Portia, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 405 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.1%
 
Males: 186  (46.1%)
Females: 219  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72457.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,200 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Portia:

$38,200
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,257 (it was $13,118 in 2000)

Portia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $63,944 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Portia:

$63,944
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $76,860; detached houses: $83,600; mobile homes: $40,184

Median gross rent in 2019: $514.

March 2019 cost of living index in Portia: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.6%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Portia, AR (2019)
    • 56997.6%White alone
    • 50.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Portia, Arkansas as of September 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Portia is 600 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (64.5%), Dutch (1.4%), Irish (1.4%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 261 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 313 people per square mile   (very low).

Portia, Arkansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $402 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $202 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (27.5 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (91.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (397.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Black Rock, AR (1.5 miles ),
Powhatan, AR (1.7 miles),
Hoxie, AR (2.4 miles ),
Walnut Ridge, AR (2.5 miles ),
College City, AR (2.8 miles ),
Minturn, AR (2.8 miles),
Imboden, AR (3.2 miles ),
Lynn, AR (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.09 N, Longitude: 91.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Portia, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Portia, AR in 2019
Portia satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $40,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Portia, AR residents
Average permit cost in Portia, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Most common industries in Portia, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (10.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.1%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (13.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Machinery (18.8%)
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Portia, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (15.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)

Average climate in Portia, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Portia-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Portia town center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 tornado 28.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 465% greater 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 51.9 miles away from Portia 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 76.9 miles away from Portia 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 113.3 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 72.9 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) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from Portia center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Portia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Portia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Portia:

  • WALNUT RIDGE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • WALNUT RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE HALL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE HALL EAST (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; POCAHONTAS, AR)

Amtrak station near Portia:

  • 7 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portia:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 28 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 60 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Harding University (about 69 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 84 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 88 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 89 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 91 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Portia Volunteer Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

LAWRENCE CO REG WATER DIST (Population served: 7,018, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2010)
LAWRENCE CO REG WATER DIST (Population served: 7,018, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2010)
LAWRENCE CO REG WATER DIST (Population served: 7,018, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2010)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.2%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Portia:

Marital status in Portia, AR
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

For population 25 years and over in Portia:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Portia, AR (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,07858
Mainline Protestant1,03812
Catholic851
Other11
None8,213-
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: 8
Here:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

29.6%
State:

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

14.7%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Portia:

53.0%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Portia:

51.0%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

25.9
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

11.2%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Portia:

12.6%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Portia:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

23.8%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

63.2%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.7%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Portia, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 1$1,506$18,0720$0
Water Supply 1$2,303$27,6360$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,594$19,1286$270
Financial Administration 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 3$5,403$21,6127$620

Portia government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($120.99)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($64.20)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($54.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($24.69)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($17.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($9.88)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($9.88)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($7.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $47,000 ($116.05)

Portia government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($54.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $36,000 ($88.89)
    Highways: $3,000 ($7.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($24.69)
    Rents: $3,000 ($7.41)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($4.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($71.60)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $28,000 ($69.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,000 ($41.98)

Portia government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($123.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000 ($118.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000 ($4.94)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $11,000 ($27.16)
    End of Fiscal Year: $8,000 ($19.75)

Portia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $149,000 ($367.90)

7.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Craighead County, AR  1.67% ($33,671 average AGI)
from Randolph County, AR  1.49% ($30,421)
from Greene County, AR  0.67% ($26,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portia:

  • KRLW (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALNUT RIDGE, 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)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNEA (970 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portia:

  • KJLV (105.3 FM; HOXIE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRLW-FM (106.3 FM; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOC-FM (103.9 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Portia:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54ER (Channel 54; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Portia fatal accident list:

Sep 11, 2019 11:38 AM, Us-63-3, S Crossroads St, Lat: 36.085311, Lon: -91.063981, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 30, 2006 00:25 AM, Us-63-03, Lat: 36.086040, Lon: -91.066260, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Feb 12, 1999 09:00 PM, Us-63-03, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 5, 1998 10:59 AM, Co.Rd.#430, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.3mTotal length
  • 18,156Total average daily traffic
  • 3,624Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,961Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • 2 Mi Se W Of Us Hwy 63 (Lat: 36.059444 Lon: -91.045833), Type: 110.9, Overall height: 110 m, Registrant: Www.Kozy@inet-Direct.Com, , 277 Hoxie, Phone: (870) 886-1350
  • MINDY WORLOW, Lawrence Cr 514 (Lat: 36.059444 Lon: -91.045833), Type: 111.3, Overall height: 110.3 m, Registrant: Jones-boro, Phone: (870) 933-0044

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • PORTIA HBD, Bnsf Ls1001 Mp 392 Portia Hbd (Lat: 36.088389 Lon: -91.070861), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.7 m, Overall height: 3.7 m, Call Sign: WPKJ619,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.415 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2011, Expiration Date: 03/13/2022, Certifier: W A Miller, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • PORTIA - HBD, Bnsf Ls1001 Mp 392.0 - Portia - Hbd (Lat: 36.088472 Lon: -91.070750), Type: Building, Structure height: 5.5 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQIZ263,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2018, Expiration Date: 06/26/2028, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • PORTIA HBD, Bnsf Ls1001 Mp392.00 - Portia Hbd (Lat: 36.088472 Lon: -91.070750), Type: Building, Structure height: 5.5 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQSC368,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/29/2023, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2019, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD5DIL, Grant Date: 02/20/1998, Expiration Date: 02/20/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2010, Registrant: Troy W Burton, Portia, AR 72457

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 17 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Portia, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (67.6%), and Structure Fires (23.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Portia, AR
    • 9267.6%Outside Fires
    • 3223.5%Structure Fires
    • 75.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 53.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Portia, AR
Most common first names in Portia, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1173.3 years
Willie676.7 years
Fred579.2 years
William579.8 years
John482.0 years
Alma379.4 years
Cecil378.4 years
Elmer374.0 years
Gladys371.0 years
Bessie378.3 years
Most common last names in Portia, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1379.4 years
Davis677.5 years
Johnson573.9 years
Clark582.6 years
Freeman467.4 years
Anderson472.5 years
Hall482.5 years
Hacker477.8 years
Russell471.3 years
Dailey381.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Portia, AR
  • 89.0%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Portia, AR
  • 71.2%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Portia 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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