For population 25 years and over in Buckner:
For population 15 years and over in Buckner city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (60.0 miles , pop. 56,461).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (64.6 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (198.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Stamps, AR (1.9 miles ), Waldo, AR (2.9 miles ), Lewisville, AR (2.9 miles ), Midway, AR (3.6 miles ), Magnolia, AR (3.6 miles ), Patmos, AR (3.6 miles) , McNeil, AR (3.6 miles ), Willisville, AR (3.7 miles) .
Latitude: 33.36 N, Longitude: 93.44 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-5.0%).
Work and jobs in Buckner: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Buckner, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Buckner-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/19/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Buckner city center killed 2 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 2/12/1950, a category F4 tornado 26.0 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Buckner-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 94% 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 58.9 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 50.3 miles away from Buckner center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.9 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 46.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.3 miles away from Buckner center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lafayette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Sid Benton - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Buckner:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckner:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Buckner and their reported violations in the past:BUCKNER WATERWORKS (Population served: 355, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.9%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Buckner compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Buckner city (based on Lafayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.69%
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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): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
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Buckner government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,168 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:
7.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,860 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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Buckner fatal accident list:
Feb 24, 2007 01:41 AM, Us-82-02, Lat: 33.358672, Lon: -93.438419, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 28, 1994 12:40 AM, C. Rd.#19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1989 02:55 PM, Bay, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Buckner)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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