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Population (year 2000): 18,928. Estimated population in July 2005: 20,663 (+9.2% change)
Males: 8,918 (47.1%), Females: 10,010 (52.9%)

White County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $32,321 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,400 (year 2000)

Searcy, AR residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Searcy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.4%)
  • Black (6.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (14.1%), German (10.2%), English (9.9%), Irish (9.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Dutch (1.9%).Arkansas

Elevation: 263 feet

Land area: 14.7 square miles

Searcy,

For population 25 years and over in Searcy

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Searcy city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

2.1% Foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.2% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,405 (+21.9%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR North (48.3 miles www.RentJillsHouse.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (121.4 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (386.3 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: AR (3.7 miles Higginson, AR (4.5 miles Kensett, AR (6.8 miles Judsonia, AR (8.1 miles Garner, West Point, AR (8.9 miles) , AR (10.3 miles Letona, AR (10.6 miles Griffithville, AR (11.0 miles McRae,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 116 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 1997: 138 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 1998: 84 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 1999: 99 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2000: 61 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2001: 99 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2002: 86 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2003: 138 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2004: 130 buildings, average cost: $124,300

Latitude: 35.25 N, Longitude: 91.73 W

Area code: 501

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (29.1%), Retail trade (15.0%), Manufacturing (13.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,693 (+45.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,708 (74.4%)

Crime in Searcy by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 5.3 0.0 5.3 0.0 5.3 5.3
Rapes 4 1 4 2 4 13
    per 100,000 21.1 5.3 21.1 10.6 21.1 68.7
Robberies 9 8 10 7 11 14
    per 100,000 47.5 42.3 52.8 37.0 58.1 74.0
Assaults 103 144 73 11 116 102
    per 100,000 544.2 760.8 385.7 58.1 612.8 538.9
Burglaries 87 91 71 83 81 134
    per 100,000 459.6 480.8 375.1 438.5 427.9 707.9
Thefts 744 884 857 897 782 847
    per 100,000 3930.7 4670.3 4527.7 4739.0 4131.4 4474.9
Auto thefts 25 38 54 49 61 58
    per 100,000 132.1 200.8 285.3 258.9 322.3 306.4
336.8 403.5 336.9 267.9 374.7 415.8

Average climate in Searcy, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Searcy,

Searcy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the Searcy city center killed 50 people and injured 325 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1973, a category 4 tornado 25.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jeb Huckeba - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: May 20, 1982), Marcus Gaskin - College football player (Arkansas Razorbacks).


Hospitals/medical centers in Searcy:
  • CENTRAL ARKANSAS HOSPITAL (1200 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • WHITE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (3214 EAST RACE AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Searcy:
  • BAPTIST HEALTH MED CEN HEBER SPRINGS (about 27 miles; HEBER SPRINGS, AR)
  • WHITE RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (about 37 miles; BATESVILLE, AR)
  • REBSAMEN MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 37 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Searcy, AR

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Searcy:
  • LITTLE ROCK AFB (about 37 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AR; ID: LRF)
  • ADAMS FIELD (about 50 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; ID: LIT)
  • MEMORIAL FIELD (about 108 miles; HOT SPRINGS, AR; ID: HOT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Searcy:
  • SEARCY MUNI (about 4 miles; SEARCY, AR; ID: SRC)
  • BALD KNOB MUNI (about 14 miles; BALD KNOB, AR; ID: M74)
  • HEBER SPRINGS MUNI (about 26 miles; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; ID: HBZ)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 10 $21,341 $25,609 1 $704
Police Protection - Officers 42 $91,757 $26,216 0 $0
Police - Other 9 $18,896 $25,194 0 $0
Firefighters 36 $88,799 $29,599 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,780 $21,360 0 $0
Correction 3 $7,089 $28,356 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $20,165 $30,247 1 $332
Airports 2 $4,658 $27,948 1 $653
Solid Waste Management 41 $62,450 $18,278 4 $1,331
Sewerage 9 $24,679 $32,905 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 14 $27,936 $23,945 4 $3,405
Water Supply 27 $78,063 $34,694 1 $1,560
Local Libraries 3 $4,388 $17,552 3 $1,293
Other and Unallocable 4 $10,069 $30,207 1 $2,108
Financial Administration 6 $13,353 $26,706 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $13,494 $40,482 8 $5,685
Totals for Government 219 $488,917 $26,789 24 $17,071
Colleges/Universities in Searcy:
  • HARDING UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,959; Location: 900 E CENTER BOX 12250; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.harding.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • FOOTHILLS TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 241; Location: 1800 EAST MOORE; Public; Website: www.foothills.tec.ar.us)
  • SEARCY BEAUTY COLLEGE INC (FT enrollment: 49; Location: 1004 S MAIN; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Searcy:
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-BEEBE BRANCH (about 16 miles; BEEBE, AR; Full-time enrollment: 3,840)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS (about 45 miles; CONWAY, AR; FT enrollment: 7,693)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK (about 56 miles; LITTLE ROCK, AR; FT enrollment: 8,024)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF (about 70 miles; PINE BLUFF, AR; FT enrollment: 2,801)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 84 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; FT enrollment: 8,696)
  • ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 98 miles; RUSSELLVILLE, AR; FT enrollment: 4,450)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO (about 114 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,048)
Public high schools in Searcy:
  • SEARCY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,049; Location: 301 NORTH ELLA; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 361; Location: 810 RAIDER DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Searcy:
  • HARDING ACADEMY (Students: 438; Location: 1529 E PARK POB 10775 HARDING; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CENTER HILL SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 143 BUTLER; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Searcy:
  • SOUTHWEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 589; Location: 1103 WOODRUFF STREET; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • AHLF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 555; Location: 308 W. VINE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 536; Location: 512 COUNTRY CLUB RD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MCRAE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 515; Location: 601 MCRAE ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • SIDNEY DEENER ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 419; Location: 163 CLOVERDALE BLVD.; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle school in Searcy:
  • CURTIS KINDERGARTEN (Students: 130; Location: 311 E PARK; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Searcy:
  • WHITE COUNTY REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $750,253; Location: 113 EAST PLEASURE AVENUE; 81,796 books; 1,752 audio materials; 1,140 video materials; 180 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: White County Courthouse (A).

Churches in Searcy include: West Race Baptist Church (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B), College Church of Christ (C), Second Baptist Church (D), Downtown Church of Christ (E), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), First Baptist Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Oakgrove Cemetery (1), Oaklawn Cemetery (2), Knox Cemetery (3), Memorial Gardens Cemetery (4).

Lake: Doniphan Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rocky Branch (A), Deener Creek (B).

Park in Searcy: Lion Stadium (1).

Post office: (A).  


Searcy compared to Arkansas state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Searcy:
  • KWCK (1300 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBBL (1350 AM; 3 kW; CABOT, AR; Owner: CABOT RADIO, INC.)
  • KARN (920 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAPZ (710 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BALD KNOB, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLRG (1150 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDXE (1380 AM; 5 kW; NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: RADIO DISNEY AM 1380, LLC)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Searcy:
  • KKSY (107.1 FM; BALD KNOB, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KABK-FM (97.7 FM; AUGUSTA, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KBGR (101.5 FM; BEEBE, AR; Owner: SEARCY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBDO (91.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBMJ (89.5 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KWCK-FM (99.9 FM; SEARCY, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFLI (104.7 FM; DES ARC, AR; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KOKR (96.7 FM; NEWPORT, AR; Owner: NEWPORT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMD (99.1 FM; PANGBURN, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KAWW-FM (100.7 FM; HEBER SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING, LLC)

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