For population 25 years and over in Hector:
For population 15 years and over in Hector town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $520 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (62.2 miles , pop. 183,133).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (171.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (285.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Dover, AR (2.9 miles ), Pottsville, AR (3.9 miles ), Atkins, AR (3.9 miles ), Russellville, AR (3.9 miles ), London, AR (4.2 miles ), Dardanelle, AR (4.4 miles ), Knoxville, AR (4.7 miles ), Lamar, AR (4.8 miles ).
Latitude: 35.46 N, Longitude: 92.98 W
Area code: 479
Unemployment in July 2013:
Crime rates in Hector (2004):
Population change in the 1990s: -50 (-9.0%).
Work and jobs in Hector: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hector, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hector-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Hector town center killed 13 people and injured 139 people and caused $119 million in damages.
On 3/15/1984, a category F4 tornado 30.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hector-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from Hector center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from Hector center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.1 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 Pope County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Hector:
Operable nuclear power plants near Hector:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hector:
Public high school in Hector:
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Public elementary/middle school in Hector:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hector and their reported violations in the past:USFS BAYOU BLUFF (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.3%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 88.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Hector compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Hector (based on Pope County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.74%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hector government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,402 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($97 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,494 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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Hector fatal accident list:
Aug 13, 2007 05:21 PM, Sr-27-12, Lat: 35.539547, Lon: -92.928133, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 1994 06:13 PM, 27-11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 17, 1979 07:40 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hector)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hector)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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