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Population (year 2000): 18,272. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,638 (-8.9% change)
Males: 8,474 (46.4%), Females: 9,798 (53.6%)

Mississippi County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $26,683 (year 2000)
Median house value: $58,800 (year 2000)

Blytheville, AR residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Blytheville:

  • Black (52.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (44.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (11.1%), English (5.4%), Irish (4.5%), German (3.4%), Subsaharan African (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).Arkansas

Elevation: 256 feet

Land area: 20.6 square miles

Blytheville,

For population 25 years and over in Blytheville

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blytheville city

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -5,161 (-22.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AR Jonesboro, (54.1 miles www.cliffscommunities.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (56.4 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (436.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AR (4.3 miles Gosnell, Burdette, AR (8.0 miles) , MO (9.3 miles Holland, AR (10.1 miles Dell, MO Cooter, (10.7 miles AR (12.1 miles Luxora, MO (12.2 miles Steele, Rives, MO (13.4 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 26 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $46,800
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $53,600
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $53,600

Latitude: 35.93 N, Longitude: 89.91 W

Area code: 870

Blytheville, Arkansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (32.2%), Educational,health and social services (17.6%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,721 (+9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,186 (61.6%)

Crime in Blytheville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004
Murders 7 5 6 3 2
    per 100,000 38.3 27.4 32.8 16.4 10.9
Rapes 16 13 19 9 10
    per 100,000 87.6 71.1 104.0 49.3 54.7
Robberies 64 58 39 49 42
    per 100,000 350.3 317.4 213.4 268.2 229.9
Assaults 164 185 191 256 152
    per 100,000 897.5 1012.5 1045.3 1401.1 831.9
Burglaries 498 468 474 382 511
    per 100,000 2725.5 2561.3 2594.1 2090.6 2796.6
Thefts 1,321 1,236 1,264 1,194 1,269
    per 100,000 7229.6 6764.4 6917.7 6534.6 6945.1
Auto thefts 138 82 93 76 77
    per 100,000 755.3 448.8 509.0 415.9 421.4
898.3 839.3 846.5 837.8 775.4

Average climate in Blytheville, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Blytheville,

Blytheville-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Blytheville city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category 4 tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brice Beck - College football player (Iowa State Cyclones).


Hospital/medical center in Blytheville:
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BLYTHEVILLE (1520 NORTH DIVISION STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Blytheville:
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OSCEOLA (about 18 miles; OSCEOLA, AR)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LAUDERDALE (about 21 miles; RIPLEY, TN)
  • TWIN RIVERS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 24 miles; KENNETT, MO)

Political contributions by individuals in Blytheville, AR

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Blytheville:
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 41 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; ID: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 62 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; ID: MEM)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 75 miles; JACKSON, TN; ID: MKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Blytheville:
  • ARKANSAS INTERNATIONAL (about 2 miles; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; ID: BYH)
  • BLYTHEVILLE MUNI (about 7 miles; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; ID: HKA)
  • STEELE MUNI (about 12 miles; STEELE, MO; ID: M12)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 14 $27,721 $23,760 0 $0
Water Supply 27 $53,355 $23,713 1 $642
Colleges/Universities in Blytheville:
  • MISSISSIPPI COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,305; Location: 2501 S DIVISION; Public; Website: www.mccc.cc.ar.us)
  • BLYTHEVILLE ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 35; Location: 100 E MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blytheville:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 51 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 51 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 51 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 2,019)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 51 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 54 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; FT enrollment: 8,696)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,534)
Public high schools in Blytheville:
  • BLYTHEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 887; Location: 600 N. TENTH ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BLYTHEVILLE CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 58; Location: 1700 W. MCHANEY DR.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Blytheville:
  • PATHWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 88; Location: 4541 E STATE HWY 18; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Blytheville:
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 531; Location: 1124 W. MOULTRIE; Grades: 03 - 04)
  • FRANKLIN PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 526; Location: 1007 S. FRANKLIN ST.; Grades: 01 - 02)
  • BLYTHEVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 514; Location: 700 W. CHICKASAWBA; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BLYTHEVILLE INTERMEDIATE SCH (Students: 490; Location: 216 E. MOULTRIE; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • FAIRVIEW KINDERGARTEN CENTER (Students: 284; Location: 415 TENNESSEE ST.; Grades: KG - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Blytheville:
  • PRESBYTERIAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 100; Location: 901 HIGHLAND STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 103 SOUTH 13TH STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Blytheville:
  • MISSISSIPPI/CRITTENDEN REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $958,609; Location: 200 NORTH FIFTH STREET; 300,644 books; 1,976 audio materials; 861 video materials; 401 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Mississippi County Community College is now Arkansas Northeastern College...still located on the highway

Notable locations in Blytheville: Mississippi County Fairgrounds (A), Cherrytree Plaza (B), Fire Station Number 2 (C), Fire Station Number 1 (D), Blytheville City Hall (E), Ritz Civic Center (F), Blytheville Public Library (G), Mississippi County Nursing Home (H), Mississippi County Courthouse (I).

Shopping Centers: Town North Shopping Center (1), Blytheville Plaza Shopping Center (2), Colony Square Shopping Center (3), Day Shopping Center (4), Downtown Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Blytheville include: Blytheville First Assembly of God Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), True Light Baptist Church (C), Trinity Baptist Church (D), Temple Israel (E), Church of Christ (F), Church of God (G), Church of the Lord Jesus (H).

Cemeteries: North Sawba Cemetery (1), Sawyer Cemetery (2), Spur Cemetery (3), Lane Cemetery (4), Elmwood Cemetery (5), Maple Grove Cemetery (6), Memorial Park Cemetery (7).

Parks in Blytheville include: Cypress Park (1), Walker Park (2), Little Park (3), Mahoney Park (4).

Post office: (A).  


Blytheville compared to Arkansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Blytheville:
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KOSE (860 AM; 1 kW; WILSON, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Blytheville:
  • KAMJ (93.9 FM; GOSNELL, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KHLS (96.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • KBCM (88.3 FM; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJZN (98.9 FM; MUNFORD, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQDD (107.3 FM; OSCEOLA, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • KCRV-FM (105.1 FM; CARUTHERSVILLE, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)
TV broadcast stations around Blytheville:
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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