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Population in 2012: 4,758 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 2,193  (46.1%)
Females: 2,565  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  42.7 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72476.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,520 (it was $28,953 in 2000)
Walnut Ridge:

$26,520
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,121

Walnut Ridge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,390 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Walnut Ridge:

$65,390
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,843; Detached houses: $78,700; Mobile homes: $22,568

Median gross rent in 2012: $541.

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Walnut Ridge races chart
  • White alone - 4,689 (95.9%)
  • Black alone - 92 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 47 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Walnut Ridge: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (22.6%), United States (18.0%), German (13.2%), English (9.7%), Dutch (2.7%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/29/1880

Elevation: 270 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 411 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Walnut Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walnut Ridge city:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

50 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Walnut Ridge to the number of sex offenders is 476 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $383 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $385 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (22.4 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (86.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (402.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hoxie, AR (1.4 miles ), College City, AR (1.9 miles ), Portia, AR (2.5 miles ), Minturn, AR (2.8 miles) , Black Rock, AR (2.9 miles ), Sedgwick, AR (2.9 miles) , Powhatan, AR (3.0 miles) , O'Kean, AR (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 90.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +913 (+18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,006 (54.2%)

Area code: 870

Walnut Ridge household income distribution Walnut Ridge home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Walnut Ridge by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2101100022
per 100,000 40.320.00.020.420.60.00.00.043.141.3
Robberies 0200100001
per 100,000 0.040.10.00.020.60.00.00.00.020.7
Assaults 6541163112097
per 100,000 1310.780.120.420.4123.962.8237.5431.0194.1144.6
Burglaries 98722610232023423019
per 100,000 1976.21442.3529.2204.2474.9418.6496.7905.2647.1392.4
Thefts 1011212351413952394555
per 100,000 2036.72423.9468.11041.5846.6816.21122.9840.5970.71135.9
Auto thefts 61322725021
per 100,000 121.0260.440.740.8144.541.9108.00.043.120.7
Arson 0310131120
per 100,000 0.060.120.40.020.662.821.621.643.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 306.0) 526.7264.263.480.1126.878.3136.6184.2161.8143.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Walnut Ridge, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +463 (+10.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Walnut Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Walnut Ridge city center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 26.8 miles away from the city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walnut Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 30% 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 46.4 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 71.8 miles away from Walnut Ridge center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 41.7 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 91.9 miles away from Walnut Ridge center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 94.0 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 Lawrence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walnut Ridge topographic map

Birthplace of: Ehron VonAllen - Musician, James T. Conway - 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps.


Hospitals/medical centers in Walnut Ridge:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, 1050 WEST FREE STREET)
  • LAWRENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1309 WEST MAIN)
  • LAWRENCE HALL EAST (Nursing Home, 311 NORTHWEST 2ND)
  • LAWRENCE HALL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1051 WEST FREE STREET)
  • WALNUT RIDGE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 1500 W MAIN)
  • WALNUT RIDGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1500 WEST MAIN)

Political contributions by individuals in Walnut Ridge, AR

Airports and heliports located in Walnut Ridge:


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Amtrak station:

WALNUT RIDGE (HWY. 67 AT MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Walnut Ridge:

  • Williams Baptist College (Full-time enrollment: 503; Location: 60 W Fulbright Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wbcoll.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walnut Ridge:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 23 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,301)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 57 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • Harding University (about 72 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 83 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 88 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • University of Memphis (about 88 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 109 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)

Public high school in Walnut Ridge:

  • WALNUT RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 330; Location: 508 EAST FREE ST; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Walnut Ridge:

  • WALNUT RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 456; Location: 508 EAST FREE ST; Grades: PK - 06)
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Library in Walnut Ridge:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $359,076; Location: 1315 WEST MAIN; 58,204 books; 10 e-books; 1,177 audio materials; 1,859 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 82 state licensed databases; 92 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Walnut Ridge: Walnut Ridge City Hall (A), Lawrence County Courthouse (B), Sheltering Arms Nursing Home (C), Lawrence County Library (D), Walnut Ridge Fire Department Station 1 (E), Lawrence County Sheriff's Office (F), Walnut Ridge Police Department (G), Arkansas Excellent Transport (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Clark Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Walnut Ridge include: White Oak Church (A), Main Street Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lawrence Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Walnut Ridge: Stewart Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Phillips Motel (501 Highway 67 North).

Court: Lawrence-County - Municipal Court Clerk (201 Southwest 2nd Street).

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.6%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.7%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Walnut Ridge, AR

People in group quarters in Walnut Ridge in 2010:

  • 258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Walnut Ridge in 2000:

  • 253 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Walnut Ridge compared to Arkansas state average:

Walnut Ridge, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Walnut Ridge (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Lawrence County at Walnut Ridge: North Branch at 900 Highway 67 North, branch established on 1974/06/14; The First National Bank Of Lawrence at 202 West Main Street, branch established on 1919/03/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.9 mil, Deposits: $166.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First National Capital Corporation
  • Iberiabank: 123 Sw Third St Branch at 123 Southwest Third Street, branch established on 1935/04/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Walnut Ridge Branch at 212 West Walnut Street, branch established on 1901/03/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Walnut Ridge travel time to work - commute


