For population 25 years and over in Western Grove:
For population 15 years and over in Western Grove town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (67.3 miles , pop. 58,047).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (166.5 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (315.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Valley Springs, AR (2.0 miles) , Everton, AR (2.1 miles) , Pindall, AR (2.4 miles) , Bellefonte, AR (2.9 miles ), St. Joe, AR (3.1 miles) , Pyatt, AR (3.5 miles ), Harrison, AR (3.6 miles ), Zinc, AR (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 36.10 N, Longitude: 92.96 W
Area code: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-2.2%).
Work and jobs in Western Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Western Grove, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Western Grove-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/7/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Western Grove town center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/20/1973, a category F3 tornado 11.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Western Grove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 75.4 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 77.0 miles away from Western Grove center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from Western Grove center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 11.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Newton County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Western Grove:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Western Grove:
Public high school in Western Grove:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 8.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 36.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.5%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Western Grove compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Western Grove (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Western Grove (based on Newton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,066 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:
7.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,299 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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Western Grove fatal accident list:
Apr 26, 1988 07:11 PM, 65s3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 29, 1988 07:45 AM, 123s1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1986 05:15 PM, 65s3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 1, 1984 08:30 PM, 65s3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 10, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 1, 1983 10:55 AM, Us65s3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.