For population 25 years and over in Smithville:
For population 15 years and over in Smithville town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (38.3 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (100.3 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (386.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Lynn, AR (2.4 miles ), Strawberry, AR (2.8 miles ), Powhatan, AR (3.2 miles) , Imboden, AR (3.3 miles ), Ravenden, AR (3.3 miles ), Black Rock, AR (3.4 miles ), Williford, AR (3.5 miles) , Portia, AR (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 36.08 N, Longitude: 91.30 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Population change in the 1990s: -62 (-45.9%).
Average climate in Smithville, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Smithville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/24/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Smithville town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Smithville-area historical earthquake activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 54% 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 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from Smithville 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 78.5 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) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Smithville center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 56.5 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 Lawrence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amtrak station near Smithville:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithville:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 46.5%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Smithville compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Smithville (based on Lawrence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.76%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Smithville government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,396 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:
7.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,548 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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Smithville fatal accident list:
Aug 9, 1998 09:47 PM, Sr-115-02, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smithville, AR