For population 25 years and over in Star City:
For population 15 years and over in Star City city:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $496 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (21.7 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (134.1 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (296.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Grady, AR (3.5 miles ), Gould, AR (4.1 miles ), Mitchellville, AR (4.5 miles ), Rison, AR (4.5 miles ), Dumas, AR (4.5 miles ), Pine Bluff, AR (4.7 miles ), Monticello, AR (4.7 miles ), Wilmar, AR (4.7 miles ).
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Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 91.84 W
Area code: 870
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Star City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +160 (+6.9%).
Work and jobs in Star City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Star City, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Star City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the Star City city center killed 5 people and injured 16 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/28/1975, a category F4 tornado 25.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Star City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 93% 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 87.5 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 89.7 miles away from Star City center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.1 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 93.1 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 81.0 miles away from Star City center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.0 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 Lincoln County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Walter Broadnax - University president, Cedric Thornton - Football player, Leon Donohue - Football player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.2%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
253 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
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Religion statistics for Star City (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.61%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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Star City government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,091 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:
7.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,540 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Star City)
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