For population 25 years and over in Black Oak:
For population 15 years and over in Black Oak town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $280 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (18.3 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (54.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (422.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Monette, AR (2.0 miles ), Lake City, AR (2.1 miles ), Caraway, AR (2.4 miles ), Leachville, AR (3.0 miles ), Manila, AR (3.4 miles ), Etowah, AR (3.4 miles ), Bay, AR (3.6 miles ), Brookland, AR (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 35.84 N, Longitude: 90.37 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+2.5%).
Work and jobs in Black Oak: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Black Oak, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Black Oak-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 225% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Black Oak town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused $350,000 in damages.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 11.5 miles away from the town center caused $30,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Black Oak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 27% greater 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 14.0 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 58.8 miles away from Black Oak center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.6 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 16.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 25.3 miles away from Black Oak center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 12.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Craighead County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jim "Dandy" Mangrum - Male singer.
Hospitals/medical centers near Black Oak:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Black Oak:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.0%
(26.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Black Oak compared to Arkansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Black Oak town (based on Craighead County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.66%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 22
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 74
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Black Oak government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,218 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($130 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,810 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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Black Oak fatal accident list:
Jul 29, 1989 10:50 AM, 18s4, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Black Oak)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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