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Mountainburg

Mountainburg, Arkansas

  •   State: 
    Arkansas
      County: 
    Crawford County
      City: 
    Mountainburg
      County all: 
    Crawford | Franklin
      County FIPS: 
    05033 | 05047
      Coordinates: 
    35°36′15″N 94°10′09″W
      Area total: 
    1.47 sq mi (3.81 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.47 sq mi (3.81 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    837 ft (255 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    35,6282
      Longitude: 
    -94,1515
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Fort Smith, AR-OK
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    72946
      GMAP: 

    Mountainburg, Crawford County, Arkansas, United States

  •   Population: 
    1,647
      Population density: 
    358.70 residents per square mile of area (138.53/km²)
      Household income: 
    $31,454
      Households: 
    266
      Unemployment rate: 
    7.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    9.50%
      Income taxes: 
    7.00%

Mountainburg is a town in Crawford County, Arkansas, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census the population was 631. The city park in downtown Mountainburg has since 1980 hosted two large dinosaur models. Lake Fort Smith State Park, which is situated on the western side of the 1,400 acres (5.7 km²) LakeFort Smith, is located 8 miles (13 km) north of Mountainburg. Mountainburg is located along U.S. Route 71, and thrived when this road was the main route in northwest Arkansas. Since the construction of Interstate 540 (now Interstate 49) to the west, it has been a sleepier community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²), all land. The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Köppen Climate Classification system has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. Makers of the dinosaur models in the city park have called Mountainburg the "Dinosaur Capital of the World" The city is home to a public school district, Mountainburg Elementary School, and Mountainburg High School, which was founded in 1883. The school district has a mascot, the Mountainburgosaurus, which has been in existence since the early 1900s.

Geography

Mountainburg is located along U.S. Route 71, and thrived when this road was the main route in northwest Arkansas. Since the construction of Interstate 540 (now Interstate 49) to the west, it has been a sleepier community. The city park in downtown Mountainburg has since 1980 hosted two large dinosaur models. Lake Fort Smith State Park, which is situated on the western side of the 1,400 acres (5.7 km²) LakeFort Smith, is located 8 miles (13 km) north of Mountainburg.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²), all land. It is located on the Arkansas Turnpike, which runs through the town. The town has a population of about 2,000, according to the 2010 census. It has an estimated population of 2,100. It was the site of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, which took place in World War I. The Battle was fought between German and American troops in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Mountainburg is home to the National Museum of Natural History, which has a collection of more than 1,000 pieces of military and Civil War memorabilia, including the remains of the Battle of Gettysburg. It also has a museum of American Civil War history, which dates back to the early 20th century. The National Park Service is based in Mountainburg, Arkansas, and maintains a park on the town's outskirts.

Demographics

As of the 2020 U.S. census, there were 528 people, 252 households, and 136 families residing in the city. At the 2000 census there were 682 people in 271 households, including 179 families. The median household income was $25,446 and the median family income was $33,295. The per capita income for the city was $14,445. About 12.0% of families and 17.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.2% of those under age 18 and 20.1% ofThose age 65 or over. The racial makeup of the city is 95.45% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 3.08% Native American and 0.59% from two or more races. The city is located on the banks of the Little Snake River, which is a tributary of the Mississippi River. The river runs through the city's downtown area and is known as the "Little Snake River" The city's name is derived from the name of a local Native American tribe, which was once called the "Snake River Indians" The town's name comes from a Native American word, which means "Snake" or "Snake". The city was once known as "The Snake River Village" because it was the site of a settlement of Native Americans, who lived in the area until the 1800s. The name is now used to refer to the city as "the Snake River Valley".

Notable person

Jim Clark was a bank robber and Depression-era outlaw. He was known for his bank robberies in the Midwest. Clark was also a member of the U.S. Air Force. He died in a plane crash in 1969. He is survived by his wife and two children. He also has a son, Jim Clark Jr., who was born in 1941. Clark is remembered for his role in the film "The Godfather," which was released in 1973. He has also appeared in the TV series "The Sopranos" and "Boardwalk Empire," as well as in a few other films and TV series appearances.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mountainburg has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. Mountainburg is located on the Ohio River, which runs through the town. The town has a population of about 2,000 people, most of whom live in or near the town of Mountainburg. The city has a reputation for being a hotbed of illegal activity, particularly drug dealing and human trafficking. It also has a history of being the site of the infamous "Mountainburg Murders" in the 1930s and 1940s, when the town's population was at its peak. The area has a high percentage of people who have served in the U.S. armed forces, and a high rate of veterans who have returned to the area to live. The population of the town is about 1,200 people, with most of the residents living in or around Mountainburg or the nearby town of Puyallup. It has a relatively mild winters and a hot summer, with temperatures reaching over 100 °F (32 °C) in the summer. The climate is generally humid, with hot, dry summers and mild winters in the winter. The average temperature in the area is about 10  degrees Fahrenheit (4  degrees Celsius) or above. The region has an average annual rainfall of 1,800 mm (62 in) or more.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Mountainburg, Crawford County, Arkansas = 86. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 55. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 98. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Mountainburg = 5 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 1,647 individuals with a median age of 35 age the population dropped by -3.52% in Mountainburg, Crawford County, Arkansas population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 358.70 residents per square mile of area (138.53/km²). There are average 2.47 people per household in the 266 households with an average household income of $31,454 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 7.20% of the available work force and has dropped -1.28% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 30.24%. The number of physicians in Mountainburg per 100,000 population = 79.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Mountainburg = 52.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 3.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 100. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 222. 93 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 28 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 25, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Mountainburg, Crawford County, Arkansas which are owned by the occupant = 59.44%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 40 years with median home cost = $63,160 and home appreciation of 0.09%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $5.80 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,259 per student. There are 10.2 students for each teacher in the school, 377 students for each Librarian and 251 students for each Counselor. 5.54% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 4.10% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 3.37% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Mountainburg's population in Crawford County, Arkansas of 50,780 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,03-fold to 1,647 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.06% female residents and 48.94% male residents live in Mountainburg, Crawford County, Arkansas.

    As of 2020 in Mountainburg, Crawford County, Arkansas are married and the remaining 34.26% are single population.

  • 33.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Mountainburg require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    84.17% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.20% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 2.32% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Mountainburg, Crawford County, Arkansas, 59.44% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.57% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.99% are vacant.

  • The 52.37% of the population in Mountainburg, Crawford County, Arkansas who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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