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Clay County

Population in 2012: 280 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.8%
 

Males: 151  (54.0%)
Females: 129  (46.0%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
Arkansas median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 72435.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $40,917 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Knobel:

$40,917
Arkansas:

$38,758
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $19,200

Knobel town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $26,701 (it was $25,900 in 2000)
Knobel:

$26,701
Arkansas:

$106,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $26,500; Detached houses: $26,646; Mobile homes: $25,577

Median gross rent in 2011: $469.

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  • White alone - 282 (98.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.7%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Knobel: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (31.1%), German (12.5%), Irish (10.6%), English (7.1%), Dutch (4.5%), Swedish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 673 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Knobel:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knobel town:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Arkansas:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $333 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $250 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (34.4 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (90.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (412.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Peach Orchard, AR (2.1 miles) , Corning, AR (2.5 miles ), Datto, AR (3.0 miles) , Reyno, AR (3.0 miles ), Delaplaine, AR (3.0 miles) , Lafe, AR (3.1 miles ), Biggers, AR (3.4 miles ), Success, AR (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 36.32 N, Longitude: 90.60 W

Area code: 870

Knobel household income distribution Knobel home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+13.7%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (35%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (21%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Knobel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 187% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Knobel town center caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 21.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Knobel-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from Knobel 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 83.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.4 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 49.5 miles away from Knobel center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 89.4 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 Clay County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Knobel, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knobel:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 33 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,091)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 34 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 88 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 92 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 92 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 97 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Harding University (about 98 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)

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

 
Clay 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 Knobel that have no violations reported:

  • KNOBEL WATERWORKS (Population served: 334, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 16.5%

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.3%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Knobel, AR

Knobel compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Knobel (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: Knobel Branch at 210 Maple Street, branch established on 1976/08/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $676.3 mil, Deposits: $536.7 mil, headquarters in Paragould, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Paragould Bankshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Knobel travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Knobel (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.92%
Here54.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents49.7%14.9%11.7%7.8%6.8%
Congregations25.4%21.1%11.3%7.0%15.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.1%1.4%1.3%1.1%3.1%
Congregations2.8%4.2%1.4%1.4%9.9%
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
Clay County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.0%
Arkansas:

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

14.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$154
Totals for Government 0$0 2$354


6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 Greene County, AR  1.50% ($25,590 average AGI)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.56% ($19,161)
from Butler County, MO  0.43% ($14,083)


6.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Greene County, AR  1.77% ($27,040 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.73% ($19,098)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.57% ($22,344)

Strongest AM radio stations in Knobel:

  • KCCB (1260 AM; 1 kW; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • 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.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KDFN (1500 AM; daytime; 3 kW; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Knobel:

  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOEA (97.5 FM; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAUF (89.9 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K201DK (88.1 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Knobel:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K54ER (Channel 54; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27FC (Channel 27; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Knobel fatal accident list:

Feb 5, 1975 05:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 115MB , Serial Number: 17248936, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1961
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joe Sellmeyer, Rt 1 Box 17ff, Knobel, AR 72435, Other Owners: Joey Sellmeyer, Ebbie Sellmeyer
  • Aircraft: SELLMEYER JOEY CHALLENGER - 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20276 , Serial Number: JBS-1, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Joey B Sellmeyer, 960 Second St, Knobel, AR 72435
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 8KCAB (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33BY , Serial Number: 990-2005, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Sellmeyer Flying Service, 80 County Road 224, Knobel, AR 72435
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 405DT , Serial Number: 17702389, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 08/05/1993
    Registrant (Corporation): Garrett Lee LLC, 1606 Highway 135, Knobel, AR 72435
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7291E , Serial Number: 52291, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 08/14/1959
    Registrant (Corporation): Sellmeyer Flying Service Inc, 80 County Road 224, Knobel, AR 72435
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8538 , Serial Number: 456-73, Airworthiness Date: 02/08/1973
    Registrant (Partnership): Edward L Sellmeyer, 80 County Road 224, Knobel, AR 72435, Other Owners: Joe L Sellmeyer, Joey B Sellmeyer



Most common first names in Knobel, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles866.9 years
James869.8 years
John771.2 years
William571.2 years
Henry475.8 years
Leo476.6 years
Hazel369.7 years
Clarence380.3 years
Arthur376.7 years
Edward379.0 years
Most common last names in Knobel, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hancock778.3 years
Smith680.0 years
Arnold576.2 years
Curtis580.4 years
Williams579.0 years
Folckemer475.0 years
Tyler475.5 years
Archer470.0 years
Mason480.2 years
Adams480.2 years

Knobel on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products"
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