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Black Fork township, AR map Land area: 44.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 87 (all rural)
Males: 45  (51.7%)
Females: 42  (48.3%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 87 (78 owner occupied, 9 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

10%
State:

31%


Races in Black Fork township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 2.3%

Median age of males: 35.6
Median age of females: 36.3

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Average household size: 2.90

Black Fork township:

2.9 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.59

Estimated median household income in 2009: $41,327 ($35,164 in 1999)
This township:

$41,327
Arkansas:

$37,823

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $459 (lower quartile is $273, upper quartile is $565)
Here:

$459
State:

$435

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $128,737 (it was $83,100 in 2000)
Black Fork township:

$128,737
Arkansas:

$102,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,201 - $268,583

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $207,389
Here:

$207,389
State:

$146,298

Mobile homes: $63,142
Here:

$63,142
State:

$38,244
Population density: 2 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

9.5%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.6%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Black Fork township include: Piney Church (A), Haws Creek Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Black Fork Cemetery (1), Haw Creek Cemetery (2), Piney Grove Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Branch (A), Briery Creek (B), Price Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 38 (18% naturalized citizens)

Black Fork township:  43.7%
State:  2.8%

65% of Black Fork township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 54% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Arkansas.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1615
  • Northeast: 69
  • Midwest: 75
  • South: 198
  • West: 26

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $137,500

Black Fork township, Arkansas satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 0.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 603
  • Two: 12
  • Mobile homes: 267

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,800


Housing units in Black Fork township with a mortgage: 216 (0 second mortgage, 72 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 158

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 107
  • 1990 to 1994: 81
  • 1980 to 1989: 204
  • 1970 to 1979: 206
  • 1960 to 1969: 89
  • 1950 to 1959: 76
  • 1940 to 1949: 33
  • 1939 or earlier: 86

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Black Fork township, Arkansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 20
  • 4 rooms: 160
  • 5 rooms: 198
  • 6 rooms: 121
  • 7 rooms: 123
  • 8 rooms: 45
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Black Fork township, Arkansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 34
  • 5 rooms: 52
  • 6 rooms: 26
  • 7 rooms: 9
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Black Fork township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 170
  • 3 bedrooms: 464
  • 4 bedrooms: 36
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 5

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Black Fork township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 68
  • 3 bedrooms: 53
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Black Fork township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 61
  • 1 vehicle: 166
  • 2 vehicles: 261
  • 3 vehicles: 114
  • 4 vehicles: 69
  • 5 or more vehicles: 13

Cars and other vehicles available in Black Fork township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 16
  • 1 vehicle: 46
  • 2 vehicles: 36
  • 3 vehicles: 35
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Machinery (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Black Fork township:

  • United States or American (36.0%)
  • English (12.5%)
  • Irish (9.3%)
  • German (6.8%)
  • South African (2.2%)
  • Polish (2.1%)
  • Italian (1.9%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • South Africa (82%)
  • El Salvador (18%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 769 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 230 (22%)
  • Other means: 26 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (8%)

94.0% of residents of Black Fork township speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,029
  • In family households: 1,845 (456 male householders, 149 female householders)
    511 spouses, 637 children (600 natural, 0 adopted, 37 stepchildren), 39 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 15 other relatives, 18 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 184 (78 male householders (66 living alone)), 87 female householders (78 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 257 2-persons, 174 3-persons, 134 4-persons, 23 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 144 1-person, 21 2-persons,

24 married couples with children.
0 single-parent households (0 men, 0 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

2.7%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

3.6%
Arkansas:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Arkansas:

14.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Black Fork township:

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