in Heber Springs, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12374.2 years
William11476.3 years
John9776.3 years
Mary9475.6 years
Robert7571.6 years
Charles6573.2 years
George5678.5 years
Thomas4474.1 years
Dorothy3275.3 years
Ruby3281.7 years
Most common last names in Heber Springs, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6378.1 years
Johnson5174.8 years
Davis4174.9 years
Williams3274.4 years
Bittle3182.3 years
Brown2578.6 years
Stark2576.5 years
Martin2580.6 years
Miller2377.1 years
Baker2280.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Heber Springs, AR
  • 58.2%Utility gas
  • 38.9%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Heber Springs, AR
  • 61.1%Electricity
  • 38.9%Utility gas


Heber Springs compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Heber Springs on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 29 pilots and 28 other airmen in this city.
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