Ulm, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 166 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.0%
 
Males: 65  (39.4%)
Females: 101  (60.6%)
Median resident age:  52.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72170.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,990 (it was $31,458 in 2000)
Ulm:

$40,990
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,348 (it was $13,428 in 2000)

Ulm town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $68,272 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Ulm:

$68,272
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $85,604; Detached houses: $93,722; Mobile homes: $60,106

Median gross rent in 2013: $446.

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  • Races in Ulm, AR (2010)

    Ulm races chart
    • 15792.4%White alone
    • 95.3%Black alone
    • 31.8%Hispanic
    • 10.6%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ulm: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.8%), Irish (5.7%), United States (5.7%), French (2.8%), Slovak (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 208 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 646 people per square mile   (low).

Ulm, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Ulm:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ulm town:

  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $360 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $453 (0.6%)

Ulm satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.58 N, Longitude: 91.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Ulm household income distribution Ulm home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (2%)

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

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 near Arkansas state average. It is 75% smaller 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 Ulm 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 60.2 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 165.5 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 90.5 miles away from Ulm center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 137.6 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 Prairie County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ulm topographic map

Birthplace of: Bill Kerksieck - Major League Baseball pitcher.

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)

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

Prairie 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 46.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.94
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.2%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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

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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (41%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ulm town (based on Prairie County data)

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
Prairie County:

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Prairie County:

29.7%
Arkansas:

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

9.9%
State:

13.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$950
Sewerage 0$0 1$500
Water Supply 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,550

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($102.41)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($66.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($66.27)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($48.19)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($18.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($48.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($12.05)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,000 ($48.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($72.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($12.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($138.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($60.24)
    All Other: $4,000 ($24.10)
    General Support: $3,000 ($18.07)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $6,000 ($36.14)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($12.05)

Ulm government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($198.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($192.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($6.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($361.45)

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,913 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Lonoke County, AR  1.08% ($30,600 average AGI)
from Arkansas County, AR  0.76% ($24,476)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.68% ($23,421)


7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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 Pulaski County, AR  1.38% ($27,821 average AGI)
to Lonoke County, AR  1.31% ($26,189)
to White County, AR  1.21% ($28,412)

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

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

Ulm on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
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