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People

Total Population 642
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 22%
Employed Population 16+ 201
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 36.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,211
% Above Poverty Level 71.1%
% Below Poverty Level 28.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.1%
Median Gross Rent $504
Median House Value $56,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.3%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 19%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Black Rock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lawrence
Standard Zip Codes 72415
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.108
Longitude -91.097

Black Rock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POCAHONTAS 1
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station ALICIA
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Station JONESBORO 4 N
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hoxie 2,719 $36,250
Imboden 565 $43,750
Lynn 237 $33,750
Minturn 66 $26,250
Portia 591 $38,000
Walnut Ridge 4,755 $45,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Black Rock High Schools

BLACK ROCK HIGH SCHOOL
189 N. ST. JOSEPH ST.
870-878-6461
A Title I School.
Serves 167 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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