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Population in 2012: 39 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.2%
 

Males: 22  (58.4%)
Females: 17  (41.6%)

Median resident age:  44.5 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 71638

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,103 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
Jerome:

$30,103
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,163

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $35,023 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Jerome:

$35,023
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $36,846; Detached houses: $36,846

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  • White alone - 25 (64.1%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (35.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jerome: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.2%), Irish (11.1%), German (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 219 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jerome:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jerome city:

  • Never married: 12.0%
  • Now married: 82.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 2.7%

15 residents are foreign born (32.6% Latin America).

This city:  32.6%
Arkansas:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (64.9 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (146.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (311.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Montrose, AR (2.7 miles ), Dermott, AR (3.0 miles ), Portland, AR (3.4 miles ), Lake Village, AR (3.4 miles ), McGehee, AR (4.0 miles ), Parkdale, AR (4.4 miles ), Reed, AR (4.6 miles ), Arkansas City, AR (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.40 N, Longitude: 91.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-2.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (60%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Jerome-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 169% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Jerome city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 4/17/1978, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jerome-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Jerome center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from Jerome center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Drew County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Jerome:

  • DERMOTT CITY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DERMOTT, AR)
  • RCG - LAKE VILLAGE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LAKE VILLAGE, AR)
  • AAA SOUTHEAST AR CHICOT CO (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LAKE VILLAGE, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Jerome, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jerome:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 24 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,521)
  • Delta State University (about 49 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 56 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 67 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 3,368)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 69 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 70 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 79 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,224)

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Drew 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: 13.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jerome travel time to work - commute


Jerome mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Other fuel (26%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Jerome city (based on Drew County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.63%
Here64.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents51.8%12.8%11.2%4.8%4.1%
Congregations31.4%11.8%19.6%5.9%3.9%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%3.1%3.0%2.0%3.4%
Congregations3.9%5.9%3.9%2.0%11.8%
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: 3
Drew County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Here:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Drew County:

9.7%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Drew County:

29.9%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
Arkansas:

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$200
Totals for Government 0$0 8$200

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $9,000 ($230.77)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($25.64)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($25.64)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($25.64)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($128.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($51.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($51.28)
    General Support: $1,000 ($25.64)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($51.28)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($25.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $69,000 ($1769.23)

7.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
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 Desha County, AR  0.79% ($27,739 average AGI)
from Bradley County, AR  0.72% ($17,452)
from Ashley County, AR  0.55% ($19,406)


8.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.67%
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 Pulaski County, AR  1.05% ($23,210 average AGI)
to Bradley County, AR  0.68% ($18,950)
to Ashley County, AR  0.49% ($27,517)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jerome:

  • KVSA (1220 AM; 1 kW; MCGEHEE, AR; Owner: SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS,INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGVM (1260 AM; 2 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING COMPANY,INC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jerome:

  • KXSA-FM (103.1 FM; DERMOTT, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KRKD (105.7 FM; DERMOTT, AR; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • KAVH (101.5 FM; EUDORA, AR; Owner: JOEL J. KINLOW)
  • KHMB (99.5 FM; HAMBURG, AR; Owner: KENNETH WAYNE DIEBEL)
  • KHBM-FM (93.7 FM; MONTICELLO, AR; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDMS (100.7 FM; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIQQ (102.3 FM; LELAND, MS; Owner: THE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KUUZ (95.9 FM; LAKE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KZYQ (103.5 FM; LAKE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jerome:

  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

Jerome fatal accident list:

Nov 7, 2006 04:07 PM, Us-165-02, Lat: 33.394644, Lon: -91.470236, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 2002 02:10 PM, Cr 733, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Mark L Stevenson, Jerome Ar (Lat: 33.401444 Lon: -91.468972), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3183400750, Msteve@nexussystems.Net, 2904 EVANGELINE STREET
  • Clair M Billington, Jerome Ar (Lat: 33.401444 Lon: -91.468972), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3183400750, Msteve@nexussystems.Net, 2904 EVANGELINE STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • JEROME, Jerome Ar (Lat: 33.401444 Lon: -91.468972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQMM319
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 09/21/2020, Certifier: Mark Stevenson
    Registrant: Nexus Systems, Inc, 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7695Z , Serial Number: 25-3853, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 190, Jerome, AR 71650


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