For population 25 years and over in Amagon:
For population 15 years and over in Amagon town:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (29.7 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (71.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (376.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Grubbs, AR (2.5 miles ), Fisher, AR (3.0 miles ), Beedeville, AR (3.0 miles) , Newport, AR (3.0 miles ), Waldenburg, AR (3.1 miles) , Diaz, AR (3.2 miles ), Weldon, AR (3.2 miles) , Campbell Station, AR (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 35.56 N, Longitude: 91.11 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-24.6%).
Average climate in Amagon, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Amagon-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 265% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Amagon town center killed 5 people and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 11.6 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Amagon-area historical earthquake activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Amagon center
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 65.9 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 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from Amagon center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Mike Beebe - Arkansas Attorney General.
Hospitals/medical centers near Amagon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amagon:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.0%
(26.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Amagon compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Amagon town (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,493 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:
6.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,487 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Amagon:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: