For population 25 years and over in Gosnell:
For population 15 years and over in Gosnell city:
125 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $356 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (41.8 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (58.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (424.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Blytheville, AR (1.9 miles ), Dell, AR (2.9 miles ), Holland, MO (2.9 miles ), Rives, MO (3.1 miles) , Hornersville, MO (3.1 miles ), Burdette, AR (3.2 miles) , Cooter, MO (3.2 miles ), Steele, MO (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.96 N, Longitude: 89.97 W
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Crime rate in Gosnell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -400 (-9.2%).
Work and jobs in Gosnell: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gosnell, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gosnell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 220% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Gosnell city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/16/1998, a category F4 tornado 10.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused $350,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gosnell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 91% greater 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 30.3 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 42.3 miles away from Gosnell 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 11.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 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 37.7 miles away from Gosnell center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 3.8 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 Mississippi County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jermey Parnell - College basketball player (Mississippi Rebels).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Gosnell and their reported violations in the past:GOSNELL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 3878, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.8%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Gosnell (based on Mississippi County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.35%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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4.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,993 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:
6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,248 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Gosnell fatal accident list:
Oct 4, 2002 08:28 AM, Sr-151-02, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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