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Garland County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 98,658 (63% urban, 37% rural); it was 88,068 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,395
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,043
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,908
Renter-occupied apartments: 12,556 (it was 10,905 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%

Land area: 677 sq. mi.

Water area: 57.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 146 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Garland County: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (28.8%), Educational, health and social services (15.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Garland County, AR (2017)
    • 80,88991.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,9219.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,5226.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,6383.0%Two or more races
    • 7180.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 5840.7%Some other race alone
    • 5530.6%Asian alone
    • 90.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 47,436  (48.1%)
Females: 51,222  (51.9%)
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Average household size:
Garland County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,101 ($31,724 in 1999)
This county:

$46,101
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $566 (lower quartile is $462, upper quartile is $788)
This county:

$566
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,400 (it was $77,200 in 2000)
Garland:

$140,400
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,400 - $223,200

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $196,295
Here:

$196,295
State:

$171,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $253,266
Here:

$253,266
State:

$172,587

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $166,187
Here:

$166,187
State:

$134,852

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,287
Here:

$138,287
State:

$189,550

Mobile homes: $64,957
Here:

$64,957
State:

$74,605

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $956
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $349

Institutionalized population: 1,261

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 26
  • Robberies: 16
  • Assaults: 71
  • Burglaries: 900
  • Thefts: 1387
  • Auto thefts: 218
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 109 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 1999: 117 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2000: 105 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2001: 113 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2002: 125 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2003: 129 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2004: 140 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2005: 159 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2006: 135 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2007: 96 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $193,900
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $230,700
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $235,900
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $286,000
  • 2015: 59 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2016: 45 buildings, average cost: $317,500
  • 2017: 38 buildings, average cost: $230,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Garland, AR residents
Average permit cost in Garland, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $826 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $902 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Garland, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Garland, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Garland, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.1%
Garland County:

15.1%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.9% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.9% for American Indian residents, 31.4% for other race residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 45.2 years old
(Males: 42.8 years old, Females: 46.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.9 years old, Black residents: 33.7 years old, American Indian residents: 81.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 17.9 years old)

Area name: Hot Springs, AR MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Garland County is $445 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $553 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $690 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hot Springs, Hot Springs Village, Piney, Rockwell, Lake Hamilton, Mountain Pine, Fountain Lake, Lonsdale.

Garland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Lafayette County, Mississippi , Ventura County, California , Tippah County, Mississippi , Tishomingo County, Mississippi , Pickens County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Arkansas:

3.4%

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

Current college students: 2,731
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,245 (28.5% naturalized citizens)

Garland County:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4932010 or later
  • 7742000 to 2009
  • 5131990 to 1999
  • 3411980 to 1989
  • 3051970 to 1979
  • 897Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.5%

Garland County marital status for males Garland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 34,019
  • One, attached: 1,018
  • Two: 999
  • 3 or 4: 1,669
  • 5 to 9: 2,558
  • 10 to 19: 1,758
  • 20 to 49: 565
  • 50 or more: 1,589
  • Mobile homes: 6,802

Housing units in Garland County with a mortgage: 14,127 (114 second mortgage, 647 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,678

Here:

56.0% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Garland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,254134
Mainline Protestant10,74429
Catholic4,5013
Black Protestant2,57813
Other1,58910
Orthodox3914
None44,967-
Garland 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: 15
Garland County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Garland County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 116
This county:

12.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Garland County:

9.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Garland County:

26.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Garland County:

Average size of farms: 120 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,939
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $352.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.93%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,025
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,075
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.97%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.03

Earthquake activity:

Garland County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% 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 65.5 miles away from Garland 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 67.7 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 172.9 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 230.2 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 164.4 miles away from Garland County center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 212.3 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: May 07, 2015 to June 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4226: June 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 25, 2012 to December 26, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4100: January 29, 2013, FEMA Id: 4100, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 and Flooding associated with Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 02, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1793: September 18, 2008, FEMA Id: 1793, Natural disaster type: Storm, Hurricane, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arkansas Severe 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: May 01, 1990 to June 03, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-865: May 15, 1990, FEMA Id: 865, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Garland County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Garland

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 32,500 (80.0%)
  • Carpooled: 4,766 (11.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 139 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 284 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 104 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 716 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 2,178 (5.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (32%)
  • Romania (9%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (5%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Garland County


  • American (17%)
  • German (10%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 712 people in nursing homes
  • 318 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 306 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 205 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 114 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 49 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 36 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 28 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 23 people in religious group quarters
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 681 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 463 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 249 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 172 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 144 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 143 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 108 people in college/university student housing
  • 93 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 62 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,216.

