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Population in 2012: 6,597 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 

Males: 3,169  (48.0%)
Females: 3,428  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  38.6 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72455.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,428 (it was $24,450 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$29,428
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,338

Pocahontas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,451 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Pocahontas:

$70,451
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $90,709; Detached houses: $90,373; Townhouses or other attached units: $76,683; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $257,655; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $37,789; Mobile homes: $75,579

Median gross rent in 2012: $521.

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  • White alone - 6,309 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 186 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 43 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 23 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pocahontas: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (27.0%), German (16.3%), Irish (16.3%), English (7.6%), French (4.3%), 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: 897 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pocahontas:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pocahontas city:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

43 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Pocahontas, Arkansas as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pocahontas to the number of sex offenders is 275 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $330 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $508 (0.7%)

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

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Latitude: 36.26 N, Longitude: 90.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,233 (+18.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,147 (51.1%)

Area code: 870

Pocahontas household income distribution Pocahontas home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Pocahontas by Year
Type 2001 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.029.70.00.00.0
Robberies 0010000
per 100,000 0.00.014.50.00.00.00.0
Assaults 27621284
per 100,000 411.387.729.014.830.2120.260.2
Burglaries 30231810742
per 100,000 457.0336.2261.1148.5105.660.130.1
Thefts 19675824968196
per 100,000 2986.01096.21189.6727.41025.5285.490.2
Auto thefts 3102500
per 100,000 45.714.60.029.775.40.00.0
Arson 0010000
per 100,000 0.00.014.50.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.3) 233.084.574.667.359.438.917.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Pocahontas, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +361 (+5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Pocahontas-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 190% 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 significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 30% 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 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 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
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from Pocahontas center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 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/medical centers in Pocahontas:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Pocahontas, AR

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: 1,483; 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: 8,301)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 47 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • Harding University (about 82 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 94 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 98 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • University of Memphis (about 99 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 109 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)

Public high school in Pocahontas:

  • POCAHONTAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: 2312 STADIUM DR; Grades: 10 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pocahontas:

  • POCAHONTAS UPPER ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: 2301 NORTH PARK; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • ALMA SPIKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 462; Location: 1707 HIGHLAND; Grades: PK - 02)
  • POCAHONTAS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 2405 NORTH PARK; Grades: 07 - 09)

Private elementary/middle school in Pocahontas:

  • ST PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 311 CEDAR ST; Grades: PK - 6)
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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

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 2012: 20.1%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pocahontas, AR

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 compared to Arkansas state average:

Pocahontas, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pocahontas travel time to work - commute


Pocahontas mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.76%
Here57.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsUnited Methodist Church
Adherents41.5%17.0%15.9%10.7%4.7%
Congregations17.9%37.5%3.6%16.1%5.4%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchPentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents3.3%1.9%1.7%1.1%2.1%
Congregations3.6%3.6%1.8%1.8%8.9%
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: 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,907$29,4421$1,262
Other Government Administration 8$13,872$20,8080$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,241$26,8920$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$28,106$25,9443$974
Police - Other 1$1,648$19,7760$0
Firefighters 7$14,917$25,5723$948
Fire - Other 1$2,241$26,8920$0
Streets and Highways 9$15,989$21,3193$974
Health 1$1,900$22,8000$0
Solid Waste Management 6$9,190$18,3800$0
Sewerage 4$6,998$20,9940$0
Parks and Recreation 7$10,271$17,6071$1,032
Water Supply 10$21,055$25,2660$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,532$18,3840$0
Totals for Government 71$134,867$22,79411$5,190


6.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lawrence County, AR  1.14% ($24,338 average AGI)
from Craighead County, AR  0.58% ($34,455)
from Clay County, AR  0.35% ($27,250)


6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lawrence County, AR  1.01% ($20,310 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.96% ($36,345)
to Greene County, AR  0.51% ($26,897)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Pocahontas, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 60
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 119
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 203
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

See more detailed statistics of Pocahontas fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (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:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2002, Expiration Date: 06/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2008
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2004, Expiration Date: 10/18/2014, Certifier: Dale Saffold
    Registrant: Department Of Information Systems, One Capital Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1798, Fax: (501) 682-4310, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Sanford L Green
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2008, Expiration Date: 12/30/2017
    Registrant: City Of Pocahontas, 410 N. Marr, Pocahontas, AR 72455, Phone: (870) 892-9661, Fax: (870) 892-4284, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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
Businesses in Pocahontas, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Pocahontas, AR


Pocahontas on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
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