For population 25 years and over in Clarkton:
For population 15 years and over in Clarkton city:
33 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $359 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (59.2 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (92.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (392.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gideon, MO (1.7 miles ), Holcomb, MO (2.1 miles ), Campbell, MO (2.6 miles ), Malden, MO (2.9 miles ), Tallapoosa, MO (3.0 miles ), St. Francis, AR (3.1 miles ), North Wardell, MO (3.2 miles) , Risco, MO (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.45 N, Longitude: 89.97 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 573
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Crime in Clarkton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +214 (+19.2%).
Work and jobs in Clarkton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Clarkton, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Clarkton-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 187% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/21/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Clarkton city center caused $1 million in damages.
On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 27.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Clarkton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 11.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from Clarkton center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from the city 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 32.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 54.2 miles away from Clarkton center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 64.8 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 Dunklin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gary Blaylock - Baseball player, Leary Lentz - Basketball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Clarkton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarkton:
Public high school in Clarkton:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Clarkton and their reported violations in the past:CLARKTON (Population served: 1113, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 27.5%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.3% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 68.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Clarkton compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Clarkton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Clarkton (based on Dunklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,143 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:
6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,282 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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Clarkton fatal accident list:
Jun 26, 1987 01:35 PM, Commercial, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 1986 10:05 AM, 162, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1977 06:48 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clarkton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3