Waldron, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 3,406 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 1,701  (50.0%)
Females: 1,705  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72958.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,490 (it was $21,921 in 2000)
Waldron:

$28,490
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,327 (it was $12,193 in 2000)

Waldron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $68,100 (it was $49,800 in 2000)
Waldron:

$68,100
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $83,887; detached houses: $81,142; mobile homes: $102,510

Median gross rent in 2017: $496.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waldron: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.0%
(26.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Waldron, AR (2010)
    • 2,84578.6%White alone
    • 56115.5%Hispanic
    • 942.6%Asian alone
    • 772.1%Two or more races
    • 270.7%American Indian alone
    • 140.4%Black alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Waldron, Arkansas as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waldron is 134 to 1.


Crime rates in Waldron by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(56.6)
1
(27.8)
2
(55.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.0)
1
(28.4)
4
(109.7)
4
(109.8)
2
(56.9)
3
(85.5)
7
(205.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(180.1)
8
(237.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.6)
2
(55.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.4)
1
(27.4)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.4)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(1,105)
58
(1,613)
46
(1,265)
21
(583.8)
10
(279.8)
8
(227.1)
6
(164.6)
5
(137.2)
13
(369.7)
12
(341.9)
8
(235.0)
10
(293.6)
5
(150.1)
6
(177.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(1,189)
59
(1,641)
106
(2,915)
54
(1,501)
69
(1,931)
84
(2,384)
97
(2,661)
87
(2,387)
75
(2,133)
51
(1,453)
38
(1,116)
44
(1,292)
38
(1,141)
45
(1,333)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(849.6)
65
(1,808)
38
(1,045)
27
(750.6)
40
(1,119)
83
(2,356)
118
(3,237)
137
(3,760)
119
(3,385)
69
(1,966)
93
(2,732)
74
(2,173)
110
(3,302)
60
(1,778)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(28.3)
5
(139.0)
5
(137.5)
3
(83.4)
2
(56.0)
5
(141.9)
4
(109.7)
7
(192.1)
4
(113.8)
2
(57.0)
4
(117.5)
10
(293.6)
10
(300.2)
3
(88.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(28.3)
6
(166.9)
3
(82.5)
2
(55.6)
1
(28.0)
1
(28.4)
4
(109.7)
1
(27.4)
2
(56.9)
2
(57.0)
3
(88.1)
5
(146.8)
6
(180.1)
2
(59.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)385.7559.8570.4258.5285.1340.6453.5456.4421.8321.7467.1268.3419.1396.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Waldron, AR

Crime rate in Waldron detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (16.8%), German (6.3%), English (4.3%), Irish (3.4%), Italian (2.9%), Belgian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/17/1852

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 4.98 square miles.

Population density: 684 people per square mile   (low).

Waldron, Arkansas map

263 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America).

This city:

7.6%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $330 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $316 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (36.8 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (134.4 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (212.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mansfield, AR (3.8 miles ),
Huntington, AR (4.0 miles ),
Hartford, AR (4.3 miles ),
Booneville, AR (4.4 miles ),
Midland, AR (4.5 miles ),
Mena, AR (4.8 miles ),
Greenwood, AR (4.9 miles ),
Magazine, AR (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 34.90 N, Longitude: 94.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,093 (+31.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,302 (88.9%)

Area code: 479

Distribution of median household income in Waldron, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waldron, AR in 2017
Waldron satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,100
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,500
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Waldron, AR residents
Average permit cost in Waldron, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Historical population in Waldron, AR
Historical housing units in Waldron, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +224 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Waldron, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (24.7%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (28.0%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Wood products (3.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (2.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (20.9%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Waldron, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Food processing workers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Food processing workers (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Food processing workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Waldron, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Waldron, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Waldron-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.5 miles away from the Waldron city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center killed 14 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waldron-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 108.3 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 109.5 miles away from the city center
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 218.6 miles away from Waldron center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.2 miles away from Waldron 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 265.9 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 299.2 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 Scott County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waldron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Waldron:

  • ST EDWARD HEALTH FACILITIES OF SCOTT COUNTY (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1341 WEST SIXTH STREET)
  • SCOTT COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (73 HIGHWAY 71 BYPASS)
  • VISITING NURSES AGENCY (1579 CLYDE HAWKINS DRIVE)
  • WALDRON NURSING CENTER (1115 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • WALDRON NURSING CENTER INC (1369 WEST 6TH STREET)

Airports located in Waldron:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waldron:

  • Carl Albert State College (about 33 miles; Poteau, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 38 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 61 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • National Park Community College (about 62 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • Henderson State University (about 80 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • University of Arkansas (about 81 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Northeastern State University (about 87 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)

Public high school in Waldron:

  • WALDRON HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 736 W HWY 80, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waldron:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Waldron: Poteau Ranger Station (A), Waldron Police Department (B), Scott County Sheriff's Office (C), Blythes Museum (D), Ragsdale Arena (E), Scott County Courthouse (F), Scott County Library (G), Waldron City Volunteer Fire Department (H), Waldron Rural Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (I), Waldron City Hall (J), Southwest Emergency Medical Service - Waldron (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Waldron: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: East Fork Poteau River (A), Mud Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Waldron: Sodie Davidson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Scott County Historical Geneological Group (Historical Places & Services; 151 West 2nd).

Hotels: Coachman's Inn (Highway 71 Bypass), Southern Nights Motel (1622 Rice), Nordic Inn (Highway 71 & 80).

Court: District Court Of Scott Cty Crtrm (100 West 1st).

Birthplace of: Gary Darnell - College football player.

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waldron and their reported violations in the past:

USFS LITTLE PINES REC AREA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.9%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
97 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Waldron (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: Branch at 162 West 4th Street, branch established on 1901/06/14; By-Pass Branch at Highway 71 By-Pass & West Second Street, branch established on 1982/04/05. Info updated 2012/01/13: Bank assets: $718.1 mil, Deposits: $547.7 mil, headquarters in Hot Springs, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: First National Security Company
  • The First National Bank at Paris: Waldron Branch at 934 West Second Street, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $119.1 mil, Deposits: $100.9 mil, headquarters in Paris, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bankshares, Inc.
  • Chambers Bank: Waldron Branch at Main And Church Streets, branch established on 1980/05/19. Info updated 2008/12/08: Bank assets: $711.4 mil, Deposits: $589.0 mil, headquarters in Danville, AR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Chambers Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Waldron:

Marital status in Waldron, AR
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Waldron:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waldron
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waldron, AR (based on Scott County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,43447
Catholic4291
Other3063
Mainline Protestant2485
None4,816-
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
Scott County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Scott County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Scott County:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Scott County:

15.5%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Waldron:

48.0%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.3%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.3%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Waldron:

11.2%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Waldron:

54.3%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Waldron:

77.1%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waldron, 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
Water Supply 9$18,746$24,9950$0
Other and Unallocable 5$11,645$27,9480$0
Solid Waste Management 4$7,967$23,9010$0
Judicial and Legal 2$3,163$18,9780$0
Sewerage 2$4,430$26,5800$0
Financial Administration 1$2,678$32,1360$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,933$23,1960$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,295
Totals for Government 24$50,562$25,2816$2,295

Waldron government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $198,000 ($58.13)
    Air Transportation: $79,000 ($23.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($16.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $552,000 ($162.07)
    Police Protection: $511,000 ($150.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $412,000 ($120.96)
    Financial Administration: $253,000 ($74.28)
    Sewerage: $250,000 ($73.40)
    Regular Highways: $187,000 ($54.90)
    General - Other: $187,000 ($54.90)
    Central Staff Services: $129,000 ($37.87)
    Health - Other: $107,000 ($31.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($14.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($13.51)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($1.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,413,000 ($414.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $150,000 ($44.04)

Waldron government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $273,000 ($80.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $162,000 ($47.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $110,000 ($32.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $342,000 ($100.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $70,000 ($20.55)
    General Revenue - Other: $63,000 ($18.50)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,190,000 ($349.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $186,000 ($54.61)
    Other: $115,000 ($33.76)
    General Local Government Support: $112,000 ($32.88)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($16.15)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $503,000 ($147.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $152,000 ($44.63)
    Property: $123,000 ($36.11)
    Other License: $118,000 ($34.64)

