Ozan, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 81 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 50  (62.0%)
Females: 31  (38.0%)
Median resident age:

52.2 years
Arkansas median age:

38.0 years

Zip code: 71855

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,235 (it was $33,333 in 2000)
Ozan:

$29,235
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,376 (it was $12,977 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,541 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Ozan:

$66,541
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $70,367; detached houses: $83,736; mobile homes: $40,938
March 2019 cost of living index in Ozan: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.9%
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  • Races in Ozan, AR (2010)
    • 5362.4%Black alone
    • 2630.6%White alone
    • 55.9%Hispanic
    • 11.2%American Indian alone



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Ozan, Arkansas as of September 15, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ozan is 9 to 1.


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Ancestries: Polish (23.5%), French (11.8%), German (7.4%), Dutch (2.9%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 386 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 254 people per square mile   (very low).

Ozan, Arkansas map

3 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $255 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $254 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (92.1 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (95.6 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (191.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Washington, AR (2.4 miles),
McCaskill, AR (2.6 miles),
Blevins, AR (2.9 miles ),
Nashville, AR (3.1 miles ),
Oakhaven, AR (3.2 miles),
Tollette, AR (3.2 miles ),
Mineral Springs, AR (3.4 miles ),
McNab, AR (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 33.85 N, Longitude: 93.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Ozan, AR in 2016
Distribution of house value in Ozan, AR in 2016

Ozan satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+17.4%).

Average climate in Ozan, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ozan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Ozan city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 20.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ozan-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% 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 125.7 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 128.0 miles away from Ozan 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 229.1 miles away from the city 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 165.0 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 289.4 miles away from Ozan center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 220.9 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 Hempstead County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ozan topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ozan:

  • BENSON'S NURSING HOME INC. (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • GUEST HOUSE OF NASHVILLE INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • HOWARD COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • HOWARD COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • MINE CREEK HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • NASHVILLE NURSING AND REHAB, INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NASHVILLE, AR)
  • PIKE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MURFREESBORO, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ozan:

  • Texarkana College (about 35 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Henderson State University (about 43 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 48 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • National Park Community College (about 58 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 85 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 91 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 91 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ozan Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hempstead County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.0%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Ozan:

Marital status in Ozan, AR
  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ozan:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.5
Arkansas average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ozan, AR (based on Hempstead County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,34038
Black Protestant2,26812
Mainline Protestant1,27714
Catholic3861
Other2252
None11,113-
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: 7
This county:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hempstead County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hempstead County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Hempstead County:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

11.4%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hempstead County:

32.2%
Arkansas:

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

16.0%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.1%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.7%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Ozan:

30.5
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ozan:

23.0%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Ozan:

49.2%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ozan:

83.1%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ozan, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$195
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,119
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,314

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($148.15)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($24.69)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($12.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,000 ($148.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($123.46)

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

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($592.59)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $228,000 ($2814.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $223,000 ($2753.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($61.73)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,000 ($481.48)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,000 ($172.84)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ozan:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KBHC (1260 AM; 1 kW; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KXAR (1490 AM; 1 kW; HOPE, AR; Owner: KDB, INC.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KTPA (1370 AM; 1 kW; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ozan:

  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • KSSW (96.9 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: DON CAMPBELL)
  • KMTB (99.5 FM; MURFREESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • KHPA (104.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K295AB (106.9 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KNAS (105.5 FM; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX RADIO, INC.)
  • K217ET (91.3 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K209CV (89.7 FM; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Ozan:

  • KJEP-CA (Channel 23; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
  • KSJA-CA (Channel 21; NASHVILLE, AR; Owner: KNVL-TV)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTSS-LP (Channel 50; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARTEX TV, LLC)
  • KTEV-LP (Channel 13; PRESCOTT, AR; Owner: SANDRA A. MAY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.9mTotal length
  • $893,000Total costs
  • 2,765Total average daily traffic
  • 26Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,201Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ozan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ozan, AR
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ozan, AR
  • 55.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 44.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ozan, AR
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ozan compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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