Waldenburg, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 60 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.0%
Males: 31  (52.0%)
Females: 29  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72479

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,112 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Waldenburg:

$61,112
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,271 (it was $11,452 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,292 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Waldenburg:

$64,292
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $73,623; Detached houses: $91,834; Mobile homes: $56,641
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waldenburg: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.3%), Irish (29.8%), French (7.7%), English (3.8%), Scottish (3.8%), Welsh (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 441 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Waldenburg:

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waldenburg town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 25.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $288 (1.0%)

Waldenburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (22.6 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (62.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (385.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Weiner, AR (2.1 miles ), Fisher, AR (2.4 miles ), Grubbs, AR (3.1 miles ), Amagon, AR (3.1 miles) , Harrisburg, AR (3.5 miles ), Hickory Ridge, AR (3.5 miles ), Beedeville, AR (3.7 miles) , Cherry Valley, AR (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 35.57 N, Longitude: 90.93 W

Area code: 870

Waldenburg household income distribution Waldenburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-22.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (62%)
  • Community and social service occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Waldenburg, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waldenburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Waldenburg town center killed 5 people and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 10.8 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waldenburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% 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 34.5 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 92.9 miles away from Waldenburg center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 25.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from Waldenburg 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 75.3 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 Poinsett County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Waldenburg:

  • WOODBRIAR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRISBURG, AR)
  • POINSETT COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HARRISBURG, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waldenburg:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 24 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 12,323)
  • Harding University (about 50 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 5,360)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 59 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 61 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 63 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 65 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 85 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

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Poinsett 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 2013 was 44.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.14
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.0%
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.2%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waldenburg town (based on Poinsett County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,66372
Mainline Protestant1,27811
Catholic2092
Black Protestant1972
Other1352
None8,101-
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: 8
Poinsett County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Poinsett County:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Poinsett County:

33.4%
Arkansas:

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

12.6%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.2%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

37.4%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Waldenburg:

11.5%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waldenburg:

6.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waldenburg:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Waldenburg:

48.4%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Waldenburg:

83.4%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waldenburg, AR Residents
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 1$1,680$20,1606$325
Totals for Government 1$1,680$20,1606$325

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($316.67)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($250.00)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($200.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($200.00)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($100.00)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($33.33)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($16.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($100.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($133.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,000 ($116.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($100.00)
    All Other: $1,000 ($16.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($50.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($750.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($66.67)
    General Support: $1,000 ($16.67)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $41,000 ($683.33)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($66.67)
    Property: $3,000 ($50.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $95,000 ($1583.33)

6.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
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 Craighead County, AR  2.29% ($26,565 average AGI)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.41% ($25,719)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.39% ($34,267)


6.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
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 Craighead County, AR  2.34% ($28,210 average AGI)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.35% ($25,037)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.32% ($24,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waldenburg:

  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KNBY (1280 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waldenburg:

  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJBX (106.7 FM; TRUMANN, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KDXY (104.9 FM; LAKE CITY, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Waldenburg:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K54ER (Channel 54; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Waldenburg fatal accident list:

Dec 24, 1985 06:10 PM, 14s13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waldenburg)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 14 1.5 Mi W (Lat: 35.561194 Lon: -90.931778), Call Sign: KLA715, Licensee ID: L00380523
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.4800 MHzGrant Date: 07/20/2001, Expiration Date: 07/21/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2011Registrant: Farmers Supply Association, 16240 Hwy 14e, Harrisburg, AR 72432-9684, Phone: (501) 578-2429
  • Cr 2.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 35.545639 Lon: -90.963722), Call Sign: KWB881, Licensee ID: L00013512
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/1999, Expiration Date: 09/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2004Registrant: Fowler Wolf, 6245 Logan Ln, Fisher, AR 72429, Phone: (501) 328-7616

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LR54XC423, 643 Hwy 14 (Lat: 35.562056 Lon: -91.028139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96.3 m, Call Sign: WQWV734
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/2015, Expiration Date: 12/03/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • AR01908A, 6045 Ar 14 Highway (Ar01908a) (Lat: 35.565917 Lon: -90.928806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQXI697
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/16/2016, Expiration Date: 03/16/2026, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • G & J EQUIPMENT LLC, Po Box 56, Waldenburg, AR 72475
    Certificate: D003284 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/2013, Expiration Date: 09/08/2014
  • GRIFFIN GREG DBA, Po Box 56, Waldenburg, AR 72475
    Certificate: D005549 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2013, Expiration Date: 11/06/2014

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 548EB , Serial Number: 0291, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 08/02/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Folden Aviation Inc, Po Box 56, Waldenburg, AR 72475
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9587G , Serial Number: 18801546T, Year manufactured: 1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Sky Hawk Inc, Po Box 94, Waldenburg, AR 72475
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9594T , Serial Number: 57394, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Linnie Beth Reid, Po Box 38, Waldenburg, AR 72475

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (46%)

Waldenburg compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income above 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.
  • 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.
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