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Population in 2012: 1,811 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.2%
 

Males: 844  (46.6%)
Females: 967  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  40.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72573.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,280 (it was $22,757 in 2000)
Melbourne:

$26,280
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,807

Melbourne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,558 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Melbourne:

$87,558
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $87,909; Detached houses: $92,039; Mobile homes: $46,712

Median gross rent in 2012: $484.

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  • White alone - 1,762 (93.8%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 30 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Melbourne: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.2%), German (16.9%), English (10.3%), United States (7.4%), Scottish (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/04/1878

Elevation: 607 feet

Land area: 6.24 square miles.

Population density: 290 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Melbourne:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Melbourne city:

  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Melbourne, Arkansas as of November 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Melbourne to the number of sex offenders is 604 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $586 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $545 (0.7%)

Melbourne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (69.1 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (126.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (358.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Mount Pleasant, AR (3.0 miles ), Guion, AR (3.1 miles) , Franklin, AR (3.3 miles) , Oxford, AR (3.3 miles ), Sidney, AR (3.7 miles ), Pineville, AR (3.7 miles ), Calico Rock, AR (3.7 miles ), Horseshoe Bend, AR (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $48,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $65,600
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $123,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $123,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $123,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $123,300

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Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 91.89 W

Area code: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+2.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Melbourne-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 208% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Melbourne city center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 tornado 17.4 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Melbourne-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% 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 92.6 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 61.5 miles away from Melbourne center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 64.0 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 85.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from Melbourne center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Izard County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jordan Davidson - College basketball player (Duke Blue Devils).


Hospitals/medical centers in Melbourne:

  • IZARD COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, 1015 HALEY STREET)
  • PIONEER THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1806 EAST MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Melbourne:

  • CROWNPOINT HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HORSESHOE BEND, AR)
  • NORTH ARKANSAS LIFE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HORSESHOE BEND, AR)
  • CMC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CALICO ROCK, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Melbourne, AR

Airports and other landing facilities located in Melbourne:


See details about airports and other landing facilities located in Melbourne, AR

Local government website: www.melbournear.com

College/University in Melbourne:

  • Ozarka College (Full-time enrollment: 808; Location: 218 College Dr; Public; Website: www.ozarka.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Melbourne:

  • Harding University (about 57 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 69 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 70 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 75 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 88 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 92 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 94 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)

Public high school in Melbourne:

  • MELBOURNE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 422; Location: 303 SCHOOL DR; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Melbourne:

  • MELBOURNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 303 SCHOOL DR; Grades: KG - 06)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Also the birthplace of Patrick Davidson, college basketball player (Duke Blue Devils) added by joe

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Notable locations in Melbourne: Izard County Sheriff's Office (A), Arkansas Emergency Transport - Melbourne (B), Melbourne Volunteer Fire Department (C), Melbourne Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Melbourne include: Belview Baptist Church (A), Midway Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: City of Melbourne History Museum (915 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (703 Main Street) (1), Melbourne Motel (Highway 9 North) (2), Ashley House Bed & Breakfast (618 East Main) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Izard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average.
City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.55. This is significantly better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.55
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Melbourne and their reported violations in the past:

MELBOURNE WATERWORKS (Population served: 3878, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-1996. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-1997), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-1997), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-1997), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-1997)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-1996. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-02-1997), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-1997), St Public Notif received (FEB-10-1997)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-1996. Follow-up actions: St Other (OCT-04-1996), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-1996), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-1996), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-1997)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.9%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 52.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Melbourne, AR

People in group quarters in Melbourne in 2010:

  • 62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
80 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Melbourne compared to Arkansas state average:

Melbourne, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Melbourne (2011 data):

  • First National Banking Company: Melbourne Branch at 500 East Main, branch established on 1986/12/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $359.8 mil, Deposits: $292.3 mil, headquarters in Ash Flat, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Fnbc Bancorp Inc
  • The First National Bank of Izard County: Melbourne Branch at East Main Street, branch established on 1993/09/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $143.7 mil, Deposits: $97.5 mil, headquarters in Calico Rock, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Wyatt Bancshares, Inc.
  • BancorpSouth Bank: The Bank Of North Arkansas Branch at Main And Spring Streets, branch established on 1896/07/29. 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Melbourne travel time to work - commute


Melbourne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Melbourne city (based on Izard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.47%
Here55.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist AssociationCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents56.2%10.1%5.8%5.8%5.4%
Congregations26.2%13.1%14.8%13.1%9.8%
NameAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%3.6%3.3%2.1%4.0%
Congregations8.2%1.6%3.3%1.6%8.2%
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
Izard County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Izard County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Izard County:

