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Crittenden County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 48,971 (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: 80 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Crittenden County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.6%), Retail trade (12.7%), Manufacturing (11.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Crittenden County, AR (2019)
    • 23,68848.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20,43041.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,2556.6%Two or more races
    • 1,2892.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3430.7%Asian alone
    • 1180.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 300.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 190.04%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 23,205  (47.4%)
Females: 25,766  (52.6%)
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Average household size:
Crittenden County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,304 ($30,109 in 1999)
This county:

$41,304
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $577 (lower quartile is $434, upper quartile is $688)
This county:

$577
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,132 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Crittenden:

$122,132
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,724 - $186,024
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,068
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $338

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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Health of residents in Crittenden County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
62.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
42.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
41.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
61.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 170 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 202 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 1998: 190 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 1999: 192 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 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
  • 2015: 52 buildings, average cost: $168,900
  • 2016: 67 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2017: 52 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2018: 50 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2019: 51 buildings, average cost: $220,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Crittenden, AR residents
Average permit cost in Crittenden, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $847 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $589 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Crittenden, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Crittenden, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Crittenden, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.1%
Crittenden County:

21.1%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 32.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.7% for American Indian residents, 65.7% for other race residents, 29.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.8 years old
(Males: 34.1 years old, Females: 36.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 31.5 years old, American Indian residents: 38.2 years old, Asian residents: 41.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.6 years old, Other race residents: 15.7 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

2018 air pollution in Crittenden County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.8 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 November 2020:
Here:

7.7%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 1,928
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 916 (23.2% naturalized citizens)

Crittenden County:

1.9%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3292010 or later
  • 2722000 to 2009
  • 2081990 to 1999
  • 1621980 to 1989
  • 1321970 to 1979
  • 45Before 1970

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: 15,590
  • One, attached: 165
  • Two: 615
  • 3 or 4: 1,118
  • 5 to 9: 1,580
  • 10 to 19: 886
  • 20 to 49: 334
  • 50 or more: 131
  • Mobile homes: 1,649
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 36

Housing units in Crittenden County with a mortgage: 6,350 (131 second mortgage, 145 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,606

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

53.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Crittenden County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 395% greater 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) 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:

  • Arkansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4518, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3301: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 02, 2008 to May 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1758: May 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1758, 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 2003 to June 10, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1472: June 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3159: December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 3159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Crittenden County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Crittenden

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,763 (79.7%)
  • Carpooled: 2,189 (12.7%)
  • Bus: 44 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 255 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 172 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 840 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (34%)
  • Guatemala (11%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Romania (6%)
  • Argentina (6%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Crittenden County


  • American (15%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $46,790.

5.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.11% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($10,115 average AGI)
3.37% relocated from other states ($20,773 average AGI)
Crittenden County:

3.37%
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 Shelby County, TN  1.44% ($28,550 average AGI)
from St. Francis County, AR  0.39% ($9,896)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.23% ($29,050)
from Craighead County, AR  0.22% ($29,237)
from Cross County, AR  0.19% ($27,303)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.17% ($25,500)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.15% ($39,538)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.31% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($16,456 average AGI)
3.91% relocated to other states ($24,419 average AGI)
Crittenden County:

3.91%
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 Shelby County, TN  1.60% ($40,306 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.45% ($37,709)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.25% ($46,591)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.24% ($31,643)
to St. Francis County, AR  0.23% ($23,000)
to Cross County, AR  0.17% ($30,552)
to Poinsett County, AR  0.17% ($24,552)

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 2019: 10.2

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 population in Crittenden County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Crittenden County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Crittenden County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Crittenden County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Crittenden County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Crittenden County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Crittenden County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,110)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (734)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (476)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (379)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (350)
  • Unspecified dementia (304)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (239)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (165)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (121)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (112)

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: 48,971
  • Male householders: 8,126 (2,548 living alone), Female householders: 11,065 (3,509 living alone)
  • 6,791 spouses (6,782 opposite-sex spouses), 1,620 unmarried partners, (1,590 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 15,531 children (14,643 natural, 175 adopted, 706 stepchildren), 1,776 grandchildren, 631 brothers or sisters, 422 parents, 19 foster children, 947 other relatives, 1,406 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 664

Size of family households: 5,114 2-persons, 2,949 3-persons, 2,236 4-persons, 1,098 5-persons, 363 6-persons, 268 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,038 1-person, 1,117 2-persons, 97 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 64 6-persons.

5,184 married couples with children.
5,837 single-parent households (563 men, 5,274 women).

