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Demographics Analysis

The people of Potter Township, 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
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 9 years : 16

10 to 14 years : 74

15 to 17 years : 20

18 and 19 years : 21

20 years : 17

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 10

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 22

35 to 39 years : 0

40 to 44 years : 66

45 to 49 years : 55

50 to 54 years : 65

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 35

65 and 66 years : 28

67 to 69 years : 58

70 to 74 years : 55

75 to 79 years : 56

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 14

Female:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 9 years : 21

10 to 14 years : 11

15 to 17 years : 57

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 45

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 77

40 to 44 years : 38

45 to 49 years : 71

50 to 54 years : 70

55 to 59 years : 62

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 23

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 64

75 to 79 years : 43

80 to 84 years : 10

85 years and over : 15


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 604

Multiple ancestry : 576

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 23

Ancestry not reported : 152


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,299

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 22

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 17 years : 199

18 to 24 years : 48

25 to 34 years : 67

35 to 44 years : 181

45 to 54 years : 261

55 to 59 years : 91

60 and 61 years : 69

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 238

75 years and over : 138

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 28

5 to 17 years : 131

18 to 24 years : 19

25 to 34 years : 67

35 to 44 years : 73

45 to 54 years : 46

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 53

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 51

75 years and over : 54

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 46

18 to 24 years : 29

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 108

45 to 54 years : 181

55 to 59 years : 59

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 187

75 years and over : 84

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 22

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

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 : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 34

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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 314

Female : 240

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 379

Female : 366

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 22

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence : 516

Born in other state in the United States : 704

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 34


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 118

Now married, except separated : 295

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 35

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 36

Now married, except separated : 517

Divorced : 95

Separated : 0

Widowed : 75

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 34

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,293

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 34


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Potter Township, Arkansas

  • United States Or American: 340   (23.8%)
  • Other Groups: 288   (20.2%)
  • English: 199   (13.9%)
  • Irish: 196   (13.7%)
  • German: 164   (11.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 64   (4.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 42   (2.9%)
  • Dutch: 35   (2.5%)
  • Italian: 22   (1.5%)
  • Norwegian: 17   (1.2%)
  • Swedish: 14   (1.0%)
  • French Canadian: 11   (0.8%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 9   (0.6%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 9   (0.6%)
  • Scottish: 7   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.4%)
  • European: 4   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Potter Township, Arkansas is 1,355



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Potter Township, Arkansas: 715
Female Population in Potter Township, Arkansas: 640


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Potter Township, Arkansas: 52.3
Median Female Resident Age in Potter Township, Arkansas: 48.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Arkansas is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Potter Township, Arkansas


White


Both sexes

47.0

Male

47.4

Female

46.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

37.3

Male

35.5

Female

37.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

46.0

Male

41.5

Female

53.5

Asian


Both sexes

54.5

Male

37.0

Female

57.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

12.5

Male

10.0

Female

15.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

39.8

Male

44.0

Female

39.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.5

Male

17.5

Female

31.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.2

Male

47.6

Female

46.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Potter Township, Arkansas


  • White: 1,254
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 67
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 34



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Potter Township, Arkansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (1.23%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 12   (2.1%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 41   (7.18%)
  • 9th Grade: 26   (4.55%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (1.58%)
  • 11th Grade: 24   (4.2%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 47   (8.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 229   (40.11%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 75   (13.13%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 31   (5.43%)
  • Associate Degree: 34   (5.95%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 21   (3.68%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (1.4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.53%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (1.88%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (1.54%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 10   (1.71%)
  • 9th Grade: 23   (3.93%)
  • 10th Grade: 16   (2.74%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (4.27%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (3.59%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 196   (33.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 77   (13.16%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 85   (14.53%)
  • Associate Degree: 46   (7.86%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 28   (4.79%)
  • Master's Degree: 36   (6.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.34%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Potter Township, Arkansas

  • Mena School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 501 Hickory St, Mena, AR 71953, Phone: (479) 394-1710, Students: 2,107 )