26.7%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$1,350
Firefighters 0$0 1$500
Streets and Highways 2$4,856$29,1360$0
Sewerage 3$7,112$28,4480$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,820$21,8401$86
Other and Unallocable 2$3,606$21,6361$650
Totals for Government 8$17,394$26,09113$2,586

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($91.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($19.33)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($19.33)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($13.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($8.28)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($8.28)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($5.52)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($4.42)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($3.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $132,000 ($72.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($66.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $30,000 ($16.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($6.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $200,000 ($110.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,000 ($20.98)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $174,000 ($96.08)
    Public Utilities: $31,000 ($17.12)
    Property: $12,000 ($6.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,000,000 ($1104.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,000,000 ($1104.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $400,000 ($220.87)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($5.52)

9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.03%
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 Fulton County, AR  0.80% ($19,281 average AGI)
from Baxter County, AR  0.60% ($40,042)
from Independence County, AR  0.55% ($27,545)


7.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
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 Baxter County, AR  0.81% ($24,250 average AGI)
to Independence County, AR  0.76% ($27,533)
to Sharp County, AR  0.73% ($21,034)

Strongest AM radio stations in Melbourne:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KAAB (1130 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KBTA (1340 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Melbourne:

  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KBTA-FM (99.5 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Melbourne:

  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67GR (Channel 67; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • 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)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)

Melbourne fatal accident list:

Apr 20, 2011 05:18 PM, Larkin Rd(Elarki-000, Lat: 36.07091944, Lon: -91.90016389, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Dec 4, 2009 06:55 PM, Sr-69-01s, Lat: 36.06073889, Lon: -91.91170556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1998 00:30 AM, Sr-09-13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 16, 1998 11:30 AM, Quail Ln., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 8, 1996 11:44 PM, Sh-09-13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Melbourne)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Sh 69 1.5 Mi E Of Jct Sh 9 (Lat: 36.059806 Lon: -91.879583), Call Sign: WAH97, Licensee ID: L00007580
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2002, Expiration Date: 10/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2008
    Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 569-2460
  • 2640 Easley Mountain Rd (Lat: 36.049722 Lon: -92.004111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Call Sign: KNNP550
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2010, Expiration Date: 04/11/2020, Certifier: Sherwin Meharg
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:
  • 5.5 Mi West Of Hc71 (Lat: 36.049250 Lon: -92.004028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WPWY570
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.325 MHz, 458.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2003, Expiration Date: 02/10/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2013, Certifier: Gerald Cantrell
    Registrant: Mountain Communications Inc, 1106 Highway 62 East Suite 13, Mountain Home, AR 72653, Phone: (870) 424-2500, Fax: (870) 425-7550

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MOUNT OLIVE (ARP), 4.5 Miles Ssw Of Melbourne, Ar In The Ne 1/4 Of Sw 1/4 Of Section 27 (Lat: 36.007028 Lon: -91.942528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQQC936
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2012, Expiration Date: 11/02/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Melbourne)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: AEROVODOCHODY L-29 DELFIN (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 11CD , Serial Number: 1721, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 207 Firethorne Ln, Melbourne, AR 72556
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2408B , Serial Number: 38-79A0048, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Clifford L Crawford, 1588 W Ar 58 Hwy, Melbourne, AR 72556
  • Aircraft: BEECH 77 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3809Y , Serial Number: WA-212, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1980
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Owen Wayne Harvell, Po Box 224, Melbourne, AR 72556, Other Owners: Phyllis R Harvell
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4441J , Serial Number: 28-22846, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1967
    Registrant (Individual): James B Cooper, Po Box 961, Melbourne, AR 72556
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5182S , Serial Number: 28-7105036, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/1970
    Registrant (Corporation): Christine Dawe LLC, 207 Firethorne Ln, Melbourne, AR 72556
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5196P , Serial Number: 18281125, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/2002
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James R Zook, Po Box 265, Melbourne, AR 72556, Other Owners: Diane Dixon Zook
  • Aircraft: HARVELL O W/MABRY R L FLAT-R-BUG SA-6B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6064U , Serial Number: P-2147, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/2002
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Owen Wayne Harvell, 1001 Miller St, Melbourne, AR 72556, Other Owners: Robbie L Mabry


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Melbourne


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Melbourne, AR

Most common first names in Melbourne, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3669.5 years
William2374.9 years
John2073.8 years
Robert1475.6 years
Mary1174.5 years
Charles1173.5 years
George1086.4 years
Henry975.0 years
Myrtle981.5 years
Tom879.6 years
Most common last names in Melbourne, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2278.2 years
Blankenship2080.6 years
Cooper1979.2 years
Moser1881.5 years
Lawrence1778.6 years
Jones1772.1 years
Williams1578.5 years
Walker1579.7 years
Gillihan1576.7 years
Rush1579.3 years
Businesses in Melbourne, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
RadioShack1UPS1

Melbourne on our top lists:

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