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Heavener is a city in Le Flore County, in the Fort Smith metro area.

The community was named for Joseph Heavener, merchant

The latitude of Heavener is 34.889N. The longitude is -94.6W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 554 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,199.


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Median household income
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$23,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Heavener demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5 per 1,000 people.
Scenic roads: Talimena National Scenic Byway
Historic sites and museums: Heavener Runestone State Park

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7% of Heavener residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Heavener ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Heavener was $11,313, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Heavener, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $555.


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Le Flore County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Heavener political report.

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The average commute time for Heavener workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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