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People

Total Population 3,713
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 23.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,558
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 37.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $22,692
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,688
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,875
% Above Poverty Level 73.3%
% Below Poverty Level 26.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.8%
Median Gross Rent $518
Median House Value $71,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.3%
Irish 14.2%

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

Piggott Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NE of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles N of Memphis, Tennessee
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 72454
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.382
Longitude -90.19

Piggott 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 KENNETT RADIO KBOA
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Station POPLAR BLUFF
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Station PARAGOULD 1 S
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Greenway 208 $46,250
Marmaduke 1,132 $34,688
McDougal 163 $35,000
Pollard 208 $36,750
Rector 2,016 $43,795
St. Francis 194 $24,583

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

Piggott Hospitals

PIGGOTT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
1206 GORDON DUCKWORTH DRIVE
(870) 598-3881
Emergency Service: Yes

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Piggott High Schools

PIGGOTT HIGH SCHOOL
533 EAST MAIN
870-598-3815
A Title I School.
Serves 462 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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