For population 25 years and over in Poyen:
For population 15 years and over in Poyen town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $310 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (33.5 miles , pop. 183,133).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (144.0 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (261.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Prattsville, AR (2.3 miles ), Perla, AR (2.9 miles) , Tull, AR (3.0 miles ), Traskwood, AR (3.0 miles ), Malvern, AR (3.2 miles ), Leola, AR (3.3 miles ), Rockport, AR (3.3 miles ), Haskell, AR (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 34.32 N, Longitude: 92.64 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-10.2%).
Work and jobs in Poyen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Poyen, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Poyen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 219% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Poyen town center injured 11 people.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 15.2 miles away from the town center killed 10 people and injured 40 people.
Earthquake activity:Poyen-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 83% 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 63.5 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 66.0 miles away from Poyen center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.1 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 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Poyen center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grant County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.3%
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Religion statistics for Poyen (based on Grant County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.83%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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8.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,734 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:
8.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,510 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Poyen fatal accident list:
Sep 7, 1976 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Poyen)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Poyen)
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