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Demographics Analysis

The people of Forrest City City, Arkansas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 491

5 to 9 years : 521

10 to 14 years : 504

15 to 17 years : 310

18 and 19 years : 210

20 years : 166

21 years : 29

22 to 24 years : 364

25 to 29 years : 692

30 to 34 years : 815

35 to 39 years : 708

40 to 44 years : 501

45 to 49 years : 636

50 to 54 years : 441

55 to 59 years : 479

60 and 61 years : 109

62 to 64 years : 202

65 and 66 years : 59

67 to 69 years : 44

70 to 74 years : 116

75 to 79 years : 70

80 to 84 years : 108

85 years and over : 49

Female:

Under 5 years : 498

5 to 9 years : 348

10 to 14 years : 451

15 to 17 years : 286

18 and 19 years : 176

20 years : 52

21 years : 54

22 to 24 years : 299

25 to 29 years : 423

30 to 34 years : 302

35 to 39 years : 212

40 to 44 years : 459

45 to 49 years : 394

50 to 54 years : 449

55 to 59 years : 304

60 and 61 years : 85

62 to 64 years : 178

65 and 66 years : 79

67 to 69 years : 63

70 to 74 years : 194

75 to 79 years : 143

80 to 84 years : 158

85 years and over : 218


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,706

Multiple ancestry : 935

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 1,217

Ancestry not reported : 1,591


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 12,971

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 15

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 40

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 66

Not a U.S. citizen : 357


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 989

5 to 17 years : 2,420

18 to 24 years : 1,350

25 to 34 years : 2,232

35 to 44 years : 1,880

45 to 54 years : 1,920

55 to 59 years : 783

60 and 61 years : 194

62 to 64 years : 380

65 to 74 years : 555

75 years and over : 746

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 906

5 to 17 years : 2,039

18 to 24 years : 991

25 to 34 years : 984

35 to 44 years : 843

45 to 54 years : 1,005

55 to 59 years : 490

60 and 61 years : 135

62 to 64 years : 269

65 to 74 years : 456

75 years and over : 526

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 68

5 to 17 years : 353

18 to 24 years : 350

25 to 34 years : 1,129

35 to 44 years : 907

45 to 54 years : 792

55 to 59 years : 270

60 and 61 years : 59

62 to 64 years : 80

65 to 74 years : 99

75 years and over : 220

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 31

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 28

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 88

35 to 44 years : 130

45 to 54 years : 123

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 31

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,964

Female : 4,680

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 3,225

Female : 1,102

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 46

Female : 9

Foreign born:

Male : 389

Female : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence : 1,782

Born in other state in the United States : 1,951

Native: born outside the United States : 40

Foreign born : 235


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,520

Now married, except separated : 1,930

Divorced : 873

Separated : 224

Widowed : 665

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,549

Now married, except separated : 1,068

Divorced : 844

Separated : 303

Widowed : 225

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 25

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 88

Now married, except separated : 149

Divorced : 51

Separated : 61

Widowed : 46


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Speak only English : 11,514

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 245

Speak English less than "very well" : 471

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 113

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Laotian:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 16


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • Other Groups: 7,528   (74.1%)
  • United States Or American: 637   (6.3%)
  • German: 476   (4.7%)
  • English: 450   (4.4%)
  • Irish: 437   (4.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 154   (1.5%)
  • Scottish: 101   (1.0%)
  • Italian: 53   (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 42   (0.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 38   (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 34   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 28   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 21   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 20   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 17   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 16   (0.2%)
  • European: 14   (0.1%)
  • Polish: 13   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 13   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 13   (0.1%)
  • Afghan: 8   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 8   (0.1%)
  • British: 7   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 4   (0.0%)
  • Czech: 3   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Forrest City City, Arkansas is 13,449



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Forrest City City, Arkansas: 7,624
Female Population in Forrest City City, Arkansas: 5,825


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Forrest City City, Arkansas: 33.5
Median Female Resident Age in Forrest City City, Arkansas: 36.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Arkansas is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Forrest City City, Arkansas


