Mount Ida strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Comparing Mount Ida to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||71 miles SE of Fort Smith, Arkansas (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||172 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma|
|Standard Zip Codes||71957|
|Phone Area Codes||870|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||MOUNT IDA 3 SE|
|Jan Temp||25 to 49 F|
|Apr Temp||45 to 71 F|
|Jul Temp||67 to 90 F|
|Oct Temp||45 to 73 F|
|Annual Precip||57.9 inches|
|Station||BLAKELY MOUNTAIN DAM|
|Jan Temp||27 to 50 F|
|Apr Temp||44 to 73 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 93 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 74 F|
|Annual Precip||56.8 inches|
|Station||HOT SPRINGS 1 NNE|
|Jan Temp||30 to 51 F|
|Apr Temp||49 to 74 F|
|Jul Temp||70 to 94 F|
|Oct Temp||50 to 76 F|
|Annual Precip||57.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.74|
|American Indian & Alaskan||19||1.9%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||5||0.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||971|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||17.4%|
|French (except Basque)||2.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, Mount Ida, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Gaston (71957)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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MOUNT IDA HIGH SCHOOL
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Serves 283 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7
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