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Blytheville, AR
Blytheville, AR
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Blytheville, AR lies within the Central Standard Time (or CST). The current time in Central Standard Time is 04:14 AM on 12/22/2014.
Blytheville, AR
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10th St, 11th St, 13th St, 14th St, 15th St, 16th St, 17th St, 18th St, 19th St, and 1st St

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Population Demographics
Household Income average: $37k
$37k
Home Value average: $68k
$68k
Age majority: 20s
13%
12%
13%
8%
6%
5%
3%
34 yrs old
Gender Majority: female
53% Female
47% Male
Ethnicity average: caucasian
58%
1%
38%
0%
0%
1%

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Occupation Majority: labor
21%
23%
28%
8%
2%
0%

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About Blytheville, AR

's favorite bookstores.]] Blytheville is the largest city in and one of the two county seats of Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 18,272 at the 2000 census, with an estimated population of 16,638 in 2005. Blytheville was founded in 1879 by the Methodist clergyman Henry T. Blythe. Blytheville is located in Mississippi County approximately 60 miles north of West Memphis. Because of the abundance of trees, the city grew quickly and was incorporated in 1889. According to records, the city had a large and diverse population in 1890. As the vast forest began to shrink due to unregulated harvesting, the people of Blytheville started growing cotton. Blytheville was a huge agricultural community until 1980, when farming was increasingly mechanized. Since then, Blytheville has developed a growing industrial base, much of which is centered around the steel industry. Blytheville is the home to Arkansas Northeastern College, a two-year community college. It was formerly known as Mississippi County Community College until the merger with the Cotton Boll Technical Institute. Arkansas Northeastern College is the nation's first community college solar photovoltaic prototype facility. Until 1991, Blytheville was home to Blytheville Air Force Base later renamed to Eaker Air Force Base, a major airfield that was part of the Strategic Air Command. [more on Wikipedia]

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