For population 25 years and over in Higginson:
For population 15 years and over in Higginson town:
34 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $375 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Little Rock, AR (42.2 miles , pop. 60,433).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (98.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (334.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Kensett, AR (1.8 miles ), Searcy, AR (1.9 miles ), Garner, AR (2.4 miles ), West Point, AR (2.4 miles) , Griffithville, AR (2.5 miles ), Judsonia, AR (2.6 miles ), McRae, AR (2.9 miles ), Bald Knob, AR (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.20 N, Longitude: 91.71 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 501
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Higginson, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Higginson-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 293% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Higginson town center killed 50 people and injured 325 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/26/1973, a category F4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Higginson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 76% smaller 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 83.8 miles away from the city center
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 27.2 miles away from Higginson center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 28.1 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 75.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from Higginson center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in White County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Higginson:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Higginson:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.5%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Higginson compared to Arkansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Higginson (based on White County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.52%
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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): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
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Higginson government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,460 average adjusted gross income)
0.37% of residents moved from foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,838 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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Higginson fatal accident list:
Apr 5, 2006 01:32 PM, Sr-11-11, Sr-87, Lat: 35.194775, Lon: -91.717125, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 12, 2002 07:14 AM, Baker St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 18, 1998 04:20 PM, Sr-11-11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1983 04:50 PM, Walker, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 1975 09:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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