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Population in 2012: 3,544 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 

Males: 1,942  (54.8%)
Females: 1,602  (45.2%)

Median resident age:  33.5 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72958.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,184 (it was $21,921 in 2000)
Waldron:

$27,184
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,533

Waldron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,610 (it was $49,800 in 2000)
Waldron:

$83,610
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,963; Detached houses: $81,885; Mobile homes: $47,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $518.

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  • White alone - 2,845 (78.6%)
  • Hispanic - 561 (15.5%)
  • Asian alone - 94 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 77 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waldron: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.3%), Irish (12.0%), United States (9.4%), English (8.2%), Swedish (5.4%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/17/1852

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 4.98 square miles.

Population density: 712 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Waldron:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waldron city:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

161 residents are foreign born

This city:  4.5%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Waldron, Arkansas as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Waldron to the number of sex offenders is 197 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $409 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $283 (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
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 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: +1,734 (+48.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 848 (85.7%)

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
Murders 010000000000
per 100,000 0.028.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 002121202144
per 100,000 0.00.056.728.456.627.855.00.056.028.4109.7109.8
Robberies 000102200011
per 100,000 0.00.00.028.40.055.655.00.00.00.027.427.4
Assaults 9813153958462110865
per 100,000 254.7225.0368.3425.51104.51612.91265.1583.8279.8227.1164.6137.2
Burglaries 4566807142591065469849787
per 100,000 1273.71856.02266.32014.21189.51640.72915.31501.31930.62384.32661.22387.5
Thefts 116842848306538274083118137
per 100,000 3283.32362.2793.21361.7849.61807.61045.1750.61119.22355.93237.33759.6
Auto thefts 412415532547
per 100,000 113.228.156.7113.528.3139.0137.583.456.0141.9109.7192.1
Arson 000216321141
per 100,000 0.00.00.056.728.3166.982.555.628.028.4109.727.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 274.3320.6306.9313.7377.1547.3557.7252.8278.8333.0443.4446.2

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Waldron, Arkansas accommodation, arts, entertainment & recreation - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +224 (+6.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Food processing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Waldron-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 140% 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 significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from Waldron center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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/medical centers in Waldron:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Waldron, AR

Airports located in Waldron:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waldron:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 38 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,962)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 61 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • University of Arkansas (about 73 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 15,441)
  • Henderson State University (about 80 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • Northeastern State University (about 87 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,171)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 94 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (about 101 miles; Little Rock, AR; FT enrollment: 6,816)

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
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

28.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.85
U.S.:

9.59

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:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
PACKSADDLE RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.2%
(40.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% for American Indian residents, 38.2% for other race residents, 24.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Waldron, AR

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 compared to Arkansas state average:

Waldron, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Unemployed percentage above 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Waldron travel time to work - commute


Waldron mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.41%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents56.0%12.1%7.7%6.1%5.7%
Congregations38.2%10.9%9.1%10.9%1.8%
NamePentecostal Church of GodChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents4.2%3.5%2.0%1.6%0.9%
Congregations7.3%5.5%1.8%5.5%9.1%
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: 3
This 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.
State:

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

10.2%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Arkansas:

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

15.5%
Arkansas:

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 4$8,221$24,6630$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,369$28,4280$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$19,454$25,9390$0
Police - Other 1$1,481$17,7720$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,759$22,5540$0
Solid Waste Management 4$7,326$21,9780$0
Sewerage 2$3,627$21,7620$0
Water Supply 7$14,604$25,0350$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,019$24,2280$0
Totals for Government 31$62,860$24,3330$0

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $578,000 ($163.09)
    Water Utilities: $534,000 ($150.68)
    Police Protection: $362,000 ($102.14)
    Sewerage: $356,000 ($100.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $244,000 ($68.85)
    Financial Administration: $132,000 ($37.25)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($5.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $69,000 ($19.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $29,000 ($8.18)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,700,000 ($479.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $149,000 ($42.04)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $555,000 ($156.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $247,000 ($69.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $277,000 ($78.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $26,000 ($7.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $74,000 ($20.88)
    Interest Earnings: $43,000 ($12.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $834,000 ($235.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $323,000 ($91.14)
    General Support: $67,000 ($18.91)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $882,000 ($248.87)
    Public Utilities: $181,000 ($51.07)
    Property: $133,000 ($37.53)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,485,000 ($701.19)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,510,000 ($426.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $670,000 ($189.05)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,415,000 ($681.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $840,000 ($237.02)
    Water Utilities: $70,000 ($19.75)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $938,000 ($264.67)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $594,000 ($167.61)

8.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.97% ($22,627 average AGI)
from Crawford County, AR  0.41% ($21,071)
from Polk County, AR  0.32% ($24,182)


7.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
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 Sebastian County, AR  2.26% ($30,921 average AGI)
to Logan County, AR  0.45% ($24,733)
to Crawford County, AR  0.36% ($34,333)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Waldron, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 119
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 203
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

See more detailed statistics of Waldron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


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


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Waldron, AR
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Timothy R. Cox (2)
  • Steve D. Tull (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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