Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 282 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.1%
 
Males: 173  (61.4%)
Females: 109  (38.6%)
Median resident age:  55.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72348.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,729 (it was $30,083 in 2000)
Horseshoe Lake:

$24,729
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,649 (it was $17,517 in 2000)

Horseshoe Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,354 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Horseshoe Lake:

$77,354
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $591.

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  • Races in Horseshoe Lake, AR (2010)

    Horseshoe Lake races chart
    • 26490.4%White alone
    • 103.4%Black alone
    • 82.7%Hispanic
    • 72.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Horseshoe Lake: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.9%), Irish (17.1%), German (12.4%), United States (8.8%), Dutch (4.8%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 202 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,989 people per square mile   (low).

Horseshoe Lake,AR real estate house value index trend

Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Horseshoe Lake:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 50.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Horseshoe Lake town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 23.2%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Horseshoe Lake to the number of sex offenders is 287 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $800 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $588 (1.0%)

Horseshoe Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (23.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (399.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tunica Resorts, MS (2.4 miles ), Anthonyville, AR (3.0 miles ), Walls, MS (3.1 miles ), Memphis, MS (3.1 miles) , Hughes, AR (3.1 miles ), Lynchburg, MS (3.5 miles ), Edmondson, AR (3.6 miles ), North Tunica, MS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $53,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $177,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.91 N, Longitude: 90.31 W

Horseshoe Lake household income distribution Horseshoe Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.6%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+9.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas average temperatures Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas average precipitation Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas humidity Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas wind speed Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas snowfall Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas sunshine Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Horseshoe Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Horseshoe Lake town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Horseshoe Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 50.1 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 117.4 miles away from Horseshoe Lake center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 49.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 161.8 miles away from Horseshoe Lake 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 108.7 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 Crittenden County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Horseshoe Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Horseshoe Lake:

  • LANDMARK OF DESOTO (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HORN LAKE, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Horseshoe Lake:

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 22 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Memphis (about 24 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 25 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 28 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 48 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Mississippi (about 58 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 68 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.458. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.458
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.33. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.56
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.54
U.S.:

9.14

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

HORSESHOE LAKE UTILITIES (Population served: 786, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
EASTSIDE HOMEOWNERS ASSOC (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-09-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from SEP-06-2006 to OCT-03-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.2%
(35.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  54.8%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Horseshoe Lake compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Arkansas average:

11.8

Horseshoe Lake travel time to work - commute Horseshoe Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (34%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Horseshoe Lake town (based on Crittenden County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,64948
Black Protestant4,46617
Mainline Protestant2,8058
Catholic5253
Other4113
None26,046-
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: 14
Crittenden County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Crittenden County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crittenden County:

34.2%
Arkansas:

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

13.9%
State:

13.6%
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
Other Government Administration 3$2,196$8,7845$750
Other and Unallocable 1$300$3,6000$0
Totals for Government 4$2,496$7,4885$750

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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 Shelby County, TN  1.51% ($25,388 average AGI)
from St. Francis County, AR  0.40% ($23,357)
from Craighead County, AR  0.28% ($27,408)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Shelby County, TN  1.76% ($30,868 average AGI)
to St. Francis County, AR  0.36% ($22,047)
to Craighead County, AR  0.29% ($21,490)

Strongest AM radio stations in Horseshoe Lake:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Horseshoe Lake:

  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYYL (96.1 FM; TUNICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; COLT, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KARH (88.1 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNA (88.9 FM; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHAL-FM (95.7 FM; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Horseshoe Lake:

  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Horseshoe Lake, AR

Horseshoe Lake on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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