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Population in 2012: 73 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 

Males: 37  (51.0%)
Females: 36  (49.0%)

Median resident age:  42.7 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72466

Estimated median household income in 2012: $17,129 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Smithville:

$17,129
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,896

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,673 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Smithville:

$55,673
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $63,570; Detached houses: $67,611; Mobile homes: $15,081
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  • White alone - 75 (96.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Smithville: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.9%), English (16.4%), United States (15.5%), Irish (8.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Smithville:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithville town:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 11.3%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Smithville, Arkansas as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Smithville to the number of sex offenders is 37 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $247 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (38.3 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (100.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (386.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lynn, AR (2.4 miles ), Strawberry, AR (2.8 miles ), Powhatan, AR (3.2 miles) , Imboden, AR (3.3 miles ), Ravenden, AR (3.3 miles ), Black Rock, AR (3.4 miles ), Williford, AR (3.5 miles) , Portia, AR (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.08 N, Longitude: 91.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-45.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Smithville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Smithville town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smithville-area historical earthquake activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 54% 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 62.7 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 89.1 miles away from Smithville 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 78.5 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 80.9 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) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Smithville center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 56.5 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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Political contributions by individuals in Smithville, AR

Amtrak station near Smithville:

  • 20 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 Smithville:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,301)
  • Harding University (about 63 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 69 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 78 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 95 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 97 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 102 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)

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

 
Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.3%

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.9%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Smithville, AR

Smithville compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Smithville travel time to work - commute


Smithville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Wood (37%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Smithville 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 7$145
Totals for Government 0$0 7$145

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($328.77)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($54.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($27.40)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($13.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($41.10)
    General Support: $1,000 ($13.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,000 ($54.79)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($41.10)
    Property: $1,000 ($13.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,000 ($246.58)

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 Smithville:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KRLW (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithville:

  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBTA-FM (99.5 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: W R D ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KJLV (105.3 FM; HOXIE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLLN (90.9 FM; NEWARK, AR; Owner: NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KFCM (98.3 FM; CHEROKEE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: KFCM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Smithville:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; 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)

Smithville fatal accident list:

Aug 9, 1998 09:47 PM, Sr-115-02, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4248N , Serial Number: 14021, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1955
    Registrant (Individual): John D Carpenter, 160 Lawrence Road 310, Smithville, AR 72466
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45765 , Serial Number: 2292, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Leroy Holm, 239 Lawrence Road 280, Smithville, AR 72466, Other Owners: Shirley Holm
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71293 , Serial Number: 2720, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Leroy J Holm, 183 Law 280, Smithville, AR 72466
  • Aircraft: INTERMOUNTAIN CALLAIR A-9B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 169 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7254V , Serial Number: 1311, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth Thompson, Rr 2 Box 154, Smithville, AR 72466


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19

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