Piney, Arkansas

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2010: 4,699. Population change since 2000: +17.8%
Males: 2,225  (47.4%)
Females: 2,474  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71913.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,382 (it was $31,827 in 2000)
Piney:

$35,382
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,442 (it was $15,055 in 2000)

Piney CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,759 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
Piney:

$70,759
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $164,822; Detached houses: $185,310; Townhouses or other attached units: $153,325; In 2-unit structures: $234,767; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,729; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,296; Mobile homes: $51,972

Median gross rent in 2013: $758.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Piney, AR (2010)

    Piney races chart
    • 4,03785.9%White alone
    • 3066.5%Hispanic
    • 1984.2%Black alone
    • 962.0%Two or more races
    • 260.6%American Indian alone
    • 300.6%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Piney: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Piney, AR forum
Recent posts about Piney, Arkansas on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users. Piney is mentioned 34 times on our forum:
Ouachitas real mountains?  (26 replies)
Hot Springs Living?  (24 replies)
Pictures of Arkansas  (449 replies)
Exploring Arkansas  (872 replies)
Based on the following, where in Arkansas should I go?  (26 replies)
El Dorado, Arkansas? Tell me about it!  (11 replies)

Latest news from Piney, AR collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (22.7%), Irish (11.2%), United States (9.3%), English (9.1%), Norwegian (3.0%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.54 square miles.

Population density: 718 people per square mile   (low).

Piney,AR real estate house value index trend

Piney, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Piney:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Piney CDP:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

71 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $460 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $415 (0.7%)

Piney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (48.6 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (145.1 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (240.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rockwell, AR (1.5 miles ), Hot Springs, AR (2.1 miles ), Lake Hamilton, AR (2.3 miles ), Mountain Pine, AR (2.4 miles ), Hot Springs Village, AR (3.7 miles ), Fountain Lake, AR (3.8 miles ), Magnet Cove, AR (4.1 miles) , Lonsdale, AR (4.3 miles) .

Latitude: 34.50 N, Longitude: 93.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 501

Piney household income distribution Piney home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Piney, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Piney, Arkansas average temperatures Piney, Arkansas average precipitation Piney, Arkansas humidity Piney, Arkansas wind speed Piney, Arkansas snowfall Piney, Arkansas sunshine Piney, Arkansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Piney-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Piney place center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 25.2 miles away from the place center injured 11 people.

Earthquake activity:

Piney-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 70.2 miles away from the city 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 72.4 miles away from Piney center
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 177.4 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 234.9 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 168.8 miles away from Piney center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 216.9 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 Garland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Piney topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Piney:

  • LAKE HAMILTON HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • QUAPAW CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • ST JOSEPHS MERCY HEALTH CENTER INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • HOME TOUCH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • HOT SPRINGS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • LEO N LEVI NATIONAL ARTHRITIS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HOT SPRINGS, AR)

Amtrak station near Piney:

  • 5 miles: HOT SPRINGS (100 BROADWAY TER.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piney:

  • National Park Community College (about 2 miles; Hot Springs, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • Henderson State University (about 26 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 48 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 52 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 56 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 56 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 66 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Piney: Arkansas State Police Troop K (A), Piney Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Piney: Greenwood Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Fleming Cemetery (1), Coker Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Piney: Mid-America Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Garland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.6%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.0% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.7% for other race residents, 40.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.8%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
11 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Piney, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Piney 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Piney CDP (based on Garland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,254134
Mainline Protestant10,74429
Catholic4,5013
Black Protestant2,57813
Other1,58910
Orthodox3914
None44,967-
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: 15
Garland County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Garland County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Garland County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

12.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Garland County:

26.6%
Arkansas:

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

15.9%
State:

13.6%

6.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Hot Spring County, AR  0.60% ($28,638 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.48% ($42,331)
from Saline County, AR  0.38% ($34,576)


5.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.50% ($40,174 average AGI)
to Hot Spring County, AR  0.42% ($24,207)
to Saline County, AR  0.40% ($38,406)

Strongest AM radio stations in Piney:

  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KZNG (1340 AM; 1 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KBOK (1310 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALVERN, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Piney:

  • KQUS-FM (97.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204DI (88.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KYDL (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLXQ (101.9 FM; MOUNTAIN PINE, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLAZ (105.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSBC (90.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CENTRAL ARKANSAS CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALR (91.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: APPLIED LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KVRE (92.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, AR; Owner: CADDO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKPT (94.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC.)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KURB (98.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLEZ (101.5 FM; MALVERN, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHKN (106.7 FM; BENTON, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KARV-FM (101.3 FM; OLA, AR; Owner: KERM INC)
  • KTTG (96.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF MENA, INC.)
  • KMJX (105.1 FM; CONWAY, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDJE (100.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Piney:

  • K44EV (Channel 44; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVV-LP (Channel 63; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • KVTH (Channel 26; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KTHV (Channel 11; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLRT-TV (Channel 16; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KARK-TV (Channel 4; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KARK-TV, INC.)
  • KWBF (Channel 42; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKYK-LP (Channel 22; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • K13HP (Channel 13; HOT SPRINGS, ETC., AR; Owner: ARKANSAS TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 38,313Total average daily traffic
  • 381Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,360Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Carol L Tacker, Highway 270 & Blacksnake Road (Lat: 34.516667 Lon: -93.149694), Type: 68.6, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 9727338384, , 17330 PRESTON ROAD, STE 100A
  • Carol L Tacker, Highway 270 & Blacksnake Road (Lat: 34.516667 Lon: -93.149694), Type: 68.6, Overall height: 61 m
    Registrant: 9727338384, , 17330 PRESTON ROAD, STE 100A

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$90,96114$584,34155$169,27213$80,24418$531,8113$38,533
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$123,9201$190,5101$12,9502$157,2150$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$75,4644$36,29818$150,0745$23,1201$13,8705$31,258
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$72,5957$75,83412$131,0131$9206$96,7953$33,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$168,3102$190,0450$02$190,0450$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$124,8482$63,3503$163,3801$59,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$101,7303$246,9200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$39,7700$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$73,9800$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$233,0500$01$233,0500$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0110.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Piney on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
Cost of Living Calculator