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Population in 2012: 7,553 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 

Males: 4,011  (53.1%)
Females: 3,542  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  32.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72370.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,831 (it was $23,163 in 2000)
Osceola:

$31,831
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,057

Osceola city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,371 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
Osceola:

$80,371
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,374; Detached houses: $78,066; Townhouses or other attached units: $45,221; In 2-unit structures: $93,458; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $108,532; Mobile homes: $6,030

Median gross rent in 2012: $630.

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  • Black alone - 3,805 (49.2%)
  • White alone - 3,484 (45.1%)
  • Hispanic - 272 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 89 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 35 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 32 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Osceola: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.7%), Irish (7.0%), English (4.4%), German (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/12/1853

Elevation: 245 feet

Land area: 7.81 square miles.

Population density: 967 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Osceola:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Osceola city:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

203 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.6%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Osceola, Arkansas as of November 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Osceola to the number of sex offenders is 315 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $468 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $369 (0.5%)

Osceola satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (40.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (438.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Luxora, AR (2.1 miles ), Victoria, AR (2.4 miles) , Keiser, AR (2.7 miles ), Burdette, AR (2.9 miles) , Marie, AR (3.0 miles) , Wilson, AR (3.2 miles ), Dell, AR (3.4 miles ), Ashport-Three Point, TN (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $174,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.70 N, Longitude: 89.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,216 (+28.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,870 (67.0%)

Area code: 870

Osceola household income distribution Osceola home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Osceola by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10021031030
per 100,000 11.10.00.024.112.20.038.712.80.038.40.0
Rapes 8385871381179
per 100,000 88.934.895.060.297.388.4167.5102.4140.989.6116.9
Robberies 538910101691075
per 100,000 55.634.895.0108.4121.6126.3206.2115.1128.189.664.9
Assaults 507285104971381331321237988
per 100,000 555.7834.71009.91252.31179.91742.41713.91688.81575.51010.71142.6
Burglaries 11079127131121127155176110151204
per 100,000 1222.6915.81508.91577.41471.81603.51997.42251.81409.01931.92648.7
Thefts 283255258237304272237302255322285
per 100,000 3145.52956.23065.22853.73697.83434.33054.13863.93266.34119.83700.3
Auto thefts 161415181826222418169
per 100,000 177.8162.3178.2216.7219.0328.3283.5307.1230.6204.7116.9
Arson 233335565114
per 100,000 22.234.835.636.136.563.164.476.864.0140.751.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 448.6402.1551.2623.6645.6735.8904.2819.7716.8696.5686.9

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Crime rate in Osceola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 35 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Osceola, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -327 (-3.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (21%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Osceola-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 221% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Osceola city center caused $30,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Osceola-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 40% greater 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 20.2 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 60.2 miles away from Osceola center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.0 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 29.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 15.2 miles away from Osceola center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 93.7 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 Mississippi County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Calvin Frazier - Detroit blues and country blues guitarist, Calvin O'Neal - Football player, Chico Fletcher - Basketball player, Cortez Kennedy - Player of football, Kemmons Wilson - Executive, Ran Carthon - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Feb 10, 1981), Son Seals - Electric blues guitarist and singer, Bill Ramsey - Professional baseball player, Chris Warhurst - College football player (Arkansas Razorbacks), Gaylon Nickerson - Basketball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Osceola:

  • DAVITA - OSCEOLA RENAL CTR (Dialysis Facility, 1420 W KEISER AVE)
  • MISSISSIPPI COUNTY HEALTH UNIT OSCEOLA (Home Health Center, 720 WEST LEE STREET)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOME CARE OSCEOLA (Hospital, 616 WEST LEE AVENUE)
  • LEGACY HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 925 WEST KEISER)
  • SOUTH MISSISSISSPI COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, 611 WEST LEE AVENUE)
  • OSCEOLA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 406 S BROADWAY BOX 545)
  • OSCEOLA THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 287 SOUTH COUNTRY CLUB ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Osceola, AR

Airports and heliports located in Osceola:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Osceola:

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 40 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 41 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Union University (about 63 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Lane College (about 66 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 68 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 74 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)

