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Ashley County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 20,954 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 24,209 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,109
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,252
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,150
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,404 (it was 2,234 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 921 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Ashley County: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.0%), Wholesale trade (16.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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  • Races in Ashley County, AR (2017)
    • 14,11958.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,28821.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1364.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1980.8%Two or more races
    • 550.2%Some other race alone
    • 480.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 10,250  (48.9%)
Females: 10,704  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Ashley County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,115 ($31,758 in 1999)
This county:

$38,115
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $408 (lower quartile is $270, upper quartile is $475)
This county:

$408
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,955 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Ashley:

$73,955
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,411 - $123,652
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $956
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $297

Institutionalized population: 163

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 77
  • Thefts: 126
  • Auto thefts: 19

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 75
  • Burglaries: 90
  • Thefts: 126
  • Auto thefts: 26
Ashley County, AR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,600
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $36,900
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $65,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ashley, AR residents
Average permit cost in Ashley, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $538 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $399 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Ashley, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ashley, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Ashley, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.2%
Ashley County:

19.2%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for Black residents, 12.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for other race residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.0 years old
(Males: 39.3 years old, Females: 43.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 40.7 years old, American Indian residents: 53.4 years old, Asian residents: 44.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.0 years old, Other race residents: 29.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ashley County is $368 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $579 a month.

Cities in this county include: Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg, West Crossett, Wilmot, Portland, Montrose, Parkdale, Fountain Hill.

Ashley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Archer County, Texas , Borden County, Texas , Collin County, Texas , Dawson County, Texas , Kent County, Texas , King County, Texas , Knox County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Arkansas:

3.4%

Unemployment by year in Ashley, AR
County total employment by year in Ashley, AR
County average yearly wages by year in Ashley, AR

Current college students: 671
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 580 (29.4% naturalized citizens)

Ashley County:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 1602000 to 2009
  • 2101990 to 1999
  • 1581980 to 1989
  • 811970 to 1979
  • 51Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.2%

Ashley County marital status for males Ashley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,156
  • One, attached: 51
  • Two: 220
  • 3 or 4: 12
  • 5 to 9: 197
  • 10 to 19: 36
  • 20 to 49: 86
  • 50 or more: 36
  • Mobile homes: 2,426
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Ashley County with a mortgage: 2,375 (24 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,673

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ashley County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,26565
Black Protestant3,46919
Mainline Protestant1,00912
Catholic6942
Other872
None2,329-
Ashley County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Ashley County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Ashley County:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ashley County:

11.2%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Ashley County:

34.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Ashley County:

Average size of farms: 497 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $155,605
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $310.03
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.16%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $142,806
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.62%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $147,770
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.17%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.72
Corn for grain: 4904 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8776 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 57120 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 37792 harvested acres
Vegetables: 146 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Ashley County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% 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 188.9 miles away from Ashley County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.4 miles away from the county 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 141.6 miles away from the county 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 258.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from Ashley County center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 226.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to March 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4270: May 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 4270, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 09, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1834: April 27, 2009, FEMA Id: 1834, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding associated with Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 02, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1793: September 18, 2008, FEMA Id: 1793, Natural disaster type: Storm, Hurricane, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 15, 2001 to January 30, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1400: January 24, 2002, FEMA Id: 1400, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1011: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1011, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • Arkansas Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 12, 1991 to May 11, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-907: May 30, 1991, FEMA Id: 907, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas TORNADO, Incident Period: April 11, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-574: April 11, 1979, FEMA Id: 574, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • Arkansas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-375: April 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 375, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Ashley County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ashley

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,545 (85.2%)
  • Carpooled: 589 (7.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 147 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 37 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 186 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 146 (1.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (83%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Netherlands (3%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Panama (2%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ashley County


  • American (19%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Ashley County, Arkansas in 2000:

  • 192 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

People in group quarters in Ashley County, Arkansas in 2010:

  • 80 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,762.

3.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.61%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.07% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($18,211 average AGI)
1.54% relocated from other states ($15,354 average AGI)
Ashley County:

1.54%
Arkansas average:

2.88%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Drew County, AR  0.46% ($25,161 average AGI)


5.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.09% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($20,398 average AGI)
2.09% relocated to other states ($15,788 average AGI)
Ashley County:

2.09%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Drew County, AR  0.56% ($32,974 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.36% ($44,520)
to Chicot County, AR  0.33% ($32,783)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Ashley County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Ashley County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ashley County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ashley County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ashley County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ashley County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ashley County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ashley County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ashley County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,419 (3,331 aged, 1,088 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 500 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Ashley County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (668)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (288)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (260)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (187)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (141)
  • Congestive heart failure (117)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (104)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (87)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (74)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (72)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 128.3. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,954
  • In family households: 17,671 (2,638 male householders, 2,885 female householders)
    4,080 spouses, 5,800 children (5,424 natural, 105 adopted, 257 stepchildren), 832 grandchildren, 84 brothers or sisters, 500 parents, 529 other relatives, 330 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,078 (1,191 male householders (1,072 living alone)), 1,506 female householders (1,320 living alone)), 382 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 195

Size of family households: 2,482 2-persons, 1,356 3-persons, 1,127 4-persons, 336 5-persons, 177 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,392 1-person, 313 2-persons.

2,755 married couples with children.
1,252 single-parent households (223 men, 1,029 women).

