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Demographics Analysis

The people of West Prairie 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
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 18

5 to 9 years : 39

10 to 14 years : 49

15 to 17 years : 19

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 0

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 30

25 to 29 years : 64

30 to 34 years : 23

35 to 39 years : 42

40 to 44 years : 29

45 to 49 years : 56

50 to 54 years : 39

55 to 59 years : 21

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 28

65 and 66 years : 9

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 14

75 to 79 years : 7

80 to 84 years : 10

85 years and over : 5

Female:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 9 years : 56

10 to 14 years : 27

15 to 17 years : 20

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 0

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 39

30 to 34 years : 33

35 to 39 years : 18

40 to 44 years : 56

45 to 49 years : 25

50 to 54 years : 42

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 17

70 to 74 years : 22

75 to 79 years : 22

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 472

Multiple ancestry : 282

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 23

Ancestry not reported : 252


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,029

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 42

5 to 17 years : 210

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 159

35 to 44 years : 145

45 to 54 years : 162

55 to 59 years : 25

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 57

65 to 74 years : 83

75 years and over : 62

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 42

5 to 17 years : 174

18 to 24 years : 55

25 to 34 years : 117

35 to 44 years : 96

45 to 54 years : 134

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 50

65 to 74 years : 65

75 years and over : 54

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 36

18 to 24 years : 18

25 to 34 years : 42

35 to 44 years : 49

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 18

75 years and over : 8

Native, born outside the United States:

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 : 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 : 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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 456

Female : 365

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 72

Female : 136

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence : 811

Born in other state in the United States : 208

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 84

Now married, except separated : 381

Divorced : 77

Separated : 39

Widowed : 57

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 21

Now married, except separated : 131

Divorced : 14

Separated : 3

Widowed : 9

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 : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 984

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in West Prairie Township, Arkansas

  • United States Or American: 192   (31.0%)
  • Other Groups: 127   (20.5%)
  • German: 88   (14.2%)
  • Irish: 76   (12.3%)
  • English: 46   (7.4%)
  • Dutch: 21   (3.4%)
  • European: 18   (2.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 17   (2.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 13   (2.1%)
  • Italian: 5   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 5   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 5   (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 3   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In West Prairie Township, Arkansas is 1,029



(updated 2009)



Male Population in West Prairie Township, Arkansas: 528
Female Population in West Prairie Township, Arkansas: 501


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in West Prairie Township, Arkansas: 38.4
Median Female Resident Age in West Prairie Township, Arkansas: 40.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Arkansas is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in West Prairie Township, Arkansas


White


Both sexes

42.6

Male

42.1

Female

43.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

46.5

Male

51.5

Female

43.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

14.5

Male

14.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

48.5

Male

39.5

Female

52.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.0

Male

24.0

Female

29.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.5

Male

19.5

Female

29.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.5

Male

24.5

Female

25.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.6

Male

42.0

Female

43.5


(updated 2010)



Races in West Prairie Township, Arkansas


  • White: 1,019
  • African American: 10
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 1   (0.33%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (3.28%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 18   (5.9%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 23   (7.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (1.31%)
  • 10th Grade: 3   (0.98%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (1.97%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (2.95%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 137   (44.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 10   (3.28%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 38   (12.46%)
  • Associate Degree: 5   (1.64%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 32   (10.49%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (2.3%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.66%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (1.17%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.58%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (1.75%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 26   (7.6%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (3.22%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (2.63%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (2.34%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (3.22%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 128   (37.43%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 30   (8.77%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 44   (12.87%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (2.63%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 35   (10.23%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (4.39%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.17%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In West Prairie Township, Arkansas

  • Weiner School District


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 313 Garfield, Weiner, AR 72479, Phone: (870) 684-2253, Students: 351 )

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

  • Weiner Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 313 Garfield Street, Weiner, AR 72479, Phone: (870) 684-2252, Students: 191 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In West Prairie Township, Arkansas

  • Weiner High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 313 Garfield Street, Weiner, AR 72479, Phone: (870) 684-2250, Students: 160 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In West Prairie Township, Arkansas

  • West Poinsett County Library


    203 West 2nd Street, Weiner, AR 72479

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to West Prairie 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 West Prairie Township, Arkansas.

