Ozark, Arkansas

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Population in 2019: 3,595 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 1,649  (45.9%)
Females: 1,946  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 72949.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $20,673 (it was $26,057 in 2000)
Ozark:

$20,673
AR:

$48,952

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $12,861 (it was $12,583 in 2000)

Ozark city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,716 (it was $54,200 in 2000)
Ozark:

$79,716
AR:

$136,200

Median gross rent in 2019: $596.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ozark: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 40.9%
(40.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.1% for Black residents, 90.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 96.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ozark, AR (2019)
    • 3,49296.1%White alone
    • 631.7%Black alone
    • 310.9%Hispanic
    • 240.7%Two or more races
    • 10.03%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Ozark, Arkansas as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ozark is 130 to 1.


Crime rates in Ozark by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(55.1)
2
(55.8)
2
(56.1)
1
(27.9)
3
(84.9)
7
(188.6)
5
(135.8)
8
(219.0)
7
(191.2)
6
(166.8)
4
(112.0)
4
(112.5)
6
(167.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.9)
1
(27.2)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.1)
1
(28.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(137.9)
9
(250.9)
16
(449.2)
12
(334.5)
17
(481.3)
19
(511.9)
13
(353.0)
9
(246.4)
8
(218.5)
14
(389.2)
9
(252.0)
15
(421.9)
22
(615.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
20
(551.4)
27
(752.7)
15
(421.1)
32
(892.1)
25
(707.8)
40
(1,078)
46
(1,249)
51
(1,396)
23
(628.1)
27
(750.6)
46
(1,288)
40
(1,125)
44
(1,231)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(909.8)
20
(557.6)
72
(2,021)
89
(2,481)
90
(2,548)
83
(2,236)
121
(3,285)
97
(2,655)
77
(2,103)
79
(2,196)
74
(2,072)
72
(2,025)
40
(1,120)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(55.1)
1
(27.9)
8
(224.6)
2
(55.8)
4
(113.3)
4
(107.8)
4
(108.6)
5
(136.9)
7
(191.2)
6
(166.8)
8
(224.0)
12
(337.6)
2
(56.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.9)
1
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.3)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.6)
3
(84.0)
2
(56.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index261.4172.0319.2272.1324.7434.8414.9447.6340.0365.0330.9369.6401.3

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 Ozark, AR

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Arkansas average:

2.35
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Ancestries: American (51.7%), Irish (11.3%), English (9.0%), German (8.4%), Scottish (2.5%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/17/1850

Elevation: 405 feet

Land area: 7.17 square miles.

Population density: 501 people per square mile   (low).

Ozark, Arkansas map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $646 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $482 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (32.8 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (125.8 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (251.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Altus, AR (2.1 miles ),
Wiederkehr Village, AR (2.2 miles),
Denning, AR (2.5 miles ),
Coal Hill, AR (3.2 miles ),
Mulberry, AR (3.5 miles ),
Ratcliff, AR (3.6 miles),
Hartman, AR (3.6 miles ),
Caulksville, AR (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.49 N, Longitude: 93.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,004 (+55.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 632 (58.0%)

Area code: 479

Distribution of median household income in Ozark, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ozark, AR in 2019
Ozark satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $45,400
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $66,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $233,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ozark, AR residents
Average permit cost in Ozark, AR
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Arkansas:

5.7%
Historical population in Ozark, AR
Historical housing units in Ozark, AR

Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+0.6%).
Most common industries in Ozark, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Utilities (6.5%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Utilities (10.6%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Truck transportation (7.7%)
  • Food (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Food (5.1%)
  • Apparel (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Ozark, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)

Average climate in Ozark, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ozark-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.0 miles away from the Ozark 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 31.7 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:

Ozark-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 603% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.9 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 85.0 miles away from Ozark center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 94.6 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 94.8 miles away from Ozark center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 170.0 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 Franklin County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ozark topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ozark:

  • MERCY HOSPITAL TURNER MEMORIAL (Government - Local, 801 WEST RIVER STREET)
  • VISITING NURSES AGENCY (317 WEST COMMERCIAL ST)
  • OZARK NURSING HOME INC (600 NORTH 12TH ST)

Airports located in Ozark:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ozark:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 32 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,103)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 43 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Arkansas (about 44 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Carl Albert State College (about 55 miles; Poteau, OK; FT enrollment: 2,041)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 63 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • John Brown University (about 64 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • Northeastern State University (about 71 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)

Public high school in Ozark:

Public elementary/middle school in Ozark:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under colleges Westark is still listed. Needs to be changed to UAFS. added by ds

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ozark: Franklin County Courthouse (A), Franklin County Jail (B), Ozark Police Department (C), Franklin County Sheriff's Office (D), Ozark Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), Ozark Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F), Franklin County Emergency Medical Services (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: East Fork Gar Creek (A), Hicks Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ozark include: Eastside Park (1), West Side Park (2), East Side Park (3), West City Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ozark Area Museum (103 East River Street), Wiederkehr Wine Cellars Inc (Wiederkehr Village).

Hotels: Lizard Springs Lodging (3431 Cass Oark Road Hwy 215), Hillbilly Inn (1109 West Commercial Street), Ozark Motel (US64 & Ar 23 North), Oxford Inn (305 N 18th St), Lamplighter Bed & Breakfast (905 West River Street), Ozark Days Inn (105 Airport Rd).

Birthplace of: Roy Buchanan - Blues musician, Elizabeth Gracen - Television actor, Mike Riggs - Heavy metal guitarist, Mutt Williams (baseball) - Baseball player.

