McCaskill, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 96 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.3%
 
Males: 51  (53.4%)
Females: 45  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 71847

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,875 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
McCaskill:

$35,875
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,899 (it was $8,826 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,605 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
McCaskill:

$66,605
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $64,174; Detached houses: $67,514; Mobile homes: $48,305

Median gross rent in 2012: $390.

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  • White alone - 69 (71.9%)
  • Black alone - 16 (16.7%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (8.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in McCaskill: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.1%), Portuguese (7.0%), United States (5.6%), French (4.9%), Dutch (3.5%), Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 448 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 129 people per square mile   (very low).

McCaskill, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in McCaskill:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McCaskill city:

  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

53 residents are foreign born

This city:  32.7%
Arkansas:  4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $257 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $275 (0.6%)

McCaskill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (93.9 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (100.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (197.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Blevins, AR (2.2 miles ), Ozan, AR (2.6 miles) , Washington, AR (3.2 miles) , Murfreesboro, AR (3.3 miles ), Delight, AR (3.3 miles ), Nashville, AR (3.5 miles ), Oakhaven, AR (3.6 miles) , Antoine, AR (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 33.92 N, Longitude: 93.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

6.0%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+9.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (65%)
  • Wholesale trade (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Educational services (47%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

Average climate in McCaskill, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the McCaskill city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

Earthquake activity:

McCaskill-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% 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 119.1 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 121.4 miles away from McCaskill 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 222.7 miles away from the city 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 167.6 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 282.9 miles away from McCaskill center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 214.4 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 Hempstead County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near McCaskill:

  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)
  • MURFREESBORO REHAB AND NURSING, INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)
  • BENSON'S NURSING HOME INC. (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • HOWARD COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • HOWARD COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • MINE CREEK HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • GUEST HOUSE OF NASHVILLE INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McCaskill:

  • Henderson State University (about 37 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,528)
  • Texarkana College (about 42 miles; Texarkana, TX; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 50 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • National Park Community College (about 51 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 91 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 94 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 96 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

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Hempstead County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.2%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

McCaskill compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McCaskill city (based on Hempstead County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.79%
Here: 50.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents37.2%31.4%14.1%6.0%3.0%
Congregations25.0%14.1%23.4%12.5%1.6%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.7%1.2%1.1%0.9%3.4%
Congregations1.6%3.1%1.6%3.1%14.1%
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
Hempstead County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hempstead County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hempstead County:

32.2%
Arkansas:

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

16.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$893
Totals for Government 0$0 3$893

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($135.42)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($125.00)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($62.50)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($41.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $7,000 ($72.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($52.08)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($10.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,000 ($156.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $17,000 ($177.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($10.42)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($10.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($270.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($41.67)
    General Support: $1,000 ($10.42)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,000 ($83.33)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($10.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($208.33)

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Nevada County, AR  1.02% ($24,375 average AGI)
from Miller County, AR  0.44% ($22,710)
from Howard County, AR  0.38% ($20,963)


6.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
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 Nevada County, AR  0.73% ($22,365 average AGI)
to Miller County, AR  0.59% ($37,024)
to Bowie County, TX  0.48% ($29,853)

Strongest AM radio stations in McCaskill:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHC (1260 AM; 1 kW; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KXAR (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOPE, AR; Owner: KDB, INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in McCaskill:

  • KSSW (96.9 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: DON CAMPBELL)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • KMTB (99.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K295AB (106.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KNAS (105.5 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K217ET (91.3 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around McCaskill:

  • 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)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • NRWA MCCASKILL TANK, 4.07 Km W Of Mccaskill On Us Hwy 371 (Lat: 33.935861 Lon: -93.679667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5.3 m, Call Sign: WQKL431
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2009, Expiration Date: 07/02/2019, Certifier: Larry Dunaway
    Registrant: Lindsey Communications Inc, 213 Main St., Horatio, AR 71842, Phone: (870) 832-3891, Email:

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