Mount Ida, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 1,005 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.4%
 
Males: 493  (49.2%)
Females: 512  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

45.7 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 71957.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,433 (it was $21,438 in 2000)
Mount Ida:

$40,433
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,706 (it was $13,532 in 2000)

Mount Ida city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,907 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Mount Ida:

$75,907
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $95,023; detached houses: $100,893; mobile homes: $72,258

Median gross rent in 2017: $534.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Ida: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.0%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Mount Ida, AR (2010)
    • 1,00493.3%White alone
    • 302.8%Hispanic
    • 272.5%Two or more races
    • 141.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Mount Ida, Arkansas as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Ida is 136 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (20.8%), English (11.2%), Irish (6.8%), European (3.4%), German (2.9%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/30/1890

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 1.64 square miles.

Population density: 613 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Ida, Arkansas map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $483 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $397 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (71.2 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (144.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (218.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Norman, AR (2.7 miles ),
Black Springs, AR (2.8 miles),
Oden, AR (3.1 miles ),
Glenwood, AR (4.0 miles ),
Kirby, AR (4.6 miles ),
Amity, AR (4.7 miles ),
Daisy, AR (4.8 miles),
Mountain Pine, AR (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.55 N, Longitude: 93.63 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Quartz Crystal Capital of the World

Area code: 870

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

Mount Ida tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in Mount Ida, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Leather & allied products (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Wood products (6.7%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Leather & allied products (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Mount Ida, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.9%)
  • Religious workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)

Average climate in Mount Ida, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Mount Ida-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the Mount Ida city center killed 7 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 12/23/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the city center injured 29 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Ida-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 91.3 miles away from Mount Ida 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 93.1 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 201.4 miles away from Mount Ida 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 255.4 miles away from Mount Ida 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 159.8 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 192.7 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 Montgomery County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Ida topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Ida:

  • ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HOSPICE 4 (346 LUZERENE)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (346 LUZERNE)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY NURSING HOME (741 SOUTH DRIVE)

Airports located in Mount Ida:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Ida:

  • National Park Community College (about 30 miles; Hot Springs, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • Henderson State University (about 44 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 59 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 67 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 72 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 75 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 76 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)

Public high school in Mount Ida:

Public elementary/middle school in Mount Ida:

  • MOUNT IDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 430 BALL PARK RD, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Mount Ida

Library in Mount Ida:

  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $27,463; Location: 145A WHITTINGDON STREET; 13,087 books; 1,812 e-books; 628 audio materials; 980 video materials; 8 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Ida: Womble Work Center (A), Montgomery County Sheriff's Office (B), Montgomery County Courthouse (C), Mount Ida Volunteer Fire Department (D), Southwest Emergency Medical Service - Mount Ida (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Ida include: All Saints Catholic Church (A), Church of Christ (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), Landmark Missionary Baptist Church (D), Mount Ida Church of God (E), Mount Ida First Baptist Church (F), Mount Ida First United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Ida Cemetery (1), Garrett Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Starfire Mines (Museums; 5403 Hwy 270 E), Heritage House Museum of Montgomery County (128 Luzerne Street).

Hotels: Shady Rest Motel (5191 Highway 270 East), Royal Oak Inn (936 Highway 270 East), Colonial Motel (5403 Highway 270 East), Starfire Mines (5403 Highway 270 East).

Birthplace of: Lon Warneke - Baseball player, Sherman Edwards (baseball) - Baseball player.

Montgomery 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 Mount Ida and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNT IDA WATERWORKS (Population served: 3,008, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-25-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-25-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-10-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
  • 10 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-09-2007), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-08-2007 to MAY-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-09-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2008), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2010)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In DEC-01-2003, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (3 times from SEP-30-2005 to JAN-28-2008)
MONTGOMERY CO REGIONAL PWA (Population served: 63, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-28-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-01-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2014), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-01-2014)
  • 16 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2009), St Public Notif received (3 times from FEB-20-2009 to FEB-24-2009), St Consent Decree/Judgement (JUN-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-30-2010 to JAN-31-2012)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-23-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 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:

3.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
102 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
92 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Mount Ida (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: Branch at 221 South George Street, branch established on 1904/05/01; Bob's Food City Branch at 742 State Highway 270, branch established on 1996/03/13. Info updated 2012/01/13: Bank assets: $718.1 mil, Deposits: $547.7 mil, headquarters in Hot Springs, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: First National Security Company
  • Diamond Bank: Mount Ida Branch at Highway 270 East And Cedar Street, branch established on 1994/01/03. Info updated 2011/12/01: Bank assets: $437.7 mil, Deposits: $365.3 mil, headquarters in Murfreesboro, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Bainum Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Mount Ida:

Marital status in Mount Ida, AR
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Ida:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Ida, AR (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,53225
Mainline Protestant3534
Black Protestant1781
Catholic1001
None5,324-
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: 2
Montgomery County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Montgomery County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Montgomery County:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

27.1%
Arkansas:

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

11.1%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.8%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.0%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Mount Ida:

29.3
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mount Ida:

16.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mount Ida:

36.9%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Ida:

73.1%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Ida, 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
Water Supply 4$11,069$33,2070$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,424$20,5440$0
Sewerage 1$1,938$23,2560$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,350$28,2006$4,680
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,150
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$950
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$814
Totals for Government 8$18,781$28,17211$7,594

Mount Ida government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $196,000 ($195.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $152,000 ($151.24)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($78.61)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($76.62)
    Sewerage: $62,000 ($61.69)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($44.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($29.85)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($24.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($8.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($7.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($46.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $552,000 ($549.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $270,000 ($268.66)

Mount Ida government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $91,000 ($90.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($80.60)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($1.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $565,000 ($562.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $78,000 ($77.61)
    General Local Government Support: $50,000 ($49.75)
    Highways: $10,000 ($9.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $81,000 ($80.60)
    Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($66.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($11.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $522,000 ($519.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000 ($51.74)
    General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($22.89)
    Other: $10,000 ($9.95)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $233,000 ($231.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $76,000 ($75.62)
    Property: $30,000 ($29.85)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,725,000 ($1716.42)
Businesses in Mount Ida, AR
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Subway1U-Haul1
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Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Ida:

  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Ida:

  • KTTG (96.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF MENA, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQUS-FM (97.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLAZ (105.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KYDL (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204DI (88.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSBC (90.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CENTRAL ARKANSAS CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWXE (104.5 FM; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KARV-FM (101.3 FM; OLA, AR; Owner: KERM INC)
  • KCJC (102.3 FM; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KLXQ (101.9 FM; MOUNTAIN PINE, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • Mount Ida, Arkansas
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Arkansas average
  • Fatal accident count4179
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents6195
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1982
  • Fatalities4715
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents10573
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents204
See more detailed statistics of Mount Ida fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 40.0mTotal length
  • $1,379,000Total costs
  • 30,646Total average daily traffic
  • 303Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,736Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Ida, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Ida, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ne Side Of Hwy 270 At Hwy 27 Int (Lat: 34.553417 Lon: -93.629639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: KNDT202,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.745 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 09/02/2022, Registrant: Bates Sales & Service, Inc., 430 Hwy. 270 East, Mount Ida, AR 71957, Phone: (870) 867-2811, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MOUNT HARBOR, 292 Broken Rock Mountain Road (Lat: 34.535833 Lon: -93.433611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQOU384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Ida)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mount Ida)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 31 took place in 2009, and the least - 3 in 2013. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Ida, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.5%), and Structure Fires (27.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Ida, AR
    • 10051.5%Outside Fires
    • 5327.3%Structure Fires
    • 2311.9%Other
    • 189.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Ida, AR
Most common first names in Mount Ida, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3378.8 years
James3279.9 years
Mary2982.0 years
John2474.1 years
Robert2371.1 years
George1771.6 years
Thomas1266.9 years
Lillie1087.4 years
Joe1080.8 years
Roy1075.0 years
Most common last names in Mount Ida, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2979.2 years
Scott1879.6 years
Jones1572.8 years
Whittington1578.5 years
Wheeler1577.1 years
Fryar1277.2 years
Jackson1276.2 years
Bates1178.4 years
Stanley1177.6 years
Minton1171.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Ida, AR
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 27.2%Electricity
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Ida, AR
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 46.7%Electricity
  • 3.3%No fuel used
  • 2.8%Wood


Mount Ida compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Mount Ida on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 1,000+)"
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