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Population in 2012: 1,056 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 

Males: 535  (50.7%)
Females: 521  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  32.6 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71842.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,595 (it was $27,419 in 2000)
Horatio:

$32,595
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,747

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,344 (it was $40,400 in 2000)
Horatio:

$53,344
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,063; Detached houses: $70,714; Mobile homes: $42,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $528.

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  • White alone - 664 (63.6%)
  • Hispanic - 298 (28.5%)
  • Black alone - 35 (3.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.10%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Horatio: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (11.5%), English (9.1%), German (6.7%), United States (4.0%), Dutch (3.5%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 403 feet

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 578 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Horatio:

  • High school or higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Horatio city:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

262 residents are foreign born

This city:  19.9%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Horatio, Arkansas as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Horatio to the number of sex offenders is 352 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $367 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $289 (0.8%)

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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 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

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Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 94.35 W

Area code: 870

Horatio household income distribution Horatio home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +207 (+26.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Horatio-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 142% 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 significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 98% 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 55.8 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 69.7 miles away from Horatio center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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).
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Hospital/medical center in Horatio:

  • MEDSHARES HOSPICE OF WESTERN AR INC (Hospital, 105 PENNOCK)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Horatio:

  • BROOKEWOOD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DE QUEEN, AR)
  • DE QUEEN MEDICAL CENTER, INC (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; DE QUEEN, AR)
  • 1SEVIER HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DE QUEEN, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Horatio, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Horatio:

  • Texarkana College (about 38 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,250)
  • Paris Junior College (about 71 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 2,649)
  • Henderson State University (about 76 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 79 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 101 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 102 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 5,138)
  • LeTourneau University (about 105 miles; Longview, TX; FT enrollment: 3,187)

Public high school in Horatio:

  • HORATIO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 205 ISBELL ST; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Horatio:

  • HORATIO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 205 ISBELL ST; Grades: PK - 06)
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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

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

HORATIO WATERWORKS (Population served: 1135, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2004), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.6%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.1% for Black residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 32.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Horatio, AR

Horatio compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Horatio travel time to work - commute


Horatio mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.60%
Here65.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents45.0%14.0%10.8%10.4%5.4%
Congregations18.9%15.1%1.9%20.8%9.4%
NameAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents3.5%3.0%2.6%1.5%3.9%
Congregations3.8%3.8%3.8%1.9%20.8%
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: 4
Sevier County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sevier County:

30.5%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sevier County:

17.1%
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 0$0 1$100
Other Government Administration 1$1,390$16,6807$799
Streets and Highways 2$3,381$20,2860$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,040$18,2400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,627$19,5240$0
Water Supply 2$4,244$25,4640$0
Totals for Government 8$13,682$20,5238$899


5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
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 McCurtain County, OK  0.54% ($22,840 average AGI)
from Howard County, AR  0.47% ($25,364)
from Polk County, AR  0.45% ($22,000)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
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 Little River County, AR  0.57% ($18,148 average AGI)
to Howard County, AR  0.53% ($23,960)
to Polk County, AR  0.53% ($22,440)

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 drivers: 1
Dec 7, 1979 03:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • 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.
  • 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:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • 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



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

Horatio on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food"
  • #68 (71842) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch West Indian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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