  • Ouachita River School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 143 Polk 96, Mena, AR 71953, Phone: (479) 394-2348, Students: 783 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Potter Township, Arkansas

  • Mena Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 320-r Mena Street, Mena, AR 71953, Phone: (479) 394-2572, Students: 500 )

  • Louise Durham Elem. School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 106 North Reine St, Mena, AR 71953, Phone: (479) 394-2943, Students: 463 )

  • Holly Harshman Elem. School


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 1000 Geyer Drive, Mena, AR 71953, Phone: (479) 394-3151, Students: 418 )

  • Acorn Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 143 Polk 96, Mena, AR 71953, Phone: (479) 394-4833, Students: 284 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Potter Township, Arkansas

  • Mena High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 700 South Morrow, Mena, AR 71953, Phone: (479) 394-1144, Students: 636 )

  • Acorn High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 143 Polk 96, Mena, AR 71953, Phone: (479) 394-5544, Students: 232 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Potter Township, Arkansas

  • Rich Mountain Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 1,004; Location: 100 College Dr, Mena, AR 71953, Web: http://www.rmcc.edu )

Academic Libraries In Potter Township, Arkansas

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Potter Township, Arkansas

  • Polk County Library


    410 8th Street, Mena, AR 71953

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Potter Township, Arkansas


  • Mena Area Historic Museum Trust


    500 Mena St, Mena, AR 71953

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Potter Township, 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 Potter Township, Arkansas.

Area Features of Potter Township, Arkansas


Airport


(1) Mena Intermountain Municipal Airport  

Building


(1) 18th West Judicial District Drug Task Force   (2) Acorn Fire Station District 6   (3) Board Camp Station Fire District 8   (4) Dallas Valley Rural Volunteer Fire Department Station 11   (5) Ink Station Fire District 12   (6) James Flying Service Air Medical Services   (7) Mena Fire Department Station 1   (8) Mena Fire Department Station 2   (9) Mena Police Department   (10) Polk County Courthouse   (11) Polk County Development Center   (12) Polk County Sheriff S Office   (13) Shady Grove Fire And Rescue   (14) Shady Station Fire District 10   (15) Southwest Emergency Medical Service  

Cemetery


(1) Board Camp Cemetery   (2) Concord Cemetery   (3) Corinth Cemetery   (4) Dallas Cemetery   (5) Foran Cemetery   (6) Heely Cemetery   (7) Liberty Cemetery   (8) Little Cemetery   (9) Lower Big Fork Cemetery   (10) Mount Calvary Cemetery   (11) Nunley Cemetery   (12) Oak Grove Cemetery   (13) Owens Cemetery   (14) Pinecrest Cemetery   (15) Piney Grove Cemetery   (16) Pioneer Cemetery   (17) Sexton Cemetery   (18) Slover Cemetery   (19) Yocana Cemetery  

Church


(1) Acorn Methodist Church   (2) Board Camp Assembly Of God Church   (3) Board Camp Baptist Church   (4) Board Camp Primitive Baptist Church   (5) Calvary Baptist Church   (6) Christ Episcopal Church   (7) Concord Baptist Church   (8) Corinth Church Of God   (9) Covenant Of Life Church   (10) Dallas Avenue Baptist Church   (11) Faith Missionary Baptist Church   (12) First Baptist Church   (13) First Christian Church   (14) First Freewill Baptist Church   (15) First Presbyterian Church   (16) First United Methodist Church   (17) Free Jesus Name Pentecostal Holiness Church   (18) Harmony Primitive Baptist Church   (19) Holly Springs Church   (20) Mena Bible Church   (21) Mena Church Of The Nazarene   (22) Midway Freewill Baptist Church   (23) Mountain View United Methodist Church   (24) Old Dallas Methodist Church   (25) Pine Grove Church Of Christ   (26) Piney Church   (27) Rich Mountain Church   (28) Saint Agnes Catholic Church   (29) Salem Baptist Church   (30) Shady Grove Church   (31) South 71 Church Of Christ   (32) Trinity Lutheran Church   (33) Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church   (34) Union Mission Pentecostal Church Of God   (35) Word Of Faith Church   (36) Yocana Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Mena   (2) Township Of Acorn   (3) Township Of Big Fork   (4) Township Of Blansett   (5) Township Of Center   (6) Township Of Fulton   (7) Township Of Ouachita   (8) Township Of Potter   (9) Township Of Rich Mountain  

Dam


(1) Bethesda Lake Dam   (2) Cox Lake Dam   (3) Dairy Lake Dam   (4) Forbis Lake Dam   (5) Hillcrest Lake Dam   (6) Irons Fork Creek Watershed Site 1 Dam   (7) J And B Lake Dam   (8) Lake Mena Dam   (9) Patchett Lake Dam   (10) Powell Lake Dam   (11) Ward Lake Dam  

Gap


(1) Eagle Gap   (2) Foran Gap   (3) Saddle Gap   (4) Three Oak Gap   (5) Wolf Pen Gap  

Hospital


(1) Mena Regional Health System Hospital   (2) Wilhelmina Medical Center  

Locale


(1) Eagle Gap Ranger Station   (2) High Point Camp   (3) Lionsk Club Golf Course   (4) Mena Ranger Station   (5) Mena Work Center   (6) Menna Visitor Information Station   (7) Northside Shopping Center   (8) Ouachita Country Club   (9) Polk County Fairgrounds   (10) Rich Mountain Tower Recreation Area  

Park


(1) Janssen Park   (2) Lee Mcmillian Memorial Park   (3) Queen Wilhelmina State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Acorn   (2) Board Camp   (3) Corinth   (4) Dallas   (5) Eagleton   (6) Gate Historical   (7) Ink   (8) Mena   (9) Nunley   (10) Olivers Chapel   (11) Pine Grove   (12) Rich Mountain   (13) Ritz   (14) Shady   (15) Shady Grove   (16) Tintop   (17) Yocana  

Post Office


(1) Mena Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Black Fork Mountain Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Bethesda Lake   (2) City Of Mena Sewage Logoon   (3) Cox Lake   (4) Dairy Lake   (5) Forbis Lake   (6) Hillcrest Lake   (7) Irons Fork Reservoir   (8) J And B Lake   (9) Mena Lake   (10) Multipurpose Site One Reservoir   (11) Patchett Lake   (12) Powell Lake   (13) Ward Lake  

Ridge


(1) Dallas Mountain   (2) Harvey Ridge   (3) Horseshoe Mountain   (4) Rich Mountain  

School


(1) Acorn Elementary School   (2) Acorn High School   (3) Acorn School   (4) Board Camp School Historical   (5) Heath School Historical   (6) Holly Harshman Elementary School   (7) Louise Durham Elementary School   (8) Mena High School   (9) Mena Middle School   (10) Mill Creek School Historical   (11) Rich Mountain Community College   (12) Robson School   (13) Saint Joseph School   (14) Spring Valley School Historical   (15) Stilwell Elementary School Historical  

Stream


(1) Board Camp Creek   (2) Boggy Creek   (3) Brier Creek   (4) Bufram Creek   (5) Carter Creek   (6) Cedar Creek   (7) Chances Creek   (8) Dallas Creek   (9) Dry Creek   (10) Gap Creek   (11) Heath Creek   (12) Irons Fork   (13) Lewis Creek   (14) Lick Branch   (15) Loftis Creek   (16) Macks Creek   (17) Muddy Creek   (18) Pitman Creek   (19) Polk Creek   (20) Prairie Creek   (21) Salt Creek   (22) Southern Creek   (23) Starkey Creek   (24) Sulphur Creek   (25) Terrapin Creek   (26) Ward Creek   (27) Wolf Creek  

Summit


(1) Baker Mountain   (2) Bald Knob   (3) Bear Mountain   (4) Black Fork Mountain   (5) High Peak   (6) High Point   (7) Little Mountain   (8) Long Mountain   (9) Middle Mountain   (10) Pilot Mountain   (11) Rattlesnake Mountain   (12) Round Mountain   (13) Round Top Mountain   (14) Shut-in Mountain   (15) Tower Mountain  

Tower


(1) Kena-am Mena   (2) Kena-fm Mena   (3) Koua-fm Mena   (4) Rich Mountain Lookout Tower  

Valley


(1) Basin Hollow   (2) Gap Creek Valley   (3) Posey Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Potter Township, Arkansas

71953 (pop. 14,295)


Cities Nearby Potter Township, Arkansas

Mena City, AR  (pop. 5,581) 3.0 Miles
Acorn Township, AR  (pop. 1,169) 5.3 Miles
Freedom Township, AR  (pop. 348) 6.3 Miles
Cove Township, AR  (pop. 1,721) 7.5 Miles
Hatfield Town, AR  (pop. 435) 7.8 Miles
Rich Mountain Township, AR  (pop. 228) 9.5 Miles
Cove Town, AR  (pop. 364) 11.8 Miles
Blansett Township, AR  (pop. 128) 13.1 Miles
Vandervoort Town, AR  (pop. 164) 14.1 Miles
Gap Springs Township, AR  (pop. 139) 15.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Potter Township, Arkansas

479



Elevation in Potter Township, Arkansas is 1,516.0 ft. (462.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Potter Township, Arkansas

Lat: 34.574505 N        Long: -94.291000 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Potter Township, 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 Potter Township, Arkansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 48   (6.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 62   (8.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 52   (6.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 71   (9.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 70   (9.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 190   (25.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 68   (9.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 30   (4.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 21   (2.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1   (0.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 64   (8.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 70   (9.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 486

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 72

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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 : 24

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 11


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 47

5 to 9 minutes : 66

10 to 14 minutes : 267

15 to 19 minutes : 142

20 to 24 minutes : 0

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 0

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 26

45 to 59 minutes : 24

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 10


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

With Social Security income : 274

No Social Security income : 311


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

With retirement income : 186

No retirement income : 399


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 35

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 33

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 41

$30,000 to $34,999 : 32

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $44,999 : 60

$45,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $59,999 : 57

$60,000 to $74,999 : 35

$75,000 to $99,999 : 68

$100,000 to $124,999 : 27

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,189


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Potter Township, Arkansas

  • KENA (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Mena, AR; Owner: Ouachita Broadcasting, Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Potter Township, Arkansas

  • KENA-FM (102.1 FM; Hatfield, AR; Owner: Ouachita Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KHGG-FM (103.1 FM; Bates, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KILX (104.1 FM; Hatfield, AR; Owner: Ouachita Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KQOR (105.3 FM; Hatfield, AR; Owner: Ouachita Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; Hartford, AR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Mena, AR; Owner: Rich Mountain Community College)
  • KDQN-FM (92.1 FM; Grannis, AR; Owner: Jay W. Bunyard & Anne W. Bunyard)
  • KTTG (96.3 FM; Boles, AR; Owner: Pearson Broadcasting Of Mena, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Potter Township, Arkansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 70  (16.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 66  (15.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 66  (15.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (1.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 95  (22.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 127  (35.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 17  (4.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 126  (35.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 518 Farms In Potter Township, Arkansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Potter Township, Arkansas

First National Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 191

Diamond Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $452.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 12

Chambers Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $767.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 19

Arvest Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $14.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 274

The Union Bank Of Mena - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $197.1k
    Industry Specialization: Consumer Lending
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Potter Township, Arkansas

  • Intermountain Regional


    (about 5.1 miles in Mena, Arkansas; Airport Code: XXX)

  • Mena Intermountain Municipal


    (about 5.4 miles in Mena, Arkansas; Airport Code: XXX)

  • Robert S Kerr


    (about 36.1 miles in Poteau, Oklahoma; Airport Code: RKR)

  • Fort Smith Regional


    (about 52.8 miles in Fort Smith, Arkansas; Airport Code: FSM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Potter Township, Arkansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.36%

Carpooled

14.34%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.84%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

2.45%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Potter Township, 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
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 388

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 32

Female householder, no husband present : 0

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 156

Householder not living alone : 9


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 9

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 576


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 355

Renter-occupied housing units : 33

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 32

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 165

Renter-occupied housing units : 0


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 72

$10,000 to $14,999 : 14

$15,000 to $19,999 : 44

$20,000 to $24,999 : 34

$25,000 to $29,999 : 62

$30,000 to $34,999 : 32

$35,000 to $39,999 : 28

$40,000 to $44,999 : 68

$45,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $59,999 : 80

$60,000 to $74,999 : 45

$75,000 to $99,999 : 68

$100,000 to $124,999 : 27

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Total : 767


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Occupied : 585

Vacant : 182


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 106

Built 1990 to 1999 : 108

Built 1980 to 1989 : 278

Built 1970 to 1979 : 113

Built 1960 to 1969 : 54

Built 1950 to 1959 : 35

Built 1940 to 1949 : 49

Built 1939 or earlier : 24


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Utility gas : 64

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 191

Electricity : 267

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 63

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 10

$10,000 to $14,999 : 33

$15,000 to $19,999 : 14

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 47

$30,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 39

$50,000 to $59,999 : 29

$60,000 to $69,999 : 9

$70,000 to $79,999 : 62

$80,000 to $89,999 : 30

$90,000 to $99,999 : 11

$100,000 to $124,999 : 96

$125,000 to $149,999 : 40

$150,000 to $174,999 : 32

$175,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 to $249,999 : 27

$250,000 to $299,999 : 14

$300,000 to $399,999 : 27

$400,000 to $499,999 : 9

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Potter Township, 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 11

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 220

Housing units without a mortgage : 321


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Potter Township, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $219,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $49,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $49,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $89,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $102,600

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $257,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Potter Township, Arkansas: 71.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Potter Township, 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 22 22 $1,600,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

22 22 $1,600,500
2000        
  Single Family 19 19 $1,293,500
  Two Family 2 4 $80,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 23 $1,373,500
2001        
  Single Family 15 15 $981,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $981,100
2002        
  Single Family 10 10 $826,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $826,000
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 6 6 $488,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $488,000
2005        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,163,000
  Two Family 1 2 $100,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 19 $1,263,000
2006        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,125,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $110,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 14 $1,235,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Potter Township, AR): $25,823
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Potter Township): $65,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Potter Township): $318
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Potter Township, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 9.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 33.7%
Electricity: 35.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 19.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
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 Potter Township, Arkansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Potter Township, Arkansas

Mena Regional Home Health


     Address: 311 North Morrow Street, Mena, Arkansas 71953
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/3/1991

Polk County Health Unit


     Address: 702 Hornbeck, Mena, Arkansas 71953
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Visiting Nurses Agency


     Address: 600 Seventh Street, Mena, Arkansas 71953
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1995

Scott County Health Unit


     Address: 487 West 6th Street, Waldron, Arkansas 72958
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Visiting Nurses Agency


     Address: 1579 Clyde Hawkins Drive, Waldron, Arkansas 72958
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1995

Hospitals Close To Potter Township, Arkansas

Mena Medical Center


     Address: 311 North Morrow Street, Mena, Arkansas 71953
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Booneville Community Hospital


     Address: 880 West Main, Booneville, Arkansas 72927
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Sparks Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1311 South I Street, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Edward Mercy Medical Center


     Address: 7301 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72917
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center


     Address: 105 Wall Street, Poteau, Oklahoma 74953
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Potter Township, Arkansas

Mena Manor


     Address: 100 9th Street, Mena, Arkansas 71953
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 42
     Percent Occupied: 61%

Rich Mountain Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 306 Hornbeck, Mena, Arkansas 71953
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 93
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Waldron Nursing Center Inc


     Address: 1369 West 6th Street, Waldron, Arkansas 72958
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 81
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Vista Nursing Home


     Address: 114 West 2nd Street, Heavener, Oklahoma 74937
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 34
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Heavener Nursing Home


     Address: 204 West First Street, Heavener, Oklahoma 74937
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 28
     Percent Occupied: 68%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Potter Township, Arkansas

