Piggott, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 3,608 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 1,863  (51.7%)
Females: 1,745  (48.3%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72454.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,519 (it was $25,404 in 2000)
Piggott:

$32,519
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,714 (it was $16,382 in 2000)

Piggott city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,245 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Piggott:

$89,245
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $104,709; detached houses: $103,784

Median gross rent in 2017: $622.

March 2019 cost of living index in Piggott: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.6%
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  • Races in Piggott, AR (2010)
    • 3,73497.0%White alone
    • 611.6%Hispanic
    • 290.8%Two or more races
    • 170.4%Black alone
    • 50.1%Asian alone
    • 30.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Piggott, Arkansas as of January 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Piggott is 284 to 1.


Crime rates in Piggott by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.4)
1
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.3)
2
(54.2)
2
(55.3)
6
(165.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.8)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(89.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.7)
1
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(134.1)
2
(54.0)
5
(138.8)
5
(142.2)
5
(145.3)
8
(237.2)
4
(103.1)
4
(104.9)
7
(186.6)
6
(162.6)
11
(304.4)
3
(82.9)
6
(167.9)
4
(111.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(375.5)
6
(162.0)
24
(666.1)
42
(1,195)
21
(610.5)
65
(1,928)
64
(1,650)
40
(1,049)
87
(2,319)
35
(948.3)
37
(1,024)
18
(497.4)
21
(587.6)
16
(447.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(160.9)
5
(135.0)
31
(860.4)
29
(825.0)
20
(581.4)
27
(800.7)
40
(1,031)
32
(839.2)
65
(1,733)
63
(1,707)
52
(1,439)
72
(1,989)
53
(1,483)
24
(671.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(116.3)
1
(29.7)
1
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
2
(54.2)
3
(83.0)
2
(55.3)
1
(28.0)
1
(28.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.0)
1
(28.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)81.027.5117.1176.4127.6243.5179.5128.0313.8214.8249.3276.3136.3127.6

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City-data.com crime index in Piggott, AR

Crime rate in Piggott detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (47.3%), English (9.5%), German (4.8%), Irish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 09/02/1891

Elevation: 301 feet

Land area: 5.18 square miles.

Population density: 697 people per square mile   (low).

Piggott, Arkansas map

62 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $462 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $614 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (47.6 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (88.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (400.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Greenway, AR (1.8 miles ),
Pollard, AR (2.3 miles ),
St. Francis, AR (2.4 miles ),
Nimmons, AR (2.8 miles),
Holcomb, MO (3.1 miles ),
Rector, AR (3.2 miles ),
Campbell, MO (3.2 miles ),
McDougal, AR (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 36.38 N, Longitude: 90.19 W

Area code: 870

Distribution of median household income in Piggott, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Piggott, AR in 2017
Piggott satellite photo by USGS

Piggott tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $59,700
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $249,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $222,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $234,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $58,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Piggott, AR residents
Average permit cost in Piggott, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Piggott, AR
Historical housing units in Piggott, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in Piggott, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.7%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.3%)
  • Apparel (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Piggott, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)

Average climate in Piggott, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Piggott-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Piggott city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Piggott-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 24.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 52.2 miles away from Piggott 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 65.3 miles away from the city 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 35.3 miles away from Piggott 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 191.1 miles away from Piggott center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from the city 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Piggott topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Piggott:

  • PIGGOTT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 1206 GORDON DUCKWORTH DRIVE)
  • CLAY COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (1009 SOUTH GARFIELD)
  • GENERAL BAPTIST NURSING HOME OF PIGGOTT (450 SO NINTH ST)

Airports and heliports located in Piggott:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piggott:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 31 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 47 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 51 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 75 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 75 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Rhodes College (about 86 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 87 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)

Public high school in Piggott:

Public elementary/middle school in Piggott:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Piggott: Clay County Fairgrounds (A), Piggott Industrial Park (B), Clay County Courthouse (C), Piggott City Hall (D), Piggott Library (E), Piggott Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (F), Piggott Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (G), Piggott Police Department (H), Clay County Sheriff's Office (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Piggott: Wrights Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoir: Hughes Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Sugar Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Hemingway Museum and Conference Center (1021 West Cherry Street), Municipal Court Clerk (Recreation Areas; 121 West Main Street), The Tourist Information Center (100 East Main Street).

