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Population (year 2000): 26,448. Estimated population in July 2005: 30,006 (+13.5% change)
Males: 12,673 (47.9%), Females: 13,775 (52.1%)

Miller County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $31,343 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,300 (year 2000)

Texarkana, AR residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Texarkana:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.0%)
  • Black (31.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (14.1%), Irish (9.9%), German (6.7%), English (5.7%), French (2.0%), Scottish (1.5%).Arkansas

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 31.8 square miles

Texarkana,

For population 25 years and over in Texarkana

  • High school or higher: 75.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Texarkana city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3,141 (+13.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, LA (67.2 miles Bossier pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (68.9 miles Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (195.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX Texarkana, (3.2 miles Village, TX (6.3 miles Wake TX (7.2 miles Nash, Lick, TX (10.6 miles Red AR (10.7 miles Ogden, TX (14.0 miles Leary, Domino, TX (14.1 miles) , AR (15.0 miles Fouke,

Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 94.02 W

Area code: 870

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.3%), Manufacturing (15.6%), Retail trade (13.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +678 (+2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,452 (40.4%)

Crime in Texarkana by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 1 1 1 2
    per 100,000 3.8 3.8 3.8 7.6
Rapes 19 21 16 10
    per 100,000 71.8 79.4 60.5 37.8
Robberies 48 51 37 35
    per 100,000 181.5 192.8 139.9 132.3
Assaults 141 143 162 136
    per 100,000 533.1 540.7 612.5 514.2
Burglaries 192 232 242 285
    per 100,000 726.0 877.2 915.0 1077.6
Thefts 1,334 1,438 1,764 1,349
    per 100,000 5043.9 5437.1 6669.7 5100.6
Auto thefts 65 77 117 99
    per 100,000 245.8 291.1 442.4 374.3
465.8 503.7 558.7 474.6

Average climate in Texarkana, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Texarkana,

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

On 3/12/1971, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Texarkana city center killed one person and injured 5 people.

On 4/2/1982, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Conlon Nancarrow - (1912-1997), composer, Rod Smith - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: May 15, 1970).


Hospital/medical center in Texarkana:
  • LIVING HOPE TEXARKANA (801 ARKANSAS BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Texarkana:
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF TEXARKANA (about 5 miles; TEXARKANA, TX)
  • WADLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; TEXARKANA, TX)
  • CHRISTUS ST MICHAEL REHAB HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; TEXARKANA, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Texarkana, AR

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Texarkana:
  • TEXARKANA REGIONAL-WEBB FIELD (about 3 miles; TEXARKANA, AR; ID: TXK)
  • BARKSDALE AFB (about 70 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; ID: BAD)
  • SHREVEPORT REGIONAL (about 71 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; ID: SHV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Texarkana:
  • HALL-MILLER MUNI (about 26 miles; ATLANTA, TX; ID: ATA)
  • IDA'S (about 32 miles; IDA, LA; ID: L87)
  • HOPE MUNI (about 33 miles; HOPE, AR; ID: M18)

Amtrak station:
TEXARKANA (100 E. FRONT ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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
Fire - Other 1 $1,789 $21,468 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $36,234 $28,987 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 78 $274,215 $42,186 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $19,311 $23,173 3 $2,723
Firefighters 54 $207,463 $46,102 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $5,150 $20,600 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $13,809 $33,141 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $33,456 $36,497 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 7 $17,119 $29,346 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $11,041 $26,498 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4 $8,356 $25,068 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $5,247 $20,988 0 $0
Health 4 $7,866 $23,598 0 $0
Totals for Government 200 $641,055 $38,463 3 $2,723
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Texarkana:
  • SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 58 miles; MAGNOLIA, AR; Full-time enrollment: 2,646)
  • BOSSIER PARISH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; BOSSIER CITY, LA; FT enrollment: 2,743)
  • HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; ARKADELPHIA, AR; FT enrollment: 3,109)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 80 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • KILGORE COLLEGE (about 94 miles; KILGORE, TX; FT enrollment: 2,814)
  • GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY (about 110 miles; GRAMBLING, LA; FT enrollment: 4,299)
  • LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY (about 114 miles; RUSTON, LA; FT enrollment: 9,013)
Public high schools in Texarkana:
  • ARKANSAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,253; Location: 1500 JEFFERSON AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GENOA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: ROUTE 7 BOX 3440; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TEXARKANA AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 1200 JEFFERSON AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Texarkana:
  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 199; Location: RT 10 BOX 472; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Texarkana:
  • COLLEGE HILL MIDDLE (Students: 725; Location: 1600 FORREST ST.; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • NORTH HEIGHTS JR. HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 692; Location: 2118 E. 35 ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • EDWARD D. TRICE ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 4505 PINSON ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • VERA KILPATRICK ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 904 E. 35 ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • GENOA CENTRAL ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: ROUTE 7 BOX 3254; Grades: KG - 04)
  • GARY E. COBB MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: ROUTE 7 BOX 3253; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 1701 LINE FERRY RD.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 820 E. 17 ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • COLLEGE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 200 ARTESIAN ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Texarkana:
  • BEECH STREET PRESCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 601 BEECH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TEXARKANA SDA SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 2201 ARKANSAS BLVD; Grades: 2 - 8)
Library in Texarkana:
  • TEXARKANA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $673,704; Location: 600 WEST 3RD STREET; 84,369 books; 3,121 audio materials; 2,489 video materials; 152 serial subscriptions)
 

Texarkana 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Texarkana:
  • KTFS (940 AM; 3 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KKTK (1400 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KOSY (790 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCMC (740 AM; 1 kW; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KNCB (1320 AM; 5 kW; VIVIAN, LA; Owner: NORTH CADDO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KNBO (1530 AM; daytime; 3 kW; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: BOWIE COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWXI (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GLENWOOD, AR; Owner: PGR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Texarkana:
  • KKYR-FM (102.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHTA (92.5 FM; WAKE VILLAGE, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KYGL (106.3 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFYX (107.1 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, LLC)
  • KPWW (95.9 FM; HOOKS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJI (93.3 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNRB (100.1 FM; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KTOY (104.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: JO-AL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPGG (103.9 FM; ASHDOWN, AR; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KTAL-FM (98.1 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTXK (91.5 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TEXARKANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KJMY (101.7 FM; HOPE, AR; Owner: ARKLATEX, INC.)
  • K224BZ (92.7 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: BURNS & TAYLOR BROADCASTING)
  • KEWL-FM (95.1 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: PETRACOM OF TEXARKANA, L.L.C.)
  • KZRB (103.5 FM; NEW BOSTON, TX; Owner: B & H BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K205DN (88.9 FM; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K244BE (96.7 FM; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
TV broadcast stations around Texarkana:
  • KLFI-LP (Channel 35; TEXARKANA, AR; Owner: BEECH STREET COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K41EQ (Channel 41; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K30EA (Channel 30; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTAL-TV (Channel 6; TEXARKANA, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)

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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