Ratcliff, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 200 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 95  (47.6%)
Females: 105  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72951

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,903 (it was $23,000 in 2000)
Ratcliff:

$39,903
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,440 (it was $13,530 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,966 (it was $43,800 in 2000)
Ratcliff:

$77,966
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $525.

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  • Races in Ratcliff, AR (2010)

    Ratcliff races chart
    • 18993.6%White alone
    • 84.0%Hispanic
    • 31.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ratcliff: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.4%), United States (16.9%), Irish (13.0%), German (12.6%), Scottish (3.9%), West Indian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 421 feet

Land area: 1.85 square miles.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (very low).

Ratcliff, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Ratcliff:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ratcliff city:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 11.2%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Ratcliff, Arkansas as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ratcliff to the number of sex offenders is 33 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $436 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $483 (0.7%)

Ratcliff satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (29.3 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (128.5 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (240.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Caulksville, AR (1.0 miles ), Branch, AR (2.0 miles ), Charleston, AR (3.0 miles ), Paris, AR (3.0 miles ), Denning, AR (3.3 miles ), Magazine, AR (3.4 miles ), Booneville, AR (3.4 miles ), Altus, AR (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 35.31 N, Longitude: 93.89 W

Area code: 479

Ratcliff household income distribution Ratcliff home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+6.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (31%)
  • Material moving occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (2%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)

Average climate in Ratcliff, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ratcliff-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the Ratcliff city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the city center killed 14 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ratcliff-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.2 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 95.8 miles away from Ratcliff center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 201.7 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 243.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 151.3 miles away from Ratcliff 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 274.6 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 Logan County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ratcliff topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ratcliff:

  • LOGAN COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • PARIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • NORTH LOGAN MERCY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • LOGAN COUNTY HEALTH UNIT PARIS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • BOONEVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BOONEVILLE, AR)
  • BOONEVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BOONEVILLE, AR)
  • LOGAN COUNTY HEALTH UNIT BOONEVILLE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BOONEVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ratcliff:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 29 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 43 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 47 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas (about 55 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • National Park Community College (about 71 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • John Brown University (about 72 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Northeastern State University (about 75 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)

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Notable location: Ratcliff Rural Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ratcliff include: Full Gospel Bible Church (A), Saint Anthonys Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Logan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.9%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.2%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ratcliff compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ratcliff city (based on Logan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,59274
Catholic1,5078
Mainline Protestant1,3358
Black Protestant3672
Other63
None4,546-
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
Logan County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Logan County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

27.7%
Arkansas:

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

14.9%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$250
Water Supply 2$7,749$46,4941$600
Totals for Government 2$7,749$46,4942$850

5.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Sebastian County, AR  0.95% ($30,406 average AGI)
from Franklin County, AR  0.43% ($34,710)
from Yell County, AR  0.41% ($23,700)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,463 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.38% ($30,208 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AR  0.69% ($28,140)
to Johnson County, AR  0.47% ($21,265)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ratcliff:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDYN (1540 AM; 1 kW; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ratcliff:

  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KOLX (94.5 FM; BARLING, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KDYN-FM (96.7 FM; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCJC (102.3 FM; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KTTG (96.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF MENA, INC.)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Ratcliff:

  • K52FJ (Channel 52; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K53GB (Channel 53; PARIS, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 250Total average daily traffic
  • 2Total average daily truck traffic
  • 336Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ratcliff)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC5ODU, Licensee ID: L00361512
    Grant Date: 03/19/2005, Expiration Date: 04/28/2015
    Registrant: Janet L Bedene, 113 Pine St, Ratcliff, AR 72951
  • Call Sign: KC5RQO, Licensee ID: L01087090
    Grant Date: 11/24/2005, Expiration Date: 11/24/2015
    Registrant: Justin S Parker, Rt 1 Box 140 K, Ratcliff, AR 72951
  • Call Sign: KK5JR, Previous Call Sign: KC5JUK, Licensee ID: L00510233
    Grant Date: 06/29/2004, Expiration Date: 09/16/2014, Certifier: James D Parker
    Registrant: James D Parker, 11845 Sheep Farm Road, Ratcliff, AR 72951
  • Call Sign: N5XMZ, Licensee ID: L00361504
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 11/26/2021, Certifier: Dennis C Bedene
    Registrant: Dennis C Bedene, Ratcliff, AR 72951
  • Call Sign: KE5FMP, Licensee ID: L01043847
    Grant Date: 07/22/2005, Expiration Date: 07/22/2015, Certifier: Jonathan M Callahan
    Registrant: Jonathan M Callahan, 91 N Wilson Ave, Ratcliff, AR 72951
  • Call Sign: KE5FMQ, Licensee ID: L01043848
    Grant Date: 07/22/2005, Expiration Date: 07/22/2015, Certifier: Jonathan W Callahan
    Registrant: Jonathan W Callahan, 91 N Wilson Ave, Ratcliff, AR 72951

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MACLEAN TORRY F ROTORWAY EXEC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 914KL , Serial Number: 3502
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Parsons, Po Box 100, Ratcliff, AR 72951

Most common first names in Ratcliff, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William982.4 years
John678.2 years
James570.4 years
Albert484.5 years
Kenneth466.7 years
Robert486.3 years
Paul468.0 years
Raymond479.0 years
Charles374.3 years
Elizabeth379.7 years
Most common last names in Ratcliff, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kuykendall776.7 years
Hill777.8 years
Law674.5 years
Soller680.5 years
Pettigrew580.4 years
Ritchie484.3 years
Patterson466.7 years
Greb487.0 years
Kanady474.5 years
Bennett476.3 years
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