For population 25 years and over in Dierks:
For population 15 years and over in Dierks city:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $356 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (89.1 miles , pop. 80,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (115.1 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (184.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lockesburg, AR (3.7 miles ), Nashville, AR (4.0 miles ), Gillham, AR (4.2 miles) , Daisy, AR (4.2 miles) , Mineral Springs, AR (4.2 miles ), Murfreesboro, AR (4.4 miles ), De Queen, AR (4.4 miles ), Grannis, AR (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 34.12 N, Longitude: 94.02 W
Area code: 870
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Crime rate in Dierks detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -212 (-14.7%).
Work and jobs in Dierks: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dierks, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dierks-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 133% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Dierks city center killed 7 people and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the city center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dierks-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 96% 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 33.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from Dierks center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.4 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 99.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Howard County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ben McLaughlin - Football quarterback, Aaron Thomas - Football player.
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 37.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dierks and their reported violations in the past:DIERKS WATER WORKS (Population served: 1695, Surface_water):
Past health violations:USCOE DKW3 BLUE RIDGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.8%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
31 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Dierks compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Dierks (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Dierks city (based on Howard County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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5.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,459 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:
7.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,994 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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Dierks fatal accident list:
Jun 25, 2011 07:15 PM, S. Arkansas Ave., Lat: 34.10172222, Lon: -94.02022778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 16, 1983 06:35 PM, 4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 1982 05:14 AM, 70s3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 2, 1981 04:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dierks)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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