Plainview, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 601 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.4%
 
Males: 353  (58.8%)
Females: 248  (41.2%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72857.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,349 (it was $26,583 in 2000)
Plainview:

$38,349
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,543 (it was $16,247 in 2000)

Plainview city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,393 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
Plainview:

$57,393
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $75,956; Detached houses: $75,956

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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  • White alone - 592 (97.4%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Plainview: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.2%), German (15.5%), United States (10.9%), Dutch (8.5%), English (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.44 square miles.

Population density: 416 people per square mile   (low).

Plainview,AR real estate house value index trend

Plainview, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Plainview:

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plainview city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

43 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).

This city:  5.7%
Arkansas:  4.4%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Plainview, Arkansas as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Plainview to the number of sex offenders is 302 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $463 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $363 (0.7%)

Plainview satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (57.6 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (168.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (251.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ola, AR (2.3 miles ), Danville, AR (2.6 miles ), Corinth, AR (3.0 miles) , Belleville, AR (3.3 miles ), Casa, AR (3.8 miles ), Havana, AR (3.9 miles ), Dardanelle, AR (4.2 miles ), New Blaine, AR (4.7 miles) .

Latitude: 34.99 N, Longitude: 93.30 W

Area code: 479

Plainview household income distribution Plainview home values distribution

Crime rates in Plainview by Year
Type 2006 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0611
per 100,000 0.0771.2125.2163.1
Burglaries 1767
per 100,000 130.7899.7750.91141.9
Thefts 02911
per 100,000 0.0257.11126.41794.5
Auto thefts 1000
per 100,000 130.70.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 279.5) 20.4236.8127.7191.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Plainview detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Arkansas average:

1.97
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+10.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (39%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)

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

Average climate in Plainview, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Plainview-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Plainview city center killed 13 people and injured 139 people and caused $119 million in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Plainview-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 62.9 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 64.2 miles away from Plainview 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 173.5 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 223.3 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 258.7 miles away from Plainview center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 164.7 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 Yell County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Birthplace of: Sandy Sanford - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Plainview:

  • MITCHELL'S NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plainview:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 24 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,038)
  • National Park Community College (about 35 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 48 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 58 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 59 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • Henderson State University (about 62 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 67 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)

Public high school in Plainview:

  • PLAINVIEW-ROVER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 600 MAIN ST; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Plainview:

  • PLAINVIEW-ROVER ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 600 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 06)
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Notable locations in Plainview: Plainview Police Department (A), Plainview Fire Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yell 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 2011 was 52.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainview and their reported violations in the past:

GLENHAVEN YOUTH RANCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.8%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.7%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Plainview compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • No fuel used (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Plainview city (based on Yell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.48%
Here: 48.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionNational Association of Free Will BaptistsUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents41.7%13.5%11.7%8.2%8.1%
Congregations14.3%14.3%20.8%15.6%7.8%
NameAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents6.3%3.6%1.7%1.3%3.8%
Congregations9.1%2.6%1.3%1.3%13.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Yell County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Yell County:

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Yell County:

31.9%
Arkansas:

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

16.0%
State:

13.6%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,191$26,2920$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$470
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,503$30,0360$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$623
Streets and Highways 1$1,965$23,5800$0
Sewerage 1$1,258$15,0960$0
Water Supply 1$2,948$35,3760$0
Totals for Government 5$10,865$26,0763$1,093

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $103,000 ($171.38)
    Financial Administration: $42,000 ($69.88)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($43.26)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($43.26)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($26.62)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($9.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($66.56)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $44,000 ($73.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($9.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($8.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $76,000 ($126.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($29.95)
    General Support: $5,000 ($8.32)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $15,000 ($24.96)
    Public Utilities: $15,000 ($24.96)
    Property: $6,000 ($9.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $190,000 ($316.14)

7.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
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 Pope County, AR  2.99% ($25,387 average AGI)
from Logan County, AR  0.27% ($23,444)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.23% ($40,867)


8.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
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 Pope County, AR  3.85% ($23,854 average AGI)
to Logan County, AR  0.44% ($23,700)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.34% ($38,304)

Strongest AM radio stations in Plainview:

  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KARV (610 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KWXT (1490 AM; 1 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Plainview:

  • KARV-FM (101.3 FM; OLA, AR; Owner: KERM INC)
  • KCJC (102.3 FM; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KYEL (105.5 FM; DANVILLE, AR; Owner: DANVILLE FM, INC.)
  • KSBC (90.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CENTRAL ARKANSAS CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTTG (96.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF MENA, INC.)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KURB (98.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWKK (100.9 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KALR (91.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: APPLIED LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Plainview:

  • KLRT-TV (Channel 16; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Plainview fatal accident list:

Aug 5, 1996 06:21 PM, Sh-28-04, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • City Hall Hwy 28 (Lat: 35.255639 Lon: -93.298778), Call Sign: KNGF350
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.6200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/1998, Expiration Date: 04/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2003
    Registrant: City Of Plainview, Public Service City Hall, Plainview, AR 72857, Phone: (501) 272-4320

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainview)
Most common first names in Plainview, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2375.9 years
William1769.7 years
John1673.1 years
Mary1172.4 years
Charles1167.9 years
George882.5 years
Roy773.6 years
Ola784.6 years
Walter680.6 years
Joe667.5 years
Most common last names in Plainview, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2179.2 years
Jones1072.5 years
Swaim869.4 years
Hunt869.9 years
Wells881.3 years
Davis776.2 years
Yates675.9 years
Crawford682.5 years
Crain580.8 years
Cox586.2 years

Plainview on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products"
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