Midland, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 324 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.1%
Males: 158  (48.8%)
Females: 166  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72945.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,275 (it was $25,313 in 2000)
Midland:

$49,275
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,224 (it was $13,552 in 2000)

Midland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,828 (it was $35,600 in 2000)
Midland:

$44,828
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $57,992; Detached houses: $64,108; Mobile homes: $18,059

Median gross rent in 2012: $533.

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  • White alone - 292 (89.8%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (4.9%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Midland: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (35.1%), Irish (17.7%), French Canadian (5.1%), United States (3.4%), German (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 542 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,019 people per square mile   (low).

Midland,AR real estate house value index trend

Midland, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Midland:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Midland town:

  • Never married: 17.8%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.0%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Midland, Arkansas as of July 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Midland to the number of sex offenders is 324 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $336 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $358 (0.6%)

Midland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (19.3 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (114.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (211.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hartford, AR (2.2 miles ), Huntington, AR (2.3 miles ), Mansfield, AR (2.5 miles ), Hackett, AR (2.7 miles ), Rock Island, OK (3.1 miles ), Greenwood, AR (3.2 miles ), Cameron, OK (3.3 miles ), Bonanza, AR (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.09 N, Longitude: 94.35 W

Area code: 479

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

6.0%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+21.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (65%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (64%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Food processing workers (9%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)

Work and jobs in Midland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Midland, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Midland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Midland town center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the town center killed 14 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Midland-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% 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 121.5 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 122.4 miles away from Midland 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 121.8 miles away from the city 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 230.2 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 273.6 miles away from Midland 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 305.0 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 Sebastian County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Midland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Midland:

  • MEDI BRANCH NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; POCOLA, OK)
  • POCOLA HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; POCOLA, OK)
  • COMPASSION HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; POCOLA, OK)
  • FT SMITH REGIONAL DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • LEFLORE NH INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; POTEAU, OK)
  • FIANNA HILLS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • FIANNA HILLS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Midland:

  • Carl Albert State College (about 17 miles; Poteau, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 21 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Northeastern State University (about 67 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • University of Arkansas (about 68 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 71 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • John Brown University (about 77 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • National Park Community College (about 81 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)

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Notable location: Midland Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sebastian County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 93.0. This is worse than average.

City:

93.0
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.47
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.9%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.3%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Midland compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Midland town (based on Sebastian County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.85%
Here: 68.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents46.4%12.6%12.4%6.5%3.7%
Congregations25.4%3.3%10.5%8.8%11.6%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%2.4%1.6%1.6%9.8%
Congregations3.9%2.2%5.5%1.7%27.1%
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: 20
Sebastian County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Sebastian County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Sebastian County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 104
Here:

8.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sebastian County:

27.8%
Arkansas:

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

19.1%
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

7.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($156 average AGI)
Sebastian County:

0.03%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crawford County, AR  1.56% ($28,622 average AGI)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.58% ($25,715)
from Sequoyah County, OK  0.36% ($25,758)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Sebastian County:

0.04%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Crawford County, AR  1.41% ($28,980 average AGI)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.49% ($27,564)
to Washington County, AR  0.40% ($27,803)

Strongest AM radio stations in Midland:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPRV (1280 AM; 1 kW; POTEAU, OK; Owner: LEROY BILLY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Midland:

  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; POCOLA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; GREENWOOD, AR; Owner: FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KPRV-FM (92.5 FM; HEAVENER, OK; Owner: LEROY BILLY)
  • KTTG (96.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF MENA, INC.)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KOLX (94.5 FM; BARLING, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Midland:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K59GJ (Channel 59; POTEAU, OK; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K18EU (Channel 18; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KHBS (Channel 40; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: KHBS HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Jason D Griffith, 0.3 Mi S Of Hwy 45 Int & 2 Mi S (Lat: 35.072500 Lon: -94.343889), Type: 95.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 9185992104, Barussell@aep.Com, ATTN TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • Jason D Griffith, 0.3 Mi S Of Hwy 45 Int & 2 Mi S (Lat: 35.072500 Lon: -94.343889), Type: 95.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 9185992104, Barussell@aep.Com, ATTN TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • Towers Manager, 8217 Old Wright Rd (Lat: 35.101889 Lon: -94.321667), Type: 57.6, Structure height: 05131 m, Overall height: 56.4 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Towers Manager, 8217 Old Wright Rd (Lat: 35.101889 Lon: -94.321667), Type: 57.6, Structure height: 05131 m, Overall height: 56.4 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • Towers Manager, 8217 Old Wright Rd (Lat: 35.101889 Lon: -94.321667), Type: 57.6, Structure height: 05131 m, Overall height: 56.4 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • 0.3 Mi S Of Hwy 45 Int & 2 Mi S (Lat: 35.072500 Lon: -94.343889), Type: 95.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 9185992104, Brussell@csw.Com, 215 EAST 7TH STREET

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Midland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Midland, AR
Most common first names in Midland, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary478.5 years
Ethel380.3 years
James364.3 years
Ada284.5 years
Bonnie285.0 years
Elmo280.0 years
Carl276.9 years
Annie282.9 years
Frank281.5 years
Arthur277.5 years
Most common last names in Midland, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Walker768.6 years
Dake675.7 years
Kazy571.2 years
Sharp579.7 years
Williams584.4 years
Pittman481.0 years
Daffron466.8 years
Whelchel470.2 years
Frasher367.7 years
Bishop384.3 years

Midland on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
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