Jacksonport, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 202 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 108  (53.8%)
Females: 94  (46.2%)
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72075.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,390 (it was $26,563 in 2000)
Jacksonport:

$32,390
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,147 (it was $14,150 in 2000)

Jacksonport town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $44,568 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Jacksonport:

$44,568
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $59,892; detached houses: $66,314; mobile homes: $42,719

Median gross rent in 2017: $616.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jacksonport: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.8%
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  • Races in Jacksonport, AR (2010)
    • 18989.2%White alone
    • 115.2%Black alone
    • 41.9%American Indian alone
    • 41.9%Two or more races
    • 41.9%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: American (57.9%), English (17.4%), Irish (9.1%), German (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 225 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 569 people per square mile   (low).

Jacksonport, Arkansas map

1 resident is foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $544 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $288 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (36.9 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (83.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (369.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Diaz, AR (1.6 miles ),
Newport, AR (1.8 miles ),
Campbell Station, AR (2.0 miles ),
Tuckerman, AR (2.9 miles ),
Oil Trough, AR (2.9 miles ),
Newark, AR (3.0 miles ),
Magness, AR (3.3 miles),
Amagon, AR (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 35.64 N, Longitude: 91.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $80,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Jacksonport, AR residents
Average permit cost in Jacksonport, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Most common industries in Jacksonport, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (13.2%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (29.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (10.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.7%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (23.3%)
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Public administration (13.3%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.0%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Jacksonport, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.6%)
  • Construction laborers (8.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)

Average climate in Jacksonport, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jacksonport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Jacksonport town center killed 7 people and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 9.5 miles away from the town center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jacksonport-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% 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 55.2 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 104.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.3 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 60.3 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 144.5 miles away from Jacksonport center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 46.6 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 Jackson County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 17, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jacksonport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jacksonport:

  • JACKSON COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • PINEDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • HARRIS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • HARRIS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • LINDLEY HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)
  • REGIONAL HEALTHCARE INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; NEWPORT, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacksonport:

  • Harding University (about 36 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 38 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 52 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 76 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 80 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 82 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • Rhodes College (about 82 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)

Points of interest:

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

Park in Jacksonport: Jacksonport State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson 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 Jacksonport and their reported violations in the past:

JACKSONPORT WATERWORKS (Population served: 305, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.6%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Jacksonport:

Marital status in Jacksonport, AR
  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 21.2%

For population 25 years and over in Jacksonport:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jacksonport, AR (based on Jackson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,55957
Mainline Protestant1,00510
Black Protestant5364
Catholic501
Other-1
None7,847-
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: 6
Jackson County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Jackson County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.0%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

31.1%
State:

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

12.3%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.5%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

31.2
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.4
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

40.2%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

55.9%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Jacksonport:

82.4%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jacksonport, 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
Other Government Administration 1$434$5,2080$0
Water Supply 1$2,024$24,2880$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$775
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$2,458$14,7481$775

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $189,000 ($935.64)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($257.43)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $38,000 ($188.12)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($158.42)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($133.66)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($113.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($103.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($74.26)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($69.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($49.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($54.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $83,000 ($410.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($29.70)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,000 ($178.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($89.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($34.65)
    Other: $3,000 ($14.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $98,000 ($485.15)
    Highways: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $33,000 ($163.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($59.41)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($39.60)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($202.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($49.50)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($19.80)
    Other: $3,000 ($14.85)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $47,000 ($232.67)
    Property: $15,000 ($74.26)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($49.50)

Jacksonport government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $469,000 ($2321.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $444,000 ($2198.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($123.76)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000 ($19.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $123,000 ($608.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,000 ($415.84)

5.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
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 Independence County, AR  0.80% ($30,711 average AGI)
from Craighead County, AR  0.78% ($35,649)
from White County, AR  0.71% ($30,176)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jacksonport:

  • KNBY (1280 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAAB (1130 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KBTA (1340 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jacksonport:

  • KLLN (90.9 FM; NEWARK, AR; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTA-FM (99.5 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Jacksonport:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • K67GR (Channel 67; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 142Number of bridges
  • 1,020ft / 311mTotal length
  • $3,563,000Total costs
  • 1,119,242Total average daily traffic
  • 18,332Total average daily truck traffic
  • 782,447Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jacksonport, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 311980-1989
  • 451990-1999
  • 232000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jacksonport, AR

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • State Park On Hwy 69 (Lat: 35.643139 Lon: -91.305694), Call Sign: WYN929,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, 46.5600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2015, Expiration Date: 05/01/2025, Registrant: Arkansas State Parks, #1 Capitol Mall, Suite 4a-900, Little Rock, AR 72201, Phone: (501) 682-7639, Fax: (501) 682-1364, Email:
  • Lat: 34.700000 Lon: -91.316667, Call Sign: WQGJ355,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.385 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/2016, Expiration Date: 02/05/2027, Certifier: Jerry D Duncan, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8510, Email:

Most common first names in Jacksonport, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William669.5 years
Ernest264.5 years
Alonzo278.5 years
John274.6 years
Ethel287.5 years
Eugene274.0 years
James273.0 years
Ruby282.5 years
Most common last names in Jacksonport, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones374.3 years
Sims378.3 years
Smart372.0 years
Ellis275.5 years
Arnold279.9 years
Dingman278.5 years
Johnson288.0 years
Lovell279.5 years
Lowrie270.9 years
Odom272.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jacksonport, AR
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jacksonport, AR
  • 45.0%Electricity
  • 30.0%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Wood


Jacksonport compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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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