Lavaca, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 2,427 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +33.0%
Males: 1,186  (48.9%)
Females: 1,241  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

33.3 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72941.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,745 (it was $39,427 in 2000)
Lavaca:

$63,745
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,704 (it was $15,917 in 2000)

Lavaca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $133,834 (it was $57,600 in 2000)
Lavaca:

$133,834
AR:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $138,898; detached houses: $135,724; townhouses or other attached units: $216,742; mobile homes: $179,832

Median gross rent in 2019: $802.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lavaca: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.4%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lavaca, AR (2019)
    • 2,29790.1%White alone
    • 943.7%Two or more races
    • 612.4%Hispanic
    • 542.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Lavaca, Arkansas as of April 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lavaca is 373 to 1.


Crime rates in Lavaca 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)
1
(42.0)
2
(83.3)
3
(123.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(202.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(378.3)
7
(291.7)
2
(82.5)
6
(248.1)
4
(162.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(378.3)
3
(125.0)
12
(494.8)
3
(124.1)
8
(324.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(504.4)
26
(1,083)
22
(907.2)
16
(661.7)
20
(811.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(42.0)
1
(41.7)
3
(123.7)
2
(82.7)
1
(40.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index159.3180.4196.391.4253.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lavaca, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Arkansas average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (17.1%), German (5.6%), English (4.5%), Irish (3.5%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/01/1919

Elevation: 423 feet

Land area: 2.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,130 people per square mile   (low).

Lavaca, Arkansas map

27 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $882 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,084 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (12.7 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (113.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (230.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Central City, AR (1.9 miles ),
Kibler, AR (2.6 miles ),
Barling, AR (2.7 miles ),
Charleston, AR (2.8 miles ),
Greenwood, AR (3.1 miles ),
Alma, AR (3.3 miles ),
Dyer, AR (3.3 miles ),
Van Buren, AR (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.34 N, Longitude: 94.18 W

Area code: 479

Distribution of median household income in Lavaca, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lavaca, AR in 2019

Lavaca satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Lavaca, AR residents
Average permit cost in Lavaca, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +447 (+32.4%).
Most common industries in Lavaca, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Machinery (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.4%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Lavaca, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Registered nurses (7.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Lavaca, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lavaca, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.4. This is better than average.

City:

61.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.13
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.35. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lavaca-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Lavaca 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 10.8 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:

Lavaca-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 609% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 146.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 171.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 154.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.0 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 111.8 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 112.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sebastian County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lavaca topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lavaca:

  • ASHTON PLACE HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BARLING, AR)
  • CARENETWORK OF FORT SMITH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • METHODIST HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • ST EDWARD MERCY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE OF ARKANSAS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)
  • ST EDWARD MERCY MED CTR HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; FORT SMITH, AR)

Airports located in Lavaca:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lavaca:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 12 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 34 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • University of Arkansas (about 51 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 60 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • Northeastern State University (about 61 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)
  • John Brown University (about 63 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 71 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)

Public high school in Lavaca:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lavaca:

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Notable locations in Lavaca: Lavaca Police Department (A), Lavaca Fire And Rescue (B), Lavaca Fire and Rescue (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Lavaca: First Baptist Church of Lavaca (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Measles Memorial Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Sebastian 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 Lavaca and their reported violations in the past:

FRANKLIN-SEBATIAN PWA (Population served: 25, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lavaca that have no violations reported:

  • LAVACA WATERWORKS (Population served: 3,253, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

77.2%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Lavaca (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Fort Smith: Lavaca Branch at 400 W Main Street, branch established on 1910/05/05. Info updated 2010/01/29: Bank assets: $1,071.2 mil, Deposits: $880.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Smith, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Corp
  • Farmers Bank: Lavaca Branch at 501 West Main Street, branch established on 2006/07/05. Info updated 2006/07/26: Bank assets: $183.9 mil, Deposits: $144.2 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, AR, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Wilkinson Banking Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Lavaca:

Marital status in Lavaca, AR
  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Lavaca:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 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 Lavaca, AR (based on Sebastian County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant57,844157
Mainline Protestant12,42334
Catholic12,2516
Other3,24113
Black Protestant5554
Orthodox601
None39,370-
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: 20
Sebastian County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Sebastian County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Sebastian County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 104
Sebastian County:

8.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

10.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.1%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lavaca:

50.4%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lavaca:

47.4%
State:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.6%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lavaca:

12.1%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lavaca:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.1%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lavaca, AR Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,606$38,4242$908
Financial Administration 2$5,576$33,4560$0
Water Supply 1$3,437$41,2440$0
Sewerage 1$2,369$28,4280$0
Fire - Other 0$0 13$2,025
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,519
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$531
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,519
Totals for Government 7$20,987$35,97825$7,502

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $494,000 ($203.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $146,000 ($60.16)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $468,000 ($192.83)
    Police Protection: $199,000 ($81.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($56.86)
    Financial Administration: $120,000 ($49.44)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($39.56)
    Sewerage: $73,000 ($30.08)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($15.66)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($13.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($2.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($2.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($1.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $336,000 ($138.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($10.30)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($54.39)
    Sewerage: $115,000 ($47.38)
    Other: $25,000 ($10.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($9.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($2.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($7.83)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($1.65)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $621,000 ($255.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $152,000 ($62.63)
    Other: $48,000 ($19.78)
    General Local Government Support: $37,000 ($15.25)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $440,000 ($181.29)
    Property: $190,000 ($78.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000 ($36.26)

Lavaca government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $909,000 ($374.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $757,000 ($311.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $151,000 ($62.22)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,927,000 ($793.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($25.13)

6.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,830 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
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 Crawford County, AR  1.46% ($32,820 average AGI)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.55% ($28,515)
from Sequoyah County, OK  0.37% ($31,189)


7.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
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 Crawford County, AR  1.50% ($34,551 average AGI)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.56% ($28,440)
to Washington County, AR  0.48% ($36,953)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lavaca:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHGG (1580 AM; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAYR (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lavaca:

  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; GREENWOOD, AR; Owner: FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; POCOLA, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOLX (94.5 FM; BARLING, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209CA (89.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lavaca:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KBBL-CA (Channel 9; WINSLOW, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KFDF-CA (Channel 10; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K14JJ (Channel 14; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K36EH (Channel 36; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K43EZ (Channel 43; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K58FB (Channel 58; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: GEORGE W. MATTHEWS, JR.)
  • K66FM (Channel 66; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K16ER (Channel 16; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPBI-CA (Channel 46; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K34EN (Channel 34; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV34, INC.)
  • Lavaca, Arkansas
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Arkansas average
  • Fatal accident count4785
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7216
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2066
  • Fatalities5412
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents12282
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents505
See more detailed statistics of Lavaca fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.5mTotal length
  • $557,000Total costs
  • 15,493Total average daily traffic
  • 463Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,637Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lavaca, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lavaca, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lavaca)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1601 North 9th St. (Lat: 35.340111 Lon: -94.305306), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQAL806,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2004, Expiration Date: 06/29/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/30/2014, Certifier: Mitchael Brewer, Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Rd. #100, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lavaca)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: LANNING ROBERT RANS S-6ES COYOTE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3458L , Serial Number: 0794648, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 10/14/2020
    Registrant (Individual): David L Woodruff, Po Box 1001, Lavaca, AR 72941
  • Aircraft: HATTABAUGH JACK D CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HIRTH 2702 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4853A , Serial Number: CH2 1194 1253, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Michael E Smith, 8406 Tate Rd, Lavaca, AR 72941
  • Aircraft: WILBUR CHARLES R TERATORN TIERRA II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39558 , Serial Number: 2499706, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1983, Certificate Issue Date: 06/23/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Vincent T Scamardo, Po Box 1033, Lavaca, AR 72941
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/04/2019

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$155,6401$43,1903$113,4101$16,130
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$124,9900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$121,0901$68,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lavaca, AR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lavaca, AR - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 40. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 77 took place in 2011, and the least - 20 in 2014. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lavaca, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (67.0%), and Structure Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lavaca, AR
    • 46067.0%Outside Fires
    • 16724.3%Structure Fires
    • 497.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lavaca, AR
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lavaca, AR
  • 52.1%Utility gas
  • 44.5%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lavaca, AR
  • 87.5%Electricity
  • 12.5%Utility gas


Lavaca compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.