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Population in 2012: 273 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.6%
Males: 135  (49.5%)
Females: 138  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  40.7 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71661.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,834 (it was $16,188 in 2000)
Parkdale:

$23,834
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,598

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,882 (it was $18,900 in 2000)
Parkdale:

$39,882
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $87,753; Detached houses: $64,643; Mobile homes: $100,441

Median gross rent in 2012: $482.

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  • Black alone - 184 (66.4%)
  • White alone - 81 (29.2%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (4.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Parkdale: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (7.9%), English (4.3%), German (3.2%), United States (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 118 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 271 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Parkdale:

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parkdale city:

  • Never married: 38.7%
  • Now married: 32.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 22.7%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Parkdale, Arkansas as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Parkdale to the number of sex offenders is 137 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $230 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (52.9 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (137.0 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (304.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Wilmot, AR (2.1 miles ), Portland, AR (2.9 miles ), Montrose, AR (3.5 miles ), Bonita, LA (4.0 miles ), Kilbourne, LA (4.0 miles ), Hamburg, AR (4.0 miles ), Eudora, AR (4.1 miles ), Jerome, AR (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 33.12 N, Longitude: 91.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.9%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-3.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (69%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Religious workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (21%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Parkdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Parkdale city center killed 3 people and injured 11 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F3 tornado 1.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 11 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Parkdale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from Parkdale center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from Parkdale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ashley County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Danny K. Davis - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Parkdale:

  • WEST CARROLL COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; OAK GROVE, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Parkdale, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parkdale:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 36 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,521)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 52 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Delta State University (about 64 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 65 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 77 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 78 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Grambling State University (about 80 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,504)

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Church in Parkdale: Parkdale Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Parkdale Cemeteries (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.4%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.3% for Black residents, 34.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.6% for other race 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:  65.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Parkdale, AR

Parkdale compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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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Banks with branches in Parkdale (2011 data):

  • Delta Trust & Bank: at 1853 Highway 165 South, branch established on 1910/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $381.7 mil, Deposits: $342.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Delta Trust And Banking Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Parkdale travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Parkdale city (based on Ashley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.90%
Here79.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents58.9%14.9%8.2%3.5%3.4%
Congregations38.0%12.7%12.7%2.5%7.6%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.3%2.6%2.2%0.7%2.1%
Congregations6.3%6.3%2.5%1.3%10.1%
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: 6
Ashley County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Ashley County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

11.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ashley County:

34.6%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
Arkansas:

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
Other Government Administration 1$1,772$21,2640$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,772$21,2640$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,417$17,0042$1,444
Water Supply 0$0 1$549
Totals for Government 3$4,961$19,8443$1,993

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($3.66)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $59,000 ($216.12)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($139.19)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($95.24)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($36.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($29.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($120.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($32.97)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($29.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $38,000 ($139.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($18.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($7.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($285.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,000 ($62.27)
    General Support: $7,000 ($25.64)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $35,000 ($128.21)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($40.29)
    Property: $5,000 ($18.32)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $144,000 ($527.47)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,000 ($7.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($3.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $137,000 ($501.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($25.64)
    Other, NEC: $1,000 ($3.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $145,000 ($531.14)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($29.30)

4.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
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 Drew County, AR  0.40% ($27,517 average AGI)
from Morehouse Parish, LA  0.35% ($29,480)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.29% ($15,000)


5.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.59% ($45,070 average AGI)
to Drew County, AR  0.44% ($19,406)
to Morehouse Parish, LA  0.34% ($37,280)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parkdale:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., 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)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGVM (1260 AM; 2 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING COMPANY,INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parkdale:

  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVH (101.5 FM; EUDORA, AR; Owner: JOEL J. KINLOW)
  • KXRR (106.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • KZYQ (103.5 FM; LAKE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • KHMB (99.5 FM; HAMBURG, AR; Owner: KENNETH WAYNE DIEBEL)
  • KEDM (90.3 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE)
  • KWCL-FM (96.7 FM; OAK GROVE, LA; Owner: KWCL-FM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWLT (102.7 FM; NORTH CROSSETT, AR; Owner: SOUTH ARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAGH-FM (104.9 FM; CROSSETT, AR; Owner: ASHLEY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Parkdale:

  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

Parkdale fatal accident list:

Nov 11, 1994 06:00 PM, 165-1, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 8, 1975 03:12 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi E Of Parkdale Ar Hwy 8 (Lat: 33.125111 Lon: -91.523722), Call Sign: KTB819
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/1999, Expiration Date: 11/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2005
    Registrant: Ernest G O Neal Inc, Parkdale, AR 71661


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12

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

Most common first names in Parkdale, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1070.6 years
James880.0 years
William769.8 years
Robert570.8 years
Mary579.4 years
Willie471.7 years
Annie472.7 years
Earnest364.3 years
Eva373.7 years
Johnnie379.3 years
Most common last names in Parkdale, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morris980.5 years
Barnes876.6 years
Robinson670.3 years
Johnson674.5 years
Dunning681.7 years
Grayson563.2 years
Caldwell579.7 years
Martin479.7 years
Jones470.0 years
Spurlock471.0 years

Parkdale on our top lists:

  • #9 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"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Warehousing and storage"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Apparel"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers"
  • #44 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"
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