Kibler, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 942 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 430  (45.7%)
Females: 512  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  46.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72956.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,063 (it was $33,889 in 2000)
Kibler:

$38,063
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,470 (it was $15,763 in 2000)

Kibler city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,701 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Kibler:

$79,701
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $798.

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  • Races in Kibler, AR (2010)

    Kibler races chart
    • 87991.5%White alone
    • 272.8%Asian alone
    • 252.6%Hispanic
    • 171.8%American Indian alone
    • 111.1%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kibler: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (14.3%), German (12.4%), United States (12.2%), English (7.5%), Polish (1.2%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 435 feet

Land area: 4.52 square miles.

Population density: 209 people per square mile   (very low).

Kibler,AR real estate house value index trend

Kibler, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Kibler:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kibler city:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 7.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

37 residents are foreign born (3.0% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:

3.8%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $565 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $326 (0.5%)

Kibler satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (10.0 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (107.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (233.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Alma, AR (2.1 miles ), Van Buren, AR (2.5 miles ), Central City, AR (2.6 miles ), Lavaca, AR (2.6 miles ), Dyer, AR (2.7 miles ), Rudy, AR (2.7 miles) , Barling, AR (2.8 miles ), Fort Smith, AR (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.43 N, Longitude: 94.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 479

Kibler household income distribution Kibler home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-4.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Kibler, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kibler-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Kibler city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kibler-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.9 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 116.3 miles away from Kibler center
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 220.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.3 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 259.2 miles away from Kibler 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 288.4 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 Crawford County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kibler topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Kibler:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE OF ARKANSAS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)
  • BROWNWOOD MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)
  • VAN BUREN HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)
  • CRAWFORD HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)
  • SUMMIT MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)
  • VAN BUREN NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)
  • POINTER TRAIL HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kibler:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 9 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 35 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas (about 45 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Northeastern State University (about 54 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • John Brown University (about 56 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 63 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 65 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)

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Notable locations in Kibler: Rural District 7 Kibler Fire Station 1 (A), City of Kibler Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Kibler: Kibler Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Curry Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Crawford 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 93.0. This is worse than average.

City:

93.0
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.9%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
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: 0.0% of all households

Kibler compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.8
Arkansas average:

11.8

Kibler travel time to work - commute Kibler mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (47%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kibler city (based on Crawford County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,526107
Mainline Protestant3,76716
Catholic1,2632
Other6163
None30,776-
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: 10
Crawford County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Crawford County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

29.0%
Arkansas:

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

13.1%
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 0$0 4$6,532
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,985
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,699$26,7960$0
Streets and Highways 3$4,062$16,2480$0
Water Supply 5$8,931$21,4340$0
Totals for Government 11$19,692$21,4825$8,517

6.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
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 Sebastian County, AR  3.05% ($28,980 average AGI)
from Washington County, AR  0.28% ($25,589)
from Franklin County, AR  0.24% ($38,851)


7.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
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 Sebastian County, AR  3.37% ($28,622 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.34% ($40,836)
to Sequoyah County, OK  0.26% ($33,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kibler:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAYR (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHGG (1580 AM; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kibler:

  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K209CA (89.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; GREENWOOD, AR; Owner: FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; POCOLA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)

TV broadcast stations around Kibler:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KBBL-CA (Channel 9; WINSLOW, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFDF-CA (Channel 10; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K14JJ (Channel 14; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K36EH (Channel 36; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K43EZ (Channel 43; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K58FB (Channel 58; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: GEORGE W. MATTHEWS, JR.)
  • K66FM (Channel 66; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K16ER (Channel 16; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPBI-CA (Channel 46; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K34EN (Channel 34; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV34, INC.)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)

Kibler fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 2013 09:39 PM, Sr-162-01, Lat: 35.43428, Lon: -94.24066, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 1, 2002 04:09 PM, Thornhill Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$141,9002$132,2956$117,7821$38,5001$73,5801$17,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$70,6003$97,5801$9,6500$01$45,520
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$209,9500$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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