Hotels: Rose Dale Farm (1577 East Main Street), Open Roads Motel (148 Independence Street).

Court: Pigott District Court (151 South 2nd Avenue).

Birthplace of: Steve Bryles - Politician.

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 city:

2.2 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.2%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
71 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
71 people in nursing homes in 2000
28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Piggott (2011 data):

  • Piggott State Bank: at 271 West Cherry Street, branch established on 1930/03/10; Drive-In Branch at 182 North Second Street, branch established on 1969/01/06. Info updated 2010/12/16: Bank assets: $78.3 mil, Deposits: $68.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Piggott Bankstock, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Piggott Branch at 264 North Third Street, branch established on 1934/04/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Piggott:

Marital status in Piggott, AR
  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 21.1%

For population 25 years and over in Piggott:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Piggott
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Piggott, 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
Here:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
Arkansas:

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

14.0%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Piggott:

57.0%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Piggott:

55.3%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Piggott:

27.4
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Piggott:

19.1%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Piggott:

7.1
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Piggott:

33.4%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

61.7%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Piggott:

78.7%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Piggott, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 170$596,993$42,14143$102,988
Electric Power 10$40,291$48,3490$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$28,300$42,4500$0
Streets and Highways 5$10,936$26,2460$0
Sewerage 3$9,312$37,2480$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,401$32,4060$0
Water Supply 2$7,693$46,1580$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,727$20,7240$0
Police - Other 1$1,948$23,3760$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 9$10,393
Totals for Government 202$702,601$41,73952$113,381

Piggott government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $197,000 ($54.60)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,397,000 ($3713.14)
    Electric Utilities: $4,921,000 ($1363.91)
    Police Protection: $570,000 ($157.98)
    Regular Highways: $551,000 ($152.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $432,000 ($119.73)
    Water Utilities: $323,000 ($89.52)
    Sewerage: $320,000 ($88.69)
    Financial Administration: $296,000 ($82.04)
    Air Transportation: $242,000 ($67.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000 ($29.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($9.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($1.39)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.39)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($18.85)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $375,000 ($103.94)
    Benefit Payments: $39,000 ($10.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $251,000 ($69.57)
    Electric Utilities: $204,000 ($56.54)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($12.47)
    Sewerage: $42,000 ($11.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,779,000 ($1878.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($9.15)

Piggott government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,278,000 ($3680.16)
    Sewerage: $350,000 ($97.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($15.24)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($1.66)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $5,000 ($1.39)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,000 ($0.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $266,000 ($73.73)
    Air Transportation: $184,000 ($51.00)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($1.11)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $70,000 ($19.40)
    Rents: $62,000 ($17.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $61,000 ($16.91)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($2.49)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.94)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,646,000 ($1564.86)
    Water Utilities: $359,000 ($99.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $270,000 ($74.83)
    Highways: $222,000 ($61.53)
    General Local Government Support: $87,000 ($24.11)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $889,000 ($246.40)
    Property: $250,000 ($69.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $97,000 ($26.88)
    Other License: $17,000 ($4.71)

Piggott government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,225,000 ($616.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,120,000 ($587.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000 ($29.10)

Piggott government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000 ($29.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,565,000 ($988.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $270,000 ($74.83)

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)
Businesses in Piggott, AR
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Lane Furniture1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
Hardee's1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Piggott:

  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, 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)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KBOA (1540 AM; 1 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KMAL (1470 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Piggott:

  • K201DK (88.1 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY RADIO)
  • KXOQ (104.3 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: P.M. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KBOA-FM (105.5 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAUF (89.9 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Piggott:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K39CP (Channel 39; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPOB-TV (Channel 15; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
Piggott fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Piggott fatal accident list:

Aug 16, 2015 03:08 PM, Cs- Lincoln St., Lat: 36.376481, Lon: -90.193661, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 5, 2010 87:99 PM, E. Castleberry, Lat: 36.385439, Lon: -90.183500, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 19, 2004 11:15 AM, Castleberry St, N Thornton St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 2000 07:56 AM, Lincoln St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Sep 25, 1985 04:10 PM, Wjackson, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 18, 1983 06:54 PM, 62s21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 14, 1983 04:41 PM, West, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.2mTotal length
  • $499,000Total costs
  • 19,247Total average daily traffic
  • 209Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,909Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Piggott, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Piggott, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Piggott)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Piggott, AR)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PIGGOTT, Piggott Mw Site, 371 County Rd 463 (Lat: 36.394194 Lon: -90.237056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WAM93,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6705.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2010, Expiration Date: 09/27/2020, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • PIGGOTT, 2.8 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 36.394194 Lon: -90.237083), Overall height: 98.5 m, Call Sign: WPJA388,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.768 MHz, 952.768 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2010, Expiration Date: 10/02/2020, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 280-6565, Email:
  • PIGGOT, 2.8 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 36.394194 Lon: -90.237111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 98.4 m, Overall height: 99 m, Call Sign: WQRB608,
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.281 MHz, 941.281 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2013, Expiration Date: 04/10/2023, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • Piggot 2, 1664 E Sundance (Lat: 36.398611 Lon: -90.218611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: WRAU496,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2018, Expiration Date: 03/06/2028, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharett, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • 154 North Johnson (Lat: 36.384778 Lon: -90.180639), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WLG508,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/1986, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Registrant: Wood, Martin & Hardy, P.C., 3300 Fairfax Drive, Ste. 202, Arlington, VA 22201, Phone: (703) 465-2361, Fax: (703) 465-2365, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • On Gravel Pit Road2.5 Mi West Of Piggott (Lat: 36.392000 Lon: -90.245917), Call Sign: KNKJ301, Licensee ID: L00125262,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 07/28/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2005, Registrant: Memphis Dispatch Inc., Rolla, MO 65401

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Piggott)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4562Y , Serial Number: 25-4186, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 09/20/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Tony P Horner, 2520 Victo Ln, Piggott, AR 72454
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 749MC , Serial Number: AA5 0626, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 03/10/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Stephen E White, Po Box 176, Piggott, AR 72454, Other Owners: Mary C White
  • Aircraft: SCHUMAIER EVERETTE E CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 832BS , Serial Number: CH2-0397-R-1581, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 07/31/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Donald J Parrish, Po Box 5, Piggott, AR 72454
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7495Q , Serial Number: 18261135, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Magnolia Flying Club LLC, 1970 Magnolia Dr, Piggott, AR 72454
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/28/2016, Exported to: Russian Federation

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 33 took place in 2010, and the least - 3 in 2015. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Piggott, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.3%), and Structure Fires (38.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Piggott, AR
    • 15748.3%Outside Fires
    • 12438.2%Structure Fires
    • 4413.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Piggott, AR
Most common first names in Piggott, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7373.3 years
William6876.1 years
Mary6778.1 years
John4875.8 years
Charles4274.8 years
George3374.5 years
Thomas2679.8 years
Robert2472.6 years
Ruby2283.1 years
Ruth2280.6 years
Most common last names in Piggott, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis4274.7 years
Johnson3676.0 years
Williams3479.1 years
Smith2677.3 years
Edwards2379.2 years
Holifield1977.3 years
Jones1977.6 years
Cox1977.1 years
Brandon1980.2 years
Vaughn1874.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Piggott, AR
  • 70.1%Utility gas
  • 26.3%Electricity
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Piggott, AR
  • 58.5%Utility gas
  • 41.5%Electricity


Piggott compared to Arkansas 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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