Zinc, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 103 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +35.5%
Males: 58  (56.4%)
Females: 45  (43.6%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip code: 72601

Estimated median household income in 2013: $13,663 (it was $19,063 in 2000)
Zinc:

$13,663
AR:

$40,511

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,653 (it was $8,512 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $23,472 (it was $14,200 in 2000)
Zinc:

$23,472
AR:

$109,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $719.

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    • 9188.3%White alone
    • 98.7%Two or more races
    • 21.9%Hispanic
    • 11.0%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Zinc: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (24.1%), German (13.8%), Dutch (10.3%), Irish (6.9%), Italian (5.2%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 881 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 138 people per square mile   (very low).

Zinc, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Zinc:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 28.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Zinc town:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $216 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $609 (0.8%)

Zinc satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (66.2 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (169.0 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (326.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Pyatt, AR (2.1 miles ), Bergman, AR (2.4 miles ), South Lead Hill, AR (2.7 miles) , Lead Hill, AR (3.0 miles ), Everton, AR (3.0 miles) , Bellefonte, AR (3.1 miles ), Valley Springs, AR (3.2 miles) , Harrison, AR (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 36.29 N, Longitude: 92.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

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

4.7%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-21.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • 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%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (50%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Zinc, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Zinc-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Zinc town center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 tornado 9.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Zinc-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 85.0 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 86.8 miles away from Zinc 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 151.7 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 173.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from Zinc center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 176.8 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 Boone County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Zinc topographic map

Birthplace of: Ky Laffoon - Professional golfer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Zinc:

  • HHA OF N AR REGIONAL MED CTR (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HOSPICE OF THE HILLS (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • BOONE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HILLCREST HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • NORTH ARKANSAS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HARRISON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • BRISTOL POINTE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRISON, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zinc:

  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 67 miles; Springfield, MO; Full-time enrollment: 16,660)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 68 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Evangel University (about 68 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Drury University (about 68 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 70 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 71 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Arkansas (about 73 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 40.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.06
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.9%
(37.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.1%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.7%
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:

5.6
Arkansas average:

11.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Zinc town (based on Boone County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant23,48582
Mainline Protestant2,43713
Catholic9701
Other5752
None9,436-
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: 5
Boone County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Boone County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Boone County:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

27.8%
Arkansas:

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

12.8%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

39.4%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Zinc:

43.5%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

32.0
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Zinc:

8.0%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Zinc:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Zinc:

39.0%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

50.8%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Zinc:

85.4%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Zinc, 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 3$705
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$223
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$536
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$89
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,553

6.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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 Carroll County, AR  0.68% ($26,407 average AGI)
from Newton County, AR  0.62% ($21,346)
from Taney County, MO  0.46% ($34,310)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Carroll County, AR  0.50% ($23,683 average AGI)
to Taney County, MO  0.49% ($31,565)
to Newton County, AR  0.47% ($29,203)

Strongest AM radio stations in Zinc:

  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHOZ (900 AM; 1 kW; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zinc:

  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KKTZ (93.5 FM; LAKEVIEW, AR; Owner: JOHN M. DOWDY)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRZK (106.3 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING CO. OF BRANSON)
  • KOMC-FM (100.1 FM; KIMBERLING CITY, MO; Owner: TURTLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KOZO (89.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP, INC)
  • K204CN (88.7 FM; BRANSON, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Zinc:

  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYTV (Channel 3; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • KOZK (Channel 21; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: BD. OF GOVERNORS OF SW MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K17DL (Channel 17; BRANSON, MO; Owner: KY3, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 93Total average daily traffic
  • 121Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • NORTH OF ZINC TANK (, N Of Zinc Tank (Id-19), 8 Km N Of Zinc On Lead Hill Rd N (Lat: 36.343528 Lon: -92.901167), Type: Tank, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQOG835
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/2011, Expiration Date: 09/22/2021, Certifier: Andy AndersonRegistrant: Siemens Industry, Inc., 1239 Willow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Wood (18%)

Zinc compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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