For population 25 years and over in Walnut Ridge:
For population 15 years and over in Walnut Ridge city:
58 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $434 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (22.4 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (86.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (402.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hoxie, AR (1.4 miles ), College City, AR (1.9 miles ), Portia, AR (2.5 miles ), Minturn, AR (2.8 miles) , Black Rock, AR (2.9 miles ), Sedgwick, AR (2.9 miles) , Powhatan, AR (3.0 miles) , O'Kean, AR (3.2 miles ).
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Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 90.96 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +914 (+18.7%)
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 Walnut Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +463 (+10.4%).
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Average climate in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Walnut Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 215% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Walnut Ridge city center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/15/1968, a category F4 tornado 26.8 miles away from the city center killed 35 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Walnut Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 30% 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 46.4 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 71.8 miles away from Walnut Ridge center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.7 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 41.7 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 91.9 miles away from Walnut Ridge center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 94.0 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).
Birthplace of: Ehron VonAllen - Musician, James T. Conway - 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps.
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Amtrak station:WALNUT RIDGE (HWY. 67 AT MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.0%
(27.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Walnut Ridge (based on Lawrence County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.76%
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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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Walnut Ridge 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.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Walnut Ridge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Walnut Ridge, AR)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walnut Ridge)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Walnut Ridge)
FAA Registered Aircraft:69 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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