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Jackson County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 17,611 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 18,418 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,102
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,394
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,851
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,228 (it was 2,120 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

33%

Land area: 634 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jackson County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.4%), Construction (11.7%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 35%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 57%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Jackson County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (76.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (17.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 8,649  (49.1%)
Females: 8,962  (50.9%)
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Jackson County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jackson County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,719 ($25,081 in 1999)

This county:

$32,719
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $387 (lower quartile is $271, upper quartile is $473)
This county:

$387
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,369 (it was $42,100 in 2000)
Jackson:

$68,369
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,648 - $104,685
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $733
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $286

Institutionalized population: 1,987

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 58
  • Thefts: 104
  • Auto thefts: 29

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 30
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 73
  • Auto thefts: 24
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $201,700
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $410 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $302 (0.5%)

Jackson County household income distribution in 2009 Jackson County home values distribution Jackson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.8%
Jackson County:

24.8%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.8% for Black residents, 28.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.1 years old
(Males: 40.3 years old, Females: 42.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 35.6 years old, American Indian residents: 22.3 years old, Asian residents: 74.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.0 years old, Other race residents: 38.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson County is $403 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $643 a month.

Cities in this county include: Newport, Tuckerman, Diaz, Swifton, Grubbs, Jacksonport, Campbell Station, Tupelo, Beedeville, Weldon.

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

2012 air pollution in Jackson County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Alexander County, North Carolina , Bedford County, Tennessee , Jefferson County, Tennessee , Loudon County, Tennessee , Seminole County, Oklahoma , Randolph County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 545
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 126 (47.1% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

0.7%
Whole state:

4.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 3
  • 2000 to 2009: 35
  • 1990 to 1999: 24
  • 1980 to 1989: 21
  • 1970 to 1979: 13
  • Before 1970: 25
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.0%

Jackson County marital status for males Jackson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,632
  • One, attached: 48
  • Two: 493
  • 3 or 4: 164
  • 5 to 9: 146
  • 10 to 19: 112
  • 20 to 49: 11
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 941
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 76

Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 1,786 (19 second mortgage, 48 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,438

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,55957
Mainline Protestant1,00510
Black Protestant5364
Catholic501
Other-1
None7,847-
Jackson 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
Jackson County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Jackson County:

3.49 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

10.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

31.1%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.3%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 835 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $151,888
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $212.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $151,582
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.44%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $150,869
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.24
Corn for grain: 10307 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 37908 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1187 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 150974 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 30 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jackson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from Jackson 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 102.4 miles away from the 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 142.9 miles away from Jackson County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 42.0 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to January 02, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1872: February 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1872, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1861: December 03, 2009, FEMA Id: 1861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1819: February 06, 2009, FEMA Id: 1819, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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, 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 and Landslides, Incident Period: April 19, 2004 to May 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1516: May 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1516, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • 15 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 17, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

  • Mexico (45%)
  • Korea (15%)
  • Argentina (11%)
  • England (9%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)
  • Japan (3%)

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

  • American (39%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • African (4%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Jackson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,716 (84.8%)
  • Carpooled: 535 (9.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 33 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 99 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 170 (3.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,341 people in state prisons
  • 251 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

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

  • 1,777 people in state prisons
  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 52 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,735.

5.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.83% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($18,034 average AGI)
1.47% relocated from other states ($6,112 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.47%
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 Independence County, AR  0.75% ($27,895 average AGI)
from Craighead County, AR  0.54% ($21,556)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.32% ($18,563)
from White County, AR  0.26% ($27,846)
from Greene County, AR  0.24% ($17,917)
from Poinsett County, AR  0.22% ($26,364)


6.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,848 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.82% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($22,583 average AGI)
1.26% relocated to other states ($5,265 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.26%
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 White County, AR  0.90% ($28,565 average AGI)
to Independence County, AR  0.81% ($21,220)
to Craighead County, AR  0.77% ($35,000)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.39% ($50,150)
to Poinsett County, AR  0.22% ($15,636)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jackson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,637 (2,728 aged, 909 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 267 (7%)

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 Jackson County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (545)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (305)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (183)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (167)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (151)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (108)
  • Congestive heart failure (90)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (81)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (80)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (74)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,611
  • In family households: 11,624 (2,088 male householders, 1,619 female householders)
    2,462 spouses, 3,969 children (3,622 natural, 187 adopted, 158 stepchildren), 670 grandchildren, 65 brothers or sisters, 120 parents, 271 other relatives, 350 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,733 (1,385 male householders (1,229 living alone)), 1,137 female householders (1,072 living alone)), 211 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,308

Size of family households: 1,749 2-persons, 1,016 3-persons, 521 4-persons, 307 5-persons, 82 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,300 1-person, 210 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

1,705 married couples with children.
1,162 single-parent households (185 men, 977 women).

