For population 25 years and over in Higden:
For population 15 years and over in Higden town:
5 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 3.2% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,096 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (54.7 miles , pop. 60,433).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (129.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (324.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Greers Ferry, AR (1.5 miles ), Fairfield Bay, AR (2.0 miles ), Shirley, AR (2.9 miles ), Heber Springs, AR (3.3 miles ), Quitman, AR (3.6 miles ), Clinton, AR (3.8 miles ), Rose Bud, AR (4.2 miles ), Damascus, AR (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 35.57 N, Longitude: 92.20 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 501
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+9.8%).
Average climate in Higden, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Higden-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 270% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Higden town center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 19.1 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Higden-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 25.3 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 27.7 miles away from Higden center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city 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 34.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Higden center
On 8/22/2000 at 20:12:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 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 Cleburne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Higden:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Higden:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.8%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Higden compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Higden (based on Cleburne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
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Higden government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,287 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:
7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,135 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Higden)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Higden)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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