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Population in 2012: 148 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.1%
Males: 80  (54.3%)
Females: 68  (45.7%)

Median resident age:  42.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72476

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,638 (it was $20,417 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$44,638
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,546

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,112 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Sedgwick:

$34,112
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $47,491; Detached houses: $54,000; Mobile homes: $28,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $688.

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  • White alone - 151 (99.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sedgwick: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.1%), Dutch (12.6%), United States (10.9%), German (5.7%), English (4.6%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 260 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,082 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sedgwick:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sedgwick town:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 68.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.9%
Arkansas:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $329 (1.3%)

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 July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (49%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (12%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (12%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (17%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)


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Tornado activity:

Sedgwick-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 225% 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 23% 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 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 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 92.0 miles away from Sedgwick center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 94.1 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).
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Hospitals/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)

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: 8,301)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 61 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • Harding University (about 71 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 75 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 80 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 86 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 106 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%

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.
  • 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sedgwick travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.76%
Here60.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents38.1%13.3%11.0%10.8%10.1%
Congregations20.3%21.6%16.2%13.5%2.7%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodPentecostal Church of GodCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents9.2%3.6%1.6%0.9%1.4%
Congregations10.8%8.1%2.7%1.4%2.7%
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: 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 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 9$1,151
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 10$1,451


6.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
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 Randolph County, AR  1.10% ($20,310 average AGI)
from Craighead County, AR  1.06% ($28,268)
from Greene County, AR  0.34% ($27,722)


7.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
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 Craighead County, AR  1.72% ($27,185 average AGI)
to Randolph County, AR  1.22% ($24,338)
to Greene County, AR  0.62% ($36,515)

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:

Apr 1, 2007 05:05 PM, Cr 635, Lat: 35.979781, Lon: -90.864519, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 1987 08:40 AM, 85, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 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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