For population 25 years and over in Colt:
For population 15 years and over in Colt city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $327 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (47.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (378.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Caldwell, AR (2.0 miles ), Wynne, AR (2.6 miles ), Forrest City, AR (2.9 miles ), Madison, AR (3.1 miles ), Widener, AR (3.2 miles ), Palestine, AR (3.5 miles ), Haynes, AR (4.1 miles ), Parkin, AR (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 35.13 N, Longitude: 90.81 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+11.2%).
Work and jobs in Colt: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Colt, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Colt-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 229% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Colt city center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Colt-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 65% 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 44.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from Colt center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 79.0 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 38.1 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) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from Colt 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 73.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Birthplace of: Charlie Rich - Country singer.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.2%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Colt compared to Arkansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Colt (based on St. Francis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.08%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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Colt government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,076 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:
7.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,629 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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Colt fatal accident list:
Apr 11, 2009 06:35 PM, Sr-306-02, Cowan St., Lat: 35.13240278, Lon: -90.82054167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 19, 2007 11:29 AM, Sr-1-12, Lat: 35.110217, Lon: -90.811600, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 8, 2002 05:34 PM, Cr 107, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 2000 08:00 AM, Sr-306-02, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 7, 1988 04:55 PM, 1a12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
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