Winthrop, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 183 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.6%
 
Males: 96  (52.9%)
Females: 87  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 71866

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,789 (it was $25,313 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$35,789
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,317 (it was $13,474 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,556 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$57,556
AR:

$109,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $62,087; Detached houses: $79,024; Mobile homes: $19,011

Median gross rent in 2013: $561.

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  • Races in Winthrop, AR (2010)

    Winthrop races chart
    • 17390.1%White alone
    • 84.2%Two or more races
    • 42.1%Black alone
    • 31.6%American Indian alone
    • 31.6%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Winthrop: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (25.6%), German (16.5%), English (12.8%), Dutch (5.5%), United States (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 337 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 171 people per square mile   (very low).

Winthrop, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Winthrop:

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winthrop city:

  • Never married: 10.0%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $531 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $349 (0.6%)

Winthrop satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Longview, TX (94.3 miles , pop. 73,344).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (100.1 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (157.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Horatio, AR (2.7 miles ), Foreman, AR (2.8 miles ), Ben Lomond, AR (3.7 miles) , Wilton, AR (3.7 miles ), Lockesburg, AR (3.8 miles ), De Queen, AR (3.8 miles ), Southeast McCurtain, OK (4.0 miles ), Ashdown, AR (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 33.83 N, Longitude: 94.35 W

Area code: 870

Winthrop household income distribution Winthrop home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-12.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (30%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (31%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Winthrop, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Winthrop-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Winthrop city center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Winthrop-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.4 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 155.5 miles away from Winthrop center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 132.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 260.7 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 318.2 miles away from Winthrop center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 374.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Little River County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winthrop topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Winthrop:

  • MEDSHARES HOSPICE OF WESTERN AR INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HORATIO, AR)
  • BROOKEWOOD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DE QUEEN, AR)
  • DE QUEEN MEDICAL CENTER, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; DE QUEEN, AR)
  • 1SEVIER HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DE QUEEN, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winthrop:

  • Texarkana College (about 32 miles; Texarkana, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Northeast Texas Community College (about 59 miles; Mount Pleasant, TX; FT enrollment: 2,320)
  • Paris Junior College (about 69 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 75 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Henderson State University (about 77 miles; Arkadelphia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,528)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 85 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • National Park Community College (about 86 miles; Hot Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,237)

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Little River 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 2013: 24.2%
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.3%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Winthrop city (based on Little River County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,32532
Mainline Protestant7287
Black Protestant6167
Catholic862
Other833
None5,333-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Little River County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Little River County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Little River County:

32.0%
Arkansas:

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

15.7%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winthrop:

48.8%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winthrop:

45.9%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Winthrop:

28.4
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winthrop:

23.9%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

26.9%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

46.1%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Winthrop:

81.5%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winthrop, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$910
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$318
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$910
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$910
Water Supply 0$0 1$910
Totals for Government 0$0 5$3,958

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bowie County, TX  1.00% ($27,256 average AGI)
from Miller County, AR  0.81% ($31,000)
from Sevier County, AR  0.51% ($20,273)


7.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Miller County, AR  1.31% ($23,193 average AGI)
to Bowie County, TX  1.06% ($33,652)
to Sevier County, AR  0.55% ($21,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winthrop:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNBO (1530 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: BOWIE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KCMC (740 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winthrop:

  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEWL-FM (95.1 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KKBI (106.1 FM; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: J.D.C. RADIO, INC.)
  • KZRB (103.5 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: B & H BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KDQN-FM (92.1 FM; DE QUEEN, AR; Owner: JAY W. BUNYARD & ANNE W. BUNYARD)
  • KPWW (95.9 FM; HOOKS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPGG (103.9 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KFYX (107.1 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KTOY (104.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: JO-AL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBPU (88.7 FM; DE QUEEN, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Winthrop:

  • K28DJ (Channel 28; BROKEN BOW, OK; Owner: TRUSTEES OF J.B.CALLAHAM R.T.)
  • K63BA (Channel 63; IDABEL, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K08KF (Channel 8; De QUEEN, AR; Owner: FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD)

Winthrop fatal accident list:

Mar 13, 2013 87:99 PM, Cr-58, Lat: 33.85029, Lon: -94.44121, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 9, 2005 05:50 PM, Sr-234-01, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1977 11:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • JEWEL, 2187 Hwy 41 N. (Lat: 33.854917 Lon: -94.422833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQRG410
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 05/08/2013, Expiration Date: 05/08/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • STATION, On Kcs Right Of Way At (Lat: 33.830667 Lon: -94.349639), Overall height: 18.9 m, Call Sign: WJC62
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.600 MHzGrant Date: 08/13/1998, Expiration Date: 10/21/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2008Registrant: Phone: (318) 227-7149

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB5UBP, Grant Date: 07/21/1992, Expiration Date: 07/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/22/2004, Registrant: Jake D Simmons, Box 185, Winthrop, AR 71866
  • Call Sign: KB5VFH, Grant Date: 09/15/1992, Expiration Date: 09/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/16/2004, Registrant: Sherry R Simmons, Winthrop, AR 71866
  • Call Sign: KC5YEG, Licensee ID: L01203242, Grant Date: 10/17/2006, Expiration Date: 12/06/2016, Certifier: James G Baker, Registrant: James G Baker, 2098 Hwy 41 N., Winthrop, AR 71866
  • Call Sign: KD5ZNI, Licensee ID: L00764103, Grant Date: 11/05/2003, Expiration Date: 11/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2015, Certifier: Charles N Jones Jr, Registrant: Charles N Jones Jr, 140 Pine Ridge Rd, Winthrop, AR 71866

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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: 23082 , Serial Number: 1006, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Nicholas J Smith, Starr Route, Winthrop, AR 71866

Drinking water stations with addresses in Winthrop and their reported violations in the past:

LITTLE RIVER COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 393, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2009)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Winthrop compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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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