St. Joe, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +50.6%
Males: 54  (42.4%)
Females: 74  (57.6%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72675

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,040 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
St. Joe:

$28,040
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,150 (it was $12,238 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,425 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
St. Joe:

$43,425
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $60,085; Detached houses: $67,249; Mobile homes: $31,432

Median gross rent in 2012: $788.

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St. Joe races chart
  • White alone - 117 (88.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (6.8%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (4.5%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Joe: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (34.9%), United States (22.6%), Irish (15.1%), French (9.4%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 795 feet

Land area: 0.76 square miles.

Population density: 168 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Joe, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in St. Joe:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

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

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 29.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $240 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $225 (1.2%)

St. Joe satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (75.5 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (171.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (318.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Pindall, AR (2.0 miles) , Gilbert, AR (2.4 miles) , Western Grove, AR (3.1 miles ), Everton, AR (3.2 miles) , Marshall, AR (3.6 miles ), Valley Springs, AR (3.6 miles) , Pyatt, AR (3.9 miles ), Yellville, AR (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 36.03 N, Longitude: 92.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

5.9%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Other services, except public administration (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in St. Joe, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. Joe-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the St. Joe town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 5/7/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Joe-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 66.8 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 68.4 miles away from St. Joe center
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 142.0 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 170.7 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 198.3 miles away from St. Joe center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 170.3 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 Searcy County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Jesse Smith Henley - Federal judge.

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Joe:

  • SEARCY COUNTY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MARSHALL, AR)
  • BAXTER HOSPITAL HH MARION CO (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; YELLVILLE, AR)
  • MARION COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; YELLVILLE, AR)
  • CREEKSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; YELLVILLE, AR)

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

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 54 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 69 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • University of Arkansas (about 77 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 80 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Harding University (about 82 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 84 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 85 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
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Searcy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 40.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.06
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.8%
(32.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.0%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

St. Joe compared to Arkansas state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Joe town (based on Searcy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.66%
Here: 35.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents51.2%12.6%10.1%8.3%17.8%
Congregations32.3%19.4%12.9%9.7%25.8%
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: 2
Searcy County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Searcy County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Searcy County:

29.1%
Arkansas:

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

17.1%
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$39
Totals for Government 0$0 1$39

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,552 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
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 Boone County, AR  0.48% ($36,333 average AGI)


6.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
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 Boone County, AR  0.95% ($24,167 average AGI)
to Van Buren County, AR  0.52% ($27,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Joe:

  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KHOZ (900 AM; 1 kW; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Joe:

  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Joe:

  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

St. Joe fatal accident list:

Jul 8, 2011 04:08 PM, N Tomahawk Rd, Lat: 36.04890, Lon: -92.77384, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 9, 2009 03:20 AM, Sr-374-05, Lat: 36.03017, Lon: -92.81061, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. Joe)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
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