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Faulkner County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 123,654 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 86,014 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,553
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,791
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,865
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,270 (it was 10,017 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Land area: 647 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 191 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Faulkner County: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.1%), Educational, health and social services (19.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.1%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Faulkner County, AR (2017)
    • 97,754113.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,76116.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,0945.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,7103.2%Two or more races
    • 1,7202.0%Asian alone
    • 6830.8%Some other race alone
    • 3620.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1870.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 60,358  (48.8%)
Females: 63,296  (51.2%)
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Average household size:
Faulkner County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,964 ($38,204 in 1999)
This county:

$47,964
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $594 (lower quartile is $492, upper quartile is $739)
This county:

$594
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,200 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Faulkner:

$165,200
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,300 - $230,000
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,168
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $337

Institutionalized population: 1,118

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 31
  • Burglaries: 204
  • Thefts: 490
  • Auto thefts: 61

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 16
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 156
  • Thefts: 510
  • Auto thefts: 91
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 411 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 1998: 528 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 1999: 604 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2000: 459 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2001: 526 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2002: 558 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2003: 798 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2004: 688 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2005: 769 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2006: 718 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 485 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2008: 290 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2009: 369 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2010: 336 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2011: 231 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2012: 301 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2013: 248 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2014: 247 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2015: 198 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2016: 258 buildings, average cost: $213,600
  • 2017: 270 buildings, average cost: $216,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Faulkner, AR residents
Average permit cost in Faulkner, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,082 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $859 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Faulkner, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Faulkner, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Faulkner, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.0%
Faulkner County:

14.0%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.9% for Black residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.3% for American Indian residents, 85.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 39.8% for other race residents, 23.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 33.0 years old
(Males: 32.3 years old, Females: 34.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 35.1 years old, Black residents: 26.5 years old, American Indian residents: 40.9 years old, Asian residents: 34.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.6 years old, Other race residents: 23.1 years old)

Area name: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Faulkner County is $529 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $590 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $790 a month.

Cities in this county include: Conway, Greenbrier, Vilonia, Mayflower, Holland, Wooster, Twin Groves, Guy, Enola, Mount Vernon.

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

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Neighboring counties: Cleveland County, Oklahoma , Craven County, North Carolina , Madison County, Alabama , Hyde County, North Carolina , Macon County, North Carolina , White County , Towns County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Arkansas:

3.4%

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

Current college students: 9,182
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,057 (19.1% naturalized citizens)

Faulkner County:

4.1%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4142010 or later
  • 1,3002000 to 2009
  • 4551990 to 1999
  • 3031980 to 1989
  • 1571970 to 1979
  • 177Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.1%

Faulkner County marital status for males Faulkner County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 31,139
  • One, attached: 387
  • Two: 2,479
  • 3 or 4: 1,521
  • 5 to 9: 3,201
  • 10 to 19: 2,790
  • 20 to 49: 297
  • 50 or more: 1,149
  • Mobile homes: 6,959
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 179

Housing units in Faulkner County with a mortgage: 17,980 (260 second mortgage, 543 home equity loan, 185 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,607

Here:

65.4% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Faulkner County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,848112
Mainline Protestant6,72821
Catholic5,0891
Other1,5275
Black Protestant7445
None59,301-
Faulkner 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: 12
Faulkner County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Faulkner County:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 74
This county:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Faulkner County:

8.2%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Faulkner County:

29.1%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Faulkner County:

Average size of farms: 171 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,226
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $94.71
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.16%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,310
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.88%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.62%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,772
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.12
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.42%
Corn for grain: 700 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3118 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7587 harvested acres
Vegetables: 118 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 270 acres

Earthquake activity:

Faulkner County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 10.3 miles away from Faulkner 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 12.1 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 121.2 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 174.7 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 112.4 miles away from Faulkner 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 212.8 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: 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 Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2014 to April 28, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4174: April 29, 2014, FEMA Id: 4174, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, High Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: January 21, 1999 to January 31, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1266: January 23, 1999, FEMA Id: 1266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 1997 to April 21, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1176: April 14, 1997, FEMA Id: 1176, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Faulkner County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Faulkner

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 39,482 (82.7%)
  • Carpooled: 4,356 (9.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 47 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 484 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 105 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 1,113 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 2,243 (4.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (25%)
  • Pakistan (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • India (5%)
  • Other Western Africa (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Faulkner County


  • American (14%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 2,780 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 623 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 404 people in nursing homes
  • 143 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

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

  • 2,767 people in college/university student housing
  • 505 people in state prisons
  • 372 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 230 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 44 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,407.