96.5% of residents of Crittenden speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $366,446,000 ($7,117 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:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • 7222014 or later
  • 3962010 to 2013
  • 3,5892000 to 2009
  • 3,6911990 to 1999
  • 3,2051980 to 1989
  • 3,9671970 to 1979
  • 3,1121960 to 1969
  • 2,0871950 to 1959
  • 5341940 to 1949
  • 5811939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Crittenden County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • 41 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 2613 rooms
  • 1,0074 rooms
  • 2,9065 rooms
  • 2,5696 rooms
  • 1,7587 rooms
  • 1,1898 rooms
  • 1,2339+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • 1321 room
  • 3722 rooms
  • 1,1763 rooms
  • 2,5224 rooms
  • 2,3635 rooms
  • 9156 rooms
  • 3467 rooms
  • 1778 rooms
  • 2049+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Crittenden County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • 20no bedroom
  • 1361 bedroom
  • 1,6272 bedrooms
  • 6,7653 bedrooms
  • 2,0854 bedrooms
  • 3385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Crittenden County, Arkansas
  • 136no bedroom
  • 1,0371 bedroom
  • 3,5432 bedrooms
  • 2,9953 bedrooms
  • 4724 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Crittenden County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Crittenden County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Crittenden County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 300no vehicle
  • 3,3461 vehicle
  • 4,4152 vehicles
  • 1,8523 vehicles
  • 7664 vehicles
  • 3185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Crittenden County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Crittenden County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,701no vehicle
  • 4,2451 vehicle
  • 1,6232 vehicles
  • 4843 vehicles
  • 1394 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

81.4% of Crittenden County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Arkansas.

Crittenden County:

81.4%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 25,263
  • Other state: 22,669
  • Northeast: 409
  • Midwest: 3,809
  • South: 17,007
  • West: 1,167
Year householders moved into unit in Crittenden County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Crittenden County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 36.5%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 312
Here:

5.3%
Arkansas:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 232
Here:

7.8%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 432
Here:

22.0%
Arkansas:

17.4%

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

Crittenden County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,017,000
  • Charges - Other: $745,000
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $14,393,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,791,000
    Police Protection: $3,649,000
    Regular Highways: $3,192,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,582,000
    General - Other: $931,000
    Financial Administration: $822,000
    General Public Buildings: $476,000
    Libraries: $262,000
    Central Staff Services: $212,000
    Health - Other: $170,000
    Hospitals: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
    Other: $12,000
    Highways: $7,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,934,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,885,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,885,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,070,000
    General Revenue - Other: $816,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $54,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,713,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,216,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,765,000
    General Local Government Support: $293,000
    Other: $278,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,169,000
    Property: $1,935,000
    Pari - mutuels Sales: $1,258,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $236,000

Crittenden County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,017,000
  • Charges - Other: $745,000
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $14,393,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,791,000
    Police Protection: $3,649,000
    Regular Highways: $3,192,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,582,000
    General - Other: $931,000
    Financial Administration: $822,000
    General Public Buildings: $476,000
    Libraries: $262,000
    Central Staff Services: $212,000
    Health - Other: $170,000
    Hospitals: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
    Other: $12,000
    Highways: $7,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,934,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,885,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,885,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,070,000
    General Revenue - Other: $816,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $54,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,713,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,216,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,765,000
    General Local Government Support: $293,000
    Other: $278,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,169,000
    Property: $1,935,000
    Pari - mutuels Sales: $1,258,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $236,000

Crittenden County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,017,000
  • Charges - Other: $745,000
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $14,393,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,791,000
    Police Protection: $3,649,000
    Regular Highways: $3,192,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,582,000
    General - Other: $931,000
    Financial Administration: $822,000
    General Public Buildings: $476,000
    Libraries: $262,000
    Central Staff Services: $212,000
    Health - Other: $170,000
    Hospitals: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
    Other: $12,000
    Highways: $7,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,934,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,885,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,885,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,070,000
    General Revenue - Other: $816,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $54,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,713,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,216,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,765,000
    General Local Government Support: $293,000
    Other: $278,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,169,000
    Property: $1,935,000
    Pari - mutuels Sales: $1,258,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $236,000

Crittenden County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,017,000
  • Charges - Other: $745,000
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $14,393,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $5,791,000
    Police Protection: $3,649,000
    Regular Highways: $3,192,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,582,000
    General - Other: $931,000
    Financial Administration: $822,000
    General Public Buildings: $476,000
    Libraries: $262,000
    Central Staff Services: $212,000
    Health - Other: $170,000
    Hospitals: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000
    Other: $12,000
    Highways: $7,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,934,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,885,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,885,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,070,000
    General Revenue - Other: $816,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $54,000
    Police Protection: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,713,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,216,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,765,000
    General Local Government Support: $293,000
    Other: $278,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $18,169,000
    Property: $1,935,000
    Pari - mutuels Sales: $1,258,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $236,000

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
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 in Crittenden, AR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Crittenden, AR - 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

Crittenden County on our top lists:

  • #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)"