For population 25 years and over in Madison:
For population 15 years and over in Madison city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $550 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (43.4 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (380.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Widener, AR (1.6 miles ), Forrest City, AR (1.9 miles ), Caldwell, AR (2.5 miles ), Haynes, AR (3.1 miles ), Colt, AR (3.1 miles ), Palestine, AR (3.2 miles ), Hughes, AR (3.9 miles ), Wynne, AR (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.01 N, Longitude: 90.73 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Crime rates in Madison (2011):
Population change in the 1990s: -270 (-21.5%).
Work and jobs in Madison: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Madison, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Madison-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 213% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Madison city center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/6/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 112 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Madison-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 70% 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 48.7 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 84.1 miles away from Madison center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 84.5 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 43.5 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 87.3 miles away from Madison center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Hospitals/medical centers near Madison:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madison:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.9%
(57.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.4% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Madison compared to Arkansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Madison (based on St. Francis County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.08%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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Madison government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,076 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:
7.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,629 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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Madison fatal accident list:
Feb 6, 2007 03:25 PM, Sr-50-01, Lat: 35.021597, Lon: -90.699169, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 4, 2003 10:58 AM, Us-70-19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Feb 8, 2002 08:06 AM, Us-70-19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Madison)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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