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Demographics

People

Total Population4,723
Male Share of the Population45.9%
Female Share of the Population54.1%
Senior Citizens20.2%
Employed Population 16+1,769
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married47.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,020
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,711
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,395

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,571
% Above Poverty Level81%
% Below Poverty Level19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.6%
Median Gross Rent$585
Median House Value$85,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.9%
Irish19.5%
German18.4%
English15.6%
French Except Basque2.7%
Scottish1.4%
Italian1%
Welsh0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Polish0.6%
Croatian0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Bulgarian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Walnut Ridge Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lawrence County
Standard Zip Codes72476
Phone Area Codes870
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.06
Approximate Longitude-90.95

Walnut Ridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationALICIA
Distance13.7 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp47 to 71 F
Jul Temp72 to 93 F
Oct Temp49 to 75 F
Annual Precip45.6 inches
StationJONESBORO 4 N
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp49 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationCORNING
Distance31.8 miles
Jan Temp25 to 43 F
Apr Temp49 to 70 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 72 F
Annual Precip48 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Black Rock692$28,618
Hoxie2,704$38,929
Minturn84$31,563
Portia597$39,000
Sedgwick163$56,875

Walnut Ridge Public Libraries

Lawrence County Library
115 WEST WALNUT STREET
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
(870) 886-3222

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Walnut Ridge Hospitals

Lawrence Memorial Hospital
(Government - Local)
1309 West Main
(870) 886-1200

Walnut Ridge Public Schools

Walnut Ridge Elementary School
508 E Free St
ZIP: 72476
Primary
Total Enrollment 542
Walnut Ridge High School
508 E Free St
ZIP: 72476
High
Total Enrollment 429
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