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Lawrence County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 17,027 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 17,774 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,496
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,312
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,059
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,130 (it was 2,049 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%

Land area: 587 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

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

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (33.3%), Construction (25.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 19%
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Races in Lawrence County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