Public high schools in Osceola:

  • OSCEOLA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 299; Location: 2800 WEST SEMMES; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OCABS CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 1425 OHLENDORF; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Osceola:

  • ACADEMIC CENTER OF EXCELLENCE (Students: 507; Location: 112 NORTH SCHOOL ST; Grades: 01 - 10)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 1230 WEST SEMMES; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 315 EAST UNION; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 138 FRANKLIN; Grades: 01 - 02)
  • OSCEOLA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 711 WEST LEE; Grades: 06 - 08)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Presbyterian Christian School is no longer active. added by Ann
  • Presbyterian Christian School is no longer active. added by Ann
  • Osceola is the birthplace of Kemmons Wilson, founder of Holiday Inn Hotels and of legendary blues guitarist, Son Seals. While not born in Osceola, Dale Evans (wife of Roy Rogers) once lived here as did Blues Legend Albert King.
  • Presbyterian Christian School closed two years ago. Another school opened in its place, but has since closed as well.
  • Presbyterian Christian School closed two years ago. Another school opened in its place, but has since closed as well.

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Notable locations in Osceola: Riverlawn Country Club (A), Mississippi County Courthouse (B), Osceola City Hall (C), Osceola Branch Mississippi County Library (D), Osceola Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (E), Osceola Fire Department Station 2 (F), Osceola Police Department (G), Medic One Ambulance Service (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Osceola include: Pilgrim Rest Church (A), Kingdom Hall (B), Eastside Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church of Osceola (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ermen Lane Cemetery (1), Violet Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Osceola include: Hale Avenue Historic District (1), Florida Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: The Judge Motel (319 West Hale Avenue), Best Western Inn (4635 West Keiser Avenue), Days Inn Osceola AR (4491 West Keiser Avenue), Deerfield Inn (4583 West Keiser Avenue).

Court: Osceola District Court (397 West Keiser Avenue).

 
Mississippi County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 37.3. This is about average.
City:

37.3
U.S.:

38.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 11.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

11.7

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

LITTLE RIVER WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 866, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and MAR-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-06-2003), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Osceola that have no violations reported:

  • DRIVER GRIDER WATER ASSOC (Population served: 264, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.4%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.2%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Osceola, AR

240 people in state prisons in 2010
47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
209 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
82 people in nursing homes in 2000

Osceola compared to Arkansas state average:

Osceola, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Osceola (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas: Osceola Branch Of First National Ban at 1460 West Keiser Avenue, branch established on 2009/02/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $355.0 mil, Deposits: $314.3 mil, headquarters in Forrest City, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares Of Eastern Arkansas, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Osceola Branch at 1300 West Keiser Avenue, branch established on 1944/05/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • SouthBank, a Federal Savings Bank: Commonwealth Branch at 750 West Keiser, branch established on 1972/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $242.2 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Huntsville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Osceola Branch at Keiser Street, branch established on 1998/06/01. 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


Osceola travel time to work - commute


Osceola mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Osceola city (based on Mississippi County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.35%
Here63.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of Christ
Adherents66.7%8.7%5.1%4.8%3.6%
Congregations37.7%9.8%5.7%7.4%13.9%
NameCatholic ChurchPentecostal Church of GodAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.6%1.1%4.6%
Congregations1.6%4.1%6.6%1.6%11.5%
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: 14
Mississippi County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Mississippi County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Mississippi County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mississippi County:

32.5%
Arkansas:

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

14.3%
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
Financial Administration 6$16,924$33,8481$981
Other Government Administration 10$25,556$30,6677$4,043
Judicial and Legal 4$13,525$40,5750$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$59,672$35,8036$2,367
Police - Other 14$26,519$22,7311$554
Firefighters 15$48,790$39,0328$2,657
Streets and Highways 6$13,565$27,1301$516
Airports 0$0 1$1,107
Solid Waste Management 8$17,856$26,7840$0
Sewerage 5$28,658$68,7790$0
Parks and Recreation 5$9,936$23,8465$3,447
Water Supply 9$24,753$33,0040$0
Electric Power 15$55,926$44,7410$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,924$29,5440$0
Totals for Government 119$346,604$34,95230$15,672