95.3% of residents of Ashley speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $176,178,000 ($7,438 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,760,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $65,614,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,171,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,510,000
Federal grants: $49,391,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,675,000 ($1,222,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,817,000 ($1,957,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $738,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,178,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,530,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,635
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,348
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +91
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,358
Here -59 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ashley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.18 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • 1892014 or later
  • 2632010 to 2013
  • 8722000 to 2009
  • 1,4721990 to 1999
  • 1,5021980 to 1989
  • 2,1481970 to 1979
  • 1,6271960 to 1969
  • 1,1001950 to 1959
  • 4491940 to 1949
  • 5411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ashley County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • 221 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 1393 rooms
  • 6604 rooms
  • 1,7265 rooms
  • 1,5966 rooms
  • 8777 rooms
  • 5158 rooms
  • 4659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • 301 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 3563 rooms
  • 3744 rooms
  • 5525 rooms
  • 5936 rooms
  • 1327 rooms
  • 468 rooms
  • 179+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ashley County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • 26no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 9832 bedrooms
  • 3,9573 bedrooms
  • 9274 bedrooms
  • 485+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ashley County, Arkansas
  • 29no bedroom
  • 3701 bedroom
  • 5362 bedrooms
  • 1,1593 bedrooms
  • 584 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashley County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ashley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 158no vehicle
  • 1,5141 vehicle
  • 2,5162 vehicles
  • 1,3283 vehicles
  • 3994 vehicles
  • 1335+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ashley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Ashley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 382no vehicle
  • 1,2651 vehicle
  • 3452 vehicles
  • 1563 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.1% of Ashley County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Arkansas.

Ashley County:

92.1%
State average:

84.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,955
  • Other state: 6,265
  • Northeast: 118
  • Midwest: 551
  • South: 5,134
  • West: 491
Year householders moved into unit in Ashley County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ashley County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.1%Electricity
  • 39.8%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 67
Here:

2.6%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 26
Here:

2.4%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 145
Here:

19.2%
Arkansas:

16.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Ashley County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,076,000
    Other: $873,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $646,000
    Water Utilities: $355,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,780,000
    Police Protection: $1,886,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,667,000
    Financial Administration: $1,186,000
    Solid Waste Management: $880,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $600,000
    General - Other: $395,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Central Staff Services: $200,000
    Libraries: $199,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $290,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,579,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,209,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $34,391,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $28,661,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,730,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,826,000
    Sale of Property: $676,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $387,000
    General Revenue - Other: $380,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $731,000
    General - Other: $66,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,961,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,688,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,567,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Other: $325,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,011,000
    Property: $2,827,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $211,000

Ashley County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,076,000
    Other: $873,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $646,000
    Water Utilities: $355,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,780,000
    Police Protection: $1,886,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,667,000
    Financial Administration: $1,186,000
    Solid Waste Management: $880,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $600,000
    General - Other: $395,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Central Staff Services: $200,000
    Libraries: $199,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $290,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,579,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,209,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $34,391,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $28,661,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,730,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,826,000
    Sale of Property: $676,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $387,000
    General Revenue - Other: $380,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $731,000
    General - Other: $66,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,961,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,688,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,567,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Other: $325,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,011,000
    Property: $2,827,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $211,000

Ashley County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,076,000
    Other: $873,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $646,000
    Water Utilities: $355,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,780,000
    Police Protection: $1,886,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,667,000
    Financial Administration: $1,186,000
    Solid Waste Management: $880,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $600,000
    General - Other: $395,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Central Staff Services: $200,000
    Libraries: $199,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $290,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,579,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,209,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $34,391,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $28,661,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,730,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,826,000
    Sale of Property: $676,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $387,000
    General Revenue - Other: $380,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $731,000
    General - Other: $66,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,961,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,688,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,567,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Other: $325,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,011,000
    Property: $2,827,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $211,000

Ashley County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,076,000
    Other: $873,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $646,000
    Water Utilities: $355,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,780,000
    Police Protection: $1,886,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,667,000
    Financial Administration: $1,186,000
    Solid Waste Management: $880,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $600,000
    General - Other: $395,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Central Staff Services: $200,000
    Libraries: $199,000
    Health - Other: $96,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $72,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $290,000
    General Local Government Support: $7,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,579,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,209,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $48,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $34,391,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $28,661,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,730,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,826,000
    Sale of Property: $676,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $387,000
    General Revenue - Other: $380,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $731,000
    General - Other: $66,000
    Police Protection: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,961,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,688,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,567,000
    General Local Government Support: $429,000
    Other: $325,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,011,000
    Property: $2,827,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $211,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 960
  • Number of aged recipients: 122
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 838
  • Number of recipients under 18: 145
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 582
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 233
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 419
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 391
Most common first names in Ashley County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James23571.8 years
John21174.4 years
William19575.1 years
Willie15775.8 years
Mary15279.0 years
Robert12974.0 years
George10574.7 years
Charles7668.7 years
Annie7081.3 years
Thomas6674.6 years
Most common last names in Ashley County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson15175.6 years
Smith12972.9 years
White9676.0 years
Williams9275.6 years
Jones8877.5 years
Carter8478.3 years
Brown6575.4 years
Kelley5473.5 years
Harris5476.2 years
Martin5472.1 years
Businesses in Ashley County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx4Sears1
Ford1Subway2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Jones New York1True Value2
KFC1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
McDonald's1