St. Charles, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 223 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 125  (56.5%)
Females: 98  (43.5%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72140.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,779 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$34,779
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,383 (it was $13,481 in 2000)

St. Charles town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,333 (it was $35,900 in 2000)
St. Charles:

$66,333
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $78,748; Detached houses: $93,720; Mobile homes: $36,854

Median gross rent in 2013: $433.

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  • Races in St. Charles, AR (2010)

    St. Charles races chart
    • 22597.8%White alone
    • 31.3%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone

Races in St. Charles detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in St. Charles: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (28.6%), German (20.8%), Dutch (6.8%), English (6.8%), United States (6.8%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 201 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 260 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Charles,AR real estate house value index trend

St. Charles, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in St. Charles:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Charles town:

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 17.1%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $483 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $267 (0.4%)

St. Charles satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (51.8 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (83.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (343.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: De Witt, AR (3.6 miles ), Almyra, AR (4.0 miles ), Holly Grove, AR (4.0 miles ), Elaine, AR (4.1 miles ), Marvell, AR (4.2 miles ), Lake View, AR (4.3 miles ), Gillett, AR (4.7 miles ), Roe, AR (4.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.37 N, Longitude: 91.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

St. Charles household income distribution St. Charles home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+25.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Wholesale trade (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (3%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (3%)
  • Community and social service occupations (2%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in St. Charles: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. Charles, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. Charles-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the St. Charles town center killed 5 people and injured 16 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/9/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Charles-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% 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 98.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from St. Charles 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 83.1 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 168.6 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 93.2 miles away from St. Charles center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 136.8 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 Arkansas County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Charles topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Charles:

  • DEWITT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DE WITT, AR)
  • DEWITT HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DE WITT, AR)
  • ARKANSAS COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; DE WITT, AR)
  • CRESTPARK DEWITT, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DE WITT, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Charles:

  • Coahoma Community College (about 34 miles; Clarksdale, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,284)
  • Delta State University (about 50 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 52 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 65 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 67 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 69 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Harding University (about 70 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)

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Notable locations in St. Charles: Saint Charles Fire Station (A), Saint Charles Police Department (B), United States Fish And Wildlife - White River National Wildlife Refuge (Park Security) (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Arkansas 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 2013: 11.9%
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

St. Charles compared to Arkansas 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Arkansas average:

11.8

St. Charles travel time to work - commute St. Charles mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Charles town (based on Arkansas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,70941
Mainline Protestant2,50016
Black Protestant1,0327
Catholic3001
Other371
None5,441-
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: 5
Arkansas County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Arkansas County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Arkansas County:

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Arkansas County:

33.3%
Arkansas:

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

14.9%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
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$634
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$220
Water Supply 1$1,275$15,3000$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,280$27,3600$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 2$3,555$21,3304$1,054

St. Charles government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $27,000 ($121.08)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($98.65)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($76.23)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($67.26)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($26.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,000 ($13.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $37,000 ($165.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($13.45)

St. Charles government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($17.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($98.65)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($8.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($179.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($80.72)
    General Support: $5,000 ($22.42)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($49.33)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($35.87)

St. Charles government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($278.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($237.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($40.36)

St. Charles government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $81,000 ($363.23)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Jefferson County, AR  0.57% ($23,359 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.40% ($21,296)
from Monroe County, AR  0.37% ($41,680)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.84% ($29,328 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AR  0.52% ($29,861)
to Prairie County, AR  0.30% ($24,476)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Charles:

  • KVRN (90.7 FM; MARVELL, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KDEW-FM (97.3 FM; DE WITT, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KWAK-FM (105.5 FM; STUTTGART, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJIW-FM (94.5 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: ELIJAH MONDY,JR.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Charles:

  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

St. Charles on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
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