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Johnson County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 26,198 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 22,781 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,917
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,076
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,378
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,819 (it was 2,360 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 662 sq. mi.

Water area: 20.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Johnson County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Johnson County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (80.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (13.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 13,035  (49.8%)
Females: 13,163  (50.2%)
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Johnson County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Johnson County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,637 ($27,910 in 1999)

This county:

$35,637
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $453 (lower quartile is $350, upper quartile is $541)
This county:

$453
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,856 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Johnson:

$96,856
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,852 - $148,169
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $796
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $271

Institutionalized population: 175
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2002: 91 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2008: 62 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $75,000

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: $553 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $495 (0.5%)

Johnson County household income distribution in 2009 Johnson County home values distribution Johnson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.6%
Johnson County:

19.6%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.4% for Black residents, 38.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.1% for American Indian residents, 26.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.4% for other race residents, 23.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.3 years old
(Males: 36.8 years old, Females: 39.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.0 years old, Black residents: 31.4 years old, American Indian residents: 43.8 years old, Asian residents: 23.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.3 years old, Other race residents: 37.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Johnson County is $406 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $608 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clarksville, Lamar, Coal Hill, Hartman, Knoxville, Hagarville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Johnson County: Fort Smith Filtration Plant (A), Mountainburg Shelter (B), Rural District 2 Station 3 (C), Rural District 3 Graphic (D), Rural District 3 Locke (E), Rural District 4 Cove City (F), Rural District 4 Station 88 (G), Butterfield District 5 Volunteer Fire Department Figure Five (H), Butterfield District 5 Volunteer Fire Department Shiloh (I), Butterfield District 5 Volunteer Fire Department Station 43 (J), Butterfield District 5 Volunteer Fire Department Webber Creek (K), Rural Fire District 6 Station 1 (L), Rural District 7 Redhill Fire Station 2 (M), Rural District 8 Station 1 (N), Rural District 8 Station 4 (O), Arkansas Highway Police - Van Buren Station (P), Crawford County District 3 Turner Station (Q), Rural District 9 Station 1 (R), Bond Special Dean Springs and Rudy District 1 Bond Special Fire Station (S), Bond Special Dean Springs and Rudy District 1 Dean Springs Fire Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Johnson County include: Furry Community Church (A), Plainview Church (B), Victory Temple (C), Liberty Church (D), Alma Church (E), Gospel Lighthouse Church (F), Saint Mathew Church (G), Peaceful Home Church (H), Our Lady of the Ozarks Shrine (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Peters Cemetery (1), Pense Cemetery (2), Oliver Springs Cemetery (3), Oliver Cemetery (4), Oak Grove Cemetery (5), Mount McCurry Cemetery (6), Morrison Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Hollis Lake (A), Ned Lake (B), Switchback Lake (C), Hall Lake (D), Lee Creek Reservoir (E), Lake Fort Smith (F), Lake Sheppard Spring Reservoir (G), Montgomery Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Elmo Creek (A), Mays Branch (B), Cow Branch (C), Cove Creek (D), Cedar Creek (E), Campbell Branch (F), Sycamore Creek (G), Ben Doodle Branch (H), Bee Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Johnson County include: Dam Site North Public Use Area (1), Clear Creek Public Use Area (2), Springhill Park (3), Lake Fort Smith State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cherokee County, Oklahoma , Dickson County, Tennessee , Dare County, North Carolina , Giles County, Tennessee , Durham County, North Carolina , Okfuskee County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 841
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,006 (19.4% naturalized citizens)

Johnson County:

7.7%
Whole state:

4.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 231
  • 2000 to 2009: 626
  • 1990 to 1999: 777
  • 1980 to 1989: 257
  • 1970 to 1979: 31
  • Before 1970: 91
Note: State values scaled to Johnson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.1%

Johnson County marital status for males Johnson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,488
  • One, attached: 42
  • Two: 471
  • 3 or 4: 383
  • 5 to 9: 150
  • 10 to 19: 173
  • 20 or more: 71
  • Mobile homes: 1,633
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Johnson County with a mortgage: 3,567 (71 second mortgage, 104 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,487

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Johnson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,76449
Mainline Protestant9157
Other8853
Catholic6181
None13,358-
Johnson 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: 2
Johnson County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Johnson County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Johnson County:

9.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

28.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Johnson County:

Average size of farms: 170 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $141,866
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $68.13
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.09%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $102,019
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,816
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.03
Corn for grain: 1441 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1213 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3756 harvested acres
Vegetables: 11 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 302 acres

Tornado activity:

Johnson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 2504326.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 34 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/26/1973, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 23 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Johnson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% 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 75.5 miles away from Johnson 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 75.6 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 177.9 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 217.6 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 248.5 miles away from Johnson County center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.3 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 05, 2013 to December 07, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4160: January 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2011 to May 26, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4000: July 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 4000, 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, 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
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

  • Mexico (77%)
  • Burma (4%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • India (2%)
  • Nicaragua (1%)
  • Guatemala (1%)
  • Scotland (1%)

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

  • American (36%)
  • German (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Johnson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,953 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,192 (11.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 67 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 150 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 245 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 536 (5.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 343 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 383 people in college/university student housing
  • 118 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 57 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,490.

