For population 25 years and over in Marvell:
For population 15 years and over in Marvell city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $379 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (66.1 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (359.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Rondo, AR (3.0 miles ), Lexa, AR (3.1 miles ), Aubrey, AR (3.3 miles ), Lake View, AR (3.4 miles ), LaGrange, AR (3.5 miles) , West Helena, AR (3.9 miles ), Holly Grove, AR (4.1 miles ), Moro, AR (4.1 miles ).
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Latitude: 34.56 N, Longitude: 90.91 W
Area code: 870
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Crime rate in Marvell detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -125 (-8.2%).
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Average climate in Marvell, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Marvell-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 189% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Marvell city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the city center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Marvell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 87% 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 81.8 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 84.8 miles away from Marvell 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 85.3 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 76.9 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 98.1 miles away from Marvell 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 91.3 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: Levon Helm - (born 1942), musician ("The Band)".
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Marvell and their reported violations in the past:MARVELL RURAL WATER ASSOC (Population served: 2500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MARVELL WATERWORKS (Population served: 1374, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 31.6%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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44 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Marvell (based on Phillips County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.35%
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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
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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.
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Marvell fatal accident list:
May 20, 1995 11:41 AM, 49-10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 2
Dec 19, 1986 03:50 PM, Ward, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 44
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 5,809
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marvell)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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