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Calhoun County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 5,244 (all rural); it was 5,744 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 767
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 992
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,904
Renter-occupied apartments: 503 (it was 413 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

33%

Land area: 628 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calhoun County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (81.8%), Manufacturing (18.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 18%
  • Government: 68%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Calhoun County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (22.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 2,700  (51.5%)
Females: 2,544  (48.5%)
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Calhoun County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Calhoun County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,118 ($28,438 in 1999)

This county:

$37,118
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $381 (lower quartile is $307, upper quartile is $472)
This county:

$381
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $77,183 (it was $35,200 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$77,183
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,329 - $113,274

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $101,569
Here:

$101,569
State:

$171,387

Townhouses or other attached units: $146,392
Here:

$146,392
State:

$141,053

Mobile homes: $48,979
Here:

$48,979
State:

$76,124
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $880
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $303

Institutionalized population: 27

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 15
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $505 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $375 (0.5%)

Calhoun County household income distribution in 2009 Calhoun County home values distribution Calhoun County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.5%
Calhoun County:

17.5%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Black residents, 6.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.3 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 47.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.2 years old, Black residents: 44.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 9.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Calhoun County is $409 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $581 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hampton, Thornton, Harrell, Tinsman.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Calhoun County: Valley (A), Valley Farm (B), Monticello Farm (C), Green Mount (D), Wolf Creek Camp (E), Selma Volunteer Fire Department (F), Lacey Ladelle Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (G), Clear Creek Volunteer Fire Department (H), Collins Cominto Fire Station 1 (I), Collins Cominto Fire Station 2 (J), Lacey Ladelle Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (K), Lacey Ladelle Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Calhoun County include: Troy Church (A), Youngs Chapel (B), Antioch Church (C), Bethlehem Church (D), Bible Church (E), Gethsemane Church (F), Goose Hollow Church (G), Holy Divine Church (H), Jose Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lacey Cemetery (1), Austin Cemetery (2), Baker Cemetery (3), Sixteenth Section Cemetery (4), Shady Grove Cemetery (5), Oak Grove Cemetery (6), Bethel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Big Lake (A), Austin Brake (B), Seven Devils Lake (C), Marsh Lake (D), Byrd Lake (E), Dura Craft Lake (F), Lake Wallace (G), Bynum Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mills Creek (A), Miller Creek (B), Lower Cutoff Creek (C), Lost Creek (D), Little Cutoff Creek (E), Lick Branch (F), Jumper Creek (G), Hurricane Creek (H), Fourmile Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Calhoun County: Cutoff Creek State Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Bolivar County, Mississippi , Bowie County, Texas , Love County, Oklahoma , Oktibbeha County, Mississippi , Fulton County, Georgia , Throckmorton County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 115
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 30 (70.7% naturalized citizens)

Calhoun County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 18
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 8
  • 1970 to 1979: 2
  • Before 1970: 5
Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.7%

Calhoun County marital status for males Calhoun County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,034
  • One, attached: 28
  • Two: 15
  • 3 or 4: 34
  • 5 to 9: 21
  • 20 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 736

Housing units in Calhoun County with a mortgage: 527 (1 second mortgage, 18 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,167

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Calhoun County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,99217
Mainline Protestant2364
Black Protestant1771
None2,963-
Calhoun 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: 1
Calhoun County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Calhoun County:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

5.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

11.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

30.7%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Calhoun County:

Average size of farms: 165 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,275
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $48.16
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $14,310
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.02%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,513
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.22
Vegetables: 23 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Calhoun County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 2610206.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 34 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/24/2007, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 28 people and caused $45 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calhoun County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 110.3 miles away from Calhoun 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 112.8 miles away from the county center
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 188.1 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 255.5 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 181.0 miles away from Calhoun 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 228.1 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, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2015 to January 22, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4254: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 4254, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2011 to June 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1975: May 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to January 02, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1872: February 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1872, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1861: December 03, 2009, FEMA Id: 1861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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: May 30, 2004 to July 09, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1528: June 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 1528, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1354: December 29, 2000, FEMA Id: 1354, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (97%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Calhoun County (%):

  • American (16%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Calhoun County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,668 (92.1%)
  • Carpooled: 27 (1.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 22 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 44 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 55 (3.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

93 people in nursing homes
24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
148 people in college/university student housing
27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,228.

