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Population in 2012: 60 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.0%
Males: 27  (46.6%)
Females: 33  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  53.3 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72479

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,638 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Waldenburg:

$34,638
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,493

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $19,334 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Waldenburg:

$19,334
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $38,407; Detached houses: $24,500; Mobile homes: $46,588

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  • White alone - 60 (98.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waldenburg: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (44.4%), Irish (26.1%), French (9.8%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 441 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Waldenburg:

  • High school or higher: 66.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waldenburg town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 35.2%
  • Divorced: 24.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $267 (1.4%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-22.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (47%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Waldenburg-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 254% 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 above Arkansas state average. It is 47% 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 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 the city 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 Waldenburg center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 76.9 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, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Waldenburg, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waldenburg:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 24 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,301)
  • Harding University (about 50 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 59 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 65 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 65 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 84 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 89 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.9. This is about average.
City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.15
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)

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

Waldenburg compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Waldenburg travel time to work - commute


Waldenburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.23%
Here68.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents66.2%9.5%6.5%4.3%2.7%
Congregations38.4%12.8%15.1%4.7%4.7%
NameAssemblies of GodPentecostal Church of GodCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.3%1.5%1.3%1.3%4.3%
Congregations7.0%2.3%2.3%2.3%10.5%
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: 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%

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
Financial Administration 1$1,300$15,6000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$225
Totals for Government 1$1,300$15,6006$225

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)

6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Craighead County, AR  2.45% ($25,288 average AGI)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.44% ($37,765)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.38% ($21,733)


6.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
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 Craighead County, AR  2.53% ($22,402 average AGI)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.33% ($31,154)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.33% ($20,462)

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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2001, Expiration Date: 07/21/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2011
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/1999, Expiration Date: 09/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2004
    Registrant: Fowler Wolf, 6245 Logan Ln, Fisher, AR 72429, Phone: (501) 328-7616


FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Waldenburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

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

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