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Population in 2012: 10,036 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 

Males: 4,751  (47.3%)
Females: 5,285  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  32.5 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71801.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,092 (it was $25,385 in 2000)
Hope:

$25,092
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,245

Hope city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $58,001 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Hope:

$58,001
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $67,654; Detached houses: $71,007; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,820; In 2-unit structures: $99,961; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $66,223; Mobile homes: $31,314

Median gross rent in 2012: $578.

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  • Black alone - 4,359 (43.2%)
  • White alone - 3,437 (34.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2,096 (20.8%)
  • Two or more races - 143 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.06%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hope: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (9.0%), English (6.5%), German (3.3%), United States (3.1%), French (2.3%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/08/1875

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 10.00 square miles.

Population density: 1,004 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hope:

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hope city:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

1,225 residents are foreign born

This city:  12.1%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Hope, Arkansas as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hope to the number of sex offenders is 372 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $353 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $300 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (79.8 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (83.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (194.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Perrytown, AR (2.0 miles ), Oakhaven, AR (2.1 miles) , Emmet, AR (2.8 miles ), Washington, AR (3.0 miles) , Patmos, AR (3.3 miles) , Bodcaw, AR (3.6 miles) , Fulton, AR (3.7 miles ), McNab, AR (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $216,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $149,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.67 N, Longitude: 93.59 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Watermelon Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,597 (+25.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,366 (63.8%)

Area code: 870

Hope household income distribution Hope home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hope by Year
Type 2000 2001 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 12012100001
per 100,000 9.618.70.09.518.99.60.00.00.00.09.9
Rapes 931012810514710
per 100,000 86.528.194.7113.675.695.547.89.738.668.899.0
Robberies 5815151715121681213
per 100,000 48.074.8142.1142.0160.6143.3114.7154.577.2118.0128.7
Assaults 5546347281707954948272
per 100,000 528.4430.3322.1681.6765.2668.8755.0521.5906.6806.2712.7
Burglaries 172132200212267171160174194190229
per 100,000 1652.61234.81894.72007.02522.21633.71529.21680.51871.11868.12266.7
Thefts 314313354684612474428379427417420
per 100,000 3016.92928.03353.56475.45781.24528.54090.63660.44118.44099.94157.2
Auto thefts 3429194838273021283429
per 100,000 326.7271.3180.0454.4359.0258.0286.7202.8270.1334.3287.0
Arson N/A05125741254
per 100,000 N/A0.047.4113.647.266.938.29.719.349.239.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.7) 472.2394.6465.2726.4737.8589.9518.5439.8554.0574.6629.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 34 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Hope, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +523 (+5.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (22%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Food processing workers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hope-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Hope city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 21.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

Earthquake activity:

Hope-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from Hope center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from Hope center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hempstead County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bill Clinton - (born 1946), U. S. President, Mike Huckabee, Henry G. Bennett - University president, Ken Duke - Professional golfer, Ketty Lester - Female singer, Melinda Dillon - Film actor, Paul Tyson - Football player and coach, Lavenski Smith - Judge, Raymond Burnett - Football player and coach.

Main business address for: CHAMPION PARTS INC (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Hope:

  • DAVITA - HEMPSTEAD COUNTY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, 1803 S LAUREL)
  • HOPE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 407 W 16TH ST)
  • HEMPSTEAD COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, 100 EAST 20TH, SUITE E & F)
  • MEDICAL PARK HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 2001 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • WADLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AT HOPE (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2001 SOUTH MAIN)
  • HEATHER MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 400 WEST 23RD STREET)
  • HEATHER MANOR NURSING CENTER SOUTH (Nursing Home, 400 W 23RD STREET)
  • LAUREL PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 1901 SOUTH LAUREL STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Hope, AR

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Local government website: www.hopeusa.com

College/University in Hope:

  • University of Arkansas Community College-Hope (Full-time enrollment: 839; Location: 2500 S Main; Public; Website: www.uacch.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hope:

  • Texarkana College (about 33 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,250)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 34 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Henderson State University (about 44 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 79 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 3,177)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 86 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,639)
  • Grambling State University (about 94 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 96 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)

Public high schools in Hope:

  • HOPE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 1700 SOUTH MAIN; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • SPRING HILL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 238; Location: 633 HWY 355 WEST; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • GARLAND LEARNING CENTER (Students: 160; Location: 601 WEST SIXTH ST; Grades: 08 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hope:

  • WM. JEFFERSON CLINTON PRIMARY (Students: 1,075; Location: 601 LAKESHORE DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BERYL HENRY UPPER ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 2000 SOUTH MAIN; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • YERGER JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 400 EAST NINTH ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SPRING HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 633 HWY 355 WEST; Grades: KG - 06)

Private elementary/middle school in Hope:

  • GARRETT MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 1 GENESIS DR; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Hope:

  • SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $915,986; Location: 500 SOUTH ELM STREET; 330,545 books; 231 e-books; 6,208 audio materials; 7,123 video materials; 1 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 203 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The local government website is not www.hopeusa.com. That is the webpage of the Economic Development Corporation. The correct URL for the local government of Hope is www.hopearkansas.net

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Notable locations in Hope: Hope Country Club (A), Arkansas State Police Troop G (B), Hope Police Department (C), Hempstead County Sheriff's Office (D), Hope City Hall (E), Hempstead County Courthouse (F), Hempstead County Library (G), Pafford Emergency Medical Services - Hope (H), Hope Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hope Village Shopping Center (1), North Hervey Street Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hope include: Kingdom Hall Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Garrett Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (B), United Pentecostal Church (C), First Pentecostal Church of God (D), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Faith Bible Church (G), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Bridewells Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Hope: Northside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Henry C Yerger School Museum (316 East 4th Street), Clinton Birthplace Foundation Visitors Center (Historical Places & Services; 415 West Division Street).

Hotels: Days Inn Hope (1600 North Hervey Road), Econo Lodge Hope (2504 North Hazel Street), Super 8 Motel (Interstate 30 & High), Hope Village Inn & RV Park (2611 North Hazel Street), Best Western of Hope (I 30 And Hwy # 278), Holiday Inn Express Hope (2600 North Hervey).

 
Hempstead 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 Hope and their reported violations in the past:

BOIS D ARC WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 128, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-1998), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-1998), St Other (MAR-15-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between DEC-31-2000 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Show-cause Hearing (JUN-02-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-01-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-01-1999)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-1999), St Other (MAR-15-1999)
  • Notification, Public - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-1999)
  • Notification, Public - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-15-1999)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
SPRINGHILL GROCERY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2000), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2000)
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-1998 and MAR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Notification, Public - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
RIVERSIDE CABINS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2004)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • HOPE WATER LIGHT COMM (Population served: 11405, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.7%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.8% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for other race residents, 71.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hope, AR

People in group quarters in Hope in 2010:

  • 180 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Hope in 2000:

  • 189 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Hope compared to Arkansas state average:

Hope, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.


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Banks with branches in Hope (2011 data):

  • BancorpSouth Bank: Hope Main Office, North Branch, South Main Branch. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • First National Bank: The Of Hope Bran, South Branch, North Branch. Info updated 2009/09/28: Bank assets: $310.8 mil, Deposits: $271.9 mil, headquarters in Texarkana, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancshares Of Hempstead County
  • Summit Bank: Hope Branch at 600 South Main, branch established on 2001/05/07; Hope Branch at 1303 North Hervey, branch established on 2004/09/09. Info updated 2011/02/25: Bank assets: $1,129.7 mil, Deposits: $946.3 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Summit Bancorp, Inc.
  • Diamond Bank: Hope Branch at 400 South Main, branch established on 2001/05/21. Info updated 2011/12/01: Bank assets: $437.7 mil, Deposits: $365.3 mil, headquarters in Murfreesboro, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Bainum Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hope, Arkansas:

  • Best Western Inn, I-30 & Hwy 4, Hope, AR 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-9222
  • Quality Inn, I-30 & Hwy 29, Hope, AR 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-0777
  • Econo Lodge, 2504 N Hazel St, Hope, AR 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-0777, Fax: (870) 777-0777
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2600 N Hervey, Hope, AR 71801 , Phone: (870) 722-6262
  • Best Western Of Hope, 1800 Holiday Dr, Hope, AR 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-9222, Fax: (870) 777-9077
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 2700 N Hervey St, Hope, AR 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-4567, Fax: (870) 777-4999
  • Super 8 Mote, 2000 Holiday Dr, Hope, AR 71801 , Phone: (870) 777-8601, Fax: (870) 777-3142
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hope, Arkansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hope travel time to work - commute


Hope mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hope city (based on Hempstead County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.79%
Here50.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents37.2%31.4%14.1%6.0%3.0%
Congregations25.0%14.1%23.4%12.5%1.6%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.7%1.2%1.1%0.9%3.4%
Congregations1.6%3.1%1.6%3.1%14.1%
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: 7
Hempstead County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hempstead County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hempstead County:

32.2%
Arkansas:

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

16.0%
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$4,026$48,3121$780
Other Government Administration 5$16,675$40,0200$0
Judicial and Legal 5$5,674$13,6180$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$60,841$33,1860$0
Police - Other 9$16,644$22,1920$0
Firefighters 16$40,694$30,5210$0
Streets and Highways 12$25,024$25,0240$0
Airports 0$0 1$416
Health 2$3,610$21,6600$0
Solid Waste Management 10$13,327$15,9921$682
Sewerage 6$14,058$28,1160$0
Parks and Recreation 9$23,695$31,5934$7,906
Water Supply 10$41,734$50,0810$0
Electric Power 13$72,193$66,6400$0
Other and Unallocable 20$85,763$51,4581$288
Totals for Government 140$423,958$36,3398$10,072

