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Population in 2012: 103 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.2%
Males: 45  (44.3%)
Females: 58  (55.7%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72074

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,164 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Hunter:

$32,164
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,566

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,550 (it was $35,800 in 2000)
Hunter:

$45,550
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $48,567; Detached houses: $61,696; Mobile homes: $5,429

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  • White alone - 99 (94.3%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (3.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hunter: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.4%), German (10.6%), French (6.4%), Dutch (4.3%), English (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/02/1906

Elevation: 210 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 165 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Hunter:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hunter town:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

Hunter satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (58.8 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (65.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (360.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Fargo, AR (2.7 miles) , Cotton Plant, AR (2.8 miles ), Wheatley, AR (3.1 miles ), Brinkley, AR (3.5 miles ), Palestine, AR (3.7 miles ), McCrory, AR (3.8 miles ), Patterson, AR (3.9 miles ), Caldwell, AR (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.05 N, Longitude: 91.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Hunter household income distribution Hunter home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+11.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (58%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (40%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (17%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (21%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (18%)
  • Child care workers (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)


Average climate in Hunter, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Hunter-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 251% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Hunter town center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 tornado 20.3 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hunter-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 60.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from Hunter center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 61.7 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 53.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from Hunter center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woodruff County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Landslide: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hunter topographic map

Birthplace of: Gilbert G. Collier - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Hunter: Gilbert G. Collier.


Hospitals/medical centers near Hunter:

  • CLA-CLIF NURSING AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BRINKLEY, AR)
  • ST. JOSEPH'S NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BRINKLEY, AR)
  • MONROE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BRINKLEY, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Hunter, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hunter:

  • Harding University (about 37 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 44 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 61 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 62 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 64 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,224)
  • University of Memphis (about 68 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 70 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)

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Notable location: Hunter Volunteer Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Woodruff 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 2012: 25.7%
(24.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hunter, AR

Hunter compared to Arkansas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hunter travel time to work - commute


Hunter mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hunter town (based on Woodruff County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.03%
Here59.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents61.3%14.3%8.3%5.4%10.6%
Congregations31.3%25.0%12.5%12.5%18.8%
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
Woodruff County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Woodruff County:

5.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Woodruff County:

30.9%
Arkansas:

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

7.5%
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

Hunter government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,000 ($116.50)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($9.71)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($9.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($87.38)

Hunter government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($87.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($29.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($67.96)
    General Support: $3,000 ($29.13)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $4,000 ($38.83)
    Property: $3,000 ($29.13)

Hunter government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $101,000 ($980.58)

5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 White County, AR  0.90% ($15,130 average AGI)
from Cross County, AR  0.51% ($24,769)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.47% ($29,667)


6.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
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 White County, AR  1.80% ($25,787 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AR  0.73% ($21,947)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.54% ($26,071)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hunter:

  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hunter:

  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KARH (88.1 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; COLT, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBFC (93.5 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K204CK (91.5 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K234AB (94.7 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KWYN-FM (92.5 FM; WYNNE, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hunter:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)

Hunter fatal accident list:

Mar 25, 2003 11:37 AM, Us-49-07, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 1981 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 10630 Highway 49 (Lat: 35.075500 Lon: -91.114944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN620
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Wayne Morgan, 10630 Hwy 49 (Lat: 35.075500 Lon: -91.114944), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 3103783299, Pcs@aviationsystems.Com, 23430 HAWTHORNE BLVD. SUITE 200
  • Wayne Morgan, 10630 Hwy 49 (Lat: 35.075500 Lon: -91.114944), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 3103783299, Pcs@aviationsystems.Com, 23430 HAWTHORNE BLVD. SUITE 200
  • Wayne Morgan, 10630 Hwy 49 (Lat: 35.075500 Lon: -91.114944), Type: 93.7, Overall height: 93.7 m
    Registrant: 3103783299, Pcs@aviationsystems.Com, 23430 HAWTHORNE BLVD. SUITE 200
  • Phil Whisenhunt, 10630 Hwy 49 (Lat: 35.075500 Lon: -91.114944), Type: 93.7, Overall height: 93.7 m
    Registrant: 3103783299, Pcs@aviationsystems.Com, 23430 HAWTHORNE BLVD. SUITE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 10630 Hwy 49 (Lat: 35.075500 Lon: -91.114944), Type: 93.7, Overall height: 93.7 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 10630 Hwy 49 (Lat: 35.075500 Lon: -91.114944), Type: 93.7, Structure height: 05147 m, Overall height: 93.7 m, Licensee ID: L
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 100 Off Hwy 49 (Lat: 35.051472 Lon: -91.130667), Call Sign: WZZ439
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.6800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/1999, Expiration Date: 01/30/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2004
    Registrant: Geo R Kennedy Jr, Hunter, AR 72074

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-402 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 9165C , Serial Number: 402-0905, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): Hunter Flying Service LLC, 6220 Hwy 306 E, Hunter, AR 72074


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