Texarkana, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 30,016 (87% urban, 13% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 
Males: 15,095  (50.3%)
Females: 14,921  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 71854.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,593 (it was $31,343 in 2000)
Texarkana:

$40,593
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,232 (it was $17,130 in 2000)

Texarkana city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,316 (it was $61,900 in 2000)
Texarkana:

$105,316
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $685.

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  • Races in Texarkana, AR (2013)

    Texarkana races chart
    • 18,55761.3%White alone
    • 9,83932.5%Black alone
    • 9703.2%Hispanic
    • 6932.3%Two or more races
    • 1890.6%Asian alone
    • 1000.3%American Indian alone
    • 240.08%Other race alone

Races in Texarkana detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Texarkana: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (10.6%), United States (10.3%), German (8.9%), English (8.1%), French (1.7%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 31.8 square miles.

Population density: 943 people per square mile   (low).

Texarkana,AR real estate house value index trend

Texarkana, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Texarkana:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Texarkana city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

417 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Arkansas:

2.8%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Texarkana, Arkansas as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Texarkana to the number of sex offenders is 493 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $837 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $655 (0.7%)

Texarkana satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (66.1 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (68.3 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (166.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Texarkana, TX (1.6 miles ), Wake Village, TX (2.3 miles ), Nash, TX (2.5 miles ), Red Lick, TX (3.0 miles ), Ogden, AR (3.3 miles ), Leary, TX (3.4 miles ), Domino, TX (3.7 miles) , Fouke, AR (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 94.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -318 (-1.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,932 (40.5%)

Area code: 870

Texarkana household income distribution Texarkana home values distribution

Crime rates in Texarkana by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 123133220112
per 100,000 3.87.510.33.49.99.96.76.60.03.33.36.7
Rapes 1610166182016251910317
per 100,000 60.137.354.820.159.366.353.682.462.333.29.956.5
Robberies 373548458164756651354644
per 100,000 138.9130.5164.5151.1266.9212.2251.2217.5167.3116.1152.2146.3
Assaults 162136302403388360420176228199343242
per 100,000 608.3507.31,034.81,353.31,278.51,193.81,406.8579.9747.8660.11,134.6804.7
Burglaries 242285364357406387450476425525438409
per 100,000 908.61,063.01,247.21,198.91,337.81,283.31,507.31,568.51,394.01,741.61,448.81,360.0
Thefts 1,7641,3491,2161,2641,0231,0431,2491,2611,3891,6231,4561,237
per 100,000 6,623.45,031.54,166.54,244.73,370.93,458.74,183.64,155.14,555.95,384.04,816.24,113.2
Auto thefts 117998011110111811315712112210258
per 100,000 439.3369.3274.1372.8332.8391.3378.5517.3396.9404.7337.4192.9
Arson 15121181441293322
per 100,000 56.344.837.726.946.113.340.229.79.810.06.66.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.4) 604.2508.8618.8645.5682.5658.4742.7599.1582.0590.8630.8558.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Texarkana detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 108 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Arkansas average:

2.01
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,141 (+13.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Texarkana: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Texarkana, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Texarkana-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Texarkana city center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 11/1/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Texarkana-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 158.6 miles away from the city 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 161.0 miles away from Texarkana center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.3 miles away from the city 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 259.8 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 321.6 miles away from Texarkana center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 251.7 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 Miller County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Texarkana topographic map

Birthplace of: Conlon Nancarrow - (1912-1997), composer, Lynn Lowe - Farmer, Mike Ross (politician) - Politician, Buster Benton - Blues guitarist and singer, Dustin Moseley - Baseball player, George A. Burton - Accountant, Gilbert R. Cook - Soldier in the Army during World War II, Hayes McClerkin - Politician, Lynn A. Davis - Arkansas politician and author, Max Sandlin - Politician.

Hospitals in Texarkana:

  • CHRISTUS ST MICHAEL HOSPICE ARKANSAS (300 EAST 6TH STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF HOPE (3605 JEFFERSON AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE PEACHTREE, LLC-TEXARKANA (4425 JEFFERSON BOULEVARD, #104)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE OF TEXARKANA, LLC (1305 ARKANSAS BLVD)
  • WADLEY REGIONAL HOSPICE (1600 ARKANSAS BOULEVARD SUITE 204)

Dialysis Facilities in Texarkana:

  • DAVITA - MILLER COUNTY DIALYSIS UNIT (816 EAST ST)
  • VAMANA, INC (422 BEECH ST)

Home Health Centers in Texarkana:

  • HERITAGE HOME HEALTH (3809 EAST 9TH STREET - SUITE 12)
  • JORDAN HEALTH SERVICES (4425 JEFFERSON AVENUE, SUITE 118)
  • MILLER COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (503 WALNUT)

Nursing Homes in Texarkana:

  • ARKANSAS CONV CENTER (2107 DUDLEY AVE)
  • ARKANSAS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2107 DUDLEY STREET)
  • BAILEY CREEK HEALTH AND REHAB (1621 EAST 42ND ST)
  • EVERGREEN PLACE (1100 E 36 ST)
  • LINROCK HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (1100 EAST 36TH STREET)
  • MEDICALODGE OF TEXARKANA (1621 E 42ND ST)
  • MILLER COUNTY NURSING CENTER (P O BOX 3318)

Airports and heliports located in Texarkana:

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Amtrak station:

TEXARKANA (100 E. FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Texarkana:

  • Texarkana College (about 4 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 47 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 55 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 63 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 66 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 72 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Henderson State University (about 74 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)

Public high schools in Texarkana:

  • ARKANSAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,236; Location: 1500 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GENOA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 12472 ST HWY 196; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TEXARKANA AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 3512 GRAND AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)

Private high school in Texarkana:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 3107 TRINITY BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Texarkana:

  • COLLEGE HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 672; Location: 1600 FORREST ST; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • NORTH HEIGHTS JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 632; Location: 2118 EAST 35 ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • EDWARD D. TRICE ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 556; Location: 4505 PINSON ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • COLLEGE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 200 ARTESIAN ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • VERA KILPATRICK ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 904 EAST 35 ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • GENOA CENTRAL ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 12018 ST HWY 196; Grades: PK - 04)
  • GARY E. COBB MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 11986 ST HWY 196; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 801 EAST 16 ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 1701 LINE FERRY RD; Grades: PK - 04)

Private elementary/middle school in Texarkana:

  • BEECH ST WEEKDAY EARLY EDUCATION (Students: 67; Location: 601 BEECH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Texarkana

Library in Texarkana:

  • TEXARKANA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $810,348; Location: 600 WEST 3RD STREET; 92,222 books; 5,710 audio materials; 7,532 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 50 other licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Texarkana: Airport Industiral Park (A), Four States Fair Grounds (B), South Haven Golf Course (C), Texarkana Country Club (D), Miller County Courthouse (E), North Heights Neighborhood Center (F), Texarkana City Hall (G), Immigration Customs Enforcement (H), Federal Bureau of Investigation Texarkana Resident Office (I), Texarkana Police Department (J), Texarkana Narcotics Drug Task Force (K), Texarkana Housing Authority (L), Miller County Sheriff's Office (M), Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department Station 4 (N), Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department Station 5 (O), Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department Station 1 (P), Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department Station 2 (Q), Texarkana Arkansas Fire Department Station 3 (R), Texarkana Regional Airport Rescue and Fire Department (S), Trinity Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Texarkana include: Apostolic Tabernacle (A), Beech Street First Baptist Church (B), Bethel Baptist Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Canaan Baptist Church (E), College Hill Missionary Baptist Church (F), College Hill United Methodist Church (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), First Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: State Line Cemetery (1), Fair Haven Cemetery (2), Woodlawn Cemetery (3), Calvary Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Williams Lake (A), Robinson Lake (B), Smith Lake (C), Wooten Lake (D), Country Club Lake (E), Mitchell Lake (F), State Line Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Texarkana include: Hobo Jungle Park (1), Kline Park (2), George Williams Park (3), Bramble Park (4), Hole-In-The-Wall Park (5), Bradfield Park (6), North Texarkana Park (7), Buhrman Field (8), Razorback Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fleming Novelty of Ark (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1205 East Broad Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Twilight Motel (815 East 9th Street) (1), Best Western King's Row Inn Restaurant (4200 North State Line Avenue) (2), Hampton Inn Texarkana (5300 North Stateline Avenue) (3), Holiday Inn Holidome (5100 North Stateline Avenue) (4), America's Best Value Inn (4200 North State Line Avenue) (5), Howard Johnson (200 Realtor Avenue) (6), Country Host Inn (900 Realtor Avenue) (7), Travelers Lodge (3602 North State Line Avenue) (8), Days Inn Texarkana Ar (4012 North Stateline Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: U S Government - Federal Bureau Of Investigation-Texas (Federal Building) (1), Federal Bureau of Investigation (Federal Building) (2), U S Government - Justice Dept- Us District Court- District Judge-Ark (Post Ofc) (3), Miller County Special Court Services (400 Laurel Suite 101A) (4), U S Government - Justice Dept- US District Court- District Clerk-District Court (Post Ofc) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Miller County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 42.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Texarkana and their reported violations in the past:

COTTONSHED WATERWORKS (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.8%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Black residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.7% for American Indian residents, 45.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  67.6%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Texarkana in 2010:

  • 599 people in state prisons
  • 300 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 290 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 137 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 45 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Texarkana in 2000:

  • 564 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 287 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in state prisons
  • 22 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Texarkana, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Texarkana compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Texarkana (2011 data):

  • Commercial National Bank of Texarkana: Arkansas Boulevard Branch, East Ninth Street Branch, Fourth Street Branch, State Line Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $193.9 mil, Deposits: $176.9 mil, headquarters in Texarkana, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Drive-In Branch, North State Line Branch, Texarkana Main Office. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jefferson Branch at 1301 Arkansas Blvd, branch established on 2003/08/18; Hwy 82 Branch at 3615 E 9th St, branch established on 1900/08/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank: Texarkana Branch at 1010 Arkansas Boulevard, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2012/01/13: Bank assets: $718.1 mil, Deposits: $547.7 mil, headquarters in Hot Springs, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: First National Security Company
  • First National Bank: Texarkana, Arkansas Branch at 3601 East 9th Street, branch established on 2010/01/04. Info updated 2009/09/28: Bank assets: $310.8 mil, Deposits: $271.9 mil, headquarters in Texarkana, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancshares Of Hempstead County
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Texarkana Arkansas Boulevard Branch at 503 Arkansas Boulevard, branch established on 2006/08/07. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Texarkana Federal Branch at 2200 State Line Avenue, branch established on 1990/12/07. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Texarkana, Arkansas:

  • Clarion Hotel La Crosse, 5100 N Stateline Ave, Texarkana, AR 71854 , Phone: (870) 774-3521, Fax: (870) 779-9827
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 5102 N Stateline Rd, Texarkana, AR 71854 , Phone: (870) 773-1000
  • Quality Inn, 5210 N Stateline, Texarkana, AR 71854 , Phone: (870) 772-0070, Fax: (870) 773-1408
  • Motel 6, 900 Realtor Rd, Texarkana, AR 71854 , Phone: (800) 466-8356
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 4200 Stateline Ave, Texarkana, AR 71854 , Phone: (870) 774-3851, Fax: (870) 772-8440
  • Hampton Inn, 5300 N Stateline Ave, Texarkana, AR 71854 , Phone: (870) 774-4444
  • Super 8 Motel, 325 E 51ST St, Texarkana, AR 71854 , Phone: (870) 774-8888, Fax: (870) 773-4653
  • Knights Inn, 200 Realtor Ave, Texarkana, AR 71854 , Phone: (870) 774-3151
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Texarkana, Arkansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Arkansas average:

11.8

Texarkana travel time to work - commute Texarkana mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Texarkana city (based on Miller County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,93070
Mainline Protestant2,87911
Black Protestant2,03811
Catholic1,4041
Other21
None17,209-
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: 10
Miller County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Miller County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Miller County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Miller County:

34.2%
Arkansas:

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

18.6%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$31,462$47,1930$0
Other Government Administration 7$37,700$64,6290$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,438$41,7520$0
Police Protection - Officers 72$365,746$60,9580$0
Police - Other 10$27,599$33,1198$8,509
Firefighters 50$237,736$57,0570$0
Fire - Other 1$2,677$32,1240$0
Correction 3$10,543$42,1720$0
Streets and Highways 12$42,809$42,8090$0
Welfare 2$8,048$48,2880$0
Health 3$7,856$31,4240$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,343$25,3720$0
Parks and Recreation 5$13,767$33,0410$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$8,678$52,0680$0
Other and Unallocable 18$49,641$33,0940$0
Totals for Government 199$861,043$51,9228$8,509

Texarkana government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,180,000 ($72.63)
    Sewerage: $1,803,000 ($60.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,610,000 ($153.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,191,000 ($106.31)
    Water Utilities: $2,831,000 ($94.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,418,000 ($80.56)
    Sewerage: $2,073,000 ($69.06)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,294,000 ($43.11)
    Regular Highways: $1,224,000 ($40.78)
    Central Staff Services: $618,000 ($20.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $441,000 ($14.69)
    General - Other: $393,000 ($13.09)
    Financial Administration: $299,000 ($9.96)
    Libraries: $252,000 ($8.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $227,000 ($7.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $180,000 ($6.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $178,000 ($5.93)
    Corrections - Other: $128,000 ($4.26)
    Health - Other: $82,000 ($2.73)
    Air Transportation: $74,000 ($2.47)
    Transit Utilities: $31,000 ($1.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $694,000 ($23.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $469,000 ($15.63)
    Regular Highways: $253,000 ($8.43)
    General - Other: $45,000 ($1.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($0.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,071,000 ($368.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,094,000 ($36.45)