Area Features of West Prairie Township, Arkansas


Building


(1) Weiner Fire Department Station 1   (2) Weiner Fire Department Station 2   (3) Weiner Police Department  

Canal


(1) Big Creek Ditch Main Ditch   (2) Big Creek Lateral Number 1   (3) Elm Ditch   (4) Flag Slough Ditch   (5) Long Pond Or-cache Ditch   (6) Pecan Lateral   (7) Swan Pond Ditch   (8) Whitsle Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Otwell Cemetery   (2) Walker Cemetery  

Church


(1) Cooper Haines Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Weiner   (2) Township Of Dobson   (3) Township Of West Prairie  

Lake


(1) Hood Lake  

Park


(1) Bayou De View State Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Brainerd Historical   (2) Mcdaniel   (3) Obear Historical   (4) Otwell   (5) Weiner  

Reservoir


(1) Chase Reservoir   (2) O K Lake  

School


(1) Beautiful Home School Historical   (2) Cooper Haines School Historical   (3) Weiner Elementary School   (4) Weiner High School  

Stream


(1) Ash Spread   (2) Big Creek   (3) Coward Slough   (4) Gum Slough   (5) Maple Slough   (6) Morgan Slough  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in West Prairie Township, Arkansas

72479 (pop. 1,699)


Cities Nearby West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Weiner City, AR  (pop. 763) 0.8 Miles
Waldenburg Town, AR  (pop. 55) 5.0 Miles
Dobson Township, AR  (pop. 156) 6.1 Miles
Little Texas Township, AR  (pop. 125) 8.8 Miles
Grubbs Town, AR  (pop. 438) 10.3 Miles
Fisher Town, AR  (pop. 265) 10.5 Miles
Harrisburg City, AR  (pop. 2,291) 10.6 Miles
Gilkerson Township, AR  (pop. 4,689) 11.0 Miles
Grubbs Township, AR  (pop. 481) 11.1 Miles
Cash Town, AR  (pop. 220) 11.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in West Prairie Township, Arkansas

870



Elevation in West Prairie Township, Arkansas is 243.0 ft. (74.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Lat: 35.629790 N        Long: -90.893053 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 13   (3.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 58   (13.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 55   (12.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 77   (17.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 106   (24.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 42   (9.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 17   (3.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 8   (1.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 8   (1.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 15   (3.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 22   (5.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 442

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 7

In 3-person carpool : 11

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 : 6

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 27


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 82

5 to 9 minutes : 82

10 to 14 minutes : 36

15 to 19 minutes : 50

20 to 24 minutes : 53

25 to 29 minutes : 23

30 to 34 minutes : 87

35 to 39 minutes : 22

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 6

60 to 89 minutes : 18

90 or more minutes : 7


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 133

No Social Security income : 303


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 56

No retirement income : 380


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 22

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 23

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 31

$40,000 to $44,999 : 22

$45,000 to $49,999 : 5

$50,000 to $59,999 : 37

$60,000 to $74,999 : 43

$75,000 to $99,999 : 35

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 15

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $54,306


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near West Prairie Township, Arkansas

  • KBTM (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; State University, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters Of Jonesboro, Llc)
  • KNBY (1280 AM; 1.0 kW; Diaz, AR; Owner: Newport Broadcasting Company)
  • KRLW (1320 AM; 1.0 kW; Walnut Ridge, AR; Owner: Combined Media Group, Inc.)
  • KNEA (970 AM; 1.0 kW; Jonesboro, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters Of Jonesboro, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near West Prairie Township, Arkansas