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.71% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($25,217 average AGI)
0.99% relocated from other states ($5,859 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.99%
Arkansas average:

3.02%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ouachita County, AR  1.30% ($32,048 average AGI)
from Union County, AR  0.68% ($25,545)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.40% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($26,620 average AGI)
1.23% relocated to other states ($4,759 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

1.23%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ouachita County, AR  1.10% ($30,333 average AGI)
to Dallas County, AR  0.86% ($39,071)
to Union County, AR  0.86% ($17,071)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Births per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 15.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Calhoun County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,122 (856 aged, 266 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 151 (14%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (112)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (82)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (45)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (43)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (40)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (33)
  • Congestive heart failure (30)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (28)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (24)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (19)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,244
  • In family households: 4,325 (832 male householders, 542 female householders)
    1,040 spouses, 1,407 children (1,224 natural, 29 adopted, 149 stepchildren), 137 grandchildren, 85 brothers or sisters, 41 parents, 140 other relatives, 87 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 772 (317 male householders (309 living alone)), 381 female householders (360 living alone)), 73 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 145

Size of family households: 702 2-persons, 314 3-persons, 220 4-persons, 58 5-persons, 64 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 669 1-person, 23 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

485 married couples with children.
397 single-parent households (151 men, 246 women).

97.0% of residents of Calhoun speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $33,980,000 ($6,135 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,144,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,476,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,481,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,000
Federal grants: $11,263,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,991,000 ($1,777,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $754,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $80,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $298,000
Federal Government insurance: $217,000

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

Births: 327
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 352
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +22
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -139
Here -25 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Calhoun County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.32 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 18
  • 2000 to 2009: 280
  • 1990 to 1999: 440
  • 1980 to 1989: 499
  • 1970 to 1979: 613
  • 1960 to 1969: 358
  • 1950 to 1959: 371
  • 1940 to 1949: 148
  • 1939 or earlier: 131
Note: State values scaled to Calhoun population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 39
  • 4 rooms: 122
  • 5 rooms: 413
  • 6 rooms: 582
  • 7 rooms: 240
  • 8 rooms: 156
  • 9+ rooms: 113
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 14
  • 4 rooms: 104
  • 5 rooms: 132
  • 6 rooms: 108
  • 7 rooms: 20
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 26
  • 2 bedrooms: 438
  • 3 bedrooms: 956
  • 4 bedrooms: 229
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 46
  • 2 bedrooms: 171
  • 3 bedrooms: 160
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • no vehicle: 52
  • 1 vehicle: 426
  • 2 vehicles: 536
  • 3 vehicles: 501
  • 4 vehicles: 129
  • 5+ vehicles: 38
  • no vehicle: 55
  • 1 vehicle: 189
  • 2 vehicles: 116
  • 3 vehicles: 26
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Calhoun County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 89% lived in Arkansas.

Calhoun County:

89.4%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 4,288
  • Other state: 901
  • Northeast: 55
  • Midwest: 151
  • South: 517
  • West: 180

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Calhoun County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (40.9%)
  • Utility gas (31.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.1%)
  • Wood (8.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Electricity (50.1%)
  • Utility gas (38.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 30
Here:

7.3%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 50
Here:

22.8%
Arkansas:

16.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Calhoun County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $717,000
    Police Protection: $531,000
    Solid Waste Management: $378,000
    General - Other: $277,000
    Welfare - Other: $254,000
    Corrections - Other: $216,000
    General Public Buildings: $193,000
    Financial Administration: $160,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $135,000
    Central Staff Services: $76,000
    Parks & Recreation: $56,000
    Health Services - Other: $27,000
    Libraries: $22,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,246,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $169,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $898,000

Calhoun County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $153,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,258,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $589,000
    General Support: $357,000
  • Tax - Property: $658,000
    Total General Sales: $591,000

Calhoun County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $89,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $229,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $94,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $259,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $89,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $64,000

Calhoun County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,534,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $89,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 210
  • Number of aged recipients: 21
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 189
  • Number of recipients under 18: 46
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 120
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 44
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 82
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 93
Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Calhoun County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6972.5 years
John5077.1 years
William4474.3 years
Mary3975.7 years
Robert2870.5 years
Charles2570.8 years
Willie2071.1 years
Henry1675.7 years
Annie1582.4 years
Nellie1478.2 years
Most common last names in Calhoun County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5276.8 years
Dunn3375.0 years
Jones3174.4 years
Oliver2974.9 years
Strickland2872.3 years
Moore2871.5 years
Evans2674.6 years
Smith2477.5 years
Watson2277.4 years
Davis2085.0 years

Businesses in Calhoun County, AR

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