Magnolia, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 11,467 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 
Males: 5,034  (43.9%)
Females: 6,433  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

27.3 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71753.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,359 (it was $26,011 in 2000)
Magnolia:

$36,359
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,357 (it was $15,403 in 2000)

Magnolia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,596 (it was $60,400 in 2000)
Magnolia:

$115,596
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,023; detached houses: $136,599; mobile homes: $19,123

Median gross rent in 2017: $692.

March 2019 cost of living index in Magnolia: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.5%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Black residents, 81.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Magnolia, AR (2017)
    • 5,78949.6%White alone
    • 4,83941.5%Black alone
    • 5274.5%Other race alone
    • 2912.5%Asian alone
    • 2742.3%Hispanic
    • 630.5%American Indian alone
    • 410.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Magnolia, Arkansas as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Magnolia is 451 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Magnolia by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(36.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(56.8)
2
(18.9)
6
(58.5)
5
(45.1)
2
(18.2)
5
(45.9)
3
(25.7)
3
(26.0)
2
(17.1)
8
(69.5)
2
(17.5)
4
(34.4)
3
(25.9)
2
(17.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
23
(217.8)
21
(198.2)
20
(195.1)
15
(135.3)
23
(208.9)
7
(64.3)
7
(60.0)
4
(34.6)
7
(59.9)
4
(34.7)
6
(52.6)
9
(77.3)
14
(121.0)
7
(61.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(227.3)
32
(301.9)
45
(439.0)
49
(442.1)
55
(499.5)
25
(229.7)
41
(351.5)
20
(173.1)
39
(333.8)
29
(251.8)
38
(332.9)
39
(335.0)
38
(328.5)
11
(96.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
295
(2,794)
288
(2,717)
265
(2,585)
234
(2,111)
224
(2,034)
229
(2,104)
185
(1,586)
240
(2,077)
280
(2,397)
145
(1,259)
192
(1,682)
202
(1,735)
423
(3,657)
N/A
Thefts
(per 100,000)
316
(2,993)
188
(1,774)
149
(1,454)
225
(2,030)
237
(2,152)
182
(1,672)
184
(1,577)
224
(1,939)
222
(1,900)
173
(1,502)
141
(1,235)
170
(1,460)
195
(1,686)
258
(2,258)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(227.3)
64
(603.9)
26
(253.7)
28
(252.6)
11
(99.9)
16
(147.0)
13
(111.4)
22
(190.4)
8
(68.5)
12
(104.2)
13
(113.9)
10
(85.9)
17
(147.0)
13
(113.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.9)
2
(19.5)
6
(54.1)
12
(109.0)
2
(18.4)
6
(51.4)
1
(8.7)
4
(34.2)
5
(43.4)
4
(35.0)
9
(77.3)
1
(8.6)
3
(26.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)527.6444.4452.6414.3486.2328.0291.9304.0347.7272.9290.2304.4457.9445.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Magnolia, AR

Crime rate in Magnolia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (14.4%), English (4.1%), Irish (2.4%), German (1.9%), Scottish (1.7%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/06/1855

Elevation: 336 feet

Land area: 9.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,231 people per square mile   (low).

Magnolia, Arkansas map

497 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This city:

4.3%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $744 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $681 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (58.7 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (63.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (208.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

McNeil, AR (2.3 miles ),
Waldo, AR (2.5 miles ),
Emerson, AR (3.5 miles ),
Buckner, AR (3.6 miles ),
Stephens, AR (3.7 miles ),
Stamps, AR (4.0 miles ),
Willisville, AR (4.1 miles),
Taylor, AR (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.27 N, Longitude: 93.23 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,770 (+15.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,434 (68.9%)

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Magnolia, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Magnolia, AR in 2017
Magnolia satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $345,600
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $214,300
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $301,700
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $218,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Magnolia, AR residents
Average permit cost in Magnolia, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Magnolia, AR
Historical housing units in Magnolia, AR
Most common industries in Magnolia, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Chemicals (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Wood products (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.2%)
  • Chemicals (7.2%)
  • Wood products (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Magnolia, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)

Average climate in Magnolia, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Magnolia city center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Magnolia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% 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 143.7 miles away from Magnolia 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 146.2 miles away from Magnolia 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 232.8 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 298.6 miles away from Magnolia 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 207.2 miles away from Magnolia center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 225.3 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 Columbia County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Magnolia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Magnolia:

  • MAGNOLIA HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 101 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE OF MAGNOLIA (222 NORTH PINE STREET, SUITE 2)
  • MAGNOLIA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (2642 NORTH DUDNEY ROAD)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR (301 S BOUNDRY ST)
  • THE GREEN HOUSE COTTAGES OF WENTWORTH PLACE (26 WARNOCK SPRINGS ROAD)
  • DAVITA - SW ARKANSAS DIALYSIS-MAGNOLIA (225 N DUDNEY)
  • MAGNOLIA DIALYSIS CTR (1411 N JACKSON)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (207 SOUTH JEFFERSON)

