For population 25 years and over in Jerome:
For population 15 years and over in Jerome city:
15 residents are foreign born (32.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (64.9 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (146.4 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (311.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Montrose, AR (2.7 miles ), Dermott, AR (3.0 miles ), Portland, AR (3.4 miles ), Lake Village, AR (3.4 miles ), McGehee, AR (4.0 miles ), Parkdale, AR (4.4 miles ), Reed, AR (4.6 miles ), Arkansas City, AR (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 33.40 N, Longitude: 91.47 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-2.1%).
Average climate in Jerome, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jerome-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 169% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Jerome city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.
On 4/17/1978, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jerome-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from Jerome center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.7 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 65.0 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 70.4 miles away from Jerome center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Drew County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Jerome:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jerome:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Jerome compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Jerome (based on Drew County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jerome government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,376 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:
8.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,738 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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TV broadcast stations around Jerome:
Jerome fatal accident list:
Nov 7, 2006 04:07 PM, Us-165-02, Lat: 33.394644, Lon: -91.470236, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 2002 02:10 PM, Cr 733, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1