For population 25 years and over in Bearden:
For population 15 years and over in Bearden city:
18 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $329 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (48.1 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (109.7 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (249.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Thornton, AR (2.9 miles ), East Camden, AR (3.3 miles ), Fordyce, AR (3.6 miles ), Hampton, AR (4.0 miles ), Camden, AR (4.1 miles ), Tinsman, AR (4.1 miles) , Sparkman, AR (4.3 miles ), Harrell, AR (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.73 N, Longitude: 92.62 W
Area code: 870
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Bearden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +154 (+15.9%).
Work and jobs in Bearden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bearden, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bearden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Bearden city center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 12/3/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bearden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from Bearden center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from Bearden center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ouachita County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Bearden and their reported violations in the past:BEARDEN WATERWORKS (Population served: 2247, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.6%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.6% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
15 people in job corps and vocational training facilities in 2000
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Banks with branches in Bearden (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Bearden (based on Ouachita County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.64%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
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5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,344 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:
6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,618 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Bearden, Arkansas:See more detailed statistics of Bearden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bearden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bearden)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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