Texarkana government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,340,000 ($111.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,234,000 ($107.74)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $671,000 ($22.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $441,000 ($14.69)
    Highways: $14,000 ($0.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,367,000 ($45.54)
    All Other: $106,000 ($3.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,191,000 ($39.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $851,000 ($28.35)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,522,000 ($150.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,631,000 ($54.34)
    All Other: $766,000 ($25.52)
    General Local Government Support: $421,000 ($14.03)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,276,000 ($175.77)
    Property: $2,811,000 ($93.65)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,814,000 ($60.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $404,000 ($13.46)
    Other License: $118,000 ($3.93)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $69,000 ($2.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000 ($0.77)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,000 ($0.23)

Texarkana government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,388,000 ($1212.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,419,000 ($1146.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,008,000 ($733.21)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,483,000 ($615.77)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,525,000 ($117.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,969,000 ($65.60)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,121,000 ($70.66)
    Beginning: $1,974,000 ($65.76)

Texarkana government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,645,000 ($54.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,957,000 ($198.46)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,184,000 ($739.07)

9.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
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 Bowie County, TX  4.15% ($29,695 average AGI)
from Little River County, AR  0.40% ($23,193)
from Hempstead County, AR  0.29% ($37,024)


8.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
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 Bowie County, TX  3.94% ($28,819 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.34% ($28,959)
to Little River County, AR  0.24% ($31,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Texarkana:

  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KKTK (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KOSY (790 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMC (740 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNBO (1530 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: BOWIE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Texarkana:

  • KKYR-FM (102.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHTA (92.5 FM; WAKE VILLAGE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFYX (107.1 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPWW (95.9 FM; HOOKS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTOY (104.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: JO-AL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNRB (100.1 FM; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KPGG (103.9 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KTXK (91.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TEXARKANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • K224BZ (92.7 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: BURNS & TAYLOR BROADCASTING)
  • KEWL-FM (95.1 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KZRB (103.5 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: B & H BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K205DN (88.9 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K244BE (96.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Texarkana:

  • KLFI-LP (Channel 35; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: BEECH STREET COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K41EQ (Channel 41; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K30EA (Channel 30; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Texarkana fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 205m673ftTotal length
  • 175,173Total average daily traffic
  • 4,789Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 101960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Texarkana, AR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Texarkana)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 161 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Texarkana, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 70 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Texarkana)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Texarkana)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED91$103,352104$85,491260$101,97631$52,6072$3,855,00082$76,74119$42,342
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$113,32311$116,36927$133,5504$50,5680$02$62,5006$55,725
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$90,20625$57,110104$100,60455$20,6360$014$41,1767$65,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$97,89110$97,01663$102,7979$23,7930$07$76,6991$81,060
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$86,0004$111,3985$132,2141$75,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0204.00, 0205.00, 0206.00, 0207.00, 0208.00, 0209.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$111,0037$126,8310$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$93,5004$125,7981$130,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$85,0002$151,4900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$180,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$152,0000$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0204.00, 0205.00, 0206.00, 0207.00, 0208.00, 0209.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 363
  • Hazardous Condition: 147
  • Service Call: 78
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Texarkana

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Texarkana, AR
Most common first names in Texarkana, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11972.7 years
Mary10277.8 years
John7175.8 years
William6473.7 years
Robert4671.4 years
Dorothy4376.4 years
Charles4369.7 years
Willie3377.9 years
Ruby3282.0 years
Margaret2880.0 years
Most common last names in Texarkana, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5577.3 years
Smith5476.3 years
Johnson4475.4 years
Jones3580.0 years
Thomas3479.5 years
Davis3174.1 years
Martin2976.3 years
Brown2377.7 years
Moore2379.3 years
Wilson2276.0 years
Businesses in Texarkana, AR
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Holiday Inn1
Albertsons1IHOP1
AutoZone1KFC1
Baymont Inn1Kincaid1
Best Western1La Quinta1
Burger King1La-Z-Boy1
Church's Chicken1Long John Silver's1
Circle K1McDonald's1
Clarion1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys2Subway3
Domino's Pizza2Super 81
FedEx3U-Haul6
GameStop1UPS4
Goodwill5Walmart1

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  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
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