Walnut Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Walnut Ridge city (based on Lawrence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.76%
Here60.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents38.1%13.3%11.0%10.8%10.1%
Congregations20.3%21.6%16.2%13.5%2.7%
NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAssemblies of GodPentecostal Church of GodCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents9.2%3.6%1.6%0.9%1.4%
Congregations10.8%8.1%2.7%1.4%2.7%
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
Lawrence County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lawrence County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lawrence County:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

29.6%
Arkansas:

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

14.7%
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
Other Government Administration 12$12,073$12,0731$704
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$3,698
Police Protection - Officers 7$13,309$22,8153$1,404
Firefighters 10$18,885$22,6620$0
Streets and Highways 8$11,910$17,8650$0
Airports 4$6,626$19,8780$0
Solid Waste Management 3$4,854$19,4160$0
Sewerage 2$4,017$24,1020$0
Parks and Recreation 2$2,985$17,9100$0
Water Supply 7$11,675$20,0140$0
Totals for Government 55$86,334$18,8377$5,806

Walnut Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $405,000 ($85.12)
    Air Transportation: $387,000 ($81.34)
    Police Protection: $383,000 ($80.50)
    Regular Highways: $370,000 ($77.76)
    Fire Protection: $327,000 ($68.73)
    General - Other: $300,000 ($63.05)
    Sewerage: $270,000 ($56.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000 ($39.72)
    Financial Administration: $155,000 ($32.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($21.65)
    Health Services - Other: $78,000 ($16.39)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $91,000 ($19.13)
    Benefit Payments: $46,000 ($9.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($5.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $53,000 ($11.14)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($2.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $832,000 ($174.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $135,000 ($28.37)

Walnut Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $167,000 ($35.10)
    All Other: $162,000 ($34.05)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $37,000 ($7.78)
    From Other Government: $17,000 ($3.57)
    Interest Revenue: $8,000 ($1.68)
    Local Employee Contribution: $3,000 ($0.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $494,000 ($103.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $271,000 ($56.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $102,000 ($21.44)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($7.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $250,000 ($52.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $343,000 ($72.09)
    General Support: $84,000 ($17.65)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $858,000 ($180.33)
    Public Utilities: $157,000 ($33.00)
    NEC: $139,000 ($29.21)
    Property: $17,000 ($3.57)

Walnut Ridge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,245,000 ($471.84)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $455,000 ($95.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $421,000 ($88.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,150,000 ($451.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($19.97)
    Other, NEC: $34,000 ($7.15)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $460,000 ($96.68)
    Total Federal Securities: $12,000 ($2.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $850,000 ($178.65)

6.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
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 Randolph County, AR  1.10% ($20,310 average AGI)
from Craighead County, AR  1.06% ($28,268)
from Greene County, AR  0.34% ($27,722)


7.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
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  1.72% ($27,185 average AGI)
to Randolph County, AR  1.22% ($24,338)
to Greene County, AR  0.62% ($36,515)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walnut Ridge:

  • KRLW (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEA (970 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KBTM (1230 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walnut Ridge:

  • KRLW-FM (106.3 FM; WALNUT RIDGE, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KJLV (105.3 FM; HOXIE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDEZ (100.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBZR (95.9 FM; HARRISBURG, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDRS-FM (107.1 FM; PARAGOULD, AR; Owner: MOR MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDXY (104.9 FM; LAKE CITY, AR; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ARKANSAS, LLC)
  • KBKG (93.5 FM; CORNING, AR; Owner: SHIELDS-ADKINS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOC-FM (103.9 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Walnut Ridge:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, 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)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)

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

Walnut Ridge, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 34
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • 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 Walnut Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Walnut Ridge)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Walnut Ridge, AR)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WALNUT RDGE, 200 Pine St (Lat: 36.067278 Lon: -90.960667), Overall height: 43.9 m, Call Sign: WCU296
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/1999, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2000
    Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 308 S. Akard Three Bell Plaza Room 810.A1, Dallas, TX 75202-5399, Phone: (214) 858-0824, Fax: (214) 858-0510

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Old Pocahontas Road (Lat: 36.077833 Lon: -90.952889), Call Sign: KOR373, Licensee ID: L00129112
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009
    Registrant: Radio Communications Center, 3508 E. Highland Drive, Jonesboro, AR 72401, Phone: (870) 972-1000

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Walnut Ridge Regional Airport (Lat: 36.125056 Lon: -90.925111), Type: Tower, Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: WIW4, Licensee ID: L00015112
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2009, Expiration Date: 05/10/2019
    Registrant: City Of Walnut Ridge, 11 Sky Watch, Walnut Ridge, AR 72476, Phone: (870) 886-5432, Fax: (870) 886-2750, Email:
  • Walnut Ridge Regional Airport (Lat: 36.205611 Lon: -90.923167), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2774, Licensee ID: L00013885
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.22751 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/2001, Expiration Date: 08/17/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2006
    Registrant: City Of Walnut Ridge, 11 Sky Watch, Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
  • Walnut Ridge Airport (Lat: 36.116167 Lon: -90.923167), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLL2130, Licensee ID: L00015112
    Assigned Frequencies: 111.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2003, Expiration Date: 03/17/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2008
    Registrant: Walnut Ridge Airport Commission, 11 Sky Watch, Walnut Ridge, AR 72476

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walnut Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Walnut Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

69 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Walnut Ridge


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walnut Ridge, AR
Businesses in Walnut Ridge, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2
Pizza Hut1Walmart1

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