Valley Springs, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 169 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.2%
 
Males: 83  (49.6%)
Females: 86  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip code: 72601

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,941 (it was $27,143 in 2000)
Valley Springs:

$50,941
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,563 (it was $11,614 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,324 (it was $64,400 in 2000)
Valley Springs:

$86,324
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $99,543; detached houses: $106,414; mobile homes: $44,907

Median gross rent in 2019: $637.

March 2019 cost of living index in Valley Springs: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.3%

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Ancestries: Irish (36.5%), Scottish (17.5%), American (15.9%), Czechoslovakian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1085 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 356 people per square mile   (very low).

Valley Springs, Arkansas map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Arkansas:

2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $650 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (65.6 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (164.5 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (317.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Western Grove, AR (2.0 miles ),
Bellefonte, AR (2.1 miles ),
Everton, AR (2.2 miles),
Harrison, AR (3.0 miles ),
Pindall, AR (3.1 miles),
Zinc, AR (3.2 miles),
Pyatt, AR (3.3 miles ),
Bergman, AR (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.15 N, Longitude: 92.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Valley Springs, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Valley Springs, AR in 2019

Valley Springs satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Most common industries in Valley Springs, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Truck transportation (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.3%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (10.0%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (10.0%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (10.0%)
  • Truck transportation (10.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Wood products (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (18.0%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Truck transportation (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.0%)
  • Music stores (6.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Valley Springs, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Other financial specialists (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (23.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other financial specialists (10.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.0%)

Average climate in Valley Springs, Arkansas

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Tornado activity:

Valley Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Valley Springs town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F3 tornado 11.4 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valley Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 564% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 220.3 miles away from Valley Springs center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from Valley Springs center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.0 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 79.5 miles away from Valley Springs center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 153.5 miles away from Valley Springs center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Valley Springs:

  • HHA OF N AR REGIONAL MED CTR (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HOSPICE OF THE HILLS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • BOONE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • NORTH ARKANSAS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HILLCREST HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HARRISON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • BRISTOL POINTE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HARRISON, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley Springs:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 60 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Arkansas (about 67 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 68 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 74 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 76 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Evangel University (about 76 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Drury University (about 76 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)

Public high school in Valley Springs:

Public elementary/middle schools in Valley Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Valley Springs Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Roland Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.5%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Valley Springs:

Marital status in Valley Springs, AR
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

For population 25 years and over in Valley Springs:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Valley Springs, AR (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,48582
Mainline Protestant2,43713
Catholic9701
Other5752
None9,436-
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: 5
Here:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Boone County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

9.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

27.8%
Arkansas:

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

12.8%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.9%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Valley Springs:

42.5%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

14.3%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Valley Springs:

13.6%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.7%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Valley Springs:

51.4%
Arkansas:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

87.5%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valley Springs, 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
Water Supply 3$7,716$30,8640$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,220
Totals for Government 3$7,716$30,8647$1,220

6.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Newton County, AR  0.62% ($31,088 average AGI)
from Carroll County, AR  0.54% ($26,116)
from Taney County, MO  0.43% ($33,691)


5.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Newton County, AR  0.56% ($23,861 average AGI)
to Carroll County, AR  0.48% ($27,393)
to Taney County, MO  0.43% ($29,055)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley Springs:

  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHOZ (900 AM; 1 kW; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley Springs:

  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Valley Springs:

  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTKO-LP (Channel 8; HARRISON, AR; Owner: TKO, INC.)
  • K54FH (Channel 54; GREEN FOREST, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC)
  • K23DU (Channel 23; HARRISON, AR; Owner: CHRISTIANS INCORPORATED FOR CHRIST)

Valley Springs fatal accident list:

Apr 23, 1984 04:23 AM, 65s2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 66.6mTotal length
  • $1,220,000Total costs
  • 28,969Total average daily traffic
  • 2,969Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,182Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Valley Springs)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • VALLEY SPRINGS, 10.47 Nm From Boone County Airport Or 129.12 Degrees (Lat: 36.142694 Lon: -92.988556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQQV458,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2013, Expiration Date: 03/11/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • BRUNO 2, Arkansas Highway 235 South (#277462) (Lat: 36.148056 Lon: -92.791111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 93 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQTQ595,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11605.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/25/2024, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Valley Springs)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valley Springs, AR
  • 69.6%Electricity
  • 15.9%Wood
  • 14.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Valley Springs, AR
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


Valley Springs compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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