Knoxville, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 735 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +43.8%
Males: 399  (54.4%)
Females: 336  (45.6%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72845.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,494 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Knoxville:

$36,494
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,475 (it was $15,404 in 2000)

Knoxville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,635 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Knoxville:

$85,635
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $93,823; Detached houses: $102,049; Mobile homes: $25,271

Median gross rent in 2012: $614.

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Knoxville races chart
  • White alone - 669 (91.5%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Knoxville: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (39.9%), German (8.8%), Irish (7.6%), English (5.4%), Italian (3.0%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 394 feet

Land area: 2.22 square miles.

Population density: 331 people per square mile   (very low).

Knoxville,AR real estate house value index trend

Knoxville, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Knoxville:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Knoxville city:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

17 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.1%
Arkansas:  4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $469 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $362 (0.5%)

Knoxville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (58.3 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (153.3 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (265.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lamar, AR (2.1 miles ), New Blaine, AR (2.7 miles) , London, AR (2.9 miles ), Clarksville, AR (2.9 miles ), Morrison Bluff, AR (3.0 miles) , Hagarville, AR (3.1 miles) , Scranton, AR (3.2 miles ), Dover, AR (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.38 N, Longitude: 93.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 479

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

7.0%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Knoxville, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Knoxville-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Knoxville city center killed 13 people and injured 139 people and caused $119 million in damages.

On 4/14/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Knoxville-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 67.0 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 67.3 miles away from Knoxville 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 172.0 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 214.5 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 246.7 miles away from Knoxville center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 163.3 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 Johnson 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: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Knoxville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Knoxville:

  • COUNTRYSIDE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAMAR, AR)
  • JOHNSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)
  • CLARKSVILLE COMMUNITY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, L (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)
  • JOHNSON REGIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)
  • VISITING NURSES AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CLARKSVILLE, AR)
  • RUSSELLVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AR)

Operable nuclear power plants near Knoxville:

  • 15 miles: Arkansas Nuclear One 1 and 2 in Russellville, AR.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Knoxville:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 15 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 56 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 57 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • National Park Community College (about 62 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • University of Arkansas (about 66 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 74 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 74 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)

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

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

Cemetery: Knoxville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Johnson 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 2011 was 52.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Knoxville that have no violations reported:

  • KNOXVILLE WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,810, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.4%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Knoxville compared to Arkansas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Knoxville city (based on Johnson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.96%
Here: 48.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents48.1%11.0%7.8%7.4%7.0%
Congregations27.5%11.8%19.6%2.0%3.9%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsPentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents5.7%3.7%2.3%2.3%4.8%
Congregations13.7%5.9%3.9%2.0%9.8%
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: 2
Johnson County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Johnson County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

28.2%
Arkansas:

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

17.8%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$869
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$6,534
Streets and Highways 1$3,699$44,3881$1,423
Water Supply 3$5,946$23,7840$0
Totals for Government 4$9,645$28,93511$8,826

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $204,000 ($277.55)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($65.31)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($35.37)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($29.93)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($16.33)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $49,000 ($66.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($9.52)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $12,000 ($16.33)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $39,000 ($53.06)
    Highways: $4,000 ($5.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($5.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $219,000 ($297.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($28.57)
    General Support: $8,000 ($10.88)
    All Other: $4,000 ($5.44)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $15,000 ($20.41)
    Property: $12,000 ($16.33)

Knoxville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $120,000 ($163.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($151.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($12.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $163,000 ($221.77)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $58,000 ($78.91)

5.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,461 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
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 Pope County, AR  0.95% ($27,526 average AGI)
from Logan County, AR  0.43% ($21,265)
from Franklin County, AR  0.40% ($18,719)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
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 Pope County, AR  1.05% ($26,000 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AR  0.51% ($19,000)
to Sebastian County, AR  0.34% ($27,481)

Strongest AM radio stations in Knoxville:

  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KARV (610 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLYR (1360 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORRESTER ET AL)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWXT (1490 AM; 1 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Knoxville:

  • KCJC (102.3 FM; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWKK (100.9 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KARV-FM (101.3 FM; OLA, AR; Owner: KERM INC)
  • KLYR-FM (92.7 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORRESTER ET AL)
  • K210BN (89.9 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYEL (105.5 FM; DANVILLE, AR; Owner: DANVILLE FM, INC.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXIO (106.9 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: BARNETT BROADCASTING, INC.)

Knoxville fatal accident list:

Jul 9, 2002 07:23 AM, Us-64-05, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 26, 1999 10:54 PM, Co.Rd.83, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Aug 5, 1991 01:00 PM, 64s5, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Knoxville)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Knoxville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 903W , Serial Number: 28-10608, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Richard H Jr Sundermann, Po Box 279, Knoxville, AR 72845

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Knoxville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Knoxville, AR
Most common first names in Knoxville, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1273.1 years
James972.7 years
Mary775.7 years
Charles561.2 years
Walter484.5 years
Dorothy474.3 years
Kenneth473.2 years
Robert467.7 years
Ethel377.6 years
Fred379.0 years
Most common last names in Knoxville, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Higgs976.2 years
Brown773.4 years
Young574.0 years
Clayborn577.8 years
Burton584.0 years
Lamb479.5 years
Kirkpatrick474.7 years
Hughes481.0 years
Kenner479.5 years
Williams380.3 years

Knoxville on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
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