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Population in 2012: 145 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.4%
 

Males: 81  (55.9%)
Females: 64  (44.1%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72470

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,742 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Success:

$24,742
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,830

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $35,934 (it was $29,400 in 2000)
Success:

$35,934
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $35,568; Detached houses: $42,100; Mobile homes: $7,571

Median gross rent in 2012: $367.

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  • White alone - 145 (97.3%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (2.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Success: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (21.3%), English (14.0%), Irish (12.5%), German (11.0%), Polish (3.7%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 664 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Success:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Success town:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 23.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $280 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $246 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (43.4 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (101.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (406.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Datto, AR (2.1 miles) , Reyno, AR (2.6 miles ), Corning, AR (2.8 miles ), Biggers, AR (3.1 miles ), Oxly, MO (3.1 miles) , Maynard, AR (3.2 miles ), Naylor, MO (3.3 miles ), Knobel, AR (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.45 N, Longitude: 90.72 W

Area code: 870

Success household income distribution Success home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-8.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)


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Tornado activity:

Success-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Success town center caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Success-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 7% smaller 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 50.6 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 60.7 miles away from Success 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 82.2 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 61.7 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 60.0 miles away from Success center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 92.0 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Success:

  • CORNING THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CORNING, AR)
  • SOUTHEAST HEALTH CENTER OF RIPLEY COUNTY (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, about 13 miles away; DONIPHAN, MO)
  • CURRENT RIVER NURSING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DONIPHAN, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Success, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Success:

  • Three Rivers Community College (about 28 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; Full-time enrollment: 2,091)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 90 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • Mineral Area College (about 98 miles; Park Hills, MO; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 99 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • Harding University (about 101 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • University of Memphis (about 103 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)

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

Tourist attraction: Bootheel Youth Museum (700 North Douglas Street).

 
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: 7.1%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  10.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Success, AR

Success compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Success travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Success town (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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$886
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$731
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,617

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $47,000 ($324.14)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($89.66)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($55.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $24,000 ($165.52)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($6.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($75.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($55.17)
    General Support: $3,000 ($20.69)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $9,000 ($62.07)
    Total General Sales: $6,000 ($41.38)
    Property: $4,000 ($27.59)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($206.90)

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 Success:

  • KDFN (1500 AM; daytime; 3 kW; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KCCB (1260 AM; 1 kW; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Success:

  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOEA (97.5 FM; DONIPHAN, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLR-FM (94.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOKS (89.5 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: CALVARY ED. B/CASTING NETWORK)
  • KAHR (96.7 FM; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)

TV broadcast stations around Success:

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


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Blk S Of Hwy (Lat: 36.455611 Lon: -90.722333), Call Sign: KNDR276, Licensee ID: L00529454
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2002, Expiration Date: 08/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2012
    Registrant: Jerry Berry, Success, AR 72470, Phone: (501) 276-5350

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

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  • JETT AVIATION LLC, 572 County Road 101, Success, AR 72470
    Certificate: D000904 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 09/23/2005, Expiration Date: 09/22/2006
  • JETT JOE, 572 County Road 101, Success, AR 72470
    Certificate: D001990 (Co-Ownership), Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2005, Expiration Date: 08/19/2006
  • CLAY COUNTY AIR INC, 572 County Road 101, Success, AR 72470
    Certificate: D000550 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 01/21/2011, Expiration Date: 01/20/2012

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BROWN MITCH CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 167MB , Serial Number: CH2-0403-2313
    Registrant (Individual): Mitch Brown, Po Box 125, Success, AR 72470
  • Aircraft: BEECH E-90 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: U/A CANADA PT6A-27-28 (680 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 383AA , Serial Number: LW-13, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Clay County Air Inc, 572 County Rd, Success, AR 72470


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