Airports and heliports located in Magnolia:

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College/University in Magnolia:

  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 3,005; Location: 100 E. University; Public; Website: WWW.SAUMAG.EDU; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Magnolia:

  • Texarkana College (about 51 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 57 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Henderson State University (about 60 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Grambling State University (about 60 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 62 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 62 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 65 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)

Public high schools in Magnolia:

  • MAGNOLIA JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 540 E NORTH ST, Grades: 7-9)
  • MAGNOLIA HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1400 HIGH SCHOOL DR, Grades: 10-12)

Private high school in Magnolia:

  • COLUMBIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 326, Location: 250 WARNOCK SPRINGS RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Magnolia:

See full list of schools located in Magnolia

Library in Magnolia:

  • COLUMBIA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $459,056; Location: 220 EAST MAIN STREET, BOX 668; 127,041 books; 1,693 audio materials; 821 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 72 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Magnolia: Southern Arkansas University Police Department (A), Magnolia Police Department (B), Columbia County Paramedic Service (C), Magnolia Housing Authority (D), Columbia County Courthouse (E), Asa G Garrett Memorial Library (F), Jimmy Jones Community Center (G), Columbia County Jail (H), Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Columbia Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Magnolia include: Westside Baptist Church (A), Asbury United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Central Baptist Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Magnolia include: Eastside Park (1), Hospital Park (2), Mulerider Stadium (3), Southside Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (1604 East Main Street), Best Western Coachman's Inn (420 East Main Street), Dollar Save Inn (301 East Main Street Suite 2), Flamingo Motel (1001 North Vine), American Inn Motel (1302 East Main Street), Quality Inn Magnolia (411 East Main Street), Magnolia Place (420 East Main Street), Budget Inn (912 East Main Street).

Courts: 13th Judicial District Victims Assistance & Programs (124 South Jackson), Magnolia City - District Court Clerk (121 South Jefferson).

Birthplace of: Sid McMath - Soilder, Horace M. Wade - General, Larry McCray - Blues guitarist, Dave Short - Baseball player, Roy Green - Football player.

Columbia 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 Magnolia and their reported violations in the past:

MAGNOLIA WATERWORKS (Population served: 10,866, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2005), St Other (JUN-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2005), St Other (JUN-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2006)
LYDESDALE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 390, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-13-2010)
FREE HOPE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 185, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

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

  • THIRSTYS DRIVE THRU (Serves LA, Population served: 499, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.2%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Magnolia in 2010:

  • 881 people in college/university student housing
  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Magnolia in 2000:

  • 755 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 202 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Magnolia (2011 data):

  • Farmers Bank & Trust Company: Farmers Motor Branch, Trust Department Branch, Drive-In Branch, at 200 East Main, University Branch. Info updated 2008/11/05: Bank assets: $734.1 mil, Deposits: $634.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Magnolia Banking Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Magnolia East Branch at 1010 East Main Street, branch established on 1978/04/03; Magnolia Main Branch at 300 North Jackson Street, branch established on 1902/06/06. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • The Peoples Bank: at 500 North Jackson, branch established on 1910/01/01; Lakewood Banking Center at 103 Highway 79 Bypass North, branch established on 2007/03/21. Info updated 2011/02/08: Bank assets: $149.9 mil, Deposits: $102.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Golden Oaks Bancshares, Inc.
  • Summit Bank: Magnolia Branch at 305 North Jackson, branch established on 2000/02/14; Magnolia Branch at 1606 Hollensworth, branch established on 2005/04/11. Info updated 2011/02/25: Bank assets: $1,129.7 mil, Deposits: $946.3 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: Summit Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Magnolia:

Marital status in Magnolia, AR
  • Never married: 44.4%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Magnolia:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Magnolia
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Magnolia, AR (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,48733
Black Protestant3,08221
Mainline Protestant1,97216
Other2342
Catholic2201
None11,557-
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
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Columbia County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Columbia County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Columbia County:

31.0%
Arkansas:

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

13.5%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.7%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.4%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Magnolia:

19.0%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Magnolia:

11.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Magnolia:

33.9%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.7%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Magnolia, AR Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 21$59,528$34,0160$0
Water Supply 17$44,521$31,4270$0
Firefighters 13$40,107$37,0220$0
Streets and Highways 10$18,478$22,1740$0
Sewerage 9$22,477$29,9690$0
Police - Other 8$14,654$21,9813$3,507
Other Government Administration 8$20,344$30,5160$0
Judicial and Legal 4$8,807$26,4211$343
Parks and Recreation 2$4,990$29,9400$0
Financial Administration 1$3,976$47,7120$0
Airports 1$1,277$15,3240$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 94$239,159$30,5314$3,850