Name: Arkansas Nuclear
Address: 1448 SR 333; Russellville, AR 72801
Distance: 81 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Potter Township, Arkansas

    Retired Workers: 2,495
    Disabled Workers: 635
    Widowers Workers: 400
    Spouses Workers: 225
    Children Workers: 305


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Potter Township, Arkansas


Charges


Hospital Public: $18,890,000
Parks & Recreation: $17,000
Sewerage: $508,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $1,653,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Air Transportation: $1,237,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $131,000
Highways: $273,000
All Other: $265,000
Water Utilities: $10,000


Local Intergovernmental


General Support: $644,000
Highways: $27,000
All Other: $35,000


Current Operations


Air Transportation: $190,000
Fire Protection: $134,000
Central Staff Services: $324,000
General Public Buildings: $144,000
Own Hospitals: $18,890,000
Regular Highways: $474,000
Parks & Recreation: $186,000
Police Protection: $818,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $44,000
Sewerage: $489,000
Solid Waste Management: $175,000
Water Utilities: $980,000


Construction


Air Transportation: $1,567,000
Parks & Recreation: $506,000


Other Capital Outlay


Fire Protection: $71,000
Central Staff: $7,000
Regular Highways: $23,000
Parks & Recreation: $13,000
Police Protection: $40,000


General


Interest On Debt: $473,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $323,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Corrections: $93,000


Tax


Property: $100,000
Total General Sales: $1,341,000
Public Utilities: $236,000
Other Selective Sales: $171,000
Other License: $17,000


Miscellaneous


Interest Earnings: $455,000
Fines & Forfeits: $118,000
General Revenue, Nec: $125,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $64,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $2,110,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $8,777,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $9,707,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,160,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $823,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $21,018,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,681,000


(updated 2006)



Polk County, Arkansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 31.71%
  • Bush & Cheney 66.57%
  • Other 1.72%



(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 Potter Township, Arkansas citizens.

Relocation to Polk County, AR

7.44 % of Polk County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,675

Arkansas Average 7.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Sevier County , AR 0.40 % ($22,440 AGI )
  • Garland County , AR 0.24 % ($39,333 AGI )
  • Mccurtain County , OK 0.24 % ($17,133 AGI )

Relocation away from Polk County, AR

6.44 % of Polk 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 $23,336

Arkansas Average 7.29 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Sebastian County , AR 0.46 % ($18,179 AGI )
  • Washington County , AR 0.44 % ($25,556 AGI )
  • Sevier County , AR 0.34 % ($22,000 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 Potter Township, Arkansas is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Potter Township, Arkansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage



Hurricanes And Storms In Potter Township, Arkansas

  • Tropical Depression: ELENA - September 1985 - Wind Speed: 25 Knots



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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 Potter Township, Arkansas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Potter Township, Arkansas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0
Rape n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 6 5 4
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 72 36 36 104 87 70
Robbery n/a n/a 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 36 35 0 0 0 0 18 18 17 35 0
Assault n/a n/a 3 11 2 8 7 13 19 10 16 9 17
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 53 194 35 141 124 233 338 178 277 157 297
Burglary n/a n/a 9 23 21 13 21 83 51 105 93 108 94
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 160 407 372 229 373 1,487 907 1,873 1,609 1,880 1,643
Larceny Theft n/a n/a 93 106 93 75 95 187 153 178 180 245 219
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 1,652 1,873 1,649 1,322 1,687 3,351 2,720 3,176 3,114 4,265 3,828
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a 1 3 13 2 1 3 5 5 1 9 6
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 18 53 230 35 18 54 89 89 17 157 105
Arson n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 18 17 35 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a 1 3 0 2 2 4 6 3 6 4 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a 26 33 32 23 29 68 53 72 69 91 80
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a 14 18 16 12 16 36 29 38 37 48 43


(updated 2013)



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 Potter Township, Arkansas


  • Polk County Jail


    507 Church Street, Mena, AR 71953
    Capacity: 26
    Confined: 24
    Avg. Population: 27
    Year Built: 1980


(updated 2006)



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