Sedgwick, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 149 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.0%
Males: 72  (48.7%)
Females: 77  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  46.1 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72476

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,655 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$34,655
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,601 (it was $11,988 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $46,637 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$46,637
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $62,036; Detached houses: $72,133; Mobile homes: $24,611

Median gross rent in 2013: $598.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sedgwick: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.8%), Irish (16.8%), German (9.9%), English (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 260 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,089 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sedgwick:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sedgwick town:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 67.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $213 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $316 (2.1%)

Sedgwick satellite photo by USGS

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

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

7.4%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Retail trade (55%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (2%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

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 near Arkansas state average. It is 73% 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 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 the city 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 Sedgwick 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 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 55.8. This is better than average.

City:

55.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
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

Sedgwick compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly above 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:

13.1
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (39%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sedgwick town (based on Lawrence County data)

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.
Arkansas:

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
Here:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

29.6%
Arkansas:

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

14.7%
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$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$601
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,002
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,803

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Craighead County, AR  0.96% ($24,820 average AGI)
from Randolph County, AR  0.96% ($22,100)
from Greene County, AR  0.42% ($13,682)


7.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
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 Craighead County, AR  1.75% ($28,707 average AGI)
to Randolph County, AR  1.37% ($24,167)
to Greene County, AR  0.84% ($21,727)

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:

Jan 28, 2013 06:18 PM, Us-63-04, Lat: 35.97637, Lon: -90.85951, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 1, 2007 05:05 PM, Cr 635, Lat: 35.97978, Lon: -90.86452, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1987 08:40 AM, 85, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 17, 1979 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 6, 1976 07:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Sedgwick on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Operations specialties managers except financial managers"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
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