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,552,000 ($999.87)
    Police Protection: $1,841,000 ($243.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,112,000 ($147.23)
    Regular Highways: $978,000 ($129.48)
    Fire Protection: $738,000 ($97.71)
    Water Utilities: $679,000 ($89.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $592,000 ($78.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $541,000 ($71.63)
    Sewerage: $255,000 ($33.76)
    Central Staff Services: $201,000 ($26.61)
    Financial Administration: $197,000 ($26.08)
    Air Transportation: $104,000 ($13.77)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($17.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($12.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $48,000 ($6.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,412,000 ($584.14)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,000 ($0.40)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $650,000 ($86.06)
    Sewerage: $359,000 ($47.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $143,000 ($18.93)
    All Other: $50,000 ($6.62)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $12,000 ($1.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($0.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $828,000 ($109.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,178,000 ($155.96)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($6.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,648,000 ($1409.77)
    Water Utilities: $957,000 ($126.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $518,000 ($68.58)
    General Support: $213,000 ($28.20)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,610,000 ($213.16)
    Property: $245,000 ($32.44)
    Public Utilities: $81,000 ($10.72)
    NEC: $75,000 ($9.93)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,800,000 ($238.32)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,885,000 ($249.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,710,000 ($226.40)
    Electric Utilities: $1,275,000 ($168.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $525,000 ($69.51)
    Other, NEC: $175,000 ($23.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $697,000 ($92.28)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $336,000 ($44.49)

4.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
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 Craighead County, AR  0.58% ($24,233 average AGI)
from Pemiscot County, MO  0.33% ($28,380)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.18% ($23,815)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,248 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
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 Craighead County, AR  1.05% ($29,113 average AGI)
to Pemiscot County, MO  0.30% ($19,478)
to Shelby County, TN  0.24% ($30,838)

Strongest AM radio stations in Osceola:

  • KOSE (860 AM; 1 kW; WILSON, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Osceola:

  • KQDD (107.3 FM; OSCEOLA, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKBQ (93.5 FM; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBCM (88.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Osceola:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Osceola, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 50
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 119
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 203
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

See more detailed statistics of Osceola fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Osceola)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Osceola, AR)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • City Hall (Lat: 35.703111 Lon: -89.970361), Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WPNI285
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.943 MHz, 959.943 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2002, Expiration Date: 09/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 434-4226

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 6 Miles South On Highway 61 (Lat: 35.630611 Lon: -89.984806), Call Sign: KNKB370, Licensee ID: L00063837
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.250 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999
    Registrant: Mo-Ark Mobilephone, Inc., 1214 Mitchell St. Box 987, Blytheville, AR 72315

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Osceola Municipal Airport (Lat: 35.691194 Lon: -90.011472), Call Sign: WRLB3325
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.23900 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/1998, Expiration Date: 01/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2003
    Registrant: City Of Osceola, Osceola, AR 72370

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Osceola)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3995D , Serial Number: 34695, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1957
    Registrant (Corporation): Sandy Bayou Planting Co, 1983 S County Road 439, Osceola, AR 72370
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6414Z , Serial Number: 25-553, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rt 2, Osceola, AR 72370
  • Aircraft: PAINTON ALBERT M LOEHLE AVIATION 5151 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81029 , Serial Number: 868-2138, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 108 N Poplar St, Osceola, AR 72370
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8367P , Serial Number: 24-3625, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Joe C Thomas, 847 W Semmes Ave Po Box 663, Osceola, AR 72370


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 89
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Osceola


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

Most common first names in Osceola, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10169.6 years
Mary9275.6 years
John9070.9 years
Willie7673.1 years
William6969.5 years
Robert5269.7 years
George4275.7 years
Charles4065.2 years
Henry3375.7 years
Annie3279.1 years
Most common last names in Osceola, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7071.9 years
Jones6574.8 years
Smith5973.5 years
Williams4672.8 years
Davis4370.6 years
Brown4173.4 years
Harris3474.2 years
Wilson3167.7 years
White2969.7 years
Jackson2777.3 years
Businesses in Osceola, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Osceola on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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