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Population in 2012: 244 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 

Males: 126  (51.8%)
Females: 118  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72464.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,803 (it was $30,278 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$26,803
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,635

St. Francis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,971 (it was $32,000 in 2000)
St. Francis:

$38,971
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,744; Detached houses: $63,635; Mobile homes: $84,622

Median gross rent in 2012: $450.

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St. Francis races chart
  • White alone - 235 (94.0%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Francis: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (35.3%), Irish (24.9%), German (3.5%), Dutch (2.9%), Scottish (1.7%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 294 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 817 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in St. Francis:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Francis city:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 22.2%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.3%
Arkansas:  3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $478 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $243 (0.9%)

St. Francis satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (53.1 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (92.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (395.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Campbell, MO (2.2 miles ), Piggott, AR (2.4 miles ), Pollard, AR (2.7 miles ), Holcomb, MO (2.8 miles ), Greenway, AR (3.0 miles ), Clarkton, MO (3.1 miles ), Nimmons, AR (3.3 miles) , Qulin, MO (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.45 N, Longitude: 90.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

St. Francis household income distribution St. Francis home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +49 (+24.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Assemblers and fabricators (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7%)
  • Cashiers (21%)
  • Personal appearance workers (11%)
  • Therapists (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

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Tornado activity:

St. Francis-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 183% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the St. Francis city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 18.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Francis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 19.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from St. Francis 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 59.7 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 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from St. Francis center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 61.3 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 Clay County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Francis topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near St. Francis:

  • CLAY COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PIGGOTT, AR)
  • MALDEN NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MALDEN, MO)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MALDEN (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MALDEN, MO)

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

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 28 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,091)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 52 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 69 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 72 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Union University (about 90 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 92 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 93 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)

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

 
Clay 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: 25.7%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.9%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in St. Francis, AR

St. Francis 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


St. Francis travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for St. Francis city (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.92%
Here54.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents49.7%14.9%11.7%7.8%6.8%
Congregations25.4%21.1%11.3%7.0%15.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.1%1.4%1.3%1.1%3.1%
Congregations2.8%4.2%1.4%1.4%9.9%
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: 4
Clay County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clay County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Clay County:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.0%
Arkansas:

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

14.0%
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
Sewerage 0$0 1$200
Water Supply 0$0 2$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$420
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,020


6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 Greene County, AR  1.50% ($25,590 average AGI)
from Dunklin County, MO  0.56% ($19,161)
from Butler County, MO  0.43% ($14,083)


6.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
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 Greene County, AR  1.77% ($27,040 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.73% ($19,098)
to Dunklin County, MO  0.57% ($22,344)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Francis:

  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • 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)
  • KMAL (1470 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KBOA (1540 AM; 1 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Francis:

  • KXOQ (104.3 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: P.M. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLSC (92.9 FM; MALDEN, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KBOA-FM (105.5 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K201DK (88.1 FM; PIGGOTT, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY RADIO)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KFEB (107.5 FM; CAMPBELL, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPPL (92.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KAUF (89.9 FM; KENNETT, MO; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around St. Francis:

  • K62DA (Channel 62; MALDEN, MO; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K39CP (Channel 39; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPOB-TV (Channel 15; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • K26EC (Channel 26; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: VINCIE PRITCHARD)
  • K28ED (Channel 28; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: JAMES W. PRINGLE)
  • K31EB (Channel 31; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: LYN GUIN)
  • K35EP (Channel 35; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: JEFFREY NAROD)
  • K56FP (Channel 56; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: LLOYD JOHNSON)
  • K59FE (Channel 59; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: MARIE JOHNSON)
  • K61FY (Channel 61; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: MARIE JOHNSON)
  • K68FL (Channel 68; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ANA WINKLER)


St. Francis on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Personal and laundry services"
  • #14 (72464) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Canadian first ancestries"
  • #27 (72464) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries"
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