For population 25 years and over in Williford:
For population 15 years and over in Williford town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $290 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (47.4 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (110.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (390.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Ravenden, AR (2.5 miles ), Hardy, AR (2.9 miles ), Ravenden Springs, AR (3.0 miles) , Highland, AR (3.0 miles ), Imboden, AR (3.3 miles ), Cherokee Village, AR (3.5 miles ), Smithville, AR (3.5 miles) , Ash Flat, AR (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 36.25 N, Longitude: 91.36 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 870
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-8.7%).
Average climate in Williford, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Williford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/24/1982, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Williford town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/14/1996, a category F4 tornado 20.4 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Williford-area historical earthquake activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 56% 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 71.7 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 88.2 miles away from Williford 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 86.2 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 88.7 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 90.5 miles away from Williford center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 66.3 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 Sharp County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Williford:
Public high school in Williford:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.6%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Williford compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Williford (based on Sharp County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.70%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Williford government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,954 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:
7.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,812 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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Williford fatal accident list:
Oct 19, 1986 01:55 AM, 58s3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Williford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Williford)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Williford, AR