For population 25 years and over in Alpena:
For population 15 years and over in Alpena town:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $345 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (50.6 miles , pop. 58,047).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (147.8 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (312.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Green Forest, AR (2.8 miles ), Harrison, AR (3.3 miles ), Omaha, AR (3.5 miles) , Oak Grove, AR (3.7 miles ), Blue Eye, AR (3.9 miles) , Blue Eye, MO (3.9 miles) , Bellefonte, AR (3.9 miles ), Bergman, AR (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.29 N, Longitude: 93.30 W
Area code: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+7.2%).
Work and jobs in Alpena: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Alpena, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Alpena-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Alpena town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/2/1982, a category F3 tornado 16.6 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Alpena-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Alpena center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.4 miles away from Alpena center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Boone County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high school in Alpena:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Alpena and their reported violations in the past:ALPENA WATERWORKS (Population served: 530, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.1%
(36.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Alpena compared to Arkansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Alpena town (based on Boone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.72%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
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8.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,587 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,385 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Alpena fatal accident list:
Jan 25, 1984 05:50 AM, 68s4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alpena)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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