Melbourne, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 1,813 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 
Males: 970  (53.6%)
Females: 843  (46.4%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72573.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,639 (it was $22,757 in 2000)
Melbourne:

$37,639
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,036 (it was $13,110 in 2000)

Melbourne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,378 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Melbourne:

$88,378
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $115,362; detached houses: $115,930; mobile homes: $51,784

Median gross rent in 2017: $557.

March 2019 cost of living index in Melbourne: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.4%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Melbourne, AR (2010)
    • 1,77596.0%White alone
    • 311.7%Hispanic
    • 160.9%American Indian alone
    • 160.9%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Black alone
    • 50.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Melbourne, Arkansas as of February 16, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Melbourne is 353 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (32.0%), German (18.2%), Irish (13.7%), English (6.3%), Scottish (4.6%), Italian (3.7%).

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).

Melbourne, Arkansas map

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $458 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $519 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 91.89 W

Area code: 870

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

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $123,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $123,300
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $123,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $123,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $123,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Melbourne, AR residents
Average permit cost in Melbourne, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in Melbourne, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Wood products (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Wood products (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Wood products (4.5%)
  • Apparel (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Melbourne, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Melbourne, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Melbourne, Arkansas average temperatures Melbourne, Arkansas average precipitation Melbourne, Arkansas humidity Melbourne, Arkansas wind speed Melbourne, Arkansas snowfall Melbourne, Arkansas sunshine Melbourne, Arkansas clear and cloudy days

Melbourne, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Melbourne-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 107% 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 Melbourne 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 120.6 miles away from Melbourne 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 the city 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 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from Melbourne center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from Melbourne center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Izard County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Melbourne topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Melbourne:

  • IZARD COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (1015 HALEY STREET)
  • PIONEER THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (1806 EAST MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER IZARD COUNTY Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; CALICO ROCK, AR)
  • WHITE RIVER HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CALICO ROCK, AR)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Melbourne:

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College/University in Melbourne:

  • Ozarka College (Full-time enrollment: 1,251; 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: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 69 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 70 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 75 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 88 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 92 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 96 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)

Public high school in Melbourne:

Public elementary/middle school in Melbourne:

See full list of schools located in Melbourne

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Jordan Davidson - College basketball player (Duke Blue Devils).

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

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

MELBOURNE WATERWORKS (Population served: 4,195, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Melbourne:

Marital status in Melbourne, AR
  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Melbourne:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Melbourne, AR (based on Izard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,65348
Mainline Protestant78410
Black Protestant1751
Catholic1251
Other111
None6,948-
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: 4
This county:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Izard County:

9.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.7%
Arkansas:

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

11.9%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.3%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.0%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Melbourne:

57.8%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Melbourne:

77.6%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Melbourne, 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
Financial Administration 2$4,676$28,0561$1,196
Streets and Highways 2$5,991$35,9460$0
Water Supply 2$6,317$37,9020$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,243$26,9160$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$554
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$886
Totals for Government 7$19,227$32,9613$2,636

Melbourne government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $336,000 ($185.33)
    Water Utilities: $316,000 ($174.30)
    Regular Highways: $198,000 ($109.21)
    Police Protection: $138,000 ($76.12)
    Sewerage: $135,000 ($74.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $119,000 ($65.64)
    Central Staff Services: $85,000 ($46.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($30.34)
    Air Transportation: $33,000 ($18.20)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($13.24)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($6.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($29.23)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($6.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $225,000 ($124.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $125,000 ($68.95)

Melbourne government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $238,000 ($131.27)
    Air Transportation: $33,000 ($18.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $336,000 ($185.33)
    Highways: $18,000 ($9.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000 ($40.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($9.93)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($2.21)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $567,000 ($312.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $86,000 ($47.44)
    General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($16.00)
    Other: $11,000 ($6.07)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $351,000 ($193.60)
    Property: $99,000 ($54.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $98,000 ($54.05)

Melbourne government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,320,000 ($1831.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,166,000 ($1746.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,000 ($84.94)

Melbourne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $379,000 ($209.05)

6.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
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 Independence County, AR  0.81% ($29,258 average AGI)
from Baxter County, AR  0.70% ($43,222)
from Stone County, AR  0.62% ($26,083)
Businesses in Melbourne, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1

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: 36.070919, Lon: -91.900164, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Dec 4, 2009 06:55 PM, Sr-69-01s, Lat: 36.060739, Lon: -91.911706, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1998 00:30 AM, Sr-09-13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.8mTotal length
  • $938,000Total costs
  • 45,828Total average daily traffic
  • 1,246Total average daily truck traffic
  • 63,451Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Melbourne, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Melbourne, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lat: 36.059417 Lon: -91.919528, Call Sign: WQBC328,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.837 MHz, 452.350 MHz, 457.350 MHz, 461.175 MHz, 466.175 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2014, Expiration Date: 09/17/2024, Certifier: Diane Ball, Registrant: Mowhawk Industries, Inc., 485 Hwy 9 Spur, Melbourne, AR 72556, Phone: (870) 368-4009, Email:
  • Lat: 36.061722 Lon: -91.909361, Call Sign: WQWU223,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.537 MHz, 466.537 MHz, 468.537 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2015, Expiration Date: 11/18/2025, Certifier: Dennis Sublette, Registrant: Communications Express, 5407 Port Royal Rd, Springfield, VA 22151, Phone: (703) 321-0470, Email:

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, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Melbourne)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Melbourne, AR

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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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Melbourne, AR
  • 43.5%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 19.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Melbourne, AR
  • 71.9%Electricity
  • 17.8%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Melbourne compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.