For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Plains:
For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Plains town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $289 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (55.8 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (98.1 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (351.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Oil Trough, AR (3.3 miles ), Bradford, AR (3.6 miles ), Magness, AR (3.7 miles) , Russell, AR (3.8 miles ), Concord, AR (3.8 miles ), Newark, AR (3.8 miles ), Pangburn, AR (3.8 miles ), Moorefield, AR (3.9 miles) .
Latitude: 35.55 N, Longitude: 91.63 W
Area code: 501
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.4%).
Work and jobs in Pleasant Plains: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pleasant Plains, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pleasant Plains-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 280% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/15/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Pleasant Plains town center killed 2 people and injured 13 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 11.2 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pleasant Plains-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 69% 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 73.4 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 39.9 miles away from Pleasant Plains center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 42.0 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 64.7 miles away from the city 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 98.8 miles away from Pleasant Plains 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 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 Independence County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Pleasant Plains:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Plains:
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Public high school in Pleasant Plains:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.1%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Pleasant Plains compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Pleasant Plains (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Pleasant Plains (based on Independence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,063 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:
6.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,813 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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Pleasant Plains fatal accident list:
Jul 16, 2009 03:40 AM, Sr-157-03, Lat: 35.55771667, Lon: -91.62194167, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 11, 2005 02:33 PM, Us-167-17, Sr-157, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jun 13, 2003 08:40 AM, Us-167-17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 8, 2003 05:29 PM, Us-167-17, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 2001 07:30 PM, Us-167-17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pleasant Plains)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pleasant Plains)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.