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Population in 2012: 74 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.5%
 

Males: 45  (61.1%)
Females: 29  (38.9%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72482

Estimated median household income in 2012: $13,431 (it was $11,875 in 2000)
Williford:

$13,431
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,245

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $76,727 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Williford:

$76,727
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,988; Detached houses: $55,988
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  • White alone - 65 (86.7%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (9.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (4.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Williford: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (25.0%), Scottish (21.4%), German (17.9%), Danish (7.1%), United States (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 324 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 220 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Williford:

  • High school or higher: 52.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Williford town:

  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 22.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 44.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Williford, Arkansas as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Williford to the number of sex offenders is 19 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $408 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (47.4 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (110.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (390.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ravenden, AR (2.5 miles ), Hardy, AR (2.9 miles ), Ravenden Springs, AR (3.0 miles) , Highland, AR (3.0 miles ), Imboden, AR (3.3 miles ), Cherokee Village, AR (3.5 miles ), Smithville, AR (3.5 miles) , Ash Flat, AR (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.25 N, Longitude: 91.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Williford household income distribution Williford home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-8.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Other services, except public administration (33%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Williford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Williford town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 20.4 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Williford-area historical earthquake activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 56% 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 71.7 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 88.2 miles away from Williford 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.2 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 88.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Williford center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 66.3 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 Sharp County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Williford:

  • ASH FLAT HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ASH FLAT, AR)
  • SHARP COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ASH FLAT, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Williford, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williford:

  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 48 miles; Jonesboro, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,301)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 63 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • Harding University (about 73 miles; Searcy, AR; FT enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 88 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 102 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 107 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 112 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)

Public high school in Williford:

  • WILLIFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 89; Location: 423 COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Williford:

  • WILLIFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 94; Location: 423 COLLEGE AVE; Grades: PK - 06)

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Notable location: Williford Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Williford: Williford Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Sharp County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.5%

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Williford, AR

Williford compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Williford travel time to work - commute


Williford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Solar energy (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Williford town (based on Sharp County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.70%
Here64.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents31.5%17.2%10.2%10.2%8.5%
Congregations16.4%12.3%19.2%12.3%1.4%
NameAssemblies of GodBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.8%4.3%2.5%2.3%8.4%
Congregations6.8%6.8%5.5%1.4%17.8%
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: 4
Sharp County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Sharp County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

13.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sharp County:

26.2%
Arkansas:

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

9.9%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($135.14)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($94.59)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($40.54)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($27.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $3,000 ($40.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($27.03)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($67.57)
    All Other: $2,000 ($27.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($27.03)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($13.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($175.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($40.54)
    Highways: $3,000 ($40.54)
    General Support: $1,000 ($13.51)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,000 ($67.57)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($40.54)
    Property: $1,000 ($13.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $93,000 ($1256.76)

10.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,954 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.58%
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 Independence County, AR  1.47% ($22,202 average AGI)
from Fulton County, AR  0.81% ($28,674)
from Craighead County, AR  0.58% ($26,091)


7.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
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 Independence County, AR  1.69% ($22,638 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.61% ($24,147)
to Fulton County, AR  0.59% ($24,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Williford:

  • 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)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KALM (1290 AM; 1 kW; THAYER, MO; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KPOC (1420 AM; 1 kW; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: COMBINED MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Williford:

  • KFCM (98.3 FM; CHEROKEE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: KFCM, INC.)
  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ,CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K211BX (90.1 FM; POCAHONTAS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSAR (92.3 FM; THAYER, MO; Owner: BRAGG BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOM (100.9 FM; SALEM, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KZIG (89.9 FM; CAVE CITY, AR; Owner: CAVE CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • KJLV (105.3 FM; HOXIE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Williford:

  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTEJ (Channel 19; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K46EM (Channel 46; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Williford fatal accident list:

Oct 19, 1986 01:55 AM, 58s3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bn Track 200 Ft W Of City Limits (Lat: 36.254222 Lon: -91.351528), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KQR397
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHz, 161.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2013, Expiration Date: 06/03/2023
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PATTON THOMAS W HURRICANE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6380T , Serial Number: P101, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Vernon P Graham, 155 Lakeside Dr, Williford, AR 72482
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 71389 , Serial Number: 2816, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Clinton G Madison, Po Box 4, Williford, AR 72482


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williford, AR
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