White


Both sexes

44.1

Male

41.9

Female

51.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.0

Male

31.8

Female

29.9

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

40.9

Male

40.8

Female

44.5

Asian


Both sexes

37.5

Male

35.3

Female

40.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

34.5

Male

37.5

Female

27.5

Other


Both sexes

33.6

Male

33.7

Female

26.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

30.5

Male

33.2

Female

16.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

35.2

Male

35.4

Female

28.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.7

Male

43.3

Female

51.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Forrest City City, Arkansas


  • White: 4,008
  • African American: 8,970
  • American Indian: 31
  • Asian: 54
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 162
  • Two or More Races: 224



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Forrest City City, Arkansas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Forrest City City, Arkansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 71   (1.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 34   (0.67%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 163   (3.2%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 248   (4.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 114   (2.24%)
  • 10th Grade: 404   (7.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 185   (3.63%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 571   (11.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,548   (30.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 363   (7.12%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 677   (13.29%)
  • Associate Degree: 195   (3.83%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 332   (6.52%)
  • Master's Degree: 107   (2.1%)
  • Professional School Degree: 37   (0.73%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 46   (0.9%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 131   (3.22%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 52   (1.28%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 135   (3.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 259   (6.37%)
  • 9th Grade: 256   (6.29%)
  • 10th Grade: 146   (3.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 185   (4.55%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 205   (5.04%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,128   (27.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 242   (5.95%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 488   (11.99%)
  • Associate Degree: 228   (5.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 428   (10.52%)
  • Master's Degree: 163   (4.01%)
  • Professional School Degree: 18   (0.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.12%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • Forrest City School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 845 North Rosser, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-1485, Students: 4,052 )

  • East Arkansas Career Center


    ( Location: 1700 New Castle Road, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-4480, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • Central Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 801 Deaderick Road, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-2141, Students: 1,008 )

  • Stewart Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: 625 Irving Street, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-1365, Students: 740 )

  • Forrest City Jr. High


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 1133 N Division, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-3230, Students: 599 )

  • Lincoln Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: 616 W Broadway, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-0310, Students: 565 )

  • Forrest Hills Elem. School


    ( Location: 2505 Sycamore Street, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-1626, )

  • East Arkansas Career Center


    ( Location: 1700 New Castle Road, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-4480, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • Forrest City High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 467 Victoria, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-1464, Students: 1,140 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • East Arkansas Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 1,547; Location: 700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, AR 72335, Web: http://www.eacc.edu )

  • Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute


    ( < 2-year, Public, Student Population: 251; Location: 620 Newcastle Road, Forrest City, AR 72335, Web: http://www.crti.tec.ar.us )

Largest Schools (Private) In Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • Calvary Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1611 N Washington Street, Forrest City, AR 72335, Phone: (870) 633-5333, Students: 260 )

Academic Libraries In Forrest City City, Arkansas

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • Forrest City Public Library


    421 South Washington Street, Forrest City, AR 72335

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Forrest City City, Arkansas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Forrest City City, Arkansas.

Area Features of Forrest City City, Arkansas


Building


(1) Forrest City Federal Correctional Complex - Low Security Facility  

Canal


(1) Spybuck Drainage Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Bell Cemetery   (2) Stanley Grove Cemetery   (3) Thomas Cemetery  

Church


(1) Becks Spur Baptist Church   (2) Bethel Church   (3) Flournoy Church   (4) Freedonia Church   (5) Hedge Providence Church   (6) Hogan Chapel Historical   (7) Jerusalem Church   (8) Moonlight Church   (9) Prosperity Church   (10) Tomblin Rest Church  

Civil


(1) Township Of L Anguille   (2) Township Of Madison  

Park


(1) Smith Stadium  

Populated Place


(1) Becks   (2) Hawkins   (3) Macedonia   (4) Redfern   (5) Slonikers Mill   (6) Telico Historical   (7) Wadell Historical  