Waldron government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,749,000 ($807.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,546,000 ($747.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000 ($59.60)

Waldron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $785,000 ($230.48)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $458,000 ($134.47)
Businesses in Waldron, AR
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Waldron:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHS (590 AM; 5 kW; HOT SPRINGS, AR; Owner: J & A, INC.)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waldron:

  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTTG (96.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF MENA, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • KOLX (94.5 FM; BARLING, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRV-FM (92.5 FM; HEAVENER, OK; Owner: LEROY BILLY)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KENA-FM (102.1 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: OUACHITA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KQOR (105.3 FM; MENA, AR; Owner: OUACHITA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; GREENWOOD, AR; Owner: FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; POCOLA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Waldron:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
Waldron fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Waldron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 76.7mTotal length
  • $31,000Total costs
  • 64,111Total average daily traffic
  • 1,118Total average daily truck traffic
  • 80,942Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Waldron, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waldron, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waldron)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Us Hwy 71 2 Mi S (Lat: 34.880667 Lon: -94.082972), Call Sign: WAH53, Licensee ID: L00007580,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.075 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2002, Expiration Date: 10/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2008, Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 569-2460
  • 340 S Main St (Lat: 34.895111 Lon: -94.091861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WPCM978,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.412 MHz, 855.612 MHz, 858.862 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 860.387 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2015, Expiration Date: 10/17/2025, Certifier: Roy W Paxson, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • WALDRON, 2.5 Mi N Of Hwy 178 (Lat: 34.978889 Lon: -93.944722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: WNTQ287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2012, Expiration Date: 10/20/2022, Registrant: Saic, Inc / Entergy Services, Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 340-3116, Fax: (501) 340-3188, Email:
  • STATION, 570 Main St (Lat: 34.897028 Lon: -94.091028), Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 17.7 m, Call Sign: WNTR918,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.050 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/1993, Expiration Date: 07/20/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/13/1998, Phone: (501) 495-2236
  • Waldron TS, Lat: 34.895111 Lon: -94.092139, Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WQKM631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 07/16/2019, Certifier: Jason D Griffith, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • Waldron station, Lat: 34.907361 Lon: -94.089500, Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQKM631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 07/16/2019, Certifier: Jason D Griffith, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • WALDRON, County Road #178a (Lat: 34.978944 Lon: -93.945167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.1 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQQR979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, 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:
  • AR01536A, Southeast Of Intersection Hwy 71 South And Hwy 80 (Lat: 34.890806 Lon: -94.071361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQXD279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 02/03/2016, Expiration Date: 02/03/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waldron)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 205CS , Serial Number: 24-0223, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Wade Jones, 1759 Kandi Dr, Waldron, AR 72958
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 21535 , Serial Number: 17263965, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/24/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Wade Jones, 1759 Kandi Dr, Waldron, AR 72958
  • Aircraft: TITAN TORNADO SS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912S (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 406SS , Serial Number: SS05XXXS0HK0506, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 04/11/2016
    Registrant (Partnership): Tim Ray Cox, 1885 Montgomery Dr, Waldron, AR 72958, Other Owners: Richard Dale Barnett
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6379S , Serial Number: 15067179, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 07/15/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas N Cox, 1917 Montgomery Dr, Waldron, AR 72958

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 67. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 126 took place in 2011, and the least - 10 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Waldron, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (50.0%), and Structure Fires (34.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waldron, AR
    • 56950.0%Outside Fires
    • 39434.7%Structure Fires
    • 1129.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 625.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waldron, AR
Most common first names in Waldron, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6376.6 years
John5777.4 years
Mary5677.5 years
James5568.4 years
Robert3671.0 years
George3072.9 years
Charles2268.4 years
Thomas2173.7 years
Roy2077.9 years
Walter1777.3 years
Most common last names in Waldron, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones5177.7 years
Davis2879.2 years
Smith2874.3 years
Hunt2876.5 years
Johnson2773.6 years
Brown2373.3 years
Wagner2279.6 years
Martin2275.3 years
Moore2074.6 years
Rice2080.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waldron, AR
  • 53.0%Electricity
  • 39.6%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waldron, AR
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 46.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood


Waldron compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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