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Searcy is a city in White County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Richard Searcy, lawyer and legislator.

The latitude of Searcy is 35.250N. The longitude is -91.736W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 262 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,714.


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Median household income
Local
$32,321
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Searcy demographic reports
Searcy is near the Little Red River, in the foothills of the Ozarks.
19th-century health resort
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 132. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 6.7 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 3 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Local festivals include:
  • White County Fair - Sept. 10-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Searcy web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities: Harding University, Foothills Technical Institute
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Searcy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the White County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72082 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Searcy residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Searcy ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Searcy was $16,553, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

28% of Searcy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Searcy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $332.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $778.


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Libraries in Searcy include White County Public/Searcy City Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Searcy include Searcy Daily Citizen

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White County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Searcy political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Searcy workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Searcy between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Searcy include Best Western Country Haven Inn, Comfort Suites Searcy, Days Inn, Hampton Inn Searcy, Holiday Inn Express, Royal Inn.

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