7.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.40% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($29,076 average AGI)
2.39% relocated from other states ($13,493 average AGI)
Faulkner County:

2.39%
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 Pulaski County, AR  1.68% ($47,401 average AGI)
from Conway County, AR  0.33% ($35,649)
from Lonoke County, AR  0.29% ($36,709)
from Saline County, AR  0.29% ($40,730)
from Pope County, AR  0.27% ($39,561)
from White County, AR  0.26% ($45,068)
from Cleburne County, AR  0.21% ($36,476)


8.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.12% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($25,162 average AGI)
2.92% relocated to other states ($19,994 average AGI)
Faulkner County:

2.92%
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 Pulaski County, AR  1.79% ($42,227 average AGI)
to Conway County, AR  0.34% ($33,248)
to Lonoke County, AR  0.28% ($35,955)
to Saline County, AR  0.25% ($42,170)
to White County, AR  0.24% ($31,979)
to Washington County, AR  0.23% ($49,132)
to Perry County, AR  0.17% ($41,217)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.6

Births per 1000 population in Faulkner County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Faulkner County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Faulkner County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Faulkner County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Faulkner County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Faulkner County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Faulkner County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Faulkner County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Faulkner County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,751 (9,830 aged, 2,921 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,111 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (883)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (807)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (497)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (490)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (476)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (463)
  • Unspecified dementia (430)
  • Congestive heart failure (348)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (335)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (311)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 35.1. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 79.4
  • Other - 36.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 123,654
  • In family households: 100,444 (15,851 male householders, 14,518 female householders)
    22,905 spouses, 39,057 children (34,674 natural, 931 adopted, 3,452 stepchildren), 2,843 grandchildren, 1,262 brothers or sisters, 1,156 parents, 1,283 other relatives, 1,569 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,674 (7,323 male householders (6,024 living alone)), 7,178 female householders (6,117 living alone)), 4,173 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,536

Size of family households: 14,603 2-persons, 7,472 3-persons, 4,503 4-persons, 1,913 5-persons, 1,605 6-persons, 273 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,141 1-person, 1,941 2-persons, 374 3-persons, 45 5-persons.

18,284 married couples with children.
7,602 single-parent households (586 men, 7,016 women).

94.3% of residents of Faulkner speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $396,141,000 ($4,165 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $24,384,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $195,537,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $72,932,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,317,000
Federal grants: $101,552,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,213,000 ($994,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $19,590,000 ($6,680,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $39,860,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $69,680,000
Federal Government insurance: $55,878,000

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

Births: 6,729
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,439
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +495
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,478
Here:

+77 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Faulkner County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.61 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • 2,8482014 or later
  • 3,9422010 to 2013
  • 10,7302000 to 2009
  • 13,3981990 to 1999
  • 7,6921980 to 1989
  • 6,3091970 to 1979
  • 2,6971960 to 1969
  • 1,7031950 to 1959
  • 4921940 to 1949
  • 2901939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Faulkner County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • 601 room
  • 952 rooms
  • 2753 rooms
  • 1,6114 rooms
  • 7,7045 rooms
  • 6,3356 rooms
  • 4,1247 rooms
  • 3,7708 rooms
  • 3,6139+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • 2161 room
  • 7412 rooms
  • 2,2563 rooms
  • 3,8074 rooms
  • 5,8165 rooms
  • 2,0826 rooms
  • 1,7597 rooms
  • 4288 rooms
  • 1789+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Faulkner County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • 60no bedroom
  • 1881 bedroom
  • 2,5492 bedrooms
  • 17,7773 bedrooms
  • 5,6884 bedrooms
  • 1,3255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Faulkner County, Arkansas
  • 216no bedroom
  • 2,6991 bedroom
  • 7,7542 bedrooms
  • 5,0833 bedrooms
  • 1,3114 bedrooms
  • 2205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Faulkner County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Faulkner County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Faulkner County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 306no vehicle
  • 5,3191 vehicle
  • 13,1182 vehicles
  • 6,8973 vehicles
  • 1,3064 vehicles
  • 6415+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Faulkner County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Faulkner County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,164no vehicle
  • 8,0171 vehicle
  • 7,0682 vehicles
  • 7763 vehicles
  • 2584 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.2% of Faulkner County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Arkansas.

Faulkner County:

90.2%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 80,495
  • Other state: 37,508
  • Northeast: 1,904
  • Midwest: 9,467
  • South: 18,107
  • West: 8,030
Year householders moved into unit in Faulkner County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Faulkner County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 37.7%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.5%Electricity
  • 23.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 315
Here:

2.4%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 990
Here:

15.4%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,474
Here:

29.5%
Arkansas:

16.7%

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

Faulkner County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,201,000
    Sewerage: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,469,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $7,296,000
    Regular Highways: $4,545,000
    Police Protection: $4,313,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,320,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,179,000
    Libraries: $1,507,000
    Financial Administration: $1,188,000
    General - Other: $1,023,000
    General Public Buildings: $213,000
    Corrections - Other: $162,000
    Health - Other: $152,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000
    Sewerage: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,707,000
    Other: $399,000
    General Local Government Support: $232,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $206,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,345,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,182,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,162,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,248,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,216,000
    Interest Earnings: $173,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $239,000
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,392,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,627,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,605,000
    Other: $336,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,045,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,743,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $502,000

