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Hot Spring County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2014: 33,368 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 30,353 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,208
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,427
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,359
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,029 (it was 2,645 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 615 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hot Spring County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (21.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.7%), Educational, health and social services (10.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 35%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 56%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hot Spring County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.0 years
Males: 17,040  (51.1%)
Females: 16,328  (48.9%)
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Hot Spring County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hot Spring County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $40,603 ($31,543 in 1999)

This county:

$40,603
Arkansas:

$41,995

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $463 (lower quartile is $366, upper quartile is $603)
This county:

$463
State:

$521


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $90,254 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Hot Spring:

$90,254
Arkansas:

$120,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,448 - $141,200
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $907
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $298

Institutionalized population: 1,571

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 36
  • Burglaries: 131
  • Thefts: 195
  • Auto thefts: 21

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 112
  • Thefts: 162
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $172,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $611 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $443 (0.6%)

Hot Spring County household income distribution in 2009 Hot Spring County home values distribution Hot Spring County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.1%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.3% for American Indian residents, 11.9% for other race residents, 17.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 18.9%
Hot Spring County:

18.9%
Arkansas:

19.1%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.3% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 48 years old, Asian residents: 21 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 66 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hot Spring County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $598 a month.

Cities in this county include: Malvern, Rockport, Donaldson, Friendship, Perla, Magnet Cove.

Hot Spring 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: Navajo County, Arizona , Grundy County, Tennessee , Lamar County, Alabama , Smyth County, Virginia , McDuffie County, Georgia , Jack County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,005
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 379 (34% naturalized citizens)

Hot Spring County:

1.2%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 128
  • 1990 to 1994: 38
  • 1985 to 1989: 52
  • 1980 to 1984: 20
  • 1975 to 1979: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 29
  • 1965 to 1969: 67
Note: State values scaled to Hot Spring County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.0%

Hot Spring County marital status for males Hot Spring County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,446
  • One, attached: 84
  • Two: 246
  • 3 or 4: 192
  • 5 to 9: 163
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 or more: 104
  • Mobile homes: 2,991
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 121

Housing units in Hot Spring County with a mortgage: 2,951 (178 second mortgage, 117 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,865

Here:

50.7% with mortgage
State:

60.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hot Spring County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,73672
Mainline Protestant1,55213
Black Protestant1,5057
Catholic901
Other21
None17,038-
Hot Spring 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: 6
Hot Spring County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Hot Spring County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hot Spring County:

9.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Hot Spring County:

31.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Hot Spring County:

Average size of farms: 153 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,637
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $76.28
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.58%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,976
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,484
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.37%
Vegetables: 41 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 19 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hot Spring 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 69.5 miles away from Hot Spring 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 71.9 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 170.9 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 231.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 162.5 miles away from Hot Spring 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 210.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 Storms and Flooding associated with Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 02, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1793: September 18, 2008, FEMA Id: 1793, Natural disaster type: Storm, Hurricane, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arkansas Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2001 to March 21, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1363: March 13, 2001, FEMA Id: 1363, 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 Severe Storms/Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to March 04, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1162: March 02, 1997, FEMA Id: 1162, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hot Spring County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (49%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hot Spring County (%):

  • United States or American (36%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Hot Spring County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,772 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 1,880 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 26 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 147 (1%)
  • Other means: 139 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 284 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Hot Spring County, Arkansas in 2000:

  • 252 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Hot Spring County, Arkansas in 2010:

  • 1,092 people in state prisons
  • 276 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 203 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,743.

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.74% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($23,045 average AGI)
1.54% relocated from other states ($7,284 average AGI)
Hot Spring County:

1.54%
Arkansas average:

3.02%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Garland County, AR  1.40% ($24,207 average AGI)
from Saline County, AR  0.81% ($33,202)
from Clark County, AR  0.52% ($28,259)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.42% ($28,386)
from Grant County, AR  0.30% ($20,871)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.14% ($37,600)
from Dallas County, AR  0.10% ($29,900)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.47% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($23,394 average AGI)
1.44% relocated to other states ($5,555 average AGI)
Hot Spring County:

1.44%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Garland County, AR  2.01% ($28,638 average AGI)
to Saline County, AR  0.99% ($35,835)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.57% ($27,983)
to Clark County, AR  0.46% ($32,688)
to Grant County, AR  0.35% ($31,194)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.14% ($23,933)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Hot Spring County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Hot Spring County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hot Spring County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hot Spring County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hot Spring County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,015 (4,593 aged, 1,422 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 726 (10%)

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

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

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

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (465)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (388)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (375)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (247)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (236)
  • Congestive heart failure (144)
  • Unspecified dementia (137)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (131)
  • Chronic ischaemic heart disease, unspecified (125)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (120)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 177.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 102.5
  • Other - 74.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,352
  • In family households: 27,033 (6,412 male householders, 2,557 female householders)
    6,783 spouses, 8,544 children (7,605 natural, 228 adopted, 711 stepchildren), 1,048 grandchildren, 239 brothers or sisters, 230 parents, 328 other relatives, 690 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,319 (1,826 male householders (1,505 living alone)), 1,869 female householders (1,681 living alone)), 624 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,571 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 4,249 2-persons, 2,128 3-persons, 1,452 4-persons, 752 5-persons, 241 6-persons, 147 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,186 1-person, 435 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 9 5-persons.

5,108 married couples with children.
1,665 single-parent households (429 men, 1,236 women).

97.4% of residents of Hot Spring County speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $169,587,000 ($5,537 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,929,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $83,539,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $44,227,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $640,000
Federal grants: $25,416,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,127,000 ($2,879,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,638,000 ($7,536,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $637,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,651,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,875,000

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

Births: 1,883
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,688
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +121
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +640
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hot Spring County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.19 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 49
  • 2010 to 2013: 558
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,076
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,300
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,264
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,385
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,587
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,673
  • 1940 to 1949: 825
  • 1939 or earlier: 641
Note: State values scaled to Hot Spring population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hot Spring County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hot Spring County population
  • 1 room: 34
  • 2 rooms: 96
  • 3 rooms: 319
  • 4 rooms: 1,499
  • 5 rooms: 3,249
  • 6 rooms: 2,354
  • 7 rooms: 1,112
  • 8 rooms: 460
  • 9+ rooms: 236
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 97
  • 3 rooms: 434
  • 4 rooms: 798
  • 5 rooms: 705
  • 6 rooms: 380
  • 7 rooms: 128
  • 8 rooms: 60
  • 9+ rooms: 27
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hot Spring County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hot Spring County population
  • no bedroom: 43
  • 1 bedroom: 319
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,631
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,417
  • 4 bedrooms: 871
  • 5+ bedrooms: 78
  • no bedroom: 30
  • 1 bedroom: 408
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,262
  • 3 bedrooms: 854
  • 4 bedrooms: 83
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Hot Spring County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Hot Spring County population
  • no vehicle: 437
  • 1 vehicle: 2,435
  • 2 vehicles: 4,168
  • 3 vehicles: 1,747
  • 4 vehicles: 427
  • 5+ vehicles: 145
  • no vehicle: 409
  • 1 vehicle: 1,329
  • 2 vehicles: 735
  • 3 vehicles: 138
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

58% of Hot Spring County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Arkansas.

Hot Spring County:

57.7%
State average:

54.0%

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

  • This state: 22,898
  • Northeast: 403
  • Midwest: 1,705
  • South: 3,226
  • West: 1,639

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $49,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hot Spring County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (39.6%)
  • Electricity (35.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.9%)
  • Wood (7.0%)
  • Utility gas (54.9%)
  • Electricity (27.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.3%)
  • Wood (2.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 123
Here:

3.4%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

1.9%
Arkansas:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 76
Here:

8.7%
Arkansas:

14.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Hot Spring County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,788,000
    Police Protection: $910,000
    Financial Administration: $590,000
    Correctional Institutions: $519,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $478,000
    General Public Buildings: $457,000
    Central Staff Services: $412,000
    Libraries: $334,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $285,000
    General - Other: $269,000
    Health - Other: $51,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,498,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $1,575,000
    General - Other: $1,211,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $46,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $11,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,744,000

Hot Spring County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $177,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,681,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $582,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $469,000
    Rents: $114,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,523,000
    General Local Government Support: $783,000
    All Other: $384,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,021,000
    Property: $2,553,000

Hot Spring County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $41,645,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $38,175,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,470,000

Hot Spring County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,177,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,175,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 930
  • Number of aged recipients: 79
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 851
  • Number of recipients under 18: 191
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 573
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 166
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 371
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 381
Hot Spring County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Hot Spring County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Hot Spring County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28972.6 years
William21575.0 years
John20075.4 years
Mary16476.8 years
Robert10271.0 years
Charles9170.2 years
George8977.4 years
Willie7777.4 years
Henry6974.9 years
Thomas6575.0 years
Most common last names in Hot Spring County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14075.1 years
Williams11477.8 years
Jones10376.0 years
Davis8175.0 years
Hughes7174.7 years
Johnson6874.3 years
Bailey6374.8 years
Taylor5675.4 years
Moore5374.2 years
Brown5169.9 years
Businesses in Hot Spring County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Subway2
Cricket Wireless1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul2
GameStop1UPS2
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
McDonald's2