Ulm, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 155 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.4%
 
Males: 72  (46.6%)
Females: 83  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72170.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,139 (it was $31,458 in 2000)
Ulm:

$41,139
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,562 (it was $13,428 in 2000)

Ulm town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $76,626 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Ulm:

$76,626
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $70,099; detached houses: $75,192; mobile homes: $42,464

Median gross rent in 2019: $583.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ulm: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.8%
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Ancestries: Irish (3.3%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 208 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 603 people per square mile   (low).

Ulm, Arkansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $393 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $452 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (40.6 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (92.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (330.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Roe, AR (2.4 miles),
Stuttgart, AR (2.7 miles ),
Clarendon, AR (3.5 miles ),
Almyra, AR (3.5 miles ),
De Valls Bluff, AR (3.8 miles ),
Holly Grove, AR (3.9 miles ),
Hazen, AR (4.0 miles ),
Humnoke, AR (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.58 N, Longitude: 91.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Ulm, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ulm, AR in 2019
Ulm satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $53,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $57,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $56,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Ulm, AR residents
Average permit cost in Ulm, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in Ulm, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.5%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Machinery (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.7%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (29.3%)
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Machinery (17.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (10.3%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.4%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (6.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Ulm, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6.9%)
  • Extraction workers (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.9%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)

Average climate in Ulm, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ulm-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Ulm town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ulm-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 421% greater 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 97.5 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 59.0 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) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from Ulm 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 165.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 307.4 miles away from Ulm center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prairie County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ulm topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ulm:

  • BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER-STUTTGART Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • ARKANSAS COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • AREA AGENCY OF AGING OF SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • ROSE CARE CENTER OF STUTTGART (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • CRESTPARK STUTTGART, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)
  • FMCNA - STUTTGART DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; STUTTGART, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ulm:

  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 40 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,558)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 43 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Harding University (about 49 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 50 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 8,396)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 52 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 9,227)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 56 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 67 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)

Points of interest:

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

Birthplace of: Bill Kerksieck - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Prairie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.9%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Ulm:

Marital status in Ulm, AR
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Ulm:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ulm, AR (based on Prairie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,24822
Mainline Protestant7605
Black Protestant1781
Catholic1761
None4,353-
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: 3
Prairie County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
This county:

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.6%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.7%
State:

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

9.9%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ulm:

47.0%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.6
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ulm:

20.6%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ulm:

14.3%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

43.7%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.7%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.2%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ulm, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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$775
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$350
Water Supply 0$0 3$226
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,351

Ulm government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($238.71)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($148.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($103.23)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($51.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($38.71)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($6.45)

Ulm government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($77.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($322.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($70.97)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($19.35)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,000 ($96.77)
    Property: $10,000 ($64.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($45.16)

Ulm government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($64.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($64.52)

Ulm government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $185,000 ($1193.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000 ($45.16)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ulm:

  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWAK (1240 AM; 1 kW; STUTTGART, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • 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.)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPBA (1270 AM; 5 kW; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: METRO BIRCH ENTERPRISES, INC)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ulm:

  • KWAK-FM (105.5 FM; STUTTGART, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMSX (94.9 FM; MAUMELLE, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKRN (101.7 FM; HUMNOKE, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIPR (92.3 FM; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDEW-FM (97.3 FM; DE WITT, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVRN (90.7 FM; MARVELL, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KLEC-FM (106.3 FM; LONOKE, AR; Owner: ABG ARKANSAS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ulm:

  • KATV (Channel 7; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: KATV, LLC)
  • KETS (Channel 2; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KASN (Channel 38; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVTN (Channel 25; PINE BLUFF, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)

Ulm fatal accident list:

Jul 27, 1999 01:30 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 30, 1990 02:05 PM, Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 354ft / 108mTotal length
  • 46,620Total average daily traffic
  • 554Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,945Total future (year 2014) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ulm, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 151980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ulm, AR

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W5HZH, Grant Date: 10/21/1994, Expiration Date: 10/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/24/2006, Registrant: Louis A Weigel Jr, 211 Main, Ulm, AR 72170

Most common first names in Ulm, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George475.7 years
Elmer275.5 years
Henry292.4 years
Frederick278.1 years
John271.0 years
Lee275.0 years
Mary266.4 years
Paul263.0 years
Thomas269.5 years
Most common last names in Ulm, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Reitz576.0 years
Leder469.8 years
Brechtel384.3 years
Hickman355.3 years
Aker274.0 years
Andrews264.5 years
Ives283.5 years
Berryman273.9 years
Bloom275.9 years
Hair267.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ulm, AR
  • 60.6%Utility gas
  • 39.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ulm, AR
  • 61.5%Utility gas
  • 38.5%Electricity


Ulm compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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