Winthrop, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 180 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.2%
 
Males: 79  (44.1%)
Females: 101  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip code: 71866

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,924 (it was $25,313 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$39,924
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,111 (it was $13,474 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,446 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Winthrop:

$83,446
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $106,877; detached houses: $112,501; mobile homes: $92,878

Median gross rent in 2019: $527.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winthrop: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 38.6%
(39.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Winthrop, AR (2019)
    • 11792.1%White alone
    • 75.5%Hispanic
    • 10.8%American Indian alone



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Winthrop, Arkansas as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Winthrop is 79 to 1.


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Ancestries: Swedish (22.7%), Scotch-Irish (18.2%), Irish (13.6%), English (9.1%), American (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 337 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 168 people per square mile   (very low).

Winthrop, Arkansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $576 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $457 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Winthrop, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Winthrop, AR in 2019

Winthrop satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Most common industries in Winthrop, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.9%)
  • Paper (14.1%)
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.0%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.4%)
  • Paper (23.4%)
  • Construction (19.1%)
  • Rail transportation (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (19.4%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (19.4%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (9.7%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Winthrop, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (12.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (7.7%)
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Construction laborers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (14.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.5%)
  • Construction laborers (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (19.4%)
  • Registered nurses (16.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)

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 significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 503% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 231.1 miles away from Winthrop center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.8 miles away from Winthrop center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 204.0 miles away from Winthrop center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 151.2 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 153.4 miles away from Winthrop center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Little River County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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

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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Winthrop:

Marital status in Winthrop, AR
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Winthrop:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Little River County:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

11.0%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.0%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Little River County:

15.7%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winthrop:

49.5%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winthrop:

47.4%
State:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Winthrop:

28.4
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Winthrop:

25.3%
Arkansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

23.2%
Arkansas:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.1
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.9%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

45.9%
Arkansas:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Winthrop:

82.1%
Arkansas:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winthrop, 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
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,661
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,437
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,000
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,107
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 0$0 11$5,805

Winthrop government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($61.11)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($38.89)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($16.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $28,000 ($155.56)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($122.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($83.33)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($77.78)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($66.67)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($55.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($38.89)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($22.22)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($16.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($16.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($5.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($72.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($33.33)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($11.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,000 ($16.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($27.78)

Winthrop government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($105.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($55.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $33,000 ($183.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($27.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($16.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($200.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($61.11)
    Other: $8,000 ($44.44)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($16.67)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,000 ($133.33)
    Property: $10,000 ($55.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($33.33)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($11.11)

Winthrop government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $133,000 ($738.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($716.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000 ($22.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $153,000 ($850.00)

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: 33.850294, Lon: -94.441214, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 9, 2005 05:50 PM, Sr-234-01, Lat: 33.831840, Lon: -94.352670, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1977 11:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.2mTotal length
  • $488,000Total costs
  • 8,564Total average daily traffic
  • 81Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,554Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Winthrop, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Winthrop, AR

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:

3
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2013, Expiration Date: 05/08/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • DA05530A, 2187 Hwy 41 N. (Lat: 33.854917 Lon: -94.422833), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: WQXQ644,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2016, Expiration Date: 05/10/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/1998, Expiration Date: 10/21/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2008, 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, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2018, 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, N23082, N-23082, Serial Number: 1006, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Nicholas J Smith, Starr Route, Winthrop, AR 71866
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/24/2017

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winthrop, AR
  • 81.4%Electricity
  • 16.3%Wood
  • 2.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winthrop, AR
  • 100.0%Electricity


Winthrop compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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