5.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,461 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.71% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($16,823 average AGI)
2.10% relocated from other states ($10,638 average AGI)
Johnson County:

2.10%
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 Pope County, AR  0.95% ($27,526 average AGI)
from Logan County, AR  0.43% ($21,265)
from Franklin County, AR  0.40% ($18,719)
from Sebastian County, AR  0.33% ($20,231)
from Washington County, AR  0.29% ($22,261)
from Yell County, AR  0.19% ($18,533)
from Crawford County, AR  0.16% ($26,231)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.97% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($19,109 average AGI)
1.75% relocated to other states ($9,193 average AGI)
Johnson County:

1.75%
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 Pope County, AR  1.05% ($26,000 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AR  0.51% ($19,000)
to Sebastian County, AR  0.34% ($27,481)
to Washington County, AR  0.34% ($30,148)
to Logan County, AR  0.30% ($27,958)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.18% ($23,929)
to Benton County, AR  0.16% ($35,231)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.1

Births per 1000 population in Johnson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Johnson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Johnson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,577 (3,361 aged, 1,216 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 710 (11%)

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 Johnson County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (400)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (321)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (243)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (180)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (172)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (154)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (137)
  • Congestive heart failure (126)
  • Unspecified dementia (105)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (86)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 194.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 146.0
  • Other - 48.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,198
  • In family households: 21,649 (3,399 male householders, 3,324 female householders)
    5,396 spouses, 7,700 children (7,212 natural, 283 adopted, 213 stepchildren), 621 grandchildren, 289 brothers or sisters, 262 parents, 335 other relatives, 286 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,804 (1,500 male householders (1,338 living alone)), 1,795 female householders (1,532 living alone)), 509 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 732

Size of family households: 3,120 2-persons, 1,404 3-persons, 1,074 4-persons, 765 5-persons, 263 6-persons, 113 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,870 1-person, 419 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

4,483 married couples with children.
1,104 single-parent households (227 men, 877 women).

87.9% of residents of Johnson speak English at home.
10.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $120,371,000 ($5,076 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,923,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $61,169,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,632,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $360,000
Federal grants: $23,071,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,030,000 ($60,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,109,000 ($3,393,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $410,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,451,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,793,000

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

Births: 1,849
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,312
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +522
Here:

+22 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +245
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Johnson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.85 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 224
  • 2010 to 2013: 530
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,649
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,096
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,613
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,215
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,268
  • 1950 to 1959: 438
  • 1940 to 1949: 504
  • 1939 or earlier: 981
Note: State values scaled to Johnson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Johnson County population
  • 1 room: 80
  • 2 rooms: 54
  • 3 rooms: 188
  • 4 rooms: 860
  • 5 rooms: 2,104
  • 6 rooms: 1,730
  • 7 rooms: 693
  • 8 rooms: 646
  • 9+ rooms: 655
  • 1 room: 129
  • 2 rooms: 126
  • 3 rooms: 413
  • 4 rooms: 1,004
  • 5 rooms: 631
  • 6 rooms: 380
  • 7 rooms: 134
  • 8 rooms: 74
  • 9+ rooms: 54
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Johnson County population
  • no bedroom: 71
  • 1 bedroom: 208
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,504
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,018
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,048
  • 5+ bedrooms: 183
  • no bedroom: 179
  • 1 bedroom: 459
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,316
  • 3 bedrooms: 860
  • 4 bedrooms: 103
  • 5+ bedrooms: 56
Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Johnson County population
  • no vehicle: 192
  • 1 vehicle: 1,853
  • 2 vehicles: 3,024
  • 3 vehicles: 1,487
  • 4 vehicles: 351
  • 5+ vehicles: 120
  • no vehicle: 457
  • 1 vehicle: 1,357
  • 2 vehicles: 945
  • 3 vehicles: 110
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5+ vehicles: 65

87% of Johnson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Arkansas.

Johnson County:

87.4%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 16,006
  • Other state: 8,063
  • Northeast: 371
  • Midwest: 2,643
  • South: 3,170
  • West: 1,857

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Johnson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (62.4%)
  • Utility gas (22.3%)
  • Wood (9.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • Electricity (58.8%)
  • Utility gas (29.6%)
  • Wood (5.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 109
Here:

4.0%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

0.7%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 526
Here:

45.3%
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)

Johnson County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,741,000
    Corrections - Other: $653,000
    Solid Waste Management: $638,000
    Financial Administration: $636,000
    Police Protection: $496,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $368,000
    Central Staff Services: $343,000
    Libraries: $132,000
    Fire Protection: $116,000
    General Public Buildings: $106,000
    Housing & Community Development: $29,000
    General - Other: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,066,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,892,000

Johnson County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $564,000
    All Other: $373,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $137,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $213,000
    Interest Earnings: $149,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $820,000
    General Support: $241,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,953,000
    Property: $1,650,000
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000

Johnson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,554,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 874
  • Number of aged recipients: 91
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 783
  • Number of recipients under 18: 123
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 573
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 178
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 403
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 363
Johnson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Johnson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Johnson County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18876.4 years
James18272.9 years
William15476.1 years
Mary12977.6 years
Robert10473.1 years
Charles9072.2 years
George8071.6 years
Ruby5480.7 years
Thomas4775.7 years
Roy4272.0 years
Most common last names in Johnson County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8175.7 years
King7681.8 years
Johnson6576.1 years
Taylor5978.9 years
Phillips5176.3 years
Jones5177.5 years
Williams5074.0 years
Warren4676.9 years
Brown4575.8 years
Bean3881.6 years
Businesses in Johnson County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike4
Arby's1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS1
KFC1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
McDonald's1