School


(1) Featherson School Historical   (2) Forrest City High School   (3) Forrest Hills Elementary School   (4) Hawkins School Historical   (5) Lincoln High School   (6) Stewart Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Cypress Creek   (2) First Creek   (3) Second Creek   (4) Spybuck Creek  

Tower


(1) Kbfc-fm Forrest City   (2) Kxjk-am Forrest City  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Forrest City City, Arkansas

72335 (pop. 19,546)


Cities Nearby Forrest City City, Arkansas

Madison City, AR  (pop. 703) 3.5 Miles
Caldwell Town, AR  (pop. 915) 4.6 Miles
Franks Township, AR  (pop. 965) 4.8 Miles
Widener Town, AR  (pop. 412) 6.0 Miles
Telico Township, AR  (pop. 2,724) 6.1 Miles
Palestine City, AR  (pop. 718) 7.1 Miles
Haynes Town, AR  (pop. 221) 8.3 Miles
Colt City, AR  (pop. 406) 8.4 Miles
Griggs Township, AR  (pop. 700) 9.5 Miles
L'anguille Township, AR  (pop. 894) 13.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Forrest City City, Arkansas

870



Elevation in Forrest City City, Arkansas is 308.0 ft. (94.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Forrest City City, Arkansas

Lat: 35.010131 N        Long: -90.788716 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Forrest City City, Arkansas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Arkansas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
  Total Electric Industry 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
  Total Electric Industry 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Forrest City City, Arkansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 141   (3.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 151   (3.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 215   (5.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 285   (7.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 468   (11.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 605   (15.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 800   (20.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 325   (8.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 128   (3.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 119   (3.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 57   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 51   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 280   (7.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 338   (8.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,820

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 227

In 3-person carpool : 10

In 4-person carpool : 43

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 52

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 7

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 62

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 11

Other means : 12

Worked at home : 70


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 178

5 to 9 minutes : 851

10 to 14 minutes : 941

15 to 19 minutes : 306

20 to 24 minutes : 261

25 to 29 minutes : 65

30 to 34 minutes : 214

35 to 39 minutes : 87

40 to 44 minutes : 36

45 to 59 minutes : 136

60 to 89 minutes : 136

90 or more minutes : 33


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

With Social Security income : 1,113

No Social Security income : 3,099


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

With retirement income : 378

No retirement income : 3,834


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 696

$10,000 to $14,999 : 100

$15,000 to $19,999 : 228

$20,000 to $24,999 : 208

$25,000 to $29,999 : 112

$30,000 to $34,999 : 189

$35,000 to $39,999 : 185

$40,000 to $44,999 : 127

$45,000 to $49,999 : 163

$50,000 to $59,999 : 182

$60,000 to $74,999 : 180

$75,000 to $99,999 : 116

$100,000 to $124,999 : 74

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 or more : 27


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $27,802


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • KWYN (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Wynne, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KBRI (1570 AM; 0.25 kW; Brinkley, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Forrest City, AR; Owner: Forrest City Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; Madison, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; Round Pond, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KCJF (103.9 FM; Birdeye, AR; Owner: Catherine Joanna Flinn)
  • KAKJ (105.3 FM; Marianna, AR; Owner: L.t. Simes Ii & Raymond Simes)
  • KARH (88.1 FM; Parkin, AR; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Moro, AR; Owner: Enterprise Corporation Of The Delta)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Brinkley, AR; Owner: Praise Temple Way Of The Church Of Christ, Inc.)
  • KXRL (90.1 FM; Birdeye, AR; Owner: Priority Radio, Inc.)
  • KLMK (90.7 FM; Aubrey, AR; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Wynne, AR; Owner: De Mujer A Mujer International)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Wynne, AR; Owner: Speak Onit Radio, Inc.)
  • KWYN-FM (92.5 FM; Colt, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KWYN-FM (92.5 FM; Round Pond, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KBFC (93.5 FM; Moro, AR; Owner: Forrest City Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • KAPW (99.3 FM; Goodwin, AR; Owner: Bradford Caldwell)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Forrest City City, Arkansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 490  (24.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 203  (10.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 342  (17.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 47  (2.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 270  (13.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 659  (31.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 418  (20.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 715  (34.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 14  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 121 Farms In Forrest City City, Arkansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Forrest City City, Arkansas

