Pocahontas, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 6,474 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 3,034  (46.9%)
Females: 3,440  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72455.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,269 (it was $24,450 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$33,269
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,534 (it was $15,529 in 2000)

Pocahontas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,109 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$75,109
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $468.

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  • Races in Pocahontas, AR (2010)

    Pocahontas races chart
    • 6,26794.8%White alone
    • 1582.4%Hispanic
    • 651.0%Black alone
    • 691.0%Two or more races
    • 350.5%American Indian alone
    • 130.2%Asian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pocahontas: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.3%), United States (18.4%), Irish (17.1%), English (7.2%), French (5.5%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/15/1857

Elevation: 305 feet

Land area: 7.35 square miles.

Population density: 881 people per square mile   (low).

Pocahontas,AR real estate house value index trend

Pocahontas, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Pocahontas:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pocahontas city:

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

93 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $352 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $485 (0.6%)

Pocahontas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (33.9 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (97.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (408.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: College City, AR (3.1 miles ), Biggers, AR (3.2 miles ), O'Kean, AR (3.3 miles ), Maynard, AR (3.4 miles ), Imboden, AR (3.5 miles ), Black Rock, AR (3.6 miles ), Walnut Ridge, AR (3.6 miles ), Portia, AR (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $35,500
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.26 N, Longitude: 90.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,522 (+22.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,147 (52.2%)

Area code: 870

Pocahontas household income distribution Pocahontas home values distribution

Crime rates in Pocahontas by Year
Type 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0020005
per 100,000 0.00.029.70.00.00.076.8
Robberies 0100000
per 100,000 0.014.50.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 6212849
per 100,000 87.729.014.830.2120.260.2138.2
Burglaries 23181074245
per 100,000 336.2261.1148.5105.660.130.1690.8
Thefts 75824968196240
per 100,000 1,096.21,189.6727.41,025.5285.490.23,684.4
Auto thefts 1025006
per 100,000 14.60.029.775.40.00.092.1
Arson 0100000
per 100,000 0.014.50.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.9) 84.474.667.359.338.917.4286.5

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Crime rate in Pocahontas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Arkansas average:

1.99
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +361 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Pocahontas, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pocahontas-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Pocahontas city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/2/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the city center injured 47 people and caused $26 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pocahontas-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 72% 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 56.5 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 67.3 miles away from Pocahontas 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 101.3 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 69.6 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 227.4 miles away from Pocahontas center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 53.0 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 Randolph County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pocahontas topographic map

Birthplace of: Ed Bethune - Arkansas politician, London Lewis Traw - Marine, Robert Bowlin - Country guitarist.

Main business address for: POCAHONTAS BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Pocahontas:

  • FIVE RIVERS MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 2801 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • FIVE RIVERS MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (1505 NORTH MARR)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (1907 OLD COUNTY ROAD)
  • POCAHONTAS CONVALESCENT CENTER (105 COUNTRY CLUB ROAD)
  • POCAHONTAS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (105 COUNTRY CLUB ROAD)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY NURSING HOME (1405 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Pocahontas:

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Amtrak station near Pocahontas:

  • 14 miles: WALNUT RIDGE (HWY. 67 AT MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Pocahontas:

  • Black River Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,906; Location: 1410 Hwy 304 East; Public; Website: www.blackrivertech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pocahontas:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 34 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 47 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Harding University (about 82 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 90 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 94 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 95 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 97 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)

Public high schools in Pocahontas:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pocahontas:

Private elementary/middle school in Pocahontas:

  • ST PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 127, Location: 311 CEDAR ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable locations in Pocahontas: Pocahontas Convalescent Center (A), Randolph County Courthouse (B), Randolph County Library (C), Pocahontas Volunteer Fire Station 1 (D), Pocahontas Volunteer Fire Station 2 (E), Pocahontas Fire Department Station 3 (F), Pocahontas Police Department (G), Randolph County Sheriff's Office (H), Black River Technical College Police (I), Medic One Ambulance Service - Pocahontas (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Y Shopping Center (1), East Gate Plaza Shopping Center (2), Broadway Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Pocahontas: POCAHONTAS BANCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pocahontas include: Saint Pauls Catholic Church (A), Pyburn Street Church of Christ (B), Hope Evangelical Free Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Shannon Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Troy Cemetery (1), Randolph Memorial Gardens (2), Saint Paul Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Old River Slough (A), Baltz Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Marr Creek (A), Hamil Creek (B), Crooked Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pocahontas: Alexander Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Eddie Mae Herron Museum Center (1708 Archer Street), Family Recreation & Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 111 North Marr Street).

Hotels: Days Inn Suites Pocahontas AR (2805 Highway 67 South), Scottish Inn (1501 Highway 67 North), Best Townhouse Motel (1710 Highway 67 South), Scottish Inns (1543 Highway 67 North), Cottonwood Inn (2203 Highway 67 South).

Courts: Pocahontas City - District Court Clerk (1510 Pace Road), Arkansas State - Child Support Enforcement Unit- 3rd Judicial District (101 East Broadway Street).

Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.9%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.5% for Black residents, 33.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.7%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Pocahontas in 2010:

  • 197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Pocahontas in 2000:

  • 234 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Pocahontas, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Pocahontas (2011 data):

  • First National Bank & Trust Company: Pocahontas Main Branch at 1 Bank Plaza, branch established on 2004/08/20; East Pocahontas Branch at 1608 U S Highway 67 South, branch established on 1994/08/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $388.4 mil, Deposits: $321.7 mil, headquarters in Mountain Home, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Mountain Home Bancshares, Inc.
  • Iberiabank: First Community Pocahontas Branch at 205 Rice Street, branch established on 1962/08/10; Highway 67 Branch at 1415 Highway 67 S., branch established on 1998/10/13. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Corning Savings and Loan Association: Corning Branch at Old County Road, branch established on 2007/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $39.9 mil, Deposits: $34.6 mil, headquarters in Corning, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Lawrence County at Walnut Ridge: Pocahontas Branch at 901 Hwy 62, branch established on 2002/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.9 mil, Deposits: $166.4 mil, headquarters in Walnut Ridge, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First National Capital Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Pocahontas Branch at 1411 Highway 67 South, branch established on 2003/01/22. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Pocahontas city (based on Randolph County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,68949
Catholic1,3002
Other3001
Mainline Protestant2882
None7,392-
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
Randolph County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Randolph County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Randolph County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

28.4%
Arkansas:

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

13.5%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pocahontas:

51.3%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pocahontas:

49.8%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Pocahontas:

28.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pocahontas:

21.0%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pocahontas:

9.2%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pocahontas:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.2%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.3%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pocahontas, AR Residents
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 3$7,454$29,8161$2,253
Other Government Administration 11$21,073$22,9890$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,404$40,8480$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$42,696$30,1384$1,739
Police - Other 1$2,504$30,0480$0
Firefighters 9$22,661$30,2154$1,692
Fire - Other 1$3,404$40,8480$0
Streets and Highways 12$24,289$24,2894$1,739
Health 1$2,886$34,6320$0
Solid Waste Management 8$13,961$20,9420$0
Sewerage 5$10,631$25,5140$0
Parks and Recreation 9$15,603$20,8041$1,842
Water Supply 13$31,985$29,5250$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,327$27,9240$0
Totals for Government 92$204,878$26,72314$9,265

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Lawrence County, AR  1.27% ($24,167 average AGI)
from Craighead County, AR  0.60% ($30,412)
from Greene County, AR  0.49% ($36,357)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
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  1.27% ($30,208 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, AR  0.88% ($22,100)
to Greene County, AR  0.46% ($19,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pocahontas:

  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, 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)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KRLW (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KDFN (1500 AM; daytime; 3 kW; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pocahontas:

  • KPOC-FM (103.9 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJLV (105.3 FM; HOXIE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOEA (97.5 FM; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KRLW-FM (106.3 FM; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pocahontas:

  • 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)
Pocahontas fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Pocahontas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 48m157ftTotal length
  • $4,133,000Total costs
  • 62,995Total average daily traffic
  • 4,026Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,648Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2015
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pocahontas)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

67 (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 Pocahontas, AR)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Cooley Hill Hwy 90 7.4 Mi Nw Of Hwy 115 (Lat: 36.347556 Lon: -91.048444), Overall height: 94.2 m, Call Sign: WNEQ928
    Assigned Frequencies: 2183.20 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2002, Expiration Date: 06/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2008Registrant: Department Of Information Systems, #1 Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1615, Fax: (501) 682-4310, Email:
  • COOLEY HILL, Hwy 90 7.4 Mi Nw Hwy 115 (Lat: 36.347389 Lon: -91.048306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQBJ210
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.62 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2014, Expiration Date: 10/18/2024, Certifier: Dale SaffoldRegistrant: Department Of Information Systems, One Capital Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1798, Fax: (501) 682-4310, Email:
  • POCAHONTAS, 5763 Us 62 (Lat: 36.249389 Lon: -91.054722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: WQXD968
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.831 MHz, 952.831 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Certifier: Steve PaquetteRegistrant: Entergy Services, Inc., 425 West Capitol Ave, A-Tcby-20a, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-3608, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Sand Hill, Approx, 1/2 Miles Nnw Of Pocahontas (Lat: 36.280611 Lon: -90.988722), Call Sign: KNKC270, Licensee ID: L00129144
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.200 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009Registrant: Comotel Inc., 3508 E. Highland Drive, Jonesboro, AR 72401, Phone: (870) 972-1000
  • .5 Miles Ne Of State Highway 90 (Lat: 36.307000 Lon: -91.020389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WRV961
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.240 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Sanford L GreenRegistrant: Critical Alert Systems, 1011 East 2nd St, Tyler, TX 75701, Phone: (501) 492-3752, Fax: (903) 595-8844, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Pocahontas Municipal Airport Nick Wilson Field (Lat: 36.244222 Lon: -90.949833), Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: KGH2
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2008, Expiration Date: 12/30/2017Registrant: City Of Pocahontas, 410 N. Marr, Pocahontas, AR 72455, Phone: (870) 892-9661, Fax: (870) 892-4284, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pocahontas)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Pocahontas)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pocahontas that have no violations reported:

  • NEAPWA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 116
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Pocahontas

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pocahontas, AR
Most common first names in Pocahontas, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14774.3 years
William13877.4 years
Mary10379.5 years
John9975.2 years
Robert6673.9 years
Charles5673.1 years
George4876.9 years
Thomas3773.6 years
Ruby3177.8 years
Anna2984.2 years
Most common last names in Pocahontas, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7274.9 years
Brown7177.6 years
Johnson6675.9 years
Jones4075.6 years
Tyler4075.4 years
Davis3379.4 years
King3276.0 years
Miller2576.1 years
Cook2577.0 years
Haynes2471.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Pocahontas, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Days Inn1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Pocahontas compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Pocahontas on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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