For population 25 years and over in Brinkley:
For population 15 years and over in Brinkley city:
61 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $378 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (60.9 miles , pop. 60,433).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (70.9 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (352.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Fargo, AR (2.1 miles) , Wheatley, AR (2.2 miles ), Cotton Plant, AR (2.9 miles ), Hunter, AR (3.5 miles) , Fredonia (Biscoe), AR (3.6 miles ), Moro, AR (3.6 miles ), Clarendon, AR (3.9 miles ), De Valls Bluff, AR (4.1 miles ).
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Latitude: 34.89 N, Longitude: 91.19 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Home of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
Area code: 870
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Crime rate in Brinkley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
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Population change in the 1990s: -368 (-8.5%).
Work and jobs in Brinkley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Brinkley, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Brinkley-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 243% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Brinkley city center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/26/1973, a category F4 tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Brinkley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 80% 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 71.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.7 miles away from Brinkley 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 60.8 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 64.0 miles away from the city 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 87.6 miles away from Brinkley center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 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 Monroe County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Louis Jordan - (1908-1975), musician, Herbert "Flight Time" Lang - Basketball player, Jerry Eckwood - Player of football, Erica Smith-Taylor - WNBA player (Washington Mystics, born: Nov 29, 1982).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Brinkley and their reported violations in the past:BRINKLEY WATERWORKS (Population served: 4485, Groundwater):
Past health violations:EAST MONROE COUNTY WATER USERS (Population served: 966, Purch_groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 32.0%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
109 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Religion statistics for Brinkley (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.98%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,695 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:
8.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,801 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brinkley)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brinkley, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brinkley)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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