|Male Share of the Population||47.4%|
|Female Share of the Population||52.6%|
|Employed Population 16+||1,735|
|Age of the Population||40|
|% of people married||45.7%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||16.7%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$20,417|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$27,675|
|Median Family Income||$45,750|
|% Above Poverty Level||80.2%|
|% Below Poverty Level||19.8%|
|Average Commute Time||19 minutes|
|% Working from Home||2.9%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||1.7%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||33%|
|Median Gross Rent||$588|
|Median House Value||$79,700|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||21%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||21 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||81 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee|
|Standard Zip Codes||72476|
|Phone Area Codes||870|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|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|
|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|
|Jan Temp||25 to 43 F|
|Apr Temp||49 to 70 F|
|Jul Temp||71 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||48 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||48 inches|
According to the US Postal Service, Walnut Ridge, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
Light (72439, 72476)
Williams Baptist College (72476)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
Lawrence County Library
1315 WEST MAIN
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
LAWRENCE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
1309 WEST MAIN
Emergency Service: Yes
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WALNUT RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
508 E. FREE ST.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 237 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8
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