For population 25 years and over in Egypt:
For population 15 years and over in Egypt town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $364 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (14.4 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (75.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (395.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Cash, AR (2.2 miles ), Alicia, AR (2.8 miles) , Minturn, AR (2.9 miles) , Bono, AR (3.0 miles ), Sedgwick, AR (3.0 miles) , Swifton, AR (3.3 miles ), Hoxie, AR (3.6 miles ), Walnut Ridge, AR (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 35.87 N, Longitude: 90.95 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-17.9%).
Average climate in Egypt, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Egypt-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 238% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Egypt town center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 16.2 miles away from the town center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Egypt-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 34% 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 38.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from Egypt 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 66.6 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 31.6 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) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Egypt center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 85.9 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 Craighead County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Egypt:
Amtrak station near Egypt:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Egypt:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.9%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Egypt compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Egypt (based on Craighead County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.66%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 22
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 74
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Egypt government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,218 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($130 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,810 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Egypt:
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TV broadcast stations around Egypt:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: