For population 25 years and over in Gillett:
For population 15 years and over in Gillett city:
22 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $386 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (37.4 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (105.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (325.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: De Witt, AR (3.5 miles ), Gould, AR (3.7 miles ), Mitchellville, AR (4.0 miles ), Watson, AR (4.1 miles ), Dumas, AR (4.2 miles ), Grady, AR (4.3 miles ), Almyra, AR (4.5 miles ), St. Charles, AR (4.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.12 N, Longitude: 91.38 W
Area code: 870
Population change in the 1990s: -61 (-6.9%).
Work and jobs in Gillett: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gillett, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gillett-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 176% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Gillett city center killed 5 people and injured 16 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 2/9/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gillett-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.6 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 88.2 miles away from Gillett center
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 47.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 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 40.4 miles away from Gillett center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Arkansas County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gillett:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gillett:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Gillett and their reported violations in the past:GILLETT WATER DEPT (Population served: 816, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.1%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Gillett compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Gillett (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Gillett (based on Arkansas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gillett government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,017 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:
5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,872 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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Gillett fatal accident list:
Feb 4, 1996 00:43 AM, 165-5c, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 14, 1993 08:00 AM, Second, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1979 05:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 219
Total average daily truck traffic: 1
Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic: 308
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
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