For population 25 years and over in Cotter:
For population 15 years and over in Cotter city:
32 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.5% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $616 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (76.3 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (164.4 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (341.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Gassville, AR (1.5 miles ), Flippin, AR (1.9 miles ), Lakeview, AR (2.7 miles ), Bull Shoals, AR (2.8 miles ), Summit, AR (3.0 miles ), Mountain Home, AR (3.0 miles ), Yellville, AR (3.0 miles ), Briarcliff, AR (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.27 N, Longitude: 92.53 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Cotter detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +57 (+6.6%).
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Average climate in Cotter, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cotter-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Cotter city center killed 2 people and injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 12/14/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cotter-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 76.3 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 78.5 miles away from Cotter center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from Cotter center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.6 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 Baxter County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Joseph Bailey - College basketball player (Arkansas State Indians).
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Local government website: www.cotterweb.com
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Cotter and their reported violations in the past:COTTER WATERWORKS (Population served: 955, Groundwater):
Past health violations:WHITE RIVER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 250, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.9%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for American Indian residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Cotter (based on Baxter County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.43%
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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): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
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Cotter government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,186 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:
6.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,721 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Cotter fatal accident list:
Aug 14, 2008 07:52 AM, Us-62-10b, Lat: 36.272875, Lon: -92.534086, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 29, 1999 01:45 PM, Us-62-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 11, 1997 11:15 AM, Us-62-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 4, 1994 03:30 PM, 62-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cotter)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cotter)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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