For population 25 years and over in Gurdon:
For population 15 years and over in Gurdon city:
79 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $364 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (67.9 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (106.4 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (223.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Whelen Springs, AR (2.5 miles) , Gum Springs, AR (3.2 miles) , Reader, AR (3.4 miles) , Okolona, AR (3.5 miles) , Bluff City, AR (3.7 miles) , Arkadelphia, AR (3.9 miles ), Prescott, AR (3.9 miles ), Chidester, AR (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.92 N, Longitude: 93.15 W
Area code: 870
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 Gurdon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -110 (-4.6%).
Work and jobs in Gurdon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gurdon, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gurdon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Gurdon city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 18.3 miles away from the city center injured 11 people.
Earthquake activity:Gurdon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 91% 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 26.0 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 26.2 miles away from Gurdon center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.6 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 57.7 miles away from Gurdon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clark County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Daniel Davis - Film actor.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Gurdon and their reported violations in the past:GURDON WATERWORKS (Population served: 3403, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.8%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.7% for Black residents, 69.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Gurdon (based on Clark County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.42%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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7.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,005 average adjusted gross income)
0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($151 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,384 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Gurdon fatal accident list:
Jul 5, 2006 08:30 AM, I-30-14, Lat: 34.004208, Lon: -93.176814, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 1984 01:20 PM, 67s5, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 1978 07:59 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 79 meters (259ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,610
Total average daily truck traffic: 125
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gurdon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gurdon, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gurdon)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gurdon)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.