Hughes, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 1,275 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -31.7%
Males: 680  (53.4%)
Females: 595  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72348.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $18,657 (it was $18,333 in 2000)
Hughes:

$18,657
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,219 (it was $10,039 in 2000)

Hughes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $52,593 (it was $38,200 in 2000)
Hughes:

$52,593
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $346,730; detached houses: $382,454; mobile homes: $11,552

Median gross rent in 2017: $340.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hughes: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 43.3%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.3% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Hughes, AR (2010)
    • 1,06974.2%Black alone
    • 33723.4%White alone
    • 161.1%Hispanic
    • 80.6%Asian alone
    • 80.6%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Hughes, Arkansas as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hughes is 356 to 1.


Crime rates in Hughes by year

Type

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(384.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(159.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(76.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(614.4)
5
(391.2)
5
(398.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(844.9)
8
(626.0)
9
(717.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(1,306)
14
(1,095)
12
(956.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(76.8)
1
(78.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(159.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)570.7172.1319.8

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City-data.com crime index in Hughes, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: English (1.8%), American (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 205 feet

Land area: 2.15 square miles.

Population density: 594 people per square mile   (low).

Hughes, Arkansas map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $266 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $930 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (30.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (391.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Horseshoe Lake, AR (3.1 miles ),
Anthonyville, AR (3.1 miles ),
Tunica Resorts, MS (3.4 miles ),
Widener, AR (3.6 miles ),
Edmondson, AR (3.8 miles ),
Madison, AR (3.9 miles ),
Jennette, AR (3.9 miles),
North Tunica, MS (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 90.47 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Hughes, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hughes, AR in 2017
Hughes satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $50,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hughes, AR residents
Average permit cost in Hughes, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Hughes, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.5%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Truck transportation (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.2%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Hughes, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.5%)
  • Cashiers (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Hughes, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hughes, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.6. This is about average.

City:

68.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.10. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.10
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 5.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.56
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hughes-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Hughes city 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 36.7 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hughes-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 48.2 miles away from Hughes 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 the city 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 83.1 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 45.7 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 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Hughes topographic map

Airports located in Hughes:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hughes:

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 28 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Memphis (about 30 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 31 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 37 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 49 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 63 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • University of Mississippi (about 67 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)

Public high school in Hughes:

Public elementary/middle school in Hughes:

  • MILDRED JACKSON ELEM. SCHOOL (Location: 310 COLLEGE ST, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Hughes

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hughes: Tucker Plantation (A), Hughes Police Department (B), Hughes Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ernest Lawlers - Blues singer.

St. Francis 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 Hughes that have no violations reported:

  • HUGHES COMMUNITY WATER ASSOC (Population served: 2,226, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HUGHES WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,441, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.0%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Hughes (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas: Hughes Branch at 103 First Street North, branch established on 1997/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $355.0 mil, Deposits: $314.3 mil, headquarters in Forrest City, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares Of Eastern Arkansas, Inc.
  • Fidelity National Bank: Hughes Branch at 211 Broadway, branch established on 2001/01/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $332.5 mil, Deposits: $293.6 mil, headquarters in West Memphis, AR, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Carlson Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hughes:

Marital status in Hughes, AR
  • Never married: 45.8%
  • Now married: 28.1%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Hughes:

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.2%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hughes
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hughes, AR (based on St. Francis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,59644
Black Protestant3,73319
Mainline Protestant1,26611
Catholic921
Other-2
None13,571-
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: 7
This county:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
St. Francis County:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

11.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Francis County:

32.4%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Francis County:

8.1%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.8%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hughes:

21.1%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hughes:

13.9%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hughes:

35.8%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Hughes:

51.7%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.5%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hughes, 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
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,725$49,4502$5,410
Solid Waste Management 4$74,218$222,6540$0
Sewerage 3$79,032$316,1280$0
Other Government Administration 2$46,837$281,0221$6,944
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 15$224,812$179,8503$12,354

Hughes government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $404,000 ($316.86)
    Police Protection: $127,000 ($99.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $118,000 ($92.55)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($58.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($22.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $56,000 ($43.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $300,000 ($235.29)

Hughes government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,000 ($4.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($3.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000 ($39.22)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($19.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $269,000 ($210.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($26.67)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $57,000 ($44.71)
    General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($31.37)
    Other: $30,000 ($23.53)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $139,000 ($109.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000 ($40.78)
    Property: $38,000 ($29.80)
    Other License: $9,000 ($7.06)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($3.92)

Hughes government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $278,000 ($218.04)

5.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($27,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cross County, AR  0.72% ($32,170 average AGI)
from Lee County, AR  0.59% ($28,791)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.54% ($23,000)


7.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($28,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Craighead County, AR  1.07% ($25,000 average AGI)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.90% ($9,896)
to Cross County, AR  0.75% ($28,446)

Businesses in Hughes, AR

  • Chevrolet: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hughes:

  • 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)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hughes:

  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; COLT, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KARH (88.1 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • 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.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • K204CK (91.5 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K234AB (94.7 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KAKJ (105.3 FM; MARIANNA, AR; Owner: L.T. SIMES II & RAYMOND SIMES)
  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWYN-FM (92.5 FM; WYNNE, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYYL (96.1 FM; TUNICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hughes:

  • 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.)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)

Hughes fatal accident list:

Nov 8, 2009 10:41 AM, Us-79-17, Broadway, Lat: 34.948603, Lon: -90.482369, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 9, 1994 06:05 AM, 79-17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 10, 1991 07:50 PM, 79s1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 15, 1983 06:35 PM, 149, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 1980 10:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.8mTotal length
  • $1,303,000Total costs
  • 20,794Total average daily traffic
  • 202Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,202Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hughes, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hughes, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Jct Hwy Ar 149 And Ar 38 (Lat: 34.951194 Lon: -90.469278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNIZ690,
    Assigned Frequencies: 163.250 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Certifier: Grady Collum, Registrant: D & D Radio, Forrest Ctiy, AR 72336, Phone: (870) 633-4024, Fax: (870) 633-4024, Email:
  • Hwy 79 W City Limits (Lat: 34.952028 Lon: -90.471222), Call Sign: KFH310,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2001, Expiration Date: 09/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2011, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Se Of Sfc 625 Rd (Lat: 34.911528 Lon: -90.513722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQXM308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/13/2016, Expiration Date: 04/13/2026, Certifier: Derek Rand, Registrant: Roe-Comm, Inc., 1400 Ramona Avenue, Portage, MI 49002, Phone: (269) 327-1045, Fax: (269) 327-8784, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • HUGHES, Near 1092 Lee Road (Hughes Site) (Lat: 34.932333 Lon: -90.493861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.1 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQRE546,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA5HTW, Grant Date: 11/22/1994, Expiration Date: 11/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/23/2006, Registrant: Frank N Douthit, Rt 2 Box 119, Hughes, AR 72348
  • Call Sign: KA5III, Licensee ID: L00968097, Grant Date: 01/20/2005, Expiration Date: 04/18/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/19/2017, Certifier: William W Clarke, Registrant: William W Clarke, 108 Horseshoe Pl, Hughes, AR 72348
  • Call Sign: KA5UNQ, Licensee ID: L01219374, Grant Date: 12/01/2006, Expiration Date: 02/24/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2019, Certifier: Sybol A Douthit, Registrant: Sybol A Douthit, 109 Bream Rd, Hughes, AR 72348
  • Call Sign: KA5UST, Grant Date: 07/09/1991, Expiration Date: 07/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2003, Registrant: James M Sibley Jr, Hughes, AR 72348

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 37. The highest number of fire incidents - 83 took place in 2007, and the least - 13 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hughes, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.1%), and Structure Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hughes, AR
    • 30047.1%Outside Fires
    • 19831.1%Structure Fires
    • 11818.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 213.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hughes, AR
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hughes, AR
  • 64.0%Utility gas
  • 30.2%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hughes, AR
  • 86.5%Electricity
  • 13.5%Utility gas


Hughes compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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