First National Bank Of Eastern Arkansas - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1m
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 14

Regions Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $235.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Forrest City Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $106.7k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

The First National Bank Of Wynne - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $278k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Forrest City City, Arkansas

  • West Memphis Municipal


    (about 32.5 miles in West Memphis, Arkansas; Airport Code: AWM)

  • Tunica Municipal


    (about 33.9 miles in Tunica, Mississippi; Airport Code: UTM)

  • Memphis International


    (about 45.9 miles in Memphis, Tennessee; Airport Code: MEM)

  • Fletcher Field


    (about 51.5 miles in Lyon, Mississippi; Airport Code: CKM)

  • Stuttgart Municipal


    (about 52.8 miles in Ulm, Arkansas; Airport Code: SGT)

  • Searcy Municipal


    (about 55.6 miles in Searcy, Arkansas; Airport Code: SRC)

  • Olive Branch Airport


    (about 56.7 miles in Hickory Hill, Tennessee; Airport Code: OLV)

  • Millington Regional Jetport


    (about 57.1 miles in Millington, Tennessee; Airport Code: NQA)

  • Jonesboro Municipal


    (about 57.3 miles in Jonesboro, Arkansas; Airport Code: JBR)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Forrest City City, Arkansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.91%

Carpooled

15.62%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.15%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.57%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.57%

Other Means

3.07%

Worked At Home

1.10%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Forrest City City, Arkansas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,128

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 189

Female householder, no husband present : 1,320

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,440

Householder not living alone : 135


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 76

Female householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and male partner : 171

All other households : 3,956


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 717

Renter-occupied housing units : 411

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 93

Renter-occupied housing units : 96

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 393

Renter-occupied housing units : 927

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 647

Renter-occupied housing units : 928


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 1,056

$10,000 to $14,999 : 309

$15,000 to $19,999 : 475

$20,000 to $24,999 : 298

$25,000 to $29,999 : 219

$30,000 to $34,999 : 219

$35,000 to $39,999 : 270

$40,000 to $44,999 : 261

$45,000 to $49,999 : 258

$50,000 to $59,999 : 237

$60,000 to $74,999 : 252

$75,000 to $99,999 : 171

$100,000 to $124,999 : 110

$125,000 to $149,999 : 9

$150,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 or more : 27


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Total : 4,952


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Occupied : 4,212

Vacant : 740


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : 127

Built 2000 to 2004 : 250

Built 1990 to 1999 : 628

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,075

Built 1970 to 1979 : 951

Built 1960 to 1969 : 730

Built 1950 to 1959 : 655

Built 1940 to 1949 : 270

Built 1939 or earlier : 266


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Utility gas : 2,069

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 150

Electricity : 1,943

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 40

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 10

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 39

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 18

$20,000 to $24,999 : 35

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 64

$35,000 to $39,999 : 31

$40,000 to $49,999 : 164

$50,000 to $59,999 : 146

$60,000 to $69,999 : 334

$70,000 to $79,999 : 193

$80,000 to $89,999 : 176

$90,000 to $99,999 : 97

$100,000 to $124,999 : 139

$125,000 to $149,999 : 140

$150,000 to $174,999 : 64

$175,000 to $199,999 : 26

$200,000 to $249,999 : 33

$250,000 to $299,999 : 16

$300,000 to $399,999 : 67

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 37


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 37

Home equity loan only : 39

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 20

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,006

Housing units without a mortgage : 748


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Forrest City City, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : $86,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $61,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $65,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $68,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $79,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $77,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $67,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $80,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $142,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Forrest City City, Arkansas: 66.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Forrest City City, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 95.62%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.18%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 2.15%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.05%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Forrest City City, Arkansas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,089,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,089,000
2000        
  Single Family 10 10 $570,222
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 64 $2,600,000
  Total

