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Population in 2012: 119 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.8%
 

Males: 68  (57.8%)
Females: 51  (42.2%)

Median resident age:  56.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72067

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,720 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Higden:

$50,720
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,094

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $178,152 (it was $103,600 in 2000)
Higden:

$178,152
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $149,272; Detached houses: $163,186; Mobile homes: $56,515

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  • White alone - 117 (97.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Higden: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.7%), French (14.3%), German (11.8%), Irish (11.8%), English (4.1%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 528 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 266 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Higden:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Higden town:

  • Never married: 12.9%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

5 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 2.4% Asia).

This town:  2.4%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Higden, Arkansas as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Higden to the number of sex offenders is 119 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,083 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $860 (0.5%)

Higden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (54.7 miles , pop. 60,433).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (129.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (324.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Greers Ferry, AR (1.5 miles ), Fairfield Bay, AR (2.0 miles ), Shirley, AR (2.9 miles ), Heber Springs, AR (3.3 miles ), Quitman, AR (3.6 miles ), Tumbling Shoals, AR (3.7 miles ), Clinton, AR (3.8 miles ), Rose Bud, AR (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.57 N, Longitude: 92.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 501

Higden household income distribution Higden home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+9.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (64%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Higden-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 270% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Higden town center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 19.1 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Higden-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 25.3 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 27.7 miles away from Higden center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Higden center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 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 Cleburne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Higden topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Higden:

  • INDIAN ROCK VILLAGE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH HOME HEALTH - HEBER SPRINGS (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HEBER SPRINGS, AR)
  • OZARK HEALTH (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 14 miles away; CLINTON, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Higden, AR

Airports located in Higden:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Higden:

  • Harding University (about 35 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,312)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 37 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 39 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 55 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 56 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 58 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 59 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)

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Church in Higden: Higden Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Narrows Inn & Restaurant (7910 Edgemont Road), Ozark Inn (7650 Edgemont Road), Sugar Maple Inn (8546 Edgemont Road).

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.4%

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.1%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Higden, AR

Higden compared to Arkansas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Higden town (based on Cleburne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.14%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents49.0%16.2%7.5%4.7%4.5%
Congregations32.1%7.1%8.9%10.7%3.6%
NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%2.7%2.3%2.1%6.6%
Congregations1.8%3.6%3.6%3.6%25.0%
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: 10
Cleburne County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cleburne County:

27.9%
Arkansas:

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

10.9%
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

Higden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($92.44)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($50.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($109.24)

Higden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($75.63)
    Highways: $2,000 ($16.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($16.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($42.02)
    General Support: $2,000 ($16.81)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($42.02)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($8.40)

Higden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($327.73)

7.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
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 White County, AR  0.88% ($24,554 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.75% ($39,254)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.55% ($33,043)


7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,135 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
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 White County, AR  1.07% ($23,258 average AGI)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.72% ($30,483)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.63% ($22,635)

Strongest AM radio stations in Higden:

  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAWW (1370 AM; 1 kW; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN 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 Higden:

  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KHPQ (92.1 FM; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KAWW-FM (100.7 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KWCK-FM (99.9 FM; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, 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.)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KSMD (99.1 FM; PANGBURN, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Higden:

  • 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)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Higden)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GREERS FERRY, 150 Mitchell Road (Lat: 35.547333 Lon: -92.235000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQRG874
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Higden)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: SHOUP MICHAEL P AVENTURA (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 320AV , Serial Number: AP 32 MS
    Registrant (Individual): Michael P Shoup, 224 Bondair Rd E, Higden, AR 72067
  • Aircraft: COVINGTON EAA BIPLANE P (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C125 SERIES (125 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4352 , Serial Number: 101, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Harry H Whiting, 154 Bondair Rd E, Higden, AR 72067
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 480SW , Serial Number: 21063842, Airworthiness Date: 01/13/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): J E Pawn Inc, Po Box 485, Higden, AR 72067
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57657 , Serial Number: 127-74, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Theodore C Beitel, 839 Bondair Rd, Higden, AR 72067


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Higden


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Most common first names in Higden, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1974.9 years
James1875.1 years
Charles1369.4 years
Mary1379.4 years
John1273.7 years
Thomas1271.8 years
Robert1168.4 years
Roy874.1 years
Betty865.9 years
Donald764.1 years
Most common last names in Higden, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stark2878.1 years
Davis1178.2 years
Brewer1076.9 years
Bittle1075.9 years
Hunt877.6 years
Murphree874.7 years
Bailey877.9 years
Anderson779.0 years
Gadberry781.4 years
Smith675.5 years

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