6.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.66% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($25,523 average AGI)
3.18% relocated from other states ($22,700 average AGI)
Garland County:

3.18%
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 Hot Spring County, AR  0.60% ($33,657 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.55% ($75,533)
from Saline County, AR  0.53% ($59,455)
from Clark County, AR  0.17% ($44,574)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.13% ($40,229)
from Jefferson County, AR  0.13% ($49,196)
from Pike County, AR  0.12% ($32,773)


6.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.39% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($19,461 average AGI)
2.97% relocated to other states ($21,522 average AGI)
Garland County:

2.97%
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 Saline County, AR  0.62% ($52,018 average AGI)
to Hot Spring County, AR  0.61% ($30,182)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.55% ($37,097)
to Washington County, AR  0.16% ($40,429)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.14% ($33,745)
to Clark County, AR  0.13% ($26,319)
to Montgomery County, AR  0.10% ($29,472)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Garland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Garland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Garland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Garland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Garland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Garland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 23,259 (19,423 aged, 3,836 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,495 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,749)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,485)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,095)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (949)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (670)
  • Unspecified dementia (582)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (571)
  • Congestive heart failure (565)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (565)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (458)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 79.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 48.5
  • Other - 31.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 211.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 134.5
  • Poisoning - 40.7
  • Other - 36.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 98,658
  • In family households: 78,718 (12,343 male householders, 11,610 female householders)
    18,719 spouses, 25,898 children (22,834 natural, 1,981 adopted, 1,083 stepchildren), 2,535 grandchildren, 2,425 brothers or sisters, 1,261 parents, 1,900 other relatives, 2,027 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,800 (6,383 male householders (4,959 living alone)), 8,258 female householders (7,399 living alone)), 3,159 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,140

Size of family households: 13,842 2-persons, 3,990 3-persons, 2,812 4-persons, 1,724 5-persons, 973 6-persons, 612 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,358 1-person, 1,980 2-persons, 157 3-persons, 146 4-persons.

11,551 married couples with children.
5,249 single-parent households (1,444 men, 3,805 women).

94.3% of residents of Garland speak English at home.
4.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $699,263,000 ($7,589 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $43,448,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $373,613,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $167,049,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $778,000
Federal grants: $107,530,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,319,000 ($6,649,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $35,973,000 ($6,893,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $232,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $28,327,000
Federal Government insurance: $67,903,000

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

Births: 5,565
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,809
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +355
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,481
Here:

+69 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Garland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.59 millions of gallons per day (1% from ground, 99% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Year house built in Garland County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Garland County, Arkansas
  • 6702014 or later
  • 1,6542010 to 2013
  • 10,1492000 to 2009
  • 7,3471990 to 1999
  • 7,0381980 to 1989
  • 9,6321970 to 1979
  • 5,7131960 to 1969
  • 4,3451950 to 1959
  • 2,2011940 to 1949
  • 2,2281939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Garland County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Garland County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Garland County, Arkansas
  • 1501 room
  • 1282 rooms
  • 8303 rooms
  • 2,2894 rooms
  • 5,6895 rooms
  • 6,7216 rooms
  • 4,4367 rooms
  • 2,7388 rooms
  • 2,8249+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garland County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garland County, Arkansas
  • 4321 room
  • 8432 rooms
  • 1,8173 rooms
  • 3,7164 rooms
  • 2,8525 rooms
  • 1,5906 rooms
  • 5857 rooms
  • 4938 rooms
  • 4619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Garland County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Garland County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Garland County, Arkansas
  • 150no bedroom
  • 8141 bedroom
  • 5,8692 bedrooms
  • 14,0103 bedrooms
  • 4,5824 bedrooms
  • 3805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garland County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garland County, Arkansas
  • 503no bedroom
  • 3,0821 bedroom
  • 4,3972 bedrooms
  • 3,5043 bedrooms
  • 9204 bedrooms
  • 3835+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Garland County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Garland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Garland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 717no vehicle
  • 7,1651 vehicle
  • 12,1552 vehicles
  • 3,5613 vehicles
  • 1,2284 vehicles
  • 9795+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Garland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Garland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,040no vehicle
  • 6,8071 vehicle
  • 3,2112 vehicles
  • 4303 vehicles
  • 814 vehicles
  • 2205+ vehicles

88.3% of Garland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Arkansas.

Garland County:

88.3%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 58,032
  • Other state: 37,649
  • Northeast: 3,408
  • Midwest: 11,594
  • South: 15,088
  • West: 7,559
Year householders moved into unit in Garland County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Garland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 33.2%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.1%Electricity
  • 28.6%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 192
Here:

3.9%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 524
Here:

8.6%
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

Garland County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,021,000
    Other: $1,863,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,071,000
    Police Protection: $5,691,000
    Regular Highways: $5,496,000
    Libraries: $3,084,000
    Financial Administration: $2,456,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,107,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,102,000
    Central Staff Services: $883,000
    General - Other: $785,000
    Corrections - Other: $224,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $127,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Water Utilities: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $479,000
    General Local Government Support: $164,000
    Other: $148,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,062,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,642,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,472,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,181,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,081,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,715,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,550,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,895,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,615,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $655,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,163,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,233,000
    Interest Earnings: $572,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $2,955,000
    General - Other: $43,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,624,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $818,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,188,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,612,000
    Other: $1,826,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $26,327,000
    Property: $9,089,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,025,000
    Other License: $168,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $119,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $316,000

