Altus, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 738 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.7%
 
Males: 344  (46.7%)
Females: 394  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72821, 72949.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,893 (it was $21,842 in 2000)
Altus:

$32,893
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,680 (it was $17,376 in 2000)

Altus city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,017 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Altus:

$103,017
AR:

$128,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $544.

March 2019 cost of living index in Altus: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Altus, AR (2010)
    • 71494.2%White alone
    • 212.8%Hispanic
    • 91.2%Asian alone
    • 81.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Altus detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Altus, Arkansas as of January 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Altus is 63 to 1.


Crime rates in Altus by year

Type

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(136.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(136.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(808.6)
2
(273.6)
2
(275.9)
1
(138.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(134.8)
4
(547.2)
5
(689.7)
6
(833.3)
5
(680.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(1,078)
10
(1,368)
9
(1,241)
7
(972.2)
6
(816.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(134.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)225.1257.2153.1125.0189.1

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City-data.com crime index in Altus, AR

Crime rate in Altus detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Arkansas average:

2.16
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Ancestries: American (43.4%), English (22.3%), German (9.7%), Irish (5.6%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 544 feet

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 402 people per square mile   (low).

Altus, Arkansas map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $590 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $437 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (35.8 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (130.2 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (252.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Wiederkehr Village, AR (1.3 miles),
Denning, AR (1.4 miles ),
Ozark, AR (2.1 miles ),
Coal Hill, AR (2.4 miles ),
Hartman, AR (3.0 miles ),
Paris, AR (3.4 miles ),
Caulksville, AR (3.5 miles ),
Ratcliff, AR (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 35.45 N, Longitude: 93.77 W

Area code: 479

Distribution of median household income in Altus, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Altus, AR in 2017
Altus satellite photo by USGS

Altus tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +383 (+88.2%).
Most common industries in Altus, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Food (11.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.9%)
  • Food (7.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.7%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (16.2%)
  • Social assistance (14.9%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Altus, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Food processing workers (4.7%)
  • Extraction workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.1%)
  • Extraction workers (8.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (10.8%)
  • Food processing workers (9.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Altus, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Altus-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the Altus city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center killed 14 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Altus-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% 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 90.4 miles away from Altus 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 90.7 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 194.3 miles away from Altus 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 233.9 miles away from the city 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 160.5 miles away from Altus 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 264.1 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 Franklin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Altus topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Altus:

  • VISITING NURSES AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; OZARK, AR)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL TURNER MEMORIAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; OZARK, AR)
  • OZARK NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OZARK, AR)
  • NORTH LOGAN MERCY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • LOGAN COUNTY HEALTH UNIT PARIS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • LOGAN COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PARIS, AR)
  • PARIS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PARIS, AR)

Airports located in Altus:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altus:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 35 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 38 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Arkansas (about 48 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 57 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 67 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • John Brown University (about 68 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Northeastern State University (about 75 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)

Public elementary/middle school in Altus:

  • OZARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 18 W COLLEGE, Grades: 6-7)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Altus: Altus Police Department (A), Altus Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Altus include: Altus United Pentecostal Church (A), Abundant Life Fellowship Church (B), Altus First Baptist Church (C), Altus United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Altus Heritage Museum (26 West Main).

Hotel: St Mary's Mountain Guest Inn (2121 Saint Marys Mountain).

Franklin 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 Altus and their reported violations in the past:

ALTUS WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,850, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In FEB-25-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-12-2007)
DENNING WATERWORKS (Population served: 588, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-19-2007 to NOV-13-2008)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-19-2007 to NOV-13-2008)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2005. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-19-2007 to NOV-13-2008)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Altus (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Ozarks: Altus Branch at 1612 Franklin St, branch established on 1972/07/10. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc

For population 15 years and over in Altus:

Marital status in Altus, AR
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Altus:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Altus, AR (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,69934
Mainline Protestant1,1669
Catholic7102
Other31
None10,547-
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
Franklin County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Franklin County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Franklin County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.2%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.8%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.2%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.8%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Altus:

11.7%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Altus:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.2%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Altus:

75.4%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Altus, 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
Streets and Highways 2$4,066$24,3960$0
Water Supply 2$5,083$30,4980$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,060$36,7200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,218
Firefighters 0$0 19$5,768
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,821
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$1,621
Totals for Government 5$12,209$29,30231$11,428

Altus government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $297,000 ($402.44)
    Financial Administration: $218,000 ($295.39)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($151.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $52,000 ($70.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($66.40)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($62.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($14.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($8.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,000 ($165.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($27.10)

Altus government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($66.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($17.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $61,000 ($82.66)
    Other: $15,000 ($20.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $69,000 ($93.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $59,000 ($79.95)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $415,000 ($562.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($48.78)
    Other: $33,000 ($44.72)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($13.55)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $85,000 ($115.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000 ($52.85)
    Property: $30,000 ($40.65)
    Other License: $16,000 ($21.68)

Altus government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $409,000 ($554.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $394,000 ($533.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000 ($20.33)

Altus government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,115,000 ($1510.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,000 ($48.78)

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,317 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.22% ($29,672 average AGI)
from Crawford County, AR  1.04% ($43,912)
from Johnson County, AR  0.75% ($37,756)


6.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.74% ($35,677 average AGI)
to Johnson County, AR  0.96% ($29,642)
to Crawford County, AR  0.91% ($36,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Altus:

  • KDYN (1540 AM; 1 kW; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KLYR (1360 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORRESTER ET AL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altus:

  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDYN-FM (96.7 FM; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCJC (102.3 FM; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KLYR-FM (92.7 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORRESTER ET AL)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOLX (94.5 FM; BARLING, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • K210BN (89.9 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)

TV broadcast stations around Altus:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K52FJ (Channel 52; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K53GB (Channel 53; PARIS, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)

Altus fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 2005 11:00 AM, Us-64-03, Lat: 35.452240, Lon: -93.770520, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 1988 06:38 PM, 64s3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 5, 1978 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.0mTotal length
  • $754,000Total costs
  • 8,360Total average daily traffic
  • 81Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,709Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Altus)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • ACP541, Lat: 35.452583 Lon: -93.760917, Type: Upole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted, Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • Altus North, Lat: 35.451028 Lon: -93.779278, Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQLG431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted, Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • Altus East, Lat: 35.451028 Lon: -93.779278, Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQLG431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted, Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • Altus South, Lat: 35.451028 Lon: -93.779278, Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQLG431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted, Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • Altus West, Lat: 35.451028 Lon: -93.779278, Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQLG431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted, Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • LR03SW264, 8905 Wildwood Trail (035047) (Lat: 35.499694 Lon: -93.732361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQXC725,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 02/01/2016, Expiration Date: 02/01/2026, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • AR01521A, 8905 Wildwood Trail (035047) (Lat: 35.499694 Lon: -93.732361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQXD347,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/03/2016, Expiration Date: 02/03/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC5IIK, Licensee ID: L00853511, Grant Date: 05/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/15/2024, Certifier: Gail L Gilmore, Registrant: Gail L Gilmore, 319 Brannon St, Altus, AR 72821
  • Call Sign: KD5DCZ, Grant Date: 01/23/1998, Expiration Date: 01/23/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/26/2010, Registrant: Joseph M Pennington, Altus, AR 72821
  • Call Sign: WA5QGV, Licensee ID: L00699332, Grant Date: 06/11/2003, Expiration Date: 09/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2015, Certifier: Bennie D Blanscet, Registrant: Bennie D Blanscet, 7402 Hwy 186, Altus, AR 72821
  • Call Sign: KD5OWH, Licensee ID: L00369149, Grant Date: 06/19/2001, Expiration Date: 06/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2013, Certifier: Alex J East, Registrant: Alex J East, 8704 E Hwy 64, Altus, AR 72821
  • Call Sign: KE5ALR, Licensee ID: L00821252, Grant Date: 12/04/2013, Expiration Date: 02/27/2024, Certifier: Steve M Ricketts, Registrant: Steve M Ricketts, 9043 Wandering Way, Altus, AR 72821
  • Call Sign: KG5GBE, Licensee ID: L01925078, Grant Date: 02/26/2015, Expiration Date: 02/26/2025, Certifier: Michael S Parker, Registrant: Michael S Parker, 7200 Mountain View Way, Altus, AR 72821
  • Call Sign: W5QXF, Previous Call Sign: KG5JGM, Licensee ID: L01967863, Grant Date: 08/04/2017, Expiration Date: 08/04/2027, Certifier: Jeremy M Scarlett, Registrant: Jeremy M Scarlett, 3343 Hwy 186, Altus, AR 72821

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5072W , Serial Number: 28-81, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 09/08/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 01/07/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Randall S Hurst, 9896 Nortontown Rd, Altus, AR 72821
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8830T , Serial Number: 52730, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew B Post, 1804 Saint Marys Mountain Rd, Altus, AR 72821
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 65 mph), Engine: LYCOMING HO-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8855F , Serial Number: 0216, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 04/03/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Kari L Chambers, 610 W Logan St, Altus, AR 72821
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/04/2018
  • Aircraft: RANS CO S-14 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 5698M , Serial Number: 0792030, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Roger R Kunz, 9245 Highway 186, Altus, AR 72821
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/13/1990

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 28. The highest number of fires - 75 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Altus, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (58.9%), and Structure Fires (25.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Altus, AR
    • 28558.9%Outside Fires
    • 12525.8%Structure Fires
    • 5812.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 163.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Altus, AR
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Altus, AR
  • 69.0%Electricity
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Altus, AR
  • 76.2%Electricity
  • 23.8%Utility gas


Altus compared to Arkansas 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 below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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