Zinc, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 101 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.9%
Males: 44  (44.1%)
Females: 57  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

56.8 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip code: 72601

Estimated median household income in 2017: $18,649 (it was $19,063 in 2000)
Zinc:

$18,649
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,169 (it was $8,512 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $24,296 (it was $14,200 in 2000)
Zinc:

$24,296
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $94,346; detached houses: $105,921; mobile homes: $93,124

Median gross rent in 2017: $776.

March 2019 cost of living index in Zinc: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 44.1%
(38.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Zinc, AR (2010)
    • 9188.3%White alone
    • 98.7%Two or more races
    • 21.9%Hispanic
    • 11.0%Black alone



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Zinc, Arkansas as of January 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Zinc is 75 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (28.6%), English (23.8%), Polish (9.5%), Portuguese (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 881 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 135 people per square mile   (very low).

Zinc, Arkansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $220 (0.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Zinc, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Zinc, AR in 2017

Zinc satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%

Average climate in Zinc, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Zinc, Arkansas average temperatures Zinc, Arkansas average precipitation Zinc, Arkansas humidity Zinc, Arkansas wind speed Zinc, Arkansas snowfall Zinc, Arkansas sunshine Zinc, Arkansas clear and cloudy days

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 Zinc 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 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 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 Zinc center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Zinc topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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

Birthplace of: Ky Laffoon - Professional golfer.

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

For population 15 years and over in Zinc:

Marital status in Zinc, AR
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Zinc:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • 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
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Zinc, AR (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Boone County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Boone 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%
Arkansas:

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
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$89
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$536
Financial Administration 0$0 3$705
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$223
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,553

6.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,368 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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 Newton County, AR  0.62% ($31,088 average AGI)
from Carroll County, AR  0.54% ($26,116)
from Taney County, MO  0.43% ($33,691)


5.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Newton County, AR  0.56% ($23,861 average AGI)
to Carroll County, AR  0.48% ($27,393)
to Taney County, MO  0.43% ($29,055)

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
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.0mTotal length
  • 208Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 271Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2011, Expiration Date: 09/22/2021, Certifier: Andy Anderson, Registrant: 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Zinc, AR
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 38.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Zinc, AR
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Zinc compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 above state average.
  • House age above 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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