Clarkedale, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 360 (4% urban, 96% rural).
Males: 199  (55.4%)
Females: 161  (44.6%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72325, 72327, 72364, 72384.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,304
Clarkedale:

$41,304
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,780

Clarkedale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,132
Clarkedale:

$122,132
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $209,871; detached houses: $220,022; mobile homes: $50,774

Median gross rent in 2019: $673.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clarkedale: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.8%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Clarkedale, AR (2019)
    • 29868.2%White alone
    • 7817.8%Black alone
    • 347.8%Two or more races
    • 225.0%Hispanic
    • 20.5%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (26.1%), Irish (11.4%), European (6.6%), English (4.7%), German (3.8%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 229 feet

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,766 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,214 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (20.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (413.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Jericho, AR (1.3 miles),
Turrell, AR (2.2 miles ),
Sunset, AR (2.5 miles ),
Marion, AR (2.7 miles ),
Gilmore, AR (2.7 miles ),
Crawfordsville, AR (2.8 miles ),
Birdsong, AR (3.2 miles),
West Memphis, AR (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.31 N, Longitude: 90.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Clarkedale, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clarkedale, AR in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.7%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.8. This is about average.

City:

71.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.238. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.44. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.395. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.395
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.67
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Clarkedale-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Clarkedale city center caused $30,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clarkedale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 399% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 23.2 miles away from Clarkedale 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 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from Clarkedale 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 134.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from Clarkedale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crittenden County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Clarkedale:

  • WILLOWBEND AT MARION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARION, AR)
  • BROADWAY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • CRITTENDEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, about 12 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • FMCNA - EAST ARKANSAS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • GERIATRIC NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)
  • HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER OF WEST MEMP (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST MEMPHIS, AR)

Amtrak station near Clarkedale:

  • 16 miles: MEMPHIS (545 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarkedale:

  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 17 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 18 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 20 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 50 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 70 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 76 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Clarkedale include: Jerusalem Church (A), New Mount Zion Church (B), Paradise Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: New Mount Zion Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Crittenden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

88.1%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Clarkedale:

Marital status in Clarkedale, AR
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 1.8%

For population 25 years and over in Clarkedale:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clarkedale, AR (based on Crittenden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,64948
Black Protestant4,46617
Mainline Protestant2,8058
Catholic5253
Other4113
None26,046-
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: 14
Here:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Crittenden County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

12.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.2%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

13.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$448
Totals for Government 0$0 1$448

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,000 ($27.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($13.89)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($5.56)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($2.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,000 ($2.78)

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

  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $29,000 ($80.56)
    Property: $20,000 ($55.56)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($2.78)

5.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Shelby County, TN  1.44% ($28,550 average AGI)
from St. Francis County, AR  0.39% ($9,896)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.23% ($29,050)


6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Shelby County, TN  1.60% ($40,306 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.45% ($37,709)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.25% ($46,591)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarkedale:

  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • KSUD (730 AM; 1 kW; WEST MEMPHIS, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WLRM (1380 AM; 3 kW; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: WORLD OVERCOMERS OUTREACH MINISTRIES)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarkedale:

  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • KKLV (94.7 FM; TURRELL, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAL-FM (95.7 FM; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJBR (93.7 FM; MARKED TREE, AR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clarkedale:

  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W61BP (Channel 61; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: JIMMY BOYD)

Clarkedale fatal accident list:

Oct 2, 2010 03:19 AM, Sr-50-04, Lat: 35.306956, Lon: -90.250550, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 20, 2009 01:56 AM, Sr-77-05, Lat: 35.310539, Lon: -90.236925, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 21, 2009 09:23 AM, I-55-11, Lat: 35.303569, Lon: -90.249639, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 75.6mTotal length
  • $855,000Total costs
  • 115,675Total average daily traffic
  • 1,159Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,140Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Clarkedale, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 121950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Clarkedale, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clarkedale)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CLARKEDALE, Ar Rt 50 And Ar Rt 77 (Lat: 35.309250 Lon: -90.237861), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WMJ646,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2003, Registrant: Eagle Communications Corporation, 17 Clear Lake, Wentzville, MO 63385-5942, Phone: (636) 327-0900, Fax: (636) 327-3035, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clarkedale, AR
  • 51.7%Electricity
  • 40.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 1.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clarkedale, AR
  • 66.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Clarkedale compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
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