For population 25 years and over in Fountain Hill:
For population 15 years and over in Fountain Hill town:
6 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $347 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (60.1 miles , pop. 53,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (127.3 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (288.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hamburg, AR (3.1 miles ), North Crossett, AR (3.7 miles ), Crossett, AR (4.2 miles ), West Crossett, AR (4.2 miles ), Monticello, AR (4.4 miles ), Wilmar, AR (4.4 miles ), Hermitage, AR (4.4 miles ), Montrose, AR (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 33.36 N, Longitude: 91.85 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-18.5%).
Average climate in Fountain Hill, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fountain Hill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Fountain Hill town center killed 7 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the town center injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fountain Hill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from Fountain Hill center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from Fountain Hill center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ashley County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Fountain Hill:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain Hill:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fountain Hill and their reported violations in the past:FOUNTAIN HILL WATERWORKS (Population served: 1247, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.4%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Fountain Hill compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Fountain Hill (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Fountain Hill (based on Ashley County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,818 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:
5.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,733 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 Fountain Hill:
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TV broadcast stations around Fountain Hill:
Fountain Hill fatal accident list:
May 23, 2005 07:18 AM, Sr-8-13, Cr 73, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 19, 1997 10:15 AM, Sh-08-13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 21, 1976 03:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: