For population 25 years and over in Gillham:
For population 15 years and over in Gillham town:
4 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.8% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $281 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (83.0 miles , pop. 80,268).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (121.9 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (171.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Grannis, AR (2.2 miles ), De Queen, AR (3.0 miles ), Wickes, AR (3.0 miles ), Vandervoort, AR (3.8 miles) , Horatio, AR (4.0 miles ), Lockesburg, AR (4.0 miles ), Dierks, AR (4.2 miles ), Cove, AR (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 34.17 N, Longitude: 94.32 W
Area code: 870
Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-10.9%).
Average climate in Gillham, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gillham-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/2/1982, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Gillham town center injured 29 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/2/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gillham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 97% 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 50.5 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 63.6 miles away from Gillham center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sevier County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Gillham:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gillham:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 37.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gillham that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.2%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 66.7% 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
Gillham compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Gillham (based on Sevier County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.60%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gillham government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,298 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:
6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,658 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 Gillham:
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Gillham fatal accident list:
Jan 10, 2006 03:30 PM, Us-71-07, Lat: 34.171258, Lon: -94.311958, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 1999 10:45 AM, Us-71-07, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 1997 02:00 PM, Us-71-07, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 1986 09:45 PM, 71s7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 85
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 100
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gillham, AR