98.1% of residents of Jackson speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $205,443,000 ($11,886 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,511,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $48,131,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $49,610,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $31,612,000
Federal grants: $71,522,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,574,000 ($842,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,995,000 ($187,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,739,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,579,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,370,000

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

Births: 1,127
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,293
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -614
Here -35 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.96 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 86
  • 2010 to 2013: 122
  • 2000 to 2009: 578
  • 1990 to 1999: 820
  • 1980 to 1989: 901
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,213
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,412
  • 1950 to 1959: 720
  • 1940 to 1949: 455
  • 1939 or earlier: 328
Note: State values scaled to Jackson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 125
  • 4 rooms: 544
  • 5 rooms: 1,250
  • 6 rooms: 909
  • 7 rooms: 689
  • 8 rooms: 289
  • 9+ rooms: 326
  • 1 room: 128
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 271
  • 4 rooms: 457
  • 5 rooms: 473
  • 6 rooms: 408
  • 7 rooms: 123
  • 8 rooms: 103
  • 9+ rooms: 26
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 159
  • 2 bedrooms: 938
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,416
  • 4 bedrooms: 544
  • 5+ bedrooms: 113
  • no bedroom: 137
  • 1 bedroom: 266
  • 2 bedrooms: 786
  • 3 bedrooms: 751
  • 4 bedrooms: 77
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jackson County population
  • no vehicle: 95
  • 1 vehicle: 1,414
  • 2 vehicles: 1,669
  • 3 vehicles: 716
  • 4 vehicles: 193
  • 5+ vehicles: 92
  • no vehicle: 436
  • 1 vehicle: 1,060
  • 2 vehicles: 486
  • 3 vehicles: 38
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

80% of Jackson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Arkansas.

Jackson County:

80.3%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 13,724
  • Other state: 3,693
  • Northeast: 135
  • Midwest: 1,297
  • South: 1,498
  • West: 751

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (48.4%)
  • Electricity (34.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)
  • Wood (5.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (48.6%)
  • Electricity (44.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.9%)
  • Wood (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

0.4%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

1.0%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 34
Here:

7.3%
Arkansas:

16.0%

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)

Jackson County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $204,000
    Regular Highways: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $974,000
    Police Protection: $838,000
    Solid Waste Management: $796,000
    Central Staff Services: $549,000
    Financial Administration: $536,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $256,000
    General Public Buildings: $199,000
    General - Other: $162,000
    Libraries: $140,000
    Health Services - Other: $23,000
    Corrections - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $172,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,070,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $122,000
    Police Protection: $55,000
    General Public Building: $48,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    General - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff: $7,000
    Judicial: $6,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,478,000

Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,014,000
    All Other: $288,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $439,000
    Interest Earnings: $316,000
    Rents: $19,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $724,000
    General Support: $336,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,510,000
    Property: $1,147,000

Jackson County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $2,101,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $418,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $370,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,701,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $400,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $48,000

Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,509,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,701,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 885
  • Number of aged recipients: 115
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 770
  • Number of recipients under 18: 110
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 513
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 262
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 424
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 361
Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Jackson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Jackson County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20072.1 years
William16674.3 years
John12874.5 years
Mary11777.7 years
Robert9670.3 years
Charles9571.4 years
Willie7776.8 years
George7575.6 years
Ruby6278.2 years
Henry5676.8 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams10377.9 years
Smith8975.8 years
Jones8372.9 years
Davis6073.4 years
Johnson5977.1 years
Brown5872.8 years
Taylor4775.6 years
Clark4573.7 years
Turner4475.5 years
Wilson4375.7 years
Businesses in Jackson County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Jackson County on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"