Norfork, Arkansas

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Norfork Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles SE of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 145 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Baxter
Standard Zip Codes 72658, 72659
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.209
Longitude -92.284

Norfork Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 46 F
Apr Temp 41 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 73 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 75 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 77 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
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Norfork Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 484 100%
Male 236 48.8%
Female 248 51.2%
Under 18 80 16.5%
18+ 404 83.5%
65+ 131 27.1%
Median Age 53.3
Average Family Size 2.65
White 465 96.1%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.4%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 7 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Norfork Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 521
Growth 37
Growth % 7.6%

Norfork Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 19.9%
US/American 19.9%
Irish 12.3%
English 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Norwegian 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.9%
Swedish 1.9%
Romanian 1.5%
Dutch 1.5%
Czech 1.5%
Italian 1.5%
Serbian 1.1%
Czechoslovakian 1.1%
Swiss 1.1%
Lithuanian 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Scottish 0.8%
Lebanese 0.8%
Iranian 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Austrian 0.8%
British 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Norfork, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Old Joe (72658)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Norfork 484 $34,375
Calico Rock 991 $31,328
Cotter 921 $34,375
Gassville 1,706 $30,481
Mountain Home 11,012 $34,895
Pineville 246 $30,208
Salesville 437 $33,611
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Norfork High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 208 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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