For population 25 years and over in Roe:
For population 15 years and over in Roe town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $476 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (46.3 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (87.0 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (335.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Ulm, AR (2.4 miles ), Clarendon, AR (2.5 miles ), Holly Grove, AR (3.3 miles ), De Valls Bluff, AR (3.4 miles ), Stuttgart, AR (3.6 miles ), Fredonia (Biscoe), AR (3.6 miles ), Hazen, AR (3.9 miles ), Almyra, AR (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 34.63 N, Longitude: 91.39 W
Area code: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-8.1%).
Average climate in Roe, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Roe-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 232% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Roe town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 26.7 miles away from the town center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Roe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 88% 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 91.8 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 59.7 miles away from Roe 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 60.6 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 84.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/1997 at 18:16:31, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from Roe center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.6 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 Monroe County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Roe:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Roe:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 23.8%
(24.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Roe compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Roe (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Roe government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,695 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:
8.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,801 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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Roe fatal accident list:
Mar 10, 1992 08:33 AM, Tuff, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 8, 1988 01:10 PM, Front, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Roe)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: