Sedgwick, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 167 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +49.1%
Males: 89  (53.6%)
Females: 78  (46.4%)
Median resident age:

32.3 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip code: 72476

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,918 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$38,918
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,909 (it was $11,988 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $69,272 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$69,272
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $73,547; detached houses: $81,952; mobile homes: $36,694

Median gross rent in 2019: $722.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sedgwick: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.6%
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  • Races in Sedgwick, AR (2019)
    • 18884.7%White alone
    • 177.7%Two or more races
    • 125.4%Hispanic
    • 20.9%Asian alone
    • 10.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sedgwick, Arkansas as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sedgwick is 164 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (18.3%), American (11.3%), Irish (7.8%), Scottish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 260 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,220 people per square mile   (low).

Sedgwick, Arkansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $441 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $213 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (14.1 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (77.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (403.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Bono, AR (2.4 miles ),
Hoxie, AR (2.8 miles ),
Walnut Ridge, AR (2.9 miles ),
Egypt, AR (3.0 miles),
Minturn, AR (3.0 miles),
College City, AR (3.3 miles ),
Cash, AR (3.6 miles ),
O'Kean, AR (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.98 N, Longitude: 90.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Sedgwick, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sedgwick, AR in 2019

Sedgwick satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Most common industries in Sedgwick, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.3%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (16.0%)
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Truck transportation (8.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (50.0%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Apparel, fabrics, notions merchant wholesalers (5.6%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Sedgwick, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.0%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (7.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (12.0%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (12.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (16.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (16.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)

Average climate in Sedgwick, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sedgwick-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Sedgwick town center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the town center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sedgwick-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 455% 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 38.2 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 70.7 miles away from Sedgwick 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 110.4 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 61.3 miles away from Sedgwick center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 33.3 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 92.0 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 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).
Sedgwick topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sedgwick:

  • LAWRENCE HALL EAST (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE HALL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • LAWRENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • WALNUT RIDGE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • WALNUT RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WALNUT RIDGE, AR)
  • RIDGECREST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JONESBORO, AR)

Amtrak station near Sedgwick:

  • 9 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 Sedgwick:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 14 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 61 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Harding University (about 71 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 75 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 76 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 78 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 83 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)

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

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Sedgwick:

Marital status in Sedgwick, AR
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 20.1%

For population 25 years and over in Sedgwick:

  • High school or higher: 61.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sedgwick, 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
Lawrence County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.6%
Arkansas:

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

14.7%
Arkansas:

13.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$749
Totals for Government 0$0 7$749

Sedgwick government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($239.52)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($137.72)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($89.82)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($23.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($11.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($5.99)

Sedgwick government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($59.88)
    Other: $5,000 ($29.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $29,000 ($173.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($29.94)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($107.78)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($11.98)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $9,000 ($53.89)
    Property: $2,000 ($11.98)
    Other License: $1,000 ($5.99)

Sedgwick government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($131.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000 ($107.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000 ($23.95)

Sedgwick government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000 ($646.71)

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 Sedgwick:

  • KRLW (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNEA (970 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KBTM (1230 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sedgwick:

  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KJLV (105.3 FM; HOXIE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRLW-FM (106.3 FM; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDXY (104.9 FM; LAKE CITY, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KJBX (106.7 FM; TRUMANN, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sedgwick:

  • 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)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • K27FC (Channel 27; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Sedgwick fatal accident list:

Mar 30, 2019 08:40 PM, Us-63-040, Lat: 35.973514, Lon: -90.855419, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 28, 2013 06:18 PM, Us-63-04, Lat: 35.976375, Lon: -90.859508, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 1, 2007 05:05 PM, Cr 635, Lat: 35.979781, Lon: -90.864519, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1987 08:40 AM, 85, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 17, 1979 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.9mTotal length
  • $388,000Total costs
  • 49,800Total average daily traffic
  • 7,335Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,991Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 17 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Sedgwick, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.5%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (23.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sedgwick, AR
    • 4645.5%Outside Fires
    • 2423.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2019.8%Structure Fires
    • 1110.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sedgwick, AR
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sedgwick, AR
  • 56.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 9.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sedgwick, AR
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 40.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sedgwick compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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