For population 25 years and over in Black Rock:
For population 15 years and over in Black Rock city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $272 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (29.8 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (93.4 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (396.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Powhatan, AR (1.4 miles) , Portia, AR (1.5 miles ), Imboden, AR (2.8 miles ), Hoxie, AR (2.8 miles ), Walnut Ridge, AR (2.9 miles ), College City, AR (3.0 miles ), Minturn, AR (3.2 miles) , Lynn, AR (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.11 N, Longitude: 91.10 W
Area code: 870
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+8.5%).
Work and jobs in Black Rock: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Black Rock, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Black Rock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 211% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Black Rock city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/5/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Black Rock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 40% 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 54.1 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 77.8 miles away from Black Rock 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 74.8 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 87.7 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 90.0 miles away from Black Rock center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 48.9 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 Lawrence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lee Tate - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.6%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Black Rock compared to Arkansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Black Rock (based on Lawrence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.76%
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): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,396 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:
7.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,548 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 Rock fatal accident list:
Jul 21, 2007 03:20 PM, Us-63-03, Lat: 36.103919, Lon: -91.099400, Vehicles: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 3, 2004 04:10 PM, Us-63-03, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 1975 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Black Rock)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Black Rock)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.