West Fork, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 2,655 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.0%
 
Males: 1,310  (49.4%)
Females: 1,345  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72774.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,258 (it was $37,356 in 2000)
West Fork:

$55,258
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,396 (it was $14,976 in 2000)

West Fork city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $150,132 (it was $75,300 in 2000)
West Fork:

$150,132
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $232,431; detached houses: $242,714; townhouses or other attached units: $166,093; in 2-unit structures: $143,444; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $407,715; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,552; mobile homes: $73,431; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $44,028

Median gross rent in 2019: $823.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Fork: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.2%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Fork, AR (2019)
    • 2,52793.5%White alone
    • 511.9%Two or more races
    • 421.6%Hispanic
    • 271.0%Asian alone
    • 130.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.07%Black alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in West Fork, Arkansas as of October 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Fork is 184 to 1.


Crime rates in West Fork by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
1
(39.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(84.9)
1
(42.3)
1
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.4)
3
(116.0)
2
(77.3)
3
(114.4)
1
(37.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(45.0)
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
(0.0)
1
(37.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(90.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(127.2)
1
(42.5)
6
(253.7)
4
(167.7)
3
(119.9)
5
(195.9)
6
(231.9)
2
(77.3)
7
(266.9)
3
(112.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(405.4)
18
(796.8)
15
(636.1)
21
(891.7)
21
(887.9)
29
(1,216)
11
(439.5)
2
(78.4)
10
(386.5)
3
(115.9)
5
(190.6)
7
(262.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(540.5)
19
(841.1)
21
(890.6)
16
(679.4)
17
(718.8)
23
(964.4)
22
(878.9)
17
(666.1)
20
(773.1)
30
(1,159)
25
(953.1)
26
(973.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.5)
2
(84.6)
1
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.2)
2
(77.3)
3
(115.9)
2
(76.2)
1
(37.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index81.5131.9105.6169.4182.2194.189.9215.5203.3141.0278.7123.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in West Fork, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Arkansas average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (34.8%), German (12.0%), Irish (9.5%), English (6.4%), European (5.8%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/18/1885

Elevation: 1339 feet

Land area: 3.33 square miles.

Population density: 797 people per square mile   (low).

West Fork, Arkansas map

29 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $932 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $848 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (10.0 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (99.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (262.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Greenland, AR (2.1 miles ),
Prairie Grove, AR (2.8 miles ),
Farmington, AR (2.9 miles ),
Winslow, AR (3.1 miles ),
Fayetteville, AR (3.2 miles ),
Elkins, AR (3.2 miles ),
Lincoln, AR (3.7 miles ),
Johnson, AR (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.93 N, Longitude: 94.18 W

Area code: 479

Distribution of median household income in West Fork, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in West Fork, AR in 2019
West Fork satellite photo by USGS

West Fork tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $62,400
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,500
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $209,800
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,000
Number of permits per 10,000 West Fork, AR residents
Average permit cost in West Fork, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +229 (+12.6%).
Most common industries in West Fork, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Food (7.6%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Food (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in West Fork, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in West Fork, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.0. This is about average.

City:

68.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.26
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

West Fork-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the West Fork city center caused $100,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Fork-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 639% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 157.1 miles away from West Fork center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 147.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 146.8 miles away from West Fork center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from West Fork center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from West Fork center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Fork topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Fork:

  • PRAIRIE GROVE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR)
  • ROCHIER HEIGHTS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • FAYETTEVILLE CITY HOSPITAL AND GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • KATHERINE'S PLACE AT WEDINGTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • FAYETTEVILLE AR VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 11 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • FAYETTEVILLE VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)
  • WASHINGTON REG MED CTR HH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Fork:

  • University of Arkansas (about 9 miles; Fayetteville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 22,163)
  • John Brown University (about 28 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 30 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 40 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Northeastern State University (about 45 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • Crowder College (about 62 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 67 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)

Public high school in West Fork:

Public elementary/middle schools in West Fork:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Fork: West Fork Police Department (A), West Fork Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Dye Creek (A), Rock Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Dixie Motel (55 North Centennial Avenue).

Court: West Fork City - Municipal Court (262 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Mildred Earp - Baseball player, Lefty York - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.2%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in West Fork (2011 data):

  • Arvest Bank: West Fork Branch at 164 N Centennial Ave, branch established on 1995/01/09. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • The Bank of Fayetteville: West Fork Branch at 200 Main Street, branch established on 1990/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $399.1 mil, Deposits: $334.4 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Bankshares Of Fayetteville, Inc

For population 15 years and over in West Fork:

Marital status in West Fork, AR
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in West Fork:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - West Fork
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in West Fork:

(West Fork, Arkansas Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for West Fork, AR (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant68,218208
Catholic25,1344
Mainline Protestant16,42837
Other4,54324
Black Protestant6261
Orthodox3001
None87,816-
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: 25
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Washington County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
Washington County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
Here:

9.80 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

6.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

25.2%
Arkansas:

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

17.5%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
Arkansas:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.8%
Arkansas:

44.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.4%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Fork:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.6%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
West Fork:

57.7%
State:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
West Fork:

79.7%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Fork, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,353$41,6471$89
Firefighters 2$7,072$42,4321$638
Parks and Recreation 2$5,881$35,2860$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,414$32,4840$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,023$36,1380$0
Local Libraries 1$2,949$35,3882$1,940
Financial Administration 1$4,597$55,1640$0
Police - Other 1$1,949$23,3880$0
Sewerage 1$1,869$22,4280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,430
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,240
Totals for Government 17$53,107$37,4877$5,336

West Fork government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $223,000 ($83.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $223,000 ($83.99)
    Central Staff Services: $223,000 ($83.99)
    General Public Buildings: $223,000 ($83.99)
    Regular Highways: $194,000 ($73.07)
    Sewerage: $182,000 ($68.55)
    Water Utilities: $125,000 ($47.08)
    Police Protection: $119,000 ($44.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $78,000 ($29.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($28.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($12.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $160,000 ($60.26)

West Fork government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $549,000 ($206.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $163,000 ($61.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000 ($18.83)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($4.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $536,000 ($201.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $169,000 ($63.65)
    General Local Government Support: $69,000 ($25.99)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $677,000 ($254.99)
    Property: $166,000 ($62.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $103,000 ($38.79)
    Other License: $47,000 ($17.70)

West Fork government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,092,000 ($1541.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,967,000 ($1494.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000 ($47.08)

West Fork government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,991,000 ($749.91)

8.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Benton County, AR  2.22% ($46,030 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.35% ($54,063)
from Sebastian County, AR  0.28% ($36,953)


8.52% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,987 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.52%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($324 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Arkansas average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Benton County, AR  2.75% ($50,558 average AGI)
to Madison County, AR  0.25% ($36,127)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.23% ($40,497)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Fork:

  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KOFC (1250 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: WILLIAM B. DISNEY & MARTHA J. DISNEY)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZRA (1590 AM; 3 kW; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Fork:

  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAYH (89.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FAMILY VISION MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KKIX (103.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K244DS (96.7 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFAY-FM (98.3 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KXUA (88.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BRD. OF TRUST. OF UNIV. OF ARKANSAS)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KKEG (92.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KBNV (90.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXNA (104.9 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • K272DQ (102.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KMCK-FM (105.7 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K203CE (88.5 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KREB-FM (99.5 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBVA (106.5 FM; BELLA VISTA, AR; Owner: GAYLA JOY HENDREN)

TV broadcast stations around West Fork:

  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KHOG-TV (Channel 29; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: KHBS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K68ET (Channel 68; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K62DQ (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, ETC., AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K64FO (Channel 64; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFAA (Channel 51; ROGERS, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K15DR (Channel 15; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K59ES (Channel 59; HINDSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K42BS (Channel 42; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KSBN-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: TOTAL LIFE COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KFFS-CA (Channel 36; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
West Fork fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of West Fork fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 37Number of bridges
  • 935ft / 285mTotal length
  • $1,525,000Total costs
  • 299,904Total average daily traffic
  • 3,232Total average daily truck traffic
  • 176,259Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Fork, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 241990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Fork, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Fork)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Us Hwy 71 1 Mi N (Lat: 35.946472 Lon: -94.176583), Call Sign: KHI42, Licensee ID: L00007580,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.075 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2003, Expiration Date: 10/12/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2008, Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203
  • 400 N Of Cr 220 & 1000 Ne Of The Int Of Cr 220 & Cr 217 (Lat: 35.816750 Lon: -94.289111), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPCG434,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/19/2023, Registrant: Washington Water Authority, 12567 W. Highway 62, Farmington, AR 72730, Phone: (479) 267-2111, Fax: (479) 267-5945, Email:
  • On Cr Rd 158 300 N Of Int With Us Hwy 71 (Lat: 35.875083 Lon: -94.125194), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPCG435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/19/2023, Registrant: Washington Water Authority, 12567 W. Highway 62, Farmington, AR 72730, Phone: (479) 267-2111, Fax: (479) 267-5945, Email:
  • Hwy 74 (Lat: 35.758972 Lon: -94.261611), Call Sign: WYZ230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, 46.5600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2014, Expiration Date: 02/27/2024, Registrant: Arkansas State Park, 1 Capitol Mall, 4b.206, Little Rock, AR 72201, Phone: (501) 682-8060, Fax: (501) 682-1199, Email:
  • 1 Mi No Of (Lat: 35.940639 Lon: -94.195194), Call Sign: KZI459, Licensee ID: L00008325,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/2005, Expiration Date: 09/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2015, Registrant: Apac Construction Communications Company, 900 Ashwood Parkway, Suite 600, Atlanta, GA 30338, Phone: (770) 392-5320, Fax: (770) 392-5305, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, 1.45 Mi To Hwy 170 On Cr S Of (Lat: 35.852278 Lon: -94.242694), Overall height: 103.3 m, Call Sign: WNTB641,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2018, Expiration Date: 10/14/2028, Registrant: Department Of Information Systems, One Capital Mall, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 683-1798, Fax: (501) 682-4310, Email:
  • WEST FORK, 11504 Tony Mountain (Lat: 35.956222 Lon: -94.213083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 62.8 m, Call Sign: WQFS923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2006, Expiration Date: 09/26/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2014, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • WEST FORK, 13803 South Highway 170 (Lat: 35.917611 Lon: -94.203083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQRC204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St., Rm 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • WEST FORK, 2.6 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 35.956167 Lon: -94.213250), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WLV423,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2004, Registrant: Alltel Communications, Inc., One Allied Drive B2f2-A, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Fork)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND TIGER MOTH DH 82A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: DEHAV ENG GIPSY MAJOR (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14659, N14659, N-14659, Serial Number: A17-659, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Arthur Cisson, Po Box 361, West Fork, AR 72774, Other Owners: Patricia P Cisson
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4578Z, N4578Z, N-4578Z, Serial Number: 22-8087, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 07/15/1980
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James A Scanlon, 5410 Casey Ln # 160, West Fork, AR 72774, Other Owners: Paulena P Scanlon
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180J (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 669CB, N669CB, N-669CB, Serial Number: 18052725, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas K Mcalister, 12651 Owl Hollow Rd, West Fork, AR 72774
  • 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: 7591R, N7591R, N-7591R, Serial Number: 28-22158, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 06/18/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy D Thompson, 10102 E Highway 156, West Fork, AR 72774

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of fire incidents - 55 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2009. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in West Fork, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.7%), and Structure Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Fork, AR
    • 19551.7%Outside Fires
    • 11129.4%Structure Fires
    • 379.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 349.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Fork, AR
Most common first names in West Fork, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3576.3 years
James2771.5 years
John2672.5 years
Mary2273.0 years
Robert1668.1 years
Charles1372.4 years
George1176.7 years
Thomas967.3 years
Richard871.1 years
Shirley863.2 years
Most common last names in West Fork, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1777.7 years
Jones1575.1 years
Davis1169.2 years
Baker1076.2 years
Brown970.3 years
Campbell976.4 years
Johnson878.8 years
Caudle866.0 years
Walker875.6 years
Carter784.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Fork, AR
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Fork, AR
  • 71.9%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Electricity


West Fork compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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