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Blytheville is a city in Mississippi County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Henry T. Blythe, a Methodist circuit rider
The latitude of Blytheville is 35.927N. The longitude is -89.918W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 256 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,092.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Blytheville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mississippi 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 72315 ZIP code.
4% of Blytheville residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blytheville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blytheville was $14,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Blytheville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Blytheville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $296. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $711.
Libraries in Blytheville include Mississippi County Library System ... View libraries
Newspapers in Blytheville include Blytheville Courier News
Mississippi County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blytheville political report.
The average commute time for Blytheville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Blytheville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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