Magnolia government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $381,000 ($33.23)
    Sewerage: $251,000 ($21.89)
    Air Transportation: $133,000 ($11.60)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $24,889,000 ($2170.49)
    Police Protection: $1,421,000 ($123.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,319,000 ($115.03)
    Sewerage: $1,086,000 ($94.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $966,000 ($84.24)
    Regular Highways: $649,000 ($56.60)
    Central Staff Services: $350,000 ($30.52)
    General - Other: $298,000 ($25.99)
    Financial Administration: $298,000 ($25.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000 ($18.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $199,000 ($17.35)
    Air Transportation: $191,000 ($16.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000 ($0.70)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,230,000 ($194.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $210,000 ($18.31)
    Sewerage: $76,000 ($6.63)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($2.27)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,552,000 ($1094.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $138,000 ($12.03)

Magnolia government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $20,739,000 ($1808.58)
    Sewerage: $1,354,000 ($118.08)
    Air Transportation: $137,000 ($11.95)
    Other: $7,000 ($0.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $133,000 ($11.60)
    Health and Hospitals: $104,000 ($9.07)
    Highways: $28,000 ($2.44)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $592,000 ($51.63)
    General Local Government Support: $273,000 ($23.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $515,000 ($44.91)
    General Revenue - Other: $381,000 ($33.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000 ($16.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $86,000 ($7.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,461,000 ($214.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $764,000 ($66.63)
    General Local Government Support: $204,000 ($17.79)
    Health and Hospitals: $123,000 ($10.73)
    Other: $68,000 ($5.93)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,699,000 ($496.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $711,000 ($62.00)
    Property: $251,000 ($21.89)
    Other Selective Sales: $138,000 ($12.03)
    Other License: $67,000 ($5.84)

Magnolia government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,107,000 ($4108.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,166,000 ($3938.78)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,210,000 ($890.38)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,890,000 ($862.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,140,000 ($186.62)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $320,000 ($27.91)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($17.44)

Magnolia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,570,000 ($1008.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,156,000 ($1234.50)

4.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ouachita County, AR  0.45% ($31,618 average AGI)
from Union County, AR  0.45% ($26,500)
from Lafayette County, AR  0.37% ($39,607)


6.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pulaski County, AR  0.57% ($35,273 average AGI)
to Webster Parish, LA  0.47% ($41,389)
to Lafayette County, AR  0.46% ($49,400)
Businesses in Magnolia, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike4
Chevrolet1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS2
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Magnolia:

  • KVMA (630 AM; 1 kW; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: MAGNOLIA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KBSF (1460 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Magnolia:

  • KWDO (99.1 FM; WALDO, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KZHE (100.5 FM; STAMPS, AR; Owner: A-1 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTKC (92.9 FM; SPRINGHILL, LA; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KBSA (90.9 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: BD OF SUP OF LA STATE U & A&M COLLGE)
  • KIXB (103.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAGL (93.3 FM; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCXY (95.3 FM; EAST CAMDEN, AR; Owner: GARY D. TERRELL D/B/A Y95 RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Magnolia:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K46DT (Channel 46; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • K69HO (Channel 69; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • K36DR (Channel 36; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYPX (Channel 49; CAMDEN, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • K29DC (Channel 29; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40EF (Channel 40; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K50EK (Channel 50; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GF (Channel 57; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K63FX (Channel 63; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K66EX (Channel 66; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K48EP (Channel 48; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FJ (Channel 59; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Magnolia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 75.6mTotal length
  • $2,829,000Total costs
  • 68,879Total average daily traffic
  • 4,547Total average daily truck traffic
  • 92,142Total future (year 2006) average daily traffic
New bridges in Magnolia, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Magnolia, AR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Magnolia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 171 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Magnolia, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Magnolia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Magnolia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 97. The highest number of reported fires - 221 took place in 2011, and the least - 26 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Magnolia, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.0%), and Structure Fires (34.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Magnolia, AR
    • 69745.0%Outside Fires
    • 54134.9%Structure Fires
    • 23315.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 785.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Magnolia, AR

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Magnolia, Arkansas:

  • Quality Inn Of Magnolia, 411 E Main St, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753 , Phone: (870) 234-3612, Fax: (870) 234-2862
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hotel, 1604 E Main, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753 , Phone: (870) 234-5161, Fax: (870) 234-7775
  • Hampton Inn Magnolia, 128 Hwy 79 Bypass N, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753 , Phone: (870) 234-1800, Fax: (870) 234-1801
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Magnolia, Arkansas
Most common first names in Magnolia, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16372.7 years
Mary14778.8 years
John14473.5 years
William14076.3 years
Robert7972.9 years
Willie7878.7 years
George6080.4 years
Ruby4983.0 years
Charles4970.7 years
Annie4483.4 years
Most common last names in Magnolia, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11276.1 years
Smith9574.4 years
Wilson8379.0 years
Williams6874.9 years
Jones6073.6 years
Rogers5978.2 years
Moore5875.6 years
Harris5167.6 years
Cooper5073.5 years
Brown4972.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Magnolia, AR
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Magnolia, AR
  • 59.9%Electricity
  • 38.0%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Magnolia compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Magnolia on our top lists:

  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 13 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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