Parkdale, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 266 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -29.4%
Males: 129  (48.8%)
Females: 137  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71661.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,103 (it was $16,188 in 2000)
Parkdale:

$23,103
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,342 (it was $9,050 in 2000)

Parkdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $42,147 (it was $18,900 in 2000)
Parkdale:

$42,147
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $509.

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  • Races in Parkdale, AR (2010)

    Parkdale races chart
    • 18466.4%Black alone
    • 8129.2%White alone
    • 124.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Parkdale: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (7.5%), English (4.1%), German (2.4%), United States (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 118 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 264 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Parkdale:

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parkdale city:

  • Never married: 43.6%
  • Now married: 29.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 21.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $262 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $241 (0.6%)

Parkdale satellite photo by USGS

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

Parkdale household income distribution Parkdale home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-3.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (56%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (44%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Parkdale, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Parkdale-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 92% 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 slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% smaller 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 187.4 miles away from the city center
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 146.6 miles away from Parkdale 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 148.8 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 257.4 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 182.6 miles away from Parkdale center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 223.8 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 Ashley County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parkdale topographic map

Birthplace of: Danny K. Davis - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Parkdale:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parkdale:

  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 36 miles; Monticello, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 52 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 52 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Delta State University (about 64 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 65 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 75 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 77 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 47.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 43.9%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.8% for Black residents, 36.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.4% for other race 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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,26565
Black Protestant3,46919
Mainline Protestant1,00912
Catholic6942
Other872
None2,329-
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: 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
Ashley County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Ashley County:

34.6%
Arkansas:

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

12.6%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Parkdale:

46.3%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Parkdale:

40.5%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Parkdale:

29.5
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Parkdale:

13.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Parkdale:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

48.2%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.7%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Parkdale, 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 1$2,692$32,3040$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,692$32,3040$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,153$25,8363$2,578
Water Supply 0$0 1$980
Totals for Government 3$7,537$30,1484$3,558

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($3.76)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $59,000 ($221.80)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($142.86)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($97.74)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($37.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($30.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $33,000 ($124.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($33.83)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($30.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $38,000 ($142.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($18.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($7.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($293.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,000 ($63.91)
    General Support: $7,000 ($26.32)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $35,000 ($131.58)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($41.35)
    Property: $5,000 ($18.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $144,000 ($541.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,000 ($7.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($3.76)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $137,000 ($515.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($26.32)
    Other, NEC: $1,000 ($3.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $145,000 ($545.11)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($30.08)

4.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chicot County, AR  0.33% ($30,875 average AGI)
from Drew County, AR  0.30% ($33,091)
from Bradley County, AR  0.29% ($26,952)


5.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Drew County, AR  0.55% ($24,610 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.42% ($33,645)
to Union County, AR  0.40% ($28,100)

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, 1976 03:12 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 8, 1975 03:12 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 520Total average daily traffic
  • 5Total average daily truck traffic
  • 714Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

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 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/1999, Expiration Date: 11/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2005Registrant: 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Parkdale compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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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