Kirby, Arkansas

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Population in 2010: 786.
Males: 438  (55.8%)
Females: 348  (44.2%)
Median resident age:

32.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,624
Kirby:

$38,624
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,915

Kirby CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,233
Kirby:

$85,233
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $92,215; detached houses: $105,865; mobile homes: $34,825

Median gross rent in 2017: $555.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kirby: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
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  • Races in Kirby, AR (2010)
    • 76196.8%White alone
    • 182.3%Two or more races
    • 60.8%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: Dutch (10.3%), American (6.1%), German (4.7%), English (4.0%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 666 feet

28 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

This place:

2.8%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $493 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $320 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (81.9 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (123.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (207.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Daisy, AR (2.4 miles),
Glenwood, AR (2.7 miles ),
Amity, AR (3.2 miles ),
Murfreesboro, AR (3.6 miles ),
Norman, AR (3.8 miles ),
Black Springs, AR (3.9 miles),
Delight, AR (4.1 miles ),
Antoine, AR (4.4 miles)

Latitude: 34.25 N, Longitude: 93.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Kirby, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kirby, AR in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Arkansas:

3.4%

Tornado activity:

Kirby-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Kirby place center killed 7 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/5/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the place center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kirby-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% 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 103.4 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 105.5 miles away from the city 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 210.9 miles away from Kirby 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 161.8 miles away from Kirby 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 268.2 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 202.4 miles away from Kirby center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Kirby:

  • GLENWOOD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GLENWOOD, AR)
  • MURFREESBORO REHAB AND NURSING, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)
  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kirby:

  • Henderson State University (about 35 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,528)
  • National Park Community College (about 35 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Texarkana College (about 62 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 71 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 78 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 79 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 82 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)

Public high school in Kirby:

Public elementary/middle school in Kirby:

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

Churches in Kirby include: Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church (A), Pleasant Grove Primitive Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Palestine Cemetery (1), Bear Creek Cemetery (2), Kirby Cemetery (3), Cummings Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Ponder Creek (B), Fox Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kirby include: Bear Creek Public Use Area (1), Kirby Landing Public Use Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Daisy Motel (3960 Highway 70 West) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Lakeside Grocery Motel & Bait Shop (3983 Highway 70 West) (1), Daisy Motel (3960 Highway 70 West) (2), Morning Star Village (24 Arrowhead Lane) (3), Self Creek Resort (4170 Highway 70 West) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.1%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Kirby (2011 data):

  • Chambers Bank: Kirby Branch at 3075 Highway 70 West, branch established on 1999/08/03. Info updated 2008/12/08: Bank assets: $711.4 mil, Deposits: $589.0 mil, headquarters in Danville, AR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Chambers Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Kirby:

Marital status in Kirby, AR
  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Kirby:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kirby, AR (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,54045
Mainline Protestant4568
Catholic2501
Black Protestant1841
Other1712
None4,690-
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: 5
Pike County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Pike County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.1%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pike County:

13.8%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Strongest AM radio stations in Kirby:

  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kirby:

  • KWXE (104.5 FM; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTTG (96.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF MENA, INC.)
  • KLAZ (105.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQUS-FM (97.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KYDL (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204DI (88.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMTB (99.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • KSSW (96.9 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: DON CAMPBELL)

TV broadcast stations around Kirby:

  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KJEP-CA (Channel 23; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
  • KSJA-CA (Channel 21; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)

Kirby fatal accident list:

