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Piggott is a city in Clay County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Piggott is 36.382N. The longitude is -90.19W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 302 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,731.


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Median household income
Local
$25,404
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Piggott demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.1 per 1,000 people.
Hemingway wrote parts of "A Farewell to Arms" while living here.
Well-known residents have included:
· Ernest Hemingway, writer
Local festivals include:
  • Clay County Fair - Aug. 18-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Piggott web sites and events links in the sections below.
Scenic roads: Crowley's Ridge Parkway
Historic sites and museums: Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Piggott demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72430 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Piggott residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Piggott ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Piggott was $16,382, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Piggott residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Piggott, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $224.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $571.


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Libraries in Piggott include Piggott Public Library ... View libraries

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Clay County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Piggott political report.

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The average commute time for Piggott workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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