Hoxiear Arkensas

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Economic Development

 

Community Profile

Current demographic and general information is available on our Community Profile. The City of Hoxie is a great place to live, work, and do business. The population of Hoxie is currently estimated at 2717. Located in the delta lands of Northeast Arkansas, Hoxie offers the best of both rural and urban living, superior schools, open green spaces, a small town atmosphere, and a safe and clean environment to raise a family.

General Information

Primary County -  Lawrence

POPULATION

1980

1990

2000

Current

   CLIMATE

City

2,965

2,675

2,817

2,717

   Avg. Winter Temp

43.00 F

County

18,447

17,457

17,774

17,153

   Avg. Summer Temp

84.00 F

Labor Market

8,200

7,925

7,975

7,875

   Avg. Annual Rainfall

45.60 In

 

 

 

 

 

   Avg. Annual Snowfall

16.20 In

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Demographics

Altitude - 265 feet above sea level

Area  - 6 square miles

Churches - Churches representing most denominations

Climate

Average Temperatures
Summer- 84 degrees Fahrenheit
Winter - 43 degrees Fahrenheit

Communications

Newspapers

The Jonesboro Sun

The Times Dispatch

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Radio Stations

1320AM - KRLW / 106.3FM - KRLW


Cable Sudden Link Broadband Cable


Area Television Stations

Jonesboro
KAIT TV, Channel 8 (ABC) 

KTEJ TV, Channel 19 (EDU)

Memphis

WREG TV, Channel 3 (CBS)
WMCT TV, Channel 5 (NBC)
WHBQ TV, Channel 13 (ABC)

Little Rock

KARK TV, Channel 4 (NBC)
KTHV TV, Channel 7 (ABC)
KATV TV, Channel 11 (CBS)

High Speed Internet Service Provider - BSC.NET

Postal Service

First class service located Case Street and Texas Street (Highway 67B).  Incoming mail at 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.; outgoing at 4:20 p.m.

Education

Public Elementary School, Junior High School, High School

Northeast Arkansas Educational Co-op

Black River Technical College - 14 miles

Williams Baptist College - 5 miles 

Arkansas State University - 23 miles 

 

Financial Data

Two banks with total deposits of $75,000,000

Government - City Council/Mayor

Health Facilities

One Hospital with a total of 20 beds; 11 Doctors, 2 Dentists, and 2 Chiropractors

Housing

Average price for single family dwelling - $65,000
Average construction - frame brick veneer

Average rent for 2 bedroom apartment - $250
450 rental units

Municipal Services

Solid Waste Management, Animal Control, Police Department (with 6 officers), Fire Department (with 19 volunteer firemen)

Population

City Limits: 2,717

Market Area: 20,000

Recreational Facilities

Public Parks

Playgroung Equipment, Picnic Facilities Cotter & Maple

Tennis Courts, Swimming Pool, and Bicycle and Walking Path - 2 miles

4.5 mile Walking Trail Rails to Trails Project

Service Center

Reduced Fee Community Center Hoxie residents- $15 week days & nights; $30 weekends

Utilities

ENTERGY - Electrical Power

CENTER POINT - Heating Fuel Natural gas

FERRELL GAS - Heating Fuel Propane

 

 

 

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