Nov 4, 2011 11:00 PM, Barentine, Palestine, Lat: 34.271664, Lon: -93.664917, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 2007 12:28 AM, Sr-27-05, Lat: 34.233297, Lon: -93.642236, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.2mTotal length
  • $552,000Total costs
  • 13,024Total average daily traffic
  • 129Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,817Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • B B CARTER, 4319 Hwy 70w (#277447) (Lat: 34.243833 Lon: -93.771139), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Marie-tta, Phone: (678) 265-6770
  • B B CARTER, 4319 Hwy 70w (#277447) (Lat: 34.243833 Lon: -93.771139), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 05109 m, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Marie-tta, Phone: (678) 265-6770
  • Alyse Brussard, 4319 Hwy 70w (#277447) (Lat: 34.243833 Lon: -93.771139), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 05109 m, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: American Towers, LLC, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (781) 926-4500
  • Carrie Larson, 3639 Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.248139 Lon: -93.712778), Type: 58.8, Structure height: 05109 m, Overall height: 58.8 m, Registrant: Cti Towers Assets Ii, LLC, Lstearns@ctitowers.Com, Suite 305, Frank-lin, Phone: (508) 440-5780
  • Carrie Larson, 3639 Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.248139 Lon: -93.712778), Type: 58.8, Structure height: 05109 m, Overall height: 58.8 m, Registrant: Cti Towers Assets Ii, LLC, Lstearns@ctitowers.Com, Suite 305, Frank-lin, Phone: (508) 440-5780
  • Carrie Larson, 3639 Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.248139 Lon: -93.712778), Type: 58.8, Structure height: 05109 m, Overall height: 58.8 m, Registrant: Cti Towers Assets Ii, LLC, Lstearns@ctitowers.Com, Suite 305, Frank-lin, Phone: (508) 440-5780
  • Loren Stearns, 3639 Highway 70 West (Lat: 34.248139 Lon: -93.712778), Type: 58.8, Structure height: 05109 m, Overall height: 58.8 m, Registrant: Cti Towers Assets Ii, LLC, Lstearns@ctitowers.Com, Suite 305, Frank-lin, Phone: (508) 440-5780

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Daisy Rt (Lat: 34.237056 Lon: -93.713250), Call Sign: WYR552, Licensee ID: L00131246,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, 46.5600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2014, Expiration Date: 02/27/2024, Registrant: State Of Arkansas, 1 Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201, Phone: (870) 398-4487, Fax: (870) 398-5243
  • Hwy 27 8 Mi S (Lat: 34.160944 Lon: -93.627972), Call Sign: WNMI701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.220 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2013, Expiration Date: 08/05/2023, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2013, Registrant: Arkansas Forestry Commission, 3821 West Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72204, Phone: (501) 296-1873, Fax: (501) 296-1940, Email:
  • Hwy 27 13 Km S (Lat: 34.160944 Lon: -93.627972), Type: Building, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KNES884, Licensee ID: L00008543,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.545 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2003, Expiration Date: 02/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2013, Certifier: Kenneth J Faint, Registrant: International Paper Co, 133 Forestry Circle, Arkadelphia, AR 71923, Phone: (870) 246-8801, Fax: (870) 246-8186

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • DAISY, 4319 Hwy 70w (#277447) (Lat: 34.243833 Lon: -93.771139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 93 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQSY817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2013, Expiration Date: 12/11/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC5AIK, Licensee ID: L00926627, Grant Date: 10/13/2004, Expiration Date: 10/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2016, Registrant: Larry H Sykes Sr, Kirby, AR 71950
  • Call Sign: KC5SZS, Grant Date: 02/26/1996, Expiration Date: 02/26/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2008, Registrant: David F Threet, Hc 71 Box 58c, Kirby, AR 71950
  • Call Sign: KC5SZT, Grant Date: 03/13/1997, Expiration Date: 02/26/2006, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2008, Registrant: Karen B Schmiege, Hc 71 Box 58c, Kirby, AR 71950
  • Call Sign: KC5WSN, Grant Date: 11/04/1996, Expiration Date: 11/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2008, Registrant: Brenda L Sykes, Hc 71 Box 120, Kirby, AR 71950
  • Call Sign: KD5WYD, Licensee ID: L00698210, Grant Date: 05/30/2013, Expiration Date: 06/10/2023, Certifier: Ronnie D P Artee, Registrant: Ronnie D Partee, 15 Huey Park, Kirby, AR 71950

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SYKES LARRY TUKAN (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 199LS , Serial Number: TK0246096, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Larry H Sykes, Po Box 197, Kirby, AR 71950
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/03/2018

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kirby, AR
  • 39.3%Electricity
  • 25.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.1%Wood
  • 10.4%Other fuel
  • 8.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kirby, AR
  • 53.1%Electricity
  • 46.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Kirby compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below 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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