For population 25 years and over in Lexa:
For population 15 years and over in Lexa city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $294 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (57.0 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (368.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: LaGrange, AR (2.0 miles) , Rondo, AR (2.4 miles ), West Helena, AR (2.7 miles ), Helena-West Helena, AR (2.9 miles ), Marvell, AR (3.1 miles ), Helena, AR (3.1 miles ), Aubrey, AR (3.4 miles ), Marianna, AR (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 34.60 N, Longitude: 90.75 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+12.6%).
Work and jobs in Lexa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lexa, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lexa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Lexa city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/29/1963, a category F3 tornado 16.0 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lexa-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 86% 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 75.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from Lexa 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) earthquake occurred 92.0 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 71.7 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 91.8 miles away from Lexa 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 85.2 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 Phillips County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gene Bearden - Baseball player, Samuel L. Kountz - Physician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Lexa:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexa:
Public high school in Lexa:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.6%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Lexa compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lexa city (based on Phillips County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.35%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lexa government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Lexa government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Lexa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,437 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:
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,407 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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Lexa fatal accident list:
Jan 16, 2008 09:50 PM, Cr-241, Lat: 34.594181, Lon: -90.697411, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 2, 2006 09:54 PM, Sr-242-01, Lat: 34.589047, Lon: -90.656375, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 26, 1996 04:05 PM, Southland, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1994 04:25 AM, 242-1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.