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Population in 2012: 204 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.8%
 

Males: 111  (54.8%)
Females: 93  (45.2%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72553, 72562.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,690 (it was $27,969 in 2000)
Magness:

$29,690
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,306

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,271 (it was $31,800 in 2000)
Magness:

$47,271
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $56,643; Detached houses: $73,784; Mobile homes: $23,263

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  • White alone - 195 (96.5%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Magness: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (25.7%), English (24.3%), German (18.6%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 275 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 356 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Magness:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 20.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Magness town:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $390 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $465 (1.0%)

Magness satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (45.0 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (94.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (363.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Newark, AR (1.4 miles ), Sulphur Rock, AR (1.9 miles ), Oil Trough, AR (2.3 miles ), Moorefield, AR (2.6 miles) , Batesville, AR (3.2 miles ), Jacksonport, AR (3.3 miles ), Diaz, AR (3.6 miles ), Pleasant Plains, AR (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 35.70 N, Longitude: 91.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+15.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (59%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (16%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (17%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (17%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Engineers (9%)
  • Food processing workers (9%)


Average climate in Magness, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Magness-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 266% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Magness town center killed 7 people and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 tornado 7.6 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Magness-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 65.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from Magness center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 55.1 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) earthquake occurred 98.3 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 56.6 miles away from Magness center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 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 Independence County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Magness topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Magness:

  • WOOD-LAWN, INC. (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BATESVILLE, AR)
  • ROLLING HILLS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BATESVILLE, AR)
  • APPROVE HOME MEDICAL SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BATESVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Magness:

  • Harding University (about 35 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 46 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 50 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 70 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 79 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 82 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 84 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)

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Independence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.9. This is about average.
City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.5%

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Magness, AR

Magness compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Magness travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Magness town (based on Independence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.36%
Here64.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents43.3%13.1%9.2%8.8%6.1%
Congregations20.5%16.1%14.3%17.0%6.3%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.9%3.7%2.8%1.6%7.5%
Congregations6.3%5.4%0.9%0.9%12.5%
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: 7
Independence County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Independence County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Independence County:

27.9%
Arkansas:

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

11.9%
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$300
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$857
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$200
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$726
Water Supply 0$0 1$225
Totals for Government 0$0 12$2,308


6.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Sharp County, AR  0.80% ($22,638 average AGI)
from White County, AR  0.45% ($24,774)
from Jackson County, AR  0.32% ($121,658)


6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
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 Sharp County, AR  0.72% ($22,202 average AGI)
to White County, AR  0.56% ($28,354)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.45% ($40,415)

Strongest AM radio stations in Magness:

  • KAAB (1130 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KBTA (1340 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNBY (1280 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Magness:

  • KLLN (90.9 FM; NEWARK, AR; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBTA-FM (99.5 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K234AC (94.7 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)

TV broadcast stations around Magness:

  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLEP (Channel 17; NEWARK, AR; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • K67GR (Channel 67; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K12MY (Channel 12; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • K20EX (Channel 20; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40DS (Channel 40; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FM (Channel 53; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57FV (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FB (Channel 59; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K61FP (Channel 61; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69GT (Channel 69; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Magness fatal accident list:

May 4, 1980 00:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mile South Of (Lat: 35.683056 Lon: -91.479167), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPAA236, Licensee ID: L00049995
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 07/15/2022
    Registrant: Rock Moore Water Authority Of The State Of Arkansas

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC5SLB
    Grant Date: 01/18/1996, Expiration Date: 01/18/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2008
    Registrant: J R Marshall, Magness, AR 72553
  • Call Sign: KE4YSJ, Licensee ID: L00714287
    Grant Date: 09/12/1997, Expiration Date: 04/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2003, Certifier: Stephen A Zellar Jr
    Registrant: Stephen A Zellar Jr, Magness, AR 72553
  • Call Sign: KV5D, Licensee ID: L00310998
    Grant Date: 06/07/1999, Expiration Date: 09/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2004
    Registrant: Glen E Hughes, 60 Phillips St, Magness, AR 72553
  • Call Sign: N5YLW, Licensee ID: L00452904
    Grant Date: 01/24/2012, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022
    Registrant: Gwen H Hughes, 60 Phillips St, Magness, AR 72553
  • Call Sign: KD5YOM, Previous Call Sign: KE4YSJ, Licensee ID: L00714287
    Grant Date: 02/08/2005, Expiration Date: 04/06/2015, Certifier: Stephen A Zellar Jr
    Registrant: Stephen A Zellar Jr, Magness, AR 72553
  • Call Sign: W5OOO, Previous Call Sign: KV5D, Licensee ID: L00552281
    Grant Date: 07/02/2004, Expiration Date: 07/02/2014, Certifier: Glen E Hughes
    Registrant: Glen E Hughes, 60 Phillips St, Magness, AR 72553
  • Call Sign: KE5WPS, Licensee ID: L01437837
    Grant Date: 10/14/2008, Expiration Date: 10/14/2018, Certifier: Paul E Patterson
    Registrant: Paul E Patterson, Magness, AR 72553


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