For population 25 years and over in Plainview:
For population 15 years and over in Plainview city:
43 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $409 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (57.6 miles , pop. 183,133).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (168.2 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (251.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Ola, AR (2.3 miles ), Danville, AR (2.6 miles ), Corinth, AR (3.0 miles) , Belleville, AR (3.3 miles ), Casa, AR (3.8 miles ), Havana, AR (3.9 miles ), Dardanelle, AR (4.2 miles ), Russellville, AR (4.7 miles ).
Latitude: 34.99 N, Longitude: 93.30 W
Area code: 479
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Crime rate in Plainview detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +69 (+10.1%).
Work and jobs in Plainview: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Plainview, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Plainview-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 198% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Plainview city center killed 13 people and injured 139 people and caused $119 million in damages.
On 3/26/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Plainview-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 62.9 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) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from Plainview center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from Plainview center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Yell County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Sandy Sanford - Football player.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Plainview and their reported violations in the past:GLENHAVEN YOUTH RANCH (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.8%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Plainview compared to Arkansas state average:
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Religion statistics for Plainview (based on Yell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.48%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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Plainview government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,229 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:
7.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,904 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Plainview fatal accident list:
Aug 5, 1996 06:21 PM, Sh-28-04, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Plainview)
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