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Grant County

Population in 2012: 290 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.6%
 

Males: 143  (49.3%)
Females: 147  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  35.4 years
Arkansas median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 72128.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $34,324 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Poyen:

$34,324
Arkansas:

$38,758
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,869

Poyen town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $55,021 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Poyen:

$55,021
Arkansas:

$106,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $42,992; Detached houses: $43,828; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,149; Mobile homes: $29,510

Median gross rent in 2011: $694.

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  • White alone - 274 (94.5%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (4.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Poyen: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.7%), German (16.4%), English (10.2%), Dutch (5.6%), Welsh (5.3%), United States (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 231 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 1179 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Poyen:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poyen town:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

0 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.0%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Poyen, Arkansas as of April 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Poyen to the number of sex offenders is 141 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $310 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $250 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (33.5 miles , pop. 183,133).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (144.0 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (261.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Prattsville, AR (2.3 miles ), Perla, AR (2.9 miles) , Tull, AR (3.0 miles ), Traskwood, AR (3.0 miles ), Malvern, AR (3.2 miles ), Leola, AR (3.3 miles ), Rockport, AR (3.3 miles ), Haskell, AR (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.32 N, Longitude: 92.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-10.2%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Printing workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Poyen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 219% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Poyen town center injured 11 people.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 15.2 miles away from the town center killed 10 people and injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

Poyen-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 83% 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 63.5 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 66.0 miles away from Poyen center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Poyen center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 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 Grant County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Poyen:

  • HOT SPRING COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; MALVERN, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Poyen, AR

Amtrak station near Poyen:

  • 11 miles: MALVERN (200 E. 1ST ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poyen:

  • Henderson State University (about 28 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,863)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 33 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 35 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 36 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 3,368)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 38 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 54 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 67 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)

Public high school in Poyen:

  • POYEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 272; Location: 111 NORTH SCHOOL ST; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Poyen:

  • POYEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 291; Location: 111 NORTH SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK - 06)
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Notable location: Poyen Volunteer Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.3%

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.8%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Poyen, AR

Poyen compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Poyen travel time to work - commute


Poyen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (29%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Poyen (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.83%
Here78.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist AssociationSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents60.6%16.8%7.3%6.9%3.8%
Congregations50.0%12.0%2.0%14.0%8.0%
NameChurches of ChristPentecostal Church of GodCumberland Presbyterian ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.5%1.0%0.7%0.7%0.5%
Congregations4.0%2.0%2.0%2.0%4.0%
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: 4
Grant County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Grant County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.5%
Arkansas:

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

10.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$1,000
Water Supply 1$1,816$21,7920$0
Totals for Government 1$1,816$21,7923$1,000

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($55.17)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($41.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($31.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $7,000 ($24.14)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($17.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($58.62)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $30,000 ($103.45)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($17.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($51.72)
    General Support: $5,000 ($17.24)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $9,000 ($31.03)
    Property: $6,000 ($20.69)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $146,000 ($503.45)

8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,734 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
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 Jefferson County, AR  1.63% ($34,281 average AGI)
from Saline County, AR  1.40% ($41,159)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.83% ($23,776)


8.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
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 Jefferson County, AR  1.69% ($26,667 average AGI)
to Saline County, AR  1.26% ($29,892)
to Pulaski County, AR  1.07% ($35,127)

Strongest AM radio stations in Poyen:

  • 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)
  • KBOK (1310 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALVERN, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXOW (1420 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KITA (1440 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KITA, INCORPORATED)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poyen:

  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLEZ (101.5 FM; MALVERN, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKZR (93.3 FM; BRYANT, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KSSN (95.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLAZ (105.9 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKPT (94.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC.)
  • KABZ (103.7 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: SIGNAL MEDIA OF ARKANSAS, INC)
  • KHKN (106.7 FM; BENTON, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIPR (92.3 FM; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KURB (98.5 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVLO (102.9 FM; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSBC (90.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CENTRAL ARKANSAS CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQUS-FM (97.5 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KVOL RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJX (105.1 FM; CONWAY, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDJE (100.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYDL (96.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KSMB/KDYS RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204DI (88.7 FM; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUAR (89.1 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES OF UNIV. OF ARKANSAS)
  • KABF (88.3 FM; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • KLAL (107.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Poyen:

  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTHV (Channel 11; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KLRT-TV (Channel 16; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KETG (Channel 9; ARKADELPHIA, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KARK-TV (Channel 4; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KARK-TV, INC.)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KWBF (Channel 42; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RIVER CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWBF-LP (Channel 5; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KKYK-LP (Channel 22; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • KVTH (Channel 26; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KHTE-LP (Channel 44; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLRA-LP (Channel 58; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • K27FF (Channel 27; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Poyen fatal accident list:

Sep 7, 1976 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Poyen)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Poyen, 811 W 6th St. (300491) (Lat: 34.321056 Lon: -92.648111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 75.9 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQOK843
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Poyen)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6


Most common first names in Poyen, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1078.7 years
William874.6 years
James669.2 years
Mary674.9 years
Robert474.2 years
Ruby466.5 years
Margaret370.6 years
Lois375.0 years
Henry377.6 years
Shirley366.6 years
Most common last names in Poyen, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Edwards1474.9 years
Pierce1076.8 years
Finley974.9 years
Byrd983.3 years
Jones883.1 years
Walker872.9 years
Webb877.9 years
Davis674.6 years
Morrison675.8 years
Nichols663.5 years

Poyen on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Book stores and news dealers"
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