Waldron, Arkansas

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Population in 2013: 3,533 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 1,945  (55.1%)
Females: 1,588  (44.9%)
Median resident age:  28.9 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72958.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,870 (it was $21,921 in 2000)
Waldron:

$25,870
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,567 (it was $12,193 in 2000)

Waldron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,538 (it was $49,800 in 2000)
Waldron:

$76,538
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $76,924; Detached houses: $76,053; Mobile homes: $81,374

Median gross rent in 2013: $501.

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  • Races in Waldron, AR (2013)

    Waldron races chart
    • 2,74676.1%White alone
    • 61317.0%Hispanic
    • 1073.0%Two or more races
    • 742.1%Asian alone
    • 601.7%American Indian alone
    • 160.4%Black alone
    • 90.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Waldron: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.6%), United States (12.5%), English (8.6%), Irish (8.6%), Dutch (2.3%), Swedish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/17/1852

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 4.98 square miles.

Population density: 709 people per square mile   (low).

Waldron,AR real estate house value index trend

Waldron, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Waldron:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waldron city:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

318 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America).

This city:

9.1%
Arkansas:

2.8%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Waldron, Arkansas as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waldron to the number of sex offenders is 177 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $414 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $265 (0.4%)

Waldron satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.90 N, Longitude: 94.09 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,680 (+46.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 870 (85.6%)

Area code: 479

Waldron household income distribution Waldron home values distribution

Crime rates in Waldron by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.028.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0021212021442
per 100,000 0.00.056.728.456.627.855.00.056.028.4109.7109.856.9
Robberies 0001022000111
per 100,000 0.00.00.028.40.055.655.00.00.00.027.427.428.4
Assaults 981315395846211086513
per 100,000 254.7225.0368.3425.51,104.51,612.91,265.1583.8279.8227.1164.6137.2369.7
Burglaries 456680714259106546984978775
per 100,000 1,273.71,856.02,266.32,014.21,189.51,640.72,915.31,501.31,930.62,384.32,661.22,387.52,133.1
Thefts 116842848306538274083118137119
per 100,000 3,283.32,362.2793.21,361.7849.61,807.61,045.1750.61,119.22,355.93,237.33,759.63,384.5
Auto thefts 4124155325474
per 100,000 113.228.156.7113.528.3139.0137.583.456.0141.9109.7192.1113.8
Arson 0002163211412
per 100,000 0.00.00.056.728.3166.982.555.628.028.4109.727.456.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 274.2320.5306.8313.6377.1547.2557.6252.7278.7333.0443.3446.1412.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Waldron detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Arkansas average:

2.01
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +224 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Waldron: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Waldron, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Waldron, Arkansas average temperatures Waldron, Arkansas average precipitation Waldron, Arkansas humidity Waldron, Arkansas wind speed Waldron, Arkansas snowfall Waldron, Arkansas sunshine Waldron, Arkansas clear and cloudy days

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 Waldron 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 the city 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 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 265.9 miles away from Waldron 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 (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waldron topographic map

Birthplace of: Gary Darnell - College football player.

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 (Students: 490; Location: 736 WEST HWY 80; Grades: 09 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waldron:

  • WALDRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 782; Location: 1895 RICE ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WALDRON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 494; Location: 2075 RICE ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
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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).

Scott 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 2012 was 48.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.7
U.S.:

74.2

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

City:

23.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.93
U.S.:

9.14

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.0%
(40.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.9% for American Indian residents, 41.4% for other race residents, 91.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Waldron, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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Waldron compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waldron city (based on Scott County data)

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.
State:

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

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

29.9%
Arkansas:

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

15.5%
State:

13.6%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,678$32,1360$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,295
Judicial and Legal 2$3,163$18,9780$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,933$23,1960$0
Solid Waste Management 4$7,967$23,9010$0
Sewerage 2$4,430$26,5800$0
Water Supply 9$18,746$24,9950$0
Other and Unallocable 5$11,645$27,9480$0
Totals for Government 24$50,562$25,2816$2,295

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $578,000 ($163.60)
    Water Utilities: $534,000 ($151.15)
    Police Protection: $362,000 ($102.46)
    Sewerage: $356,000 ($100.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $244,000 ($69.06)
    Financial Administration: $132,000 ($37.36)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($5.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $69,000 ($19.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $29,000 ($8.21)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.57)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,700,000 ($481.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $149,000 ($42.17)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $555,000 ($157.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $247,000 ($69.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $277,000 ($78.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $26,000 ($7.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $74,000 ($20.95)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($12.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $834,000 ($236.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $323,000 ($91.42)
    General Support: $67,000 ($18.96)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $882,000 ($249.65)
    Public Utilities: $181,000 ($51.23)
    Property: $133,000 ($37.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,485,000 ($703.37)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,510,000 ($427.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $670,000 ($189.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,415,000 ($683.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $840,000 ($237.76)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($19.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $938,000 ($265.50)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $594,000 ($168.13)

6.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.63% ($22,983 average AGI)
from Polk County, AR  0.48% ($22,647)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.39% ($23,143)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
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 Sebastian County, AR  2.16% ($25,195 average AGI)
to Polk County, AR  0.34% ($23,750)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.34% ($16,500)

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 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Waldron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 10,950Total average daily traffic
  • 123Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,376Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 10/17/2015, Certifier: Roy W Paxson
    Registrant: Aepsc, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-5874, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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
    Registrant: Phone: (501) 495-2236
  • 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, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-3568, 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, 1 Riverside Plaza, Columbus, OH 43215, Phone: (614) 716-3568, 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: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Certifier: John Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: HILLEY JIM D HILLEY SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: REVMASTER 2100 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 138DH , Serial Number: 0436, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas N Cox, 1917 Montgomery Dr, Waldron, AR 72958
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3235S , Serial Number: 18255735, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Adrienne Bonner Riddle, 2064 Montgomery St, Waldron, AR 72958
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3750K , Serial Number: 28-23719, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Bart Dalton, Po Box 2514, Waldron, AR 72958, Other Owners: Carol Dalton
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5121G , Serial Number: 28-5005, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Terry A Trustee Mcmellon, Po Box 189, Waldron, AR 72958, Other Owners: Billy Pat Biggs
  • Aircraft: RICE TERRY W QUICKSILVER MX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5541R , Serial Number: 2074
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Olio Rt, Waldron, AR 72958
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6363Q , Serial Number: 670446, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Thomas N Cox, 1917 Montgomery Dr, Waldron, AR 72958, Other Owners: Shirley A Cox
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6824X , Serial Number: 47724, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Wade Jones, Rr 2 Box 64, Waldron, AR 72958

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Waldron

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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
Businesses in Waldron, AR
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1

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