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Population in 2012: 118 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.9%
 

Males: 59  (50.0%)
Females: 59  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72460

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,680 (it was $19,688 in 2000)
Ravenden Springs:

$19,680
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,641

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,746 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Ravenden Springs:

$61,746
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $49,656; Detached houses: $54,390; Mobile homes: $35,456

Median gross rent in 2012: $354.

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  • White alone - 117 (99.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ravenden Springs: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Dutch (22.6%), English (16.1%), Irish (11.6%), French (11.0%), German (5.2%), United States (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 452 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 103 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Ravenden Springs:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ravenden Springs town:

  • Never married: 5.0%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 19.3%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ravenden Springs, Arkansas as of September 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ravenden Springs to the number of sex offenders is 59 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $343 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $332 (0.5%)

Ravenden Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (44.9 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (108.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (399.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ravenden, AR (2.4 miles ), Imboden, AR (2.9 miles ), Williford, AR (3.0 miles) , Hardy, AR (3.8 miles ), Pocahontas, AR (3.8 miles ), Black Rock, AR (4.0 miles ), Highland, AR (4.1 miles ), Smithville, AR (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 36.32 N, Longitude: 91.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Ravenden Springs household income distribution Ravenden Springs home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+6.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (53%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (69%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (17%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Religious workers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (56%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)


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Tornado activity:

Ravenden Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 182% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Ravenden Springs town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 28.7 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ravenden Springs-area historical earthquake activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 49% 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 68.8 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 79.9 miles away from Ravenden Springs 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 84.1 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 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from Ravenden Springs center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 64.2 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 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Ravenden Springs:

  • POCAHONTAS CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; POCAHONTAS, AR)
  • POCAHONTAS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; POCAHONTAS, AR)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; POCAHONTAS, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Ravenden Springs, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ravenden Springs:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,301)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 55 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • Harding University (about 79 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 95 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 106 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 110 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 110 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)

Public high school in Ravenden Springs:

  • OAK RIDGE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 5749 OAK RIDGE RD; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Ravenden Springs:

  • OAK RIDGE CENTRAL ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 5749 OAK RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 06)

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Notable location: Ravenden Springs Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Ravenden Springs: Ravenden Springs Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Janes Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
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: 21.8%

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ravenden Springs, AR

Ravenden Springs compared to Arkansas state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ravenden Springs travel time to work - commute


Ravenden Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ravenden Springs town (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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$85
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$320
Water Supply 0$0 2$971
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,376

Ravenden Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($203.39)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($186.44)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($161.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $39,000 ($330.51)

Ravenden Springs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($84.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($16.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($237.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($50.85)
    General Support: $2,000 ($16.95)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $4,000 ($33.90)
    Property: $1,000 ($8.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $22,000 ($186.44)

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 Ravenden Springs:

  • 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.)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KDFN (1500 AM; daytime; 3 kW; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRLW (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ravenden Springs:

  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFCM (98.3 FM; CHEROKEE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: KFCM, INC.)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOEA (97.5 FM; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KSAR (92.3 FM; THAYER, MO; Owner: BRAGG BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOM (100.9 FM; SALEM, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJLV (105.3 FM; HOXIE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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 Ravenden Springs:

  • 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)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Approx. 950' East Of Hwy. 90 And 1.8 Miles Sw Of Wyatt Cemetary Ravenden Springs (Lat: 36.250889 Lon: -91.246806), Call Sign: KNKN597
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Oak Ridge Central Road (Lat: 36.357139 Lon: -91.198806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WPCJ500
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.845 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2003, Expiration Date: 06/11/2013
    Registrant: City Of Pocahontas, 410 North Marr Street, Pocahontas, AR 72455, Phone: (870) 378-0263, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC5PGF, Licensee ID: L01001208
    Grant Date: 04/06/2005, Expiration Date: 06/15/2015, Certifier: Zachary C Geelhoed
    Registrant: Zachary C Geelhoed, 6624 Valley Chapel Rd, Ravenden Springs, AR 72460
  • Call Sign: KC5PPH, Licensee ID: L01001207
    Grant Date: 04/13/2005, Expiration Date: 07/07/2015, Certifier: Nancy E Geelhoed
    Registrant: Nancy E Geelhoed, 6624 Valley Chapel Rd, Ravenden Springs, AR 72460

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 302JB , Serial Number: 1417, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): S C Flying Service Inc, 1101 Wallace Loop, Ravenden Springs, AR 72460
  • Aircraft: BOEING A75N1(PT17) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 66524 , Serial Number: 75-8140, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): S-C Flying Service Inc, 1101 Wallace Loop Rd, Ravenden Springs, AR 72460


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

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