For population 25 years and over in Sparkman:
For population 15 years and over in Sparkman city:
9 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $269 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (51.6 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (113.6 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (240.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Whelen Springs, AR (4.1 miles) , Gurdon, AR (4.2 miles ), Gum Springs, AR (4.2 miles) , Chidester, AR (4.2 miles ), Reader, AR (4.3 miles) , Bearden, AR (4.3 miles ), Arkadelphia, AR (4.3 miles ), Carthage, AR (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.92 N, Longitude: 92.85 W
Area code: 870
Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+0.7%).
Work and jobs in Sparkman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sparkman, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sparkman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 172% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Sparkman city center injured 11 people.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 18.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 100 people.
Earthquake activity:Sparkman-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 89% 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 94.0 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 96.6 miles away from Sparkman 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 39.2 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 33.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from Sparkman center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.3 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 Dallas County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jim Ed Brown - Country singer.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.7%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Sparkman compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Sparkman (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Sparkman (based on Dallas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.30%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Sparkman government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,417 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:
7.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,738 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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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sparkman)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sparkman)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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