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Population in 2012: 167 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.5%
 

Males: 70  (42.0%)
Females: 97  (58.0%)

Median resident age:  51.3 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72170.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,607 (it was $31,458 in 2000)
Ulm:

$49,607
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,596

Ulm town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,282 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Ulm:

$81,282
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,448; Detached houses: $103,571; Mobile homes: $73,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $440.

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  • White alone - 157 (92.4%)
  • Black alone - 9 (5.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ulm: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.3%), French (16.4%), Irish (13.7%), English (3.3%), United States (1.6%), Swiss (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 208 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 650 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ulm:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ulm town:

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $382 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.7%)

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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
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,700
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $68,200
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $56,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 34.58 N, Longitude: 91.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+6.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (43%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Utilities (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (7%)
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (18%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Ulm-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 232% 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 below Arkansas state average. It is 89% 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 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/1997 at 18:16:31, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from Ulm center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.1 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, Hurricane: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Bill Kerksieck - Major League Baseball pitcher.


Hospitals/medical centers near Ulm:

  • BAPTIST HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER-STUTTGART (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Ulm, 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: 3,368)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 43 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Harding University (about 49 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Pulaski Technical College (about 50 miles; North Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 4,856)
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (about 51 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 2,068)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 52 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 56 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,224)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.8. This is about average.
City:

30.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.43
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.3%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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:  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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ulm, AR

Ulm compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ulm travel time to work - commute


Ulm mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.32%
Here67.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist AssociationSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents37.9%30.3%12.5%4.5%3.5%
Congregations25.0%15.6%15.6%3.1%3.1%
NameChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.1%2.7%2.6%1.2%1.8%
Congregations12.5%3.1%6.3%3.1%12.5%
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: 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 2007)
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 1$510
Totals for Government 0$0 1$510

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($101.80)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($65.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($65.87)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($47.90)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($17.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($47.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($11.98)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,000 ($47.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($71.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($11.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($137.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($59.88)
    All Other: $4,000 ($23.95)
    General Support: $3,000 ($17.96)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $6,000 ($35.93)
    Total General Sales: $2,000 ($11.98)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($197.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($191.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($5.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($359.28)

6.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
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 Arkansas County, AR  1.19% ($26,545 average AGI)
from Lonoke County, AR  1.01% ($28,393)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.94% ($31,654)


7.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.27%
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 Lonoke County, AR  1.43% ($25,475 average AGI)
to White County, AR  1.04% ($23,345)
to Arkansas County, AR  0.97% ($21,815)

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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