Faulkner County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,201,000
    Sewerage: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,469,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $7,296,000
    Regular Highways: $4,545,000
    Police Protection: $4,313,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,320,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,179,000
    Libraries: $1,507,000
    Financial Administration: $1,188,000
    General - Other: $1,023,000
    General Public Buildings: $213,000
    Corrections - Other: $162,000
    Health - Other: $152,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000
    Sewerage: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,707,000
    Other: $399,000
    General Local Government Support: $232,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $206,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,345,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,182,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,162,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,248,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,216,000
    Interest Earnings: $173,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $239,000
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,392,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,627,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,605,000
    Other: $336,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,045,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,743,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $502,000

Faulkner County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,201,000
    Sewerage: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,469,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $7,296,000
    Regular Highways: $4,545,000
    Police Protection: $4,313,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,320,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,179,000
    Libraries: $1,507,000
    Financial Administration: $1,188,000
    General - Other: $1,023,000
    General Public Buildings: $213,000
    Corrections - Other: $162,000
    Health - Other: $152,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000
    Sewerage: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,707,000
    Other: $399,000
    General Local Government Support: $232,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $206,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,345,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,182,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,162,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,248,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,216,000
    Interest Earnings: $173,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $239,000
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,392,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,627,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,605,000
    Other: $336,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,045,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,743,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $502,000

Faulkner County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $2,201,000
    Sewerage: $139,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,469,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $7,296,000
    Regular Highways: $4,545,000
    Police Protection: $4,313,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,320,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,179,000
    Libraries: $1,507,000
    Financial Administration: $1,188,000
    General - Other: $1,023,000
    General Public Buildings: $213,000
    Corrections - Other: $162,000
    Health - Other: $152,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000
    Sewerage: $110,000
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,707,000
    Other: $399,000
    General Local Government Support: $232,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $206,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,345,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,182,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,162,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,248,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,216,000
    Interest Earnings: $173,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $239,000
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,392,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,627,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,605,000
    Other: $336,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,045,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,743,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $502,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,855
  • Number of aged recipients: 115
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,740
  • Number of recipients under 18: 495
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,109
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 251
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 620
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 792
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 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 ORIGINATED944$135,925640$137,8142,231$147,063177$38,66110$936,300275$116,062137$41,139
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$137,41435$107,40097$146,23724$21,4170$04$117,25021$47,857
APPLICATIONS DENIED143$124,399133$94,211523$144,17086$37,6400$054$84,370102$58,843
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN83$133,78345$124,022421$152,63218$40,9440$028$81,7149$86,111
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS37$126,48610$140,40088$141,3301$10,0000$05$83,4003$30,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED72$172,40390$196,6561$145,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$159,86731$190,3873$89,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$192,62519$212,7371$117,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$213,6008$218,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$118,0003$318,3331$101,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Faulkner, AR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Faulkner, AR - Value
Most common first names in Faulkner County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James36072.2 years
John30174.0 years
William28475.6 years
Mary24980.1 years
Robert18470.1 years
Charles14771.0 years
George13975.0 years
Thomas12071.6 years
Ruth9278.6 years
Joe8872.2 years
Most common last names in Faulkner County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16773.7 years
Johnson12976.8 years
Brown9273.2 years
Williams9173.5 years
Jones9077.3 years
Glover6677.5 years
Davis6675.8 years
Wilson6578.6 years
Martin6475.2 years
Thomas6174.9 years
Businesses in Faulkner County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T6Maurices1
Ace Hardware2McDonald's6
Advance Auto Parts2Microtel1
Arby's3Motel 61
AutoZone2New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins2Nike9
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Old Navy1
Burger King2Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A2Panera Bread1
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless2
Comfort Suites1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless3Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos3
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack2
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dressbarn1Rue211
FedEx15Ryan's Grill1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SAS Shoes1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In7
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Shoe Carnival1
H&R Block4Sprint Nextel1
Hardee's1Staples1
Hilton2Starbucks4
Hobby Lobby1Subway10
Holiday Inn3Super 81
Home Depot1T-Mobile1
Honda1T.G.I. Driday's1
Hyundai1T.J.Maxx1
IHOP1Taco Bell3
JCPenney1Target1
Jones New York3The Room Place1
KFC1Toyota1
Kohl's1True Value2
Kroger2U-Haul9
La Quinta1UPS14
Lane Furniture2Vans2
Little Caesars Pizza1Verizon Wireless1
Long John Silver's1Waffle House2
Lowe's1Walgreens2
Marriott1Walmart2
MasterBrand Cabinets3Wendy's3

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