For population 25 years and over in Swifton:
For population 15 years and over in Swifton city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $272 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (24.4 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (81.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (384.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Alicia, AR (2.3 miles) , Tuckerman, AR (2.8 miles ), Egypt, AR (3.3 miles) , Cash, AR (3.3 miles ), Minturn, AR (3.4 miles) , Grubbs, AR (3.5 miles ), Campbell Station, AR (3.6 miles ), Strawberry, AR (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 35.82 N, Longitude: 91.13 W
Area code: 870
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Crime in Swifton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+4.1%).
Work and jobs in Swifton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Swifton, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Swifton-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 247% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Swifton city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Swifton-area historical earthquake activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 48% 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 46.9 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 Swifton 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 73.7 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 75.8 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 77.3 miles away from Swifton center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 39.3 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 Jackson County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: George Kell - (born 1922), baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Swifton:
Amtrak station near Swifton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Swifton:
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Public elementary/middle school in Swifton:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 31.8%
(29.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Swifton compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Swifton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Swifton (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Swifton government finances in 2002:
5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,493 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:
6.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,487 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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Swifton fatal accident list:
May 2, 2009 09:13 AM, Us-67-15, Walnut St., Lat: 35.82613056, Lon: -91.13171111, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 2007 01:35 PM, Harvey St., Lat: 35.821450, Lon: -91.134656, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 23, 1995 08:45 PM, 67-15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 24, 1988 11:20 AM, Walnut, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 7, 1982 05:30 PM, 67s17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Swifton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Swifton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: