Peach Orchard, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 125 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -35.9%
Males: 65  (52.5%)
Females: 60  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

56.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip code: 72453

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,781 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Peach Orchard:

$50,781
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,429 (it was $11,051 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $63,944 (it was $23,300 in 2000)
Peach Orchard:

$63,944
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $48,753; detached houses: $40,833; mobile homes: $63,365

Median gross rent in 2019: $737.

March 2019 cost of living index in Peach Orchard: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.1%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Peach Orchard, AR (2019)
    • 11294.9%White alone
    • 43.4%Asian alone
    • 10.8%Two or more races
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Ancestries: American (50.0%), British (14.3%), German (10.0%), English (5.7%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 285 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 127 people per square mile   (very low).

Peach Orchard, Arkansas map

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

3.4%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $413 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $371 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (31.3 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (89.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (416.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Knobel, AR (2.1 miles ),
Delaplaine, AR (2.2 miles),
Reyno, AR (2.8 miles ),
Datto, AR (2.9 miles),
Biggers, AR (3.0 miles ),
Corning, AR (3.2 miles ),
Lafe, AR (3.2 miles ),
O'Kean, AR (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.28 N, Longitude: 90.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Peach Orchard, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Peach Orchard, AR in 2019

Peach Orchard satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Most common industries in Peach Orchard, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (19.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (24.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (13.3%)
  • Truck transportation (11.1%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (8.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Wood products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (46.4%)
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.1%)
  • Food (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Peach Orchard, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (15.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (24.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.1%)
  • Cashiers (8.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (21.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.9%)
  • Registered nurses (14.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)

Average climate in Peach Orchard, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Peach Orchard-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Peach Orchard town center caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 26.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Peach Orchard-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 449% 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 48.3 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 50.8 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 87.7 miles away from Peach Orchard 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 53.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 214.2 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 47.4 miles away from Peach Orchard center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Peach Orchard topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Peach Orchard:

  • CORNING THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CORNING, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peach Orchard:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 31 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 37 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 73 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 87 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 87 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 90 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Harding University (about 94 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Peach Orchard Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.2 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.6%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Peach Orchard:

Marital status in Peach Orchard, AR
  • Never married: 10.5%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

For population 25 years and over in Peach Orchard:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Peach Orchard, AR (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,35548
Mainline Protestant7746
Catholic301
Other-2
None8,924-
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
This county:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.0%
Arkansas:

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

14.0%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Peach Orchard:

37.2%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.0%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Peach Orchard:

28.7
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.5%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Peach Orchard:

6.5%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Peach Orchard:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Peach Orchard:

19.9%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Peach Orchard:

57.6%
Arkansas:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.2%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Peach Orchard, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$250
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$886
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,136

5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greene County, AR  1.46% ($36,111 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.65% ($58,281)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.45% ($29,409)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peach Orchard:

  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KCCB (1260 AM; 1 kW; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KDFN (1500 AM; daytime; 3 kW; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, 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)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peach Orchard:

  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOEA (97.5 FM; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDXY (104.9 FM; LAKE CITY, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KJLV (105.3 FM; HOXIE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KPOC-FM (103.9 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Peach Orchard:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K54ER (Channel 54; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K27FC (Channel 27; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Peach Orchard fatal accident list:

Jan 15, 2004 04:35 PM, Nw Main St., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 14, 2003 05:39 PM, Sr-90-03, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.7mTotal length
  • 921Total average daily traffic
  • 8Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,049Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Peach Orchard, AR
  • 72.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 13.0%Wood
  • 1.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Peach Orchard, AR
  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 37.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Peach Orchard compared to Arkansas state average:

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