Parkin, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 1,055 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -34.1%
Males: 540  (51.3%)
Females: 515  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  46.6 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72373.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,478 (it was $18,669 in 2000)
Parkin:

$19,478
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,333 (it was $11,050 in 2000)

Parkin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $52,148 (it was $29,100 in 2000)
Parkin:

$52,148
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $409.

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  • Races in Parkin, AR (2010)

    Parkin races chart
    • 76769.4%Black alone
    • 30427.5%White alone
    • 151.4%Two or more races
    • 121.1%Hispanic
    • 70.6%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Parkin: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (7.6%), German (6.5%), English (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), United States (2.8%), Dutch (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/10/1912

Elevation: 210 feet

Land area: 2.55 square miles.

Population density: 413 people per square mile   (low).

Parkin,AR real estate house value index trend

Parkin, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Parkin:

  • High school or higher: 72.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parkin city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $293 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $336 (0.9%)

Parkin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (34.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (395.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Earle, AR (2.3 miles ), Jennette, AR (3.3 miles) , Crawfordsville, AR (3.6 miles ), Wynne, AR (3.7 miles ), Cherry Valley, AR (3.8 miles ), Colt, AR (4.2 miles ), Edmondson, AR (4.2 miles ), Turrell, AR (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $167,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.27 N, Longitude: 90.55 W

Area code: 870

Parkin household income distribution Parkin home values distribution

Crime rates in Parkin (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 assaults (725.3 per 100,000)
  • 23 burglaries (2,085.2 per 100,000)
  • 10 thefts (906.6 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 340.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.8)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Arkansas average:

1.99
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -243 (-13.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Parkin, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Parkin-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Parkin city center killed 5 people and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/7/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Parkin-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% 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 28.7 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 98.7 miles away from Parkin 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 67.7 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 24.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from Parkin 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 92.7 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 Cross County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Parkin topographic map

Birthplace of: Billy Bowers (baseball) - Major League Baseball outfielder, Dave Hanner - Football player, Isaiah Harris - Negro League Baseball pitcher.

Hospitals and medical centers near Parkin:

  • CROSSRIDGE COMM HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • RIVER RIDGE REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • CROSS COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • ST BERNARDS-WYNNE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • CROSSRIDGE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • CRESTPARK WYNNE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WYNNE, AR)
  • CRESTPARK OF WYNNE INTERMEDIATE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WYNNE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parkin:

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 31 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 33 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 34 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 56 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Harding University (about 67 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 70 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)

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Notable locations in Parkin: Parkin Volunteer Fire Department (A), Parkin Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Parkin include: Mount Zion Church (A), Shady Grove Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Our Place (Amusement & Theme Parks; 105 South Front Street).

Cross 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 72.0. This is about average.

City:

72.0
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.6%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
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: 0.2% of all households

Parkin, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Parkin (2011 data):

  • Evolve Bank & Trust: Parkin Branch at 123 West Parkin, branch established on 2009/02/01. Info updated 2010/09/22: Bank assets: $246.3 mil, Deposits: $159.6 mil, headquarters in West Memphis, AR, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Evolve Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Parkin city (based on Cross County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,98842
Mainline Protestant1,50310
Black Protestant1,2896
Catholic3501
Other--
None5,740-
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: 4
Cross County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Cross County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cross County:

30.9%
Arkansas:

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

10.1%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Parkin:

42.5%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Parkin:

30.6
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.2%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Parkin:

15.0%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Parkin:

50.9%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Parkin:

83.4%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Parkin, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$6,119$24,4766$1,071
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,955
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,550$30,6005$4,420
Firefighters 0$0 12$440
Streets and Highways 1$2,122$25,4642$2,187
Water Supply 1$2,122$25,4640$0
Totals for Government 6$12,913$25,82627$10,073

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $210,000 ($199.05)
    Financial Administration: $166,000 ($157.35)
    Regular Highways: $94,000 ($89.10)
    Water Utilities: $93,000 ($88.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($57.82)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($38.86)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($35.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($9.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $8,000 ($7.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $221,000 ($209.48)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $68,000 ($64.45)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($53.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $45,000 ($42.65)
    Highways: $14,000 ($13.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($2.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($60.66)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($3.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($132.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $119,000 ($112.80)
    General Support: $27,000 ($25.59)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $134,000 ($127.01)
    Public Utilities: $61,000 ($57.82)
    Property: $21,000 ($19.91)
    NEC: $4,000 ($3.79)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $76,000 ($72.04)

6.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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 St. Francis County, AR  0.89% ($37,545 average AGI)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.62% ($23,316)
from Craighead County, AR  0.57% ($28,143)


