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Crittenden County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2014: 49,548 (79% urban, 21% rural); it was 50,866 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,706
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,299
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,138
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,021 (it was 7,333 in 2000)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

33%

Land area: 610 sq. mi.

Water area: 26.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 81 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Crittenden County: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.7%), Educational, health and social services (16.4%), Construction (13.0%), Manufacturing (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Crittenden County, Arkansas:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (51.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (45.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.0 years
Males: 23,523  (47.5%)
Females: 26,025  (52.5%)
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Crittenden County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Crittenden County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,023 ($30,109 in 1999)

This county:

$39023
Arkansas:

$40511

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $330, upper quartile is $593)
This county:

$482
State:

$489


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,540 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Crittenden:

$101,540
Arkansas:

$109,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,815 - $157,467
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $993
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $352

Institutionalized population: 585

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

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 15
  • Assaults: 70
  • Burglaries: 166
  • Thefts: 292
  • Auto thefts: 43

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 19
  • Assaults: 74
  • Burglaries: 214
  • Thefts: 252
  • Auto thefts: 53
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 217 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2001: 134 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2002: 115 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2003: 305 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2004: 237 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2005: 286 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2006: 271 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2007: 281 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2008: 146 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $179,800
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2012: 62 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2013: 63 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2014: 75 buildings, average cost: $192,200

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 2013: $837 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $437 (0.5%)

Crittenden County household income distribution in 2009 Crittenden County home values distribution Crittenden County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.0%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.3% for other race residents, 39.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.1%
Crittenden County:

23.1%
Arkansas:

19.7%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.2% for Black residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.6% for other race residents, 43.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 34 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 54 years old, Asian residents: 60 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Area name: Memphis, TN-MS-AR HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Crittenden County is $572 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $636 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $847 a month.

Cities in this county include: West Memphis, Marion, Earle, Turrell, Crawfordsville, Edmondson, Clarkedale, Sunset, Horseshoe Lake, Gilmore.

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

2012 air pollution in Crittenden County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Alcorn County, Mississippi , Buncombe County, North Carolina , Kern County, California , Fayette County, Tennessee , Limestone County, Alabama , Marshall County, Mississippi , Polk County, North Carolina , Wayne County, North Carolina .

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: 1,928
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 609 (42% naturalized citizens)

Crittenden County:

1.2%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 211
  • 1990 to 1994: 59
  • 1985 to 1989: 61
  • 1980 to 1984: 101
  • 1975 to 1979: 73
  • 1970 to 1974: 59
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1965 to 1969: 40

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.4%

Crittenden County marital status for males Crittenden County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,332
  • One, attached: 398
  • Two: 683
  • 3 or 4: 1,012
  • 5 to 9: 1,324
  • 10 to 19: 805
  • 20 or more: 549
  • Mobile homes: 2,378
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 26

Housing units in Crittenden County with a mortgage: 6,385 (523 second mortgage, 317 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,998

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

60.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Crittenden County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,64948
Black Protestant4,46617
Mainline Protestant2,8058
Catholic5253
Other4113
None26,046-
Crittenden 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: 14
Crittenden County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Crittenden County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Crittenden County:

12.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Crittenden County:

34.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Crittenden County:

Average size of farms: 1284 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $268,974
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $222.91
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: 0.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $256,646
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 93.38%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $228,221
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 71.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.28
Corn for grain: 10405 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 65743 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 35921 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 151026 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 93 acres

Earthquake activity:

Crittenden County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% 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 30.5 miles away from Crittenden 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 97.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.7 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 30.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 142.3 miles away from Crittenden 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 108.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • ArkansasSevere Storms, Tornadoes, And Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 23, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1975): May 2, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • ArkansasSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3301): January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • ArkansasSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 2, 2008 to May 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1758): May 20, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1758, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • ArkansasHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3215): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • ArkansasSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 2, 2003 to June 10, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1472): June 6, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • ArkansasSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 15, 2001 to January 30, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1400): January 24, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1400, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • ArkansasSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 8, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1354): December 29, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1354, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • ArkansasSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 8, 2001, Emergency Declared (EM-3159): December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • ArkansasIce Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 9, 1994 to February 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1011): February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1011, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • ArkansasSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: December 24, 1987 to January 3, 1988, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-807): December 31, 1987, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-807, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Crittenden County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (48%)
  • India (7%)
  • Hong Kong (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Germany (4%)

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

  • United States or American (17%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)

Crittenden County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,040 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 3,153 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 46 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Taxi: 41 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 387 (2%)
  • Other means: 232 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 222 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 298 people in nursing homes
  • 251 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 299 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 286 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 60 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 44 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,713.

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.12% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($10,392 average AGI)
3.54% relocated from other states ($17,134 average AGI)
Crittenden County:

3.54%
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 Shelby County, TN  1.51% ($25,388 average AGI)
from St. Francis County, AR  0.40% ($23,357)
from Craighead County, AR  0.28% ($27,408)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.27% ($32,255)
from Cross County, AR  0.21% ($28,444)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.19% ($29,333)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.17% ($36,931)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.34% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($10,070 average AGI)
4.41% relocated to other states ($19,930 average AGI)
Crittenden County:

4.41%
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 Shelby County, TN  1.76% ($30,868 average AGI)
to St. Francis County, AR  0.36% ($22,047)
to Craighead County, AR  0.29% ($21,490)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.25% ($31,227)
to Cross County, AR  0.22% ($23,316)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.21% ($32,054)
to Poinsett County, AR  0.18% ($25,719)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.2

Births per 1000 population in Crittenden County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Crittenden County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Crittenden County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Crittenden County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Crittenden County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,990 (5,050 aged, 1,940 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,330 (8%)

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 Crittenden County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (981)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (569)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (308)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (302)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (300)
  • Unspecified dementia (227)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (211)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (169)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (155)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (145)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 153.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.9
  • Other - 47.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 119.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 100.3
  • Other - 19.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 50,201
  • In family households: 43,555 (7,369 male householders, 5,924 female householders)
    7,634 spouses, 16,694 children (15,325 natural, 331 adopted, 1,038 stepchildren), 2,409 grandchildren, 697 brothers or sisters, 468 parents, 919 other relatives, 1,223 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,646 (2,751 male householders (2,304 living alone)), 2,982 female householders (2,630 living alone)), 913 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 701 (585 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,037 2-persons, 3,436 3-persons, 2,548 4-persons, 1,335 5-persons, 553 6-persons, 384 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,934 1-person, 715 2-persons, 60 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

7,462 married couples with children.
5,622 single-parent households (840 men, 4,782 women).

96.5% of residents of Crittenden County speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (30% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $366,446,000 ($7117 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,214,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $104,192,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $66,040,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $23,053,000
Federal grants: $157,395,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,626,000 ($484,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,140,000 ($6,564,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $879,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $32,155,000
Federal Government insurance: $87,286,000

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

Births: 4,860
Here:

94 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,689
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +156
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,250
Here -24 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Crittenden County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.41 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 166
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,490
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,638
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,118
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,120
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,171
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,559
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,422
  • 1939 or earlier: 738
Rooms in houses/apartments in Crittenden County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 92
  • 3 rooms: 501
  • 4 rooms: 1,245
  • 5 rooms: 3,167
  • 6 rooms: 3,080
  • 7 rooms: 1,812
  • 8 rooms: 695
  • 9+ rooms: 536
  • 1 room: 108
  • 2 rooms: 393
  • 3 rooms: 986
  • 4 rooms: 2,871
  • 5 rooms: 1,752
  • 6 rooms: 866
  • 7 rooms: 297
  • 8 rooms: 58
  • 9+ rooms: 2
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Crittenden County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 394
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,208
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,949
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,361
  • 5+ bedrooms: 203
  • no bedroom: 175
  • 1 bedroom: 1,074
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,776
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,088
  • 4 bedrooms: 203
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Crittenden County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 747
  • 1 vehicle: 3,579
  • 2 vehicles: 4,812
  • 3 vehicles: 1,616
  • 4 vehicles: 285
  • 5+ vehicles: 99
  • no vehicle: 1,853
  • 1 vehicle: 3,629
  • 2 vehicles: 1,513
  • 3 vehicles: 279
  • 4 vehicles: 42
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

54% of Crittenden County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Arkansas.

Crittenden County:

53.8%
State average:

54.0%

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

  • This state: 27028
  • Northeast: 388
  • Midwest: 3536
  • South: 18216
  • West: 974

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $61,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Crittenden County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.6%)
  • Electricity (31.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.0%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (50.1%)
  • Electricity (40.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 225
Here:

3.1%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 264
Here:

7.7%
Arkansas:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 222
Here:

13.7%
Arkansas:

14.7%

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)

Crittenden County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Corrections - Other: $2,000,000
  • Current Operations - Corrections - Other: $3,510,000
    Regular Highways: $2,785,000
    Police Protection: $2,404,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,419,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,097,000
    Financial Administration: $482,000
    General - Other: $420,000
    General Public Buildings: $339,000
    Central Staff Services: $250,000
    Libraries: $171,000
    Welfare - Other: $128,000
    Health Services - Other: $81,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $2,554,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,160,000

Crittenden County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,801,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,501,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $267,000
    Highways: $12,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,317,000
    Interest Earnings: $250,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,071,000
    General Support: $448,000
    All Other: $53,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,732,000
    Property: $1,175,000

Crittenden County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,678,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,020
  • Number of aged recipients: 290
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,730
  • Number of recipients under 18: 857
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,577
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 586
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,076
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,362
Crittenden County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Crittenden County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED360$127,933140$101,986393$133,05361$19,0493$6,246,00099$68,4957$29,714
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$162,9099$96,11132$145,3137$11,7140$02$54,5005$51,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$118,30045$80,556228$123,71961$16,3610$029$105,55225$51,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$111,16713$115,000156$130,7636$34,0000$09$84,0002$33,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$145,3753$145,66721$140,1430$00$01$60,0001$114,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$192,92920$181,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$220,0006$184,833
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$05$153,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$251,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Crittenden County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James49270.6 years
Mary38776.7 years
John37372.4 years
Willie30673.0 years
William26071.9 years
Robert25569.6 years
George16174.9 years
Charles16067.3 years
Henry13674.6 years
Annie12577.9 years
Most common last names in Crittenden County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams29572.1 years
Smith28270.7 years
Johnson25673.3 years
Jones25072.1 years
Brown20473.0 years
Davis15973.6 years
Thomas12171.4 years
Jackson11273.1 years
Robinson10172.4 years
Miller9673.5 years
Businesses in Crittenden County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Baskin-Robbins3McDonald's4
Best Western2Motel 61
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King4Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet2Payless1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Cricket Wireless2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ramada1
Days Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry1SONIC Drive-In2
Dennys1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway6
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx12T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell3
H&R Block2U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS8
Howard Johnson1Waffle House1
Jones New York1Walgreens2
KFC3Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's3

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  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"