Sidney, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 187 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -32.0%
Males: 94  (50.3%)
Females: 93  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72577.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,903 (it was $22,000 in 2000)
Sidney:

$31,903
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,183 (it was $8,926 in 2000)

Sidney town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,355 (it was $43,000 in 2000)
Sidney:

$87,355
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $129,645; Detached houses: $153,284; Mobile homes: $31,477

Median gross rent in 2013: $672.

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  • Races in Sidney, AR (2010)

    Sidney races chart
    • 17395.6%White alone
    • 52.8%Black alone
    • 31.7%Hispanic

Races in Sidney detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sidney: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.1%), English (16.8%), United States (12.5%), Irish (6.3%), Hungarian (2.6%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 611 feet

Land area: 2.17 square miles.

Population density: 86 people per square mile   (very low).

Sidney,AR real estate house value index trend

Sidney, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Sidney:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sidney town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 20.3%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sidney, Arkansas as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sidney to the number of sex offenders is 187 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $557 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $626 (0.7%)

Sidney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (55.4 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (113.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (367.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Evening Shade, AR (2.2 miles ), Mount Pleasant, AR (2.5 miles ), Cave City, AR (2.7 miles ), Cushman, AR (3.3 miles ), Franklin, AR (3.6 miles) , Melbourne, AR (3.7 miles ), Ash Flat, AR (4.0 miles ), Horseshoe Bend, AR (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.00 N, Longitude: 91.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

8.7%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (47%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (1%)
  • Public administration (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (47%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (1%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (1%)

Work and jobs in Sidney: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sidney, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sidney-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Sidney town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sidney-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 78.9 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 109.4 miles away from Sidney 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.9 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 65.4 miles away from the city 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 142.8 miles away from Sidney center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 105.8 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 Sharp County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sidney topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sidney:

  • SHARP NH INC (HWY 58 WEST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sidney:

  • CAVE CITY NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CAVE CITY, AR)
  • IZARD COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MELBOURNE, AR)
  • PIONEER THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MELBOURNE, AR)
  • BATESVILLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BATESVILLE, AR)
  • SHARP COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; ASH FLAT, AR)
  • CROWNPOINT HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HORSESHOE BEND, AR)
  • NORTH ARKANSAS LIFE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HORSESHOE BEND, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sidney:

  • Harding University (about 53 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 56 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 66 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 79 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 87 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 92 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 97 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)

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

Sharp 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 2013: 10.9%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.3%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households
66 people in nursing homes in 2000

Sidney compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Wood (16%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sidney town (based on Sharp County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,33959
Mainline Protestant1,38414
Catholic4711
Other3864
None5,684-
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: 4
Sharp County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Sharp County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

13.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sharp County:

26.2%
Arkansas:

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

9.9%
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$798
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,064
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$494
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,356

8.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.43%
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 Independence County, AR  1.50% ($23,671 average AGI)
from Izard County, AR  0.53% ($27,966)
from Craighead County, AR  0.51% ($21,500)


7.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,965 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
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 Independence County, AR  1.47% ($23,925 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.66% ($25,611)
to Fulton County, AR  0.50% ($22,148)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sidney:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAAB (1130 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KBTA (1340 AM; 1 kW; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sidney:

  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KBTA-FM (99.5 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KLLN (90.9 FM; NEWARK, AR; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sidney:

  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67GR (Channel 67; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K20EX (Channel 20; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40DS (Channel 40; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FM (Channel 53; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57FV (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FB (Channel 59; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K61FP (Channel 61; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69GT (Channel 69; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K12MY (Channel 12; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS 49, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 1,100Total average daily traffic
  • 11Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,408Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB9ELS, Licensee ID: L00219134
    Grant Date: 05/11/2010, Expiration Date: 06/12/2020, Certifier: Wayne A Berry Sr
    Registrant: Wayne A Berry Sr, 196 Antioch Rd, Sidney, AR 72577
  • Call Sign: KD5JNZ, Licensee ID: L00220381
    Grant Date: 12/23/2009, Expiration Date: 03/21/2020, Certifier: Joseph E Brown
    Registrant: Joseph E Brown, Rt 1 Box 115 B, Sidney, AR 72577
  • Call Sign: KE5JKF, Licensee ID: L01168446
    Grant Date: 06/30/2006, Expiration Date: 06/30/2016, Certifier: Edward E Maza
    Registrant: Edward E Maza, 252 East Main St Ar Hy -58, Sidney, AR 72577
  • Call Sign: KE5NZV, Licensee ID: L01277653
    Grant Date: 04/30/2007, Expiration Date: 04/30/2017, Certifier: Charles N Matlock
    Registrant: Charles N Matlock, 545 Birdcreek Rd, Sidney, AR 72577
  • Call Sign: KF5JDK, Licensee ID: L01605494
    Grant Date: 11/30/2010, Expiration Date: 11/30/2020, Certifier: Beverly J Berry
    Registrant: Beverly J Berry, 196 Antioch Rd, Sidney, AR 72577

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sidney, AR
Most common first names in Sidney, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1084.4 years
James874.4 years
Willie584.2 years
William580.2 years
Annie485.2 years
Ruby483.7 years
Eva392.3 years
Elsie383.0 years
Charles386.4 years
John371.7 years
Most common last names in Sidney, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1680.6 years
Cole880.0 years
Hightower880.8 years
Croft683.8 years
Phillips691.5 years
Davis587.4 years
Sipe581.2 years
Moser479.7 years
Dale481.5 years
Arnn486.0 years

Sidney on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farmers and farm managers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
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