Garland County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,021,000
    Other: $1,863,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,071,000
    Police Protection: $5,691,000
    Regular Highways: $5,496,000
    Libraries: $3,084,000
    Financial Administration: $2,456,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,107,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,102,000
    Central Staff Services: $883,000
    General - Other: $785,000
    Corrections - Other: $224,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $127,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Water Utilities: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $479,000
    General Local Government Support: $164,000
    Other: $148,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,062,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,642,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,472,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,181,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,081,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,715,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,550,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,895,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,615,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $655,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,163,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,233,000
    Interest Earnings: $572,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $2,955,000
    General - Other: $43,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,624,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $818,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,188,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,612,000
    Other: $1,826,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $26,327,000
    Property: $9,089,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,025,000
    Other License: $168,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $119,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $316,000

Garland County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,021,000
    Other: $1,863,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,071,000
    Police Protection: $5,691,000
    Regular Highways: $5,496,000
    Libraries: $3,084,000
    Financial Administration: $2,456,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,107,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,102,000
    Central Staff Services: $883,000
    General - Other: $785,000
    Corrections - Other: $224,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $127,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Water Utilities: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $479,000
    General Local Government Support: $164,000
    Other: $148,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,062,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,642,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,472,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,181,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,081,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,715,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,550,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,895,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,615,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $655,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,163,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,233,000
    Interest Earnings: $572,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $2,955,000
    General - Other: $43,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,624,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $818,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,188,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,612,000
    Other: $1,826,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $26,327,000
    Property: $9,089,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,025,000
    Other License: $168,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $119,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $316,000

Garland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $147,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,021,000
    Other: $1,863,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $8,805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,071,000
    Police Protection: $5,691,000
    Regular Highways: $5,496,000
    Libraries: $3,084,000
    Financial Administration: $2,456,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,107,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,102,000
    Central Staff Services: $883,000
    General - Other: $785,000
    Corrections - Other: $224,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $127,000
    Health - Other: $90,000
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $69,000
    Water Utilities: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $479,000
    General Local Government Support: $164,000
    Other: $148,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,062,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,642,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,472,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,181,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,081,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,715,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,550,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,895,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,615,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $655,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,163,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,233,000
    Interest Earnings: $572,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $2,955,000
    General - Other: $43,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,624,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $818,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,188,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,612,000
    Other: $1,826,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $26,327,000
    Property: $9,089,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,025,000
    Other License: $168,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $119,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $316,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,878
  • Number of aged recipients: 237
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,641
  • Number of recipients under 18: 577
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,830
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 471
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,148
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,275
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 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 ORIGINATED294$126,054577$162,2151,668$162,200163$85,7309$965,222475$168,54597$43,299
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$118,52941$117,902110$166,20920$58,9000$031$188,67722$49,682
APPLICATIONS DENIED110$108,927153$118,895716$153,56691$37,5932$461,000136$141,66274$53,595
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN40$127,00075$141,107449$154,53714$70,2141$229,00067$143,74615$65,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$103,42919$147,89577$163,5711$50,0000$016$136,4385$67,200
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED63$175,77848$174,54211$148,909
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$167,52423$218,00010$179,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$177,50017$201,0594$177,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$88,5003$219,0005$140,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$99,3331$52,0003$77,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Garland, AR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Garland, AR - Value
Most common first names in Garland County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John87274.9 years
William86075.2 years
James84574.2 years
Mary70078.5 years
Robert57273.0 years
Charles49174.0 years
George43576.7 years
Helen27279.5 years
Dorothy27077.0 years
Joseph26577.4 years
Most common last names in Garland County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith45476.2 years
Johnson30076.3 years
Jones22475.9 years
Brown22277.0 years
Williams22274.9 years
Davis20875.5 years
Wilson17874.0 years
Miller16877.8 years
Jackson14476.4 years
Anderson13975.5 years
Businesses in Garland County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Aeropostale1Maurices1
Alco Stores1McDonald's6
American Eagle Outfitters1New Balance2
Applebee's1Nike4
Arby's2Nissan1
AutoZone2Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Baymont Inn1Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1On The Border1
Best Western1Outback1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King3Pac Sun1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1Payless2
Chico's1Penske2
Clarion1PetSmart1
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut2
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes2
Cricket Wireless2Quiznos1
Curves2RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry4Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza2Rue211
DressBarn1Ryan's Grill1
Dressbarn1SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In7
FedEx11Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears3
Ford1Shoe Carnival1
GNC1Spencer Gifts1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill1Starbucks1
H&R Block3Subway13
Hilton2Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn3T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Taco Bell3
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Howard Johnson1Travelodge1
IHOP1U-Haul9
JCPenney1UPS20
Jones New York4Vans1
Journeys1Verizon Wireless2
KFC3Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Waffle House2
Knights Inn1Walgreens5
Kroger3Walmart3
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's2
Lane Furniture2Wet Seal1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1

Garland County on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"