6.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
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 Craighead County, AR  1.02% ($23,381 average AGI)
to St. Francis County, AR  0.79% ($29,755)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.58% ($28,444)

Strongest AM radio stations in Parkin:

  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWYN (1400 AM; 1 kW; WYNNE, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parkin:

  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KWYN-FM (92.5 FM; WYNNE, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; COLT, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KKLV (94.7 FM; TURRELL, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KARH (88.1 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJBR (93.7 FM; MARKED TREE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K204CK (91.5 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K234AB (94.7 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)

TV broadcast stations around Parkin:

  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Parkin fatal accident list:

Sep 25, 2010 04:55 PM, Sr-75-02, Lat: 35.27085, Lon: -90.55610, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 30, 1990 04:40 PM, Front, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • 14,491Total average daily traffic
  • 1,485Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Us Hwy 64 B 1/2 Mi W E Jct Us 64 & 64b (Lat: 35.266194 Lon: -90.542889), Call Sign: KNCY267, Licensee ID: L00010359
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHzGrant Date: 12/23/1996, Expiration Date: 02/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Farmers Cooperative Oil Company, Rfd 1 Box 2, Parkin, AR 72373, Phone: (501) 755-5418
  • 112 Parkin St (Lat: 35.265917 Lon: -90.554278), Call Sign: KXQ268, Licensee ID: L00017979
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.4400 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2002, Expiration Date: 02/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012Registrant: Irvin Sisk Jr, Parkin, AR 72373, Phone: (501) 755-5311
  • Lat: 35.266750 Lon: -90.557611, Call Sign: WQGF321
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.415 MHz, 159.000 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/2006, Expiration Date: 12/29/2016, Certifier: Chuck MartinRegistrant: Leading Edge Wireless, LLC, 3882 South Perkins, Memphis, TN 38118, Phone: (901) 370-6330, Fax: (901) 370-4598, Email:
  • Lat: 35.263028 Lon: -90.508944, Call Sign: WQLD396
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.795 MHz, 154.490 MHz, 159.960 MHz, 159.675 MHz, 159.930 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2009, Expiration Date: 12/11/2019, Certifier: Mark HickeyRegistrant: Douthits Radio Service, Inc., 1301 East Martin Avenue, Pine Bluff, AR 71601, Phone: (870) 535-3894, Fax: (870) 535-3863, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PARKIN, 149 Cr 453 (Lat: 35.278528 Lon: -90.611028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.1 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQD644
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/08/2012, Expiration Date: 11/08/2022, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC5DQM, Licensee ID: L00729168, Grant Date: 08/12/2003, Expiration Date: 10/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2015, Registrant: Betty A Lee, Parkin, AR 72373
  • Call Sign: W5JLW, Licensee ID: L00145002, Grant Date: 04/25/2009, Expiration Date: 07/09/2019, Certifier: James L Wilson, Registrant: James L Wilson, 611 County Road 428, Parkin, AR 72373-9022
  • Call Sign: W5LO, Licensee ID: L01174647, Grant Date: 07/21/2006, Expiration Date: 10/17/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/08/2013, Certifier: Leonard A Roachelle, Registrant: Leonard A Roachelle, Parkin, AR 72373
  • Call Sign: WB5HDZ, Licensee ID: L00716087, Grant Date: 08/12/2003, Expiration Date: 10/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2015, Registrant: Donald G Lee, Parkin, AR 72373
  • Call Sign: KD5JRG, Licensee ID: L00222572, Grant Date: 03/29/2000, Expiration Date: 03/29/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2012, Certifier: Yolanda Smallwood, Registrant: Yolanda Smallwood, Parkin, AR 72373
  • Call Sign: KG5CZY, Licensee ID: L01878807, Grant Date: 07/07/2014, Expiration Date: 07/07/2024, Certifier: Richard K Toland, Registrant: Richard K Toland, 410 Sparrow, Parkin, AR 72373

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TBM 700 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-66 SER (850 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 86CH , Serial Number: 543, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/2010
    Registrant (Corporation): Stavrum Aviation LLC, 4955 Highway 64, Parkin, AR 72373

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Parkin, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3872.2 years
Mary3078.8 years
William2577.4 years
John2571.3 years
Robert2068.3 years
Willie2071.3 years
Joe1070.6 years
Bessie1077.2 years
Henry978.0 years
Clarence977.6 years
Most common last names in Parkin, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1675.2 years
Williams1667.9 years
Davis1470.2 years
Wood1377.9 years
Smith1364.8 years
Johnson1275.7 years
Harris1068.7 years
White1073.8 years
Brown1075.6 years
Harper980.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Parkin compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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 below state average.
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