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 Ozark and their reported violations in the past:

CASS C C C (Population served: 264, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFS WHITE ROCK (Population served: 35, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2011. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2012)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-01-2006 to NOV-01-2007)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-01-2006 to NOV-01-2007)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-01-2006 to NOV-01-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
USFS SHORES LAKE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.5%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Ozark in 2010:

  • 123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in college/university student housing
137 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Ozark (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Ozarks: Ozark Porter Hillard Branch at 601 West Commerical Street, branch established on 1998/06/22; Ozark Westside Branch at 2011 West Commercial Street, branch established on 1993/04/06. 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
  • Allied Bank: North 2nd Street Branch at 111 North 2nd Street, branch established on 2002/08/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $174.5 mil, Deposits: $144.9 mil, headquarters in Mulberry, AR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Acme Holding Company Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Simmons First National Bank: Ozark Branch at 100 West Commercial Street, branch established on 1992/08/31. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $1,849.8 mil, Deposits: $1,513.0 mil, headquarters in Pine Bluff, AR, positive income, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Simmons First National Corporation
  • Priority Bank: at 400 West Commercial Street, branch established on 1993/07/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $87.3 mil, Deposits: $52.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Ozark:

Marital status in Ozark, AR
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 40.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 25.8%

For population 25 years and over in Ozark:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ozark
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ozark, 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
Here:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

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
This 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%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.6%
Arkansas:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

57.3%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Ozark:

28.3
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ozark:

16.6%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ozark:

8.3%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

62.5%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ozark:

80.1%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ozark, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$37,302$40,6931$741
Streets and Highways 7$21,050$36,0860$0
Water Supply 6$18,872$37,7440$0
Firefighters 2$7,187$43,1220$0
Police - Other 2$6,193$37,1580$0
Local Libraries 2$5,078$30,4680$0
Parks and Recreation 2$2,657$15,94216$8,836
Other Government Administration 2$1,345$8,0706$2,100
Judicial and Legal 1$4,343$52,1160$0
Transit 1$1,688$20,2560$0
Financial Administration 1$3,226$38,7120$0
Totals for Government 37$108,942$35,33323$11,677

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

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $727,000 ($202.23)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($24.20)
    Water Utilities: $78,000 ($21.70)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($6.95)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($2.78)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $816,000 ($226.98)
    Police Protection: $752,000 ($209.18)
    Regular Highways: $546,000 ($151.88)
    General Public Buildings: $408,000 ($113.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $260,000 ($72.32)
    Sewerage: $152,000 ($42.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $150,000 ($41.72)
    General - Other: $134,000 ($37.27)
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000 ($11.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($11.68)
    Libraries: $37,000 ($10.29)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($6.95)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($5.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($1.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($0.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($9.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($2.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($2.50)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($1.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $880,000 ($244.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $196,000 ($54.52)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $239,000 ($66.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($8.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($5.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($4.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000 ($3.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $348,000 ($96.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $128,000 ($35.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $98,000 ($27.26)
    Rents: $84,000 ($23.37)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($13.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,594,000 ($443.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $268,000 ($74.55)
    General Local Government Support: $70,000 ($19.47)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,432,000 ($398.33)
    Property: $353,000 ($98.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $241,000 ($67.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $135,000 ($37.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($1.95)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,565,000 ($4607.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,180,000 ($3944.37)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,789,000 ($1888.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,404,000 ($1225.03)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,332,000 ($2595.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,322,000 ($1202.23)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,841,000 ($512.10)

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)
Businesses in Ozark, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ozark:

  • KDYN (1540 AM; 1 kW; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCAB (980 AM; 5 kW; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ozark:

  • KDYN-FM (96.7 FM; OZARK, AR; Owner: OZARK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KCJC (102.3 FM; DARDANELLE, AR; Owner: MMA LICENSE LLC)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KOLX (94.5 FM; BARLING, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLYR-FM (92.7 FM; CLARKSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORRESTER ET AL)
  • KRBK (104.7 FM; BOONEVILLE, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC,)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Ozark:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K52FJ (Channel 52; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
Ozark fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
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  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 518ft / 158mTotal length
  • $7,505,000Total costs
  • 386,546Total average daily traffic
  • 3,855Total average daily truck traffic
  • 229,517Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ozark, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 151960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ozark, AR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ozark)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ozark, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ozark)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ozark)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 79. The highest number of reported fires - 171 took place in 2016, and the least - 9 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ozark, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (53.3%), and Structure Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ozark, AR
    • 67653.3%Outside Fires
    • 35928.3%Structure Fires
    • 19015.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 443.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ozark, AR
Most common first names in Ozark, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9972.5 years
William8075.3 years
John6573.5 years
Mary6479.3 years
Robert6072.8 years
George3876.3 years
Charles3571.4 years
Ruth2681.5 years
Thomas2269.7 years
Ruby1980.3 years
Most common last names in Ozark, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5575.5 years
Nichols4374.9 years
Williams3577.2 years
Jones3175.7 years
Harris3180.4 years
Davis3179.0 years
Hill2378.9 years
Johnson2274.8 years
Walker2172.9 years
Brown2076.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ozark, AR
  • 53.9%Utility gas
  • 43.3%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ozark, AR
  • 66.2%Electricity
  • 31.8%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ozark compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Ozark on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Japan (population 500+)"
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  • Wilbert John Janoschka (1)
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