For population 25 years and over in Highland:
For population 15 years and over in Highland city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $454 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (55.5 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (118.1 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (384.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Cherokee Village, AR (1.8 miles ), Hardy, AR (2.0 miles ), Ash Flat, AR (2.4 miles ), Williford, AR (3.0 miles) , Horseshoe Bend, AR (3.6 miles ), Evening Shade, AR (3.9 miles ), Franklin, AR (3.9 miles) , Ravenden, AR (3.9 miles ).
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Latitude: 36.27 N, Longitude: 91.52 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
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Crime rate in Highland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Work and jobs in Highland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Highland, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Highland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/24/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Highland city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 12.1 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Highland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 63% 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 79.9 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 96.7 miles away from Highland 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 82.8 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 85.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Highland center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 74.1 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 Sharp County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.1%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Highland city (based on Sharp County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.70%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
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10.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,954 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:
7.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,812 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Highland)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
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