For population 25 years and over in Bigelow:
For population 15 years and over in Bigelow town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $368 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (24.9 miles , pop. 183,133).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (150.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (282.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Fourche, AR (0.9 miles) , Houston, AR (2.1 miles) , Perryville, AR (3.1 miles ), Perry, AR (3.1 miles ), Oppelo, AR (3.2 miles ), Plumerville, AR (3.3 miles ), Menifee, AR (3.4 miles ), Conway, AR (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 35.00 N, Longitude: 92.63 W
Area code: 501
Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-3.2%).
Work and jobs in Bigelow: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Bigelow, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Bigelow-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 269% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/10/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Bigelow town center killed 6 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 2/5/2008, a category F4 tornado 25.8 miles away from the town center killed 13 people and injured 139 people and caused $119 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Bigelow-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.7 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 28.5 miles away from Bigelow 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 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from Bigelow center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 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 Perry County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 10.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.1%
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Religion statistics for Bigelow (based on Perry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,129 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:
8.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,082 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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Bigelow fatal accident list:
Oct 21, 2007 00:15 AM, Waterplant Rd., Lat: 34.998119, Lon: -92.637542, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 1979 07:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bigelow)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bigelow)
FAA Registered Aircraft:9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bigelow)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.