  • KEGI (100.5 FM; Jonesboro, AR; Owner: Saga Communications Of Arkansas, Llc)
  • KIYS (101.9 FM; Walcott, AR; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KCJF (103.9 FM; Birdeye, AR; Owner: Catherine Joanna Flinn)
  • KDXY (104.9 FM; Bay, AR; Owner: Saga Communications Of Arkansas, Llc)
  • KJLV (105.3 FM; Portia, AR; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KRLW-FM (106.3 FM; Walnut Ridge, AR; Owner: Combined Media Group, Inc.)
  • KJBX (106.7 FM; Bay, AR; Owner: Saga Communications Of Arkansas, Llc)
  • KFIN (107.9 FM; Jonesboro, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters Of Jonesboro, Llc)
  • KJSB (88.3 FM; Jonesboro, AR; Owner: Solid Rock Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Walnut Ridge, AR; Owner: American Heritage Media, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Egypt, AR; Owner: American Heritage Media, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Egypt, AR; Owner: Jonesboro Seventh-day Adventist Church)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Egypt, AR; Owner: Powerhouse Ministries)
  • KXRL (90.1 FM; Birdeye, AR; Owner: Priority Radio, Inc.)
  • KAOG (90.5 FM; Jonesboro, AR; Owner: American Family Association)
  • KLLN (90.9 FM; Newark, AR; Owner: Cedar Ridge School District)
  • KASU (91.9 FM; Jonesboro, AR; Owner: Arkansas State University)
  • KWHF (95.9 FM; Jonesboro, AR; Owner: East Arkansas Broadcasters Of Jonesboro, Llc)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; Bradford, AR; Owner: Newport Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (99.3 FM; Jonesboro, AR; Owner: Flinn Jr, George S)

TV Broadcast Stations Near West Prairie Township, Arkansas

  • KTEJ (Channel 19; Bono, AR; Owner: Arkansas Educational Television Commission)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; Trumann, AR; Owner: Agape Church, Inc.)
  • KAIT (Channel 8; Egypt, AR; Owner: Kait License Subsidiary, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 75  (30.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 9  (3.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 46  (18.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 29  (11.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 38  (15.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 63  (32.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 37  (19.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 75  (38.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 80 Farms In West Prairie Township, Arkansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Simmons First National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 91

(updated 2014)







Airports Near West Prairie Township, Arkansas

  • Jonesboro Municipal


    (about 19.6 miles in Jonesboro, Arkansas; Airport Code: JBR)

  • Walnut Ridge Regional


    (about 34.3 miles in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas; Airport Code: ARG)

  • Kirk Field


    (about 36.9 miles in Paragould, Arkansas; Airport Code: PGR)

  • Batesville Regional


    (about 42.9 miles in Desha, Arkansas; Airport Code: BVX)

  • West Memphis Municipal


    (about 50.4 miles in West Memphis, Arkansas; Airport Code: AWM)

  • Searcy Municipal


    (about 55.3 miles in Searcy, Arkansas; Airport Code: SRC)

  • Arkansas International


    (about 57.9 miles in Blytheville, Arkansas; Airport Code: BYH)

  • Blytheville AFB


    (about 57.9 miles in Blytheville, Arkansas; Airport Code: BYH)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

89.77%

Carpooled

5.91%

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

3.18%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

1.14%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 243

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 6

Female householder, no husband present : 36

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 146

Householder not living alone : 5


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 8

All other households : 428


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 159

Renter-occupied housing units : 84

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 84


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 33

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 19

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 36

$35,000 to $39,999 : 53

$40,000 to $44,999 : 24

$45,000 to $49,999 : 36

$50,000 to $59,999 : 43

$60,000 to $74,999 : 43

$75,000 to $99,999 : 38

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 15

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Total : 536


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Occupied : 436

Vacant : 100


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : 3

Built 2000 to 2004 : 56

Built 1990 to 1999 : 79

Built 1980 to 1989 : 53

Built 1970 to 1979 : 68

Built 1960 to 1969 : 79

Built 1950 to 1959 : 86

Built 1940 to 1949 : 54

Built 1939 or earlier : 58


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Utility gas : 241

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 55

Electricity : 130

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 7

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 9

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 13

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $49,999 : 39

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $69,999 : 24

$70,000 to $79,999 : 19

$80,000 to $89,999 : 7

$90,000 to $99,999 : 12

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 3

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(West Prairie 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 : 23

Home equity loan only : 3

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 92

Housing units without a mortgage : 129


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(West Prairie Township, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $48,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $47,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $28,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $57,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $68,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $57,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $65,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $56,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in West Prairie Township, Arkansas: 73.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in West Prairie 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 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
2000        
  Single Family 5 5 $522,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $522,000
2001        
  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
2002        
  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
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 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
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $150,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $150,000
2006        
  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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (West Prairie Township, AR): $31,111
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (West Prairie Township): $55,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (West Prairie Township): $385
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 59.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 14.5%
Electricity: 23.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
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 West Prairie Township, Arkansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Craighead County Health Unit


     Address: 611 East Washington Ave Suite C, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

St Bernards Home Care


     Address: 1726 Marie Circle, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 1/27/1982

Extended Family Enterprises


     Address: 2710 Phillips Drive, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/25/1982

Home Health Professionals & Hospice


     Address: 233 Church Street Suite 105, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/11/1992

Jackson County Health Unit


     Address: 1505 North Pecan, Newport, Arkansas 72112
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To West Prairie Township, Arkansas

St Bernards Medical Ctr


     Address: 225 E Jackson, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nea Medical Center


     Address: 3024 Stadium Boulevard, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

"surgical Hospital Of Jonesboro, Llc,the"


     Address: 909 Enterprise Drive, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Harris Hospital


     Address: 1205 Mclain Street, Newport, Arkansas 72112
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Lawrence Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1309 West Main, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Jonesboro Healthcare Center


     Address: 800 Southwest Drive, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 74%

St Bernards Medical Center


     Address: 225 East Jackson Avenue, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 22
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Skilcare Nursing Center


     Address: 2911 Browns Lane, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 115
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Ridgecrest Health And Rehabilitation


     Address: 3016 N. Church Street, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 65
     Percent Occupied: 78%

St Elizabeth's Place


     Address: 3010 Middlefield Drive, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 101
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Name: Arkansas Nuclear
Address: 1448 SR 333; Russellville, AR 72801
Distance: 129 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in West Prairie Township, Arkansas

    Retired Workers: 170
    Disabled Workers: 45
    Widowers Workers: 40
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Poinsett County, Arkansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 52.69%
  • Bush & Cheney 46.03%
  • Other 1.28%



(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 West Prairie Township, Arkansas citizens.

Relocation to Poinsett County, AR

6.05 % of Poinsett County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $24,199

Arkansas Average 7.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Craighead County , AR 2.45 % ($25,288 AGI )
  • Crittenden County , AR 0.44 % ($37,765 AGI )
  • Mississippi County , AR 0.38 % ($21,733 AGI )

Relocation away from Poinsett County, AR

6.98 % of Poinsett 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 $26,140

Arkansas Average 7.29 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Craighead County , AR 2.53 % ($22,402 AGI )
  • Crittenden County , AR 0.33 % ($31,154 AGI )
  • Mississippi County , AR 0.33 % ($20,462 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 West Prairie Township, 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 West Prairie Township, Arkansas directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in West Prairie Township, Arkansas

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 1 1 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 131 135 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 1 1 n/a 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 131 135 n/a 139 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary n/a n/a n/a 7 n/a 3 6 n/a 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 908 n/a 393 810 n/a 834 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a 3 n/a 9 15 n/a 3 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 389 n/a 1,178 2,024 n/a 417 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a 1 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 130 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a 3 n/a 3 5 n/a 2 n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a 1 n/a 2 3 n/a 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a


(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)



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