For population 25 years and over in Pottsville:
For population 15 years and over in Pottsville town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $613 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (53.9 miles , pop. 183,133).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (173.5 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (273.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Russellville, AR (2.3 miles ), Atkins, AR (2.5 miles ), Dardanelle, AR (2.6 miles ), Dover, AR (3.3 miles ), London, AR (3.5 miles ), Hector, AR (3.9 miles ), Casa, AR (3.9 miles ), Adona, AR (4.1 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.25 N, Longitude: 93.05 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 479
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Crime in Pottsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Work and jobs in Pottsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pottsville, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pottsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 218% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Pottsville town center killed 13 people and injured 139 people and caused $119 million in damages.
On 2/14/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pottsville-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 84% 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 47.7 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) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from Pottsville 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 41.6 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 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from Pottsville center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.9 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 Pope County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Pottsville:
Operable nuclear power plants near Pottsville:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pottsville:
Public high school in Pottsville:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 20.8%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 57.6% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Pottsville compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Pottsville (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Pottsville (based on Pope County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.74%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
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Pottsville government finances in 2002:
8.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,402 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($97 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,494 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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Pottsville, Arkansas:See more detailed statistics of Pottsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pottsville)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pottsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.