For population 25 years and over in Fairfield Bay:
For population 15 years and over in Fairfield Bay city:
64 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $716 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (56.8 miles , pop. 60,433).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (133.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (323.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Higden, AR (2.0 miles) , Shirley, AR (2.2 miles ), Greers Ferry, AR (2.4 miles ), Clinton, AR (3.3 miles ), Heber Springs, AR (3.8 miles ), Quitman, AR (3.9 miles ), Tumbling Shoals, AR (4.1 miles ), Dennard, AR (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.60 N, Longitude: 92.26 W
Area code: 501
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 Fairfield Bay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +359 (+17.1%).
Work and jobs in Fairfield Bay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fairfield Bay, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fairfield Bay-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 262% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Fairfield Bay city center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fairfield Bay-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 27.7 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 30.0 miles away from Fairfield Bay 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 30.5 miles away from the city 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 80.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Fairfield Bay 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 91.4 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 Van Buren County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfield Bay:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.4%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
107 people in nursing homes in 2000
Fairfield Bay compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Fairfield Bay (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Fairfield Bay city (based on Van Buren County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.37%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,580 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:
7.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,779 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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Fairfield Bay fatal accident list:
Jun 25, 2007 11:35 AM, W. Cliff, Lat: 35.587858, Lon: -92.272286, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 2006 05:29 PM, Mt. Ranch Rd., Lat: 35.616033, Lon: -92.286889, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairfield Bay)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.