Horatio, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 1,070 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 551  (51.6%)
Females: 519  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  26.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71842.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,789 (it was $27,419 in 2000)
Horatio:

$31,789
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,439 (it was $11,738 in 2000)

Horatio city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,434 (it was $40,400 in 2000)
Horatio:

$56,434
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $64,748; Detached houses: $71,473; Mobile homes: $39,053

Median gross rent in 2013: $533.

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  • Races in Horatio, AR (2010)

    Horatio races chart
    • 66463.6%White alone
    • 29828.5%Hispanic
    • 353.4%Black alone
    • 232.2%American Indian alone
    • 222.1%Two or more races
    • 10.10%Asian alone
    • 10.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Horatio: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (8.3%), Irish (7.5%), German (7.4%), United States (4.0%), Dutch (3.6%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 403 feet

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 586 people per square mile   (low).

Horatio,AR real estate house value index trend

Horatio, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Horatio:

  • High school or higher: 59.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Horatio city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

104 residents are foreign born (10.2% Latin America).

This city:

10.4%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $389 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $330 (0.5%)

Horatio satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (98.9 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (107.2 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (161.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: De Queen, AR (2.6 miles ), Winthrop, AR (2.7 miles) , Lockesburg, AR (3.3 miles ), Eagletown, OK (3.8 miles ), Ben Lomond, AR (3.9 miles) , Foreman, AR (3.9 miles ), Gillham, AR (4.0 miles) , Wilton, AR (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $129,800
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 94.35 W

Area code: 870

Horatio household income distribution Horatio home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +207 (+26.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Horatio, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Horatio-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Horatio city center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Horatio-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.0 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 151.0 miles away from Horatio center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.0 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 257.1 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 313.7 miles away from Horatio center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 375.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sevier County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Horatio topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Horatio:

  • MEDSHARES HOSPICE OF WESTERN AR INC (105 PENNOCK)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Horatio:

  • BROOKEWOOD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DE QUEEN, AR)
  • DE QUEEN MEDICAL CENTER, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DE QUEEN, AR)
  • 1SEVIER HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DE QUEEN, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Horatio:

  • Texarkana College (about 38 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 66 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Paris Junior College (about 71 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Henderson State University (about 76 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 78 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 79 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • National Park Community College (about 82 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)

Public high school in Horatio:

Public elementary/middle school in Horatio:

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Notable location: Horatio Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Sevier 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 2013: 34.1%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 47.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 35.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.1%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
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: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Horatio (2011 data):

  • Horatio State Bank: at Pride And Main, branch established on 1905/05/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $124.6 mil, Deposits: $111.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Pioneer Bancshares, Inc. Of Horatio, Ark

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Arkansas average:

11.8

Horatio travel time to work - commute Horatio mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Horatio city (based on Sevier County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,06237
Catholic1,2001
Mainline Protestant6649
Black Protestant1961
Orthodox511
Other11
None7,884-
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: 4
Sevier County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Sevier County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sevier County:

30.5%
Arkansas:

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

17.1%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Horatio:

45.2%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.8%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.3%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Horatio:

11.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Horatio:

31.7%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

50.5%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Horatio:

75.7%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Horatio, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,165
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,407
Streets and Highways 1$2,300$27,6000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,942$23,3041$881
Parks and Recreation 1$1,532$18,3840$0
Water Supply 2$5,103$30,6180$0
Totals for Government 5$10,877$26,1059$3,453

5.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Howard County, AR  0.62% ($21,452 average AGI)
from Polk County, AR  0.50% ($26,360)
from Little River County, AR  0.48% ($21,625)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Howard County, AR  0.64% ($21,250 average AGI)
to Miller County, AR  0.54% ($49,148)
to Polk County, AR  0.48% ($24,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Horatio:

  • 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.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KNBO (1530 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: BOWIE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Horatio:

  • KDQN-FM (92.1 FM; DE QUEEN, AR; Owner: JAY W. BUNYARD & ANNE W. BUNYARD)
  • KKBI (106.1 FM; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: J.D.C. RADIO, INC.)
  • KBPU (88.7 FM; DE QUEEN, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEWL-FM (95.1 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Horatio:

  • K08KF (Channel 8; De QUEEN, AR; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • K28DJ (Channel 28; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: TRUSTEES OF J.B.CALLAHAM R.T.)
  • K63BA (Channel 63; IDABEL, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Horatio fatal accident list:

Jul 19, 1998 03:38 AM, Bruce St., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 7, 1979 03:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 4,610Total average daily traffic
  • 46Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,202Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Jerri L Janjua, 2030 Hwy 24 (Lat: 33.950556 Lon: -94.326222), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • Jerri L Janjua, 2030 Hwy 24 (Lat: 33.950556 Lon: -94.326222), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASAREG
  • Danny Hall, 3.3 Miles Nw (Lat: 33.983611 Lon: -94.383056), Type: 61.0, Structure height: 05133 m, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 3186766064, Rowens@kcsouthern.Com, 4601 HILRY HUCKABY DR.
  • Regulatory Manager, 2030 Hwy 24 (Lat: 33.950556 Lon: -94.326222), Type: 77.7, Structure height: 05133 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Danny Hall, 3.3 Miles Nw (Lat: 33.983611 Lon: -94.383056), Type: 61.0, Structure height: 05133 m, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 3186766064, Rowens@kcsouthern.Com, 4601 HILRY HUCKABY DR.
  • Gina Cacciatore, 2030 Hwy 24 (Lat: 33.950556 Lon: -94.326222), Type: 77.7, Structure height: 05133 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 -Mcgasa5reg
  • 3.3 Miles Nw (Lat: 33.983611 Lon: -94.383056), Type: 61.9, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 3186766262, , 4601 BLANCHARD RD.

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 3.3 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 33.983722 Lon: -94.382972), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WEF304
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.400 MHzGrant Date: 08/13/1998, Expiration Date: 10/21/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2008Registrant: Phone: (318) 227-7149

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA5VJT, Grant Date: 10/31/1995, Expiration Date: 10/31/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2007, Registrant: Stephen J Copley, Horatio, AR 71842
  • Call Sign: KB5ZQR, Licensee ID: L00642870, Grant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 04/06/2023, Certifier: Wendell W Randall Jr, Registrant: Wendell W Randall Jr, Horatio, AR 71842
  • Call Sign: KC5PMR, Previous Call Sign: KB4PFX, Grant Date: 06/28/1995, Expiration Date: 06/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2007, Registrant: Judith A Copley, Horatio, AR 71842
  • Call Sign: KD5GIQ, Grant Date: 02/19/1999, Expiration Date: 02/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2011, Registrant: Larry E Bowren, Horatio, AR 71842-0128
  • Call Sign: WA4GWA, Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007, Registrant: Thelma M Moss, Horatio, AR 71842
  • Call Sign: WB4EVO, Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007, Registrant: Lewis G Moss, Horatio, AR 71842
  • Call Sign: KE5GXU, Licensee ID: L01100897, Grant Date: 12/30/2005, Expiration Date: 12/30/2015, Certifier: Lynn T Stancil, Registrant: Lynn T Stancil, 212 Millwee St, Horatio, AR 71842

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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: 739GH , Serial Number: 17270528, Year manufactured: 1978
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph R Greer, 329 Fischer Rd, Horatio, AR 71842

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

  • HORATIO WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,529, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Horatio, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2773.6 years
Mary1980.4 years
John1680.4 years
William1677.4 years
Robert1378.4 years
George1279.5 years
Samuel977.1 years
Thomas783.3 years
Joseph677.0 years
Willie678.4 years
Most common last names in Horatio, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gore1577.5 years
Smith1177.3 years
Wilson1172.5 years
Williamson1077.1 years
Pettigrew1076.4 years
Nix1079.2 years
Brewer969.7 years
Irvan972.6 years
Johnson977.5 years
Pickett877.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (33%)

Horatio compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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