Hope government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $3,269,000 ($325.73)
    Air Transportation: $800,000 ($79.71)
    General: $696,000 ($69.35)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $13,742,000 ($1369.27)
    Water Utilities: $1,963,000 ($195.60)
    Police Protection: $1,559,000 ($155.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $920,000 ($91.67)
    Regular Highways: $835,000 ($83.20)
    Fire Protection: $560,000 ($55.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $517,000 ($51.51)
    Sewerage: $422,000 ($42.05)
    Central Staff Services: $234,000 ($23.32)
    Financial Administration: $150,000 ($14.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $139,000 ($13.85)
    General - Other: $124,000 ($12.36)
    General Public Buildings: $104,000 ($10.36)
    Air Transportation: $63,000 ($6.28)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($1.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $193,000 ($19.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($6.97)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($2.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,563,000 ($255.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $452,000 ($45.04)

Hope government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $46,000 ($4.58)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $930,000 ($92.67)
    Sewerage: $692,000 ($68.95)
    All Other: $29,000 ($2.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $630,000 ($62.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $953,000 ($94.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $651,000 ($64.87)
    Interest Earnings: $333,000 ($33.18)
    Rents: $24,000 ($2.39)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,470,000 ($1641.09)
    Water Utilities: $2,355,000 ($234.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $505,000 ($50.32)
    All Other: $363,000 ($36.17)
    General Support: $183,000 ($18.23)
    Electric Utilities: $147,000 ($14.65)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,781,000 ($177.46)
    Property: $170,000 ($16.94)
    Public Utilities: $52,000 ($5.18)
    NEC: $19,000 ($1.89)

Hope government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,535,000 ($750.80)
    Electric Utilities: $290,000 ($28.90)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,306,000 ($528.70)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,100,000 ($707.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,023,000 ($201.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $7,100,000 ($707.45)
    Other, NEC: $2,980,000 ($296.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,535,000 ($750.80)
    Other, NEC: $303,000 ($30.19)
    Electric Utilities: $290,000 ($28.90)

Hope government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,429,000 ($1537.37)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $37,000 ($3.69)

6.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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 Nevada County, AR  0.93% ($28,985 average AGI)
from Howard County, AR  0.54% ($25,231)
from Miller County, AR  0.36% ($19,192)


7.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
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 Miller County, AR  0.90% ($26,773 average AGI)
to Nevada County, AR  0.86% ($24,063)
to Howard County, AR  0.60% ($27,114)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hope:

  • KXAR (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOPE, AR; Owner: KDB, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hope:

  • K217ET (91.3 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K295AB (106.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hope:

  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hope)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hope)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33349 , Serial Number: 28R-7535137, Year manufactured: 1975
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry Stroud, 174 Hempstead 183, Hope, AR 71801
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 41021 , Serial Number: 7671, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Individual): A C Dugal, Arpt, Hope, AR 71801
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42653 , Serial Number: 18259125, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1968
    Registrant (Corporation): Redland Farms Inc, Po Box 396, Hope, AR 71802
  • Aircraft: NAVAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY N3N-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: WRIGHT 760A B D E&ET (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44758 , Serial Number: 2795
    Registrant (Partnership): Flying Partnership Hope, 153 Airport Rd, Hope, AR 71801
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73868 , Serial Number: 17267730, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Flight Management Inc, 2111 W 16th St, Hope, AR 71801
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8433W , Serial Number: 28-2663, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1965
    Registrant (Partnership): Gerald R Nelson, 153 Airport Rd, Hope, AR 71801, Other Owners: Calvin Stovall, Michael Kauble
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8626G , Serial Number: 15062726, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Southwest Arkansas Aviation Inc, 153 Airport Rd, Hope, AR 71801


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 157
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Hope


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hope, AR

Most common first names in Hope, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17671.9 years
Mary13778.7 years
John13075.7 years
William13075.8 years
Robert8671.8 years
Willie6577.1 years
Charles6474.2 years
George6077.6 years
Thomas5174.1 years
Henry4975.1 years
Most common last names in Hope, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9876.5 years
Jones9477.8 years
Williams8775.8 years
Johnson7675.1 years
Brown6174.1 years
White5274.1 years
Clark4872.7 years
Cox4574.0 years
Turner4575.2 years
Phillips4277.3 years
Businesses in Hope, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
AutoZone1Payless1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Waffle House1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Hope on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 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"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
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