Roe, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 108 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 
Males: 54  (50.6%)
Females: 54  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72134

Estimated median household income in 2012: $96,492 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Roe:

$96,492
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,066 (it was $23,028 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,399 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Roe:

$74,399
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $78,400; Detached houses: $94,172; Mobile homes: $65,694

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,050.

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  • White alone - 97 (85.1%)
  • Black alone - 10 (8.8%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (2.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Roe: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (28.9%), German (26.3%), Scotch-Irish (9.9%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 214 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 554 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Roe:

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Roe town:

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 80.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 2.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Arkansas:  4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $469 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.5%)

Roe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (46.3 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (87.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (335.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ulm, AR (2.4 miles ), Clarendon, AR (2.5 miles ), Holly Grove, AR (3.3 miles ), De Valls Bluff, AR (3.4 miles ), Stuttgart, AR (3.6 miles ), Fredonia (Biscoe), AR (3.6 miles ), Hazen, AR (3.9 miles ), Almyra, AR (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.63 N, Longitude: 91.39 W

Area code: 870

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

6.2%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-8.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (62%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (38%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (31%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (22%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (13%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)

Average climate in Roe, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Roe-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Roe town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 26.7 miles away from the town center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Roe-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 91.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from Roe 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 60.6 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 160.0 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 84.9 miles away from Roe center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 131.8 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 Monroe County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Roe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Roe:

  • BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER-STUTTGART Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • ARKANSAS COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • AREA AGENCY OF AGING OF SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS, INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • ROSE CARE CENTER OF STUTTGART (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • FMCNA - STUTTGART DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • CRESTPARK STUTTGART, LLC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roe:

  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 43 miles; Beebe, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,387)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 46 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Harding University (about 48 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 54 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 54 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 55 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 69 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 46.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.94
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  88.1%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.4% of all households

Roe compared to Arkansas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (42%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Roe town (based on Monroe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.98%
Here: 56.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents49.4%15.8%12.8%5.9%4.9%
Congregations15.2%15.2%15.2%12.1%6.1%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.2%2.1%1.7%1.7%2.5%
Congregations9.1%3.0%3.0%6.1%15.2%
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
Monroe County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

31.5%
Arkansas:

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

13.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$850
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$36
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$850
Water Supply 0$0 1$850
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$850
Totals for Government 0$0 5$3,436

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($64.81)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($18.52)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($18.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($27.78)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($18.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($55.56)
    General Support: $2,000 ($18.52)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,000 ($83.33)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($46.30)
    Property: $2,000 ($18.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $86,000 ($796.30)

7.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.75% ($22,750 average AGI)
from St. Francis County, AR  0.67% ($18,833)
from Arkansas County, AR  0.49% ($21,385)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Arkansas County, AR  0.94% ($41,680 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.75% ($29,300)
to Lee County, AR  0.41% ($28,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Roe:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KWAK (1240 AM; 1 kW; STUTTGART, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Roe:

  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWAK-FM (105.5 FM; STUTTGART, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KVRN (90.7 FM; MARVELL, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KDEW-FM (97.3 FM; DE WITT, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KKRN (101.7 FM; HUMNOKE, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLEC-FM (106.3 FM; LONOKE, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Roe:

  • 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.)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)

Roe fatal accident list:

Nov 12, 2010 05:48 PM, Us-79-13, Lat: 34.63352, Lon: -91.38496, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 10, 1992 08:33 AM, Tuff, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 8, 1988 01:10 PM, Front, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Roe)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Sh 146 8 Mi Sw (Lat: 34.533722 Lon: -91.315111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 65 m, Call Sign: KBR634, Licensee ID: L00007580
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/2003, Expiration Date: 08/31/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2008, Certifier: Douglas Huckaba
    Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 569-2300, Fax: (501) 569-2011
  • 1 1/2 Mi N & 1 1/2 Mi W & 2 Mi N (Lat: 34.691472 Lon: -91.414306), Call Sign: KNFT520, Licensee ID: L00607981
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/2003, Expiration Date: 01/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2013
    Registrant: Roy Gray, Roe, AR 72134

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PRESTON FERR, Hwy 146 8 Mi Sw (Lat: 34.533611 Lon: -91.315000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 64.6 m, Call Sign: WQOP855
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/2011, Expiration Date: 12/14/2021, Certifier: Penny Rubow
    Registrant: Department Of Information Systems, One Capital Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1798, Fax: (501) 682-4310, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AYRES CORPORATION S2R-T34 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 2067B , Serial Number: T34-246, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Custom Air Inc, 100 North Highway 33, Roe, AR 72134
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2129E , Serial Number: 7AC-5700, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Jonas D Henry, Po Box 60, Roe, AR 72134
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 70LA , Serial Number: 802A-0102, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Custom Air Inc, Po Box 227, Roe, AR 72134

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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