11 74 $3,170,222
2001        
  Single Family 6 6 $658,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $658,000
2002        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,408,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,408,100
2003        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,178,250
  Two Family 1 2 $60,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 10 $1,238,250
2004        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,247,615
  Two Family 1 2 $60,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $90,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 20 $1,397,615
2005        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,032,941
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,032,941
2006        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,173,880
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,173,880


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Forrest City City, AR): $23,111
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Forrest City City): $56,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Forrest City City): $426
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Forrest City City, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 62.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.5%
Electricity: 33.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.3%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Forrest City City, Arkansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Forrest City City, Arkansas

Northeast Arkansas Homecare


     Address: 1712 Lindauer, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1991

St Francis County Health Unit


     Address: 413 North Division, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Cross County Health Unit


     Address: 704 Canal Street, Wynne, Arkansas 72396
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/10/1972

Crossridge Comm Hospital Home Health


     Address: 732 East Eldridge Avenue, Wynne, Arkansas 72396
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 5/4/1982

Lee County Health Unit


     Address: 141 North Hicky Street, Marianna, Arkansas 72360
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Forrest City City, Arkansas

Forrest City Medical Center


     Address: 1601 Newcastle Road, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Crossridge Community Hospital


     Address: 310 South Falls Boulevard, Wynne, Arkansas 72396
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Helena Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1801 Martin Luther King Drive, Helena, Arkansas 72342
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Crittenden Memorial Hospital


     Address: 200 Tyler, West Memphis, Arkansas 72301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Baptist Memorial Hospital Desoto


     Address: 7601 Southcrest Dr, Southaven, Mississippi 38671
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Forrest City City, Arkansas

Crestpark Retirement Inn (forrest City)


     Address: 500 Kittel Rd, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 114
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Wynne Healthcare Center


     Address: 1100 East Martin Drive, Wynne, Arkansas 72396
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 81
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Crestpark Inn Of Wynne


     Address: 400 Arkansas Street, Wynne, Arkansas 72396
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 55%

Woodruff County Health Center


     Address: 139 Highway 64 West, Mccrory, Arkansas 72101
     Ownership: Government - City/county
     Number of Residents: 107
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Des Arc Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 2216 West Main Street, Des Arc, Arkansas 72040
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 71%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Forrest City City, Arkansas

Name: Arkansas Nuclear
Address: 1448 SR 333; Russellville, AR 72801
Distance: 134 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Forrest City City, Arkansas

    Retired Workers: 1,590
    Disabled Workers: 625
    Widowers Workers: 330
    Spouses Workers: 90
    Children Workers: 425


(updated 2007)



St. Francis County, Arkansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 59.28%
  • Bush & Cheney 39.79%
  • Other 0.93%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Forrest City City, Arkansas citizens.

Relocation to St. Francis County, AR

5.96 % of St. Francis County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $23,076

Arkansas Average 7.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to St. Francis County, AR (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Cross County , AR 0.89 % ($24,214 AGI )
  • Crittenden County , AR 0.57 % ($19,711 AGI )
  • Lee County , AR 0.46 % ($21,556 AGI )

Relocation away from St. Francis County, AR

7.94 % of St. Francis County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $26,629

Arkansas Average 7.29 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from St. Francis County, AR (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Crittenden County , AR 1.15 % ($26,548 AGI )
  • Cross County , AR 1.04 % ($35,071 AGI )
  • Craighead County , AR 0.68 % ($18,200 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Arkansas

Low Bracket: $3,699 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $31,000 (7.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Arkansas

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Forrest City City, Arkansas is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Forrest City City, Arkansas directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Arkansas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,864 6,426 7,612 8,099 9,219 10,151 8,996 11,474 12,919 13,813


(updated 2014)



Jails in Forrest City City, Arkansas


  • St. Francis County Jail


    313 S. Izard Street, Forrest City, AR 72335
    Capacity: 117
    Confined: 78
    Avg. Population: 80
    Year Built: 1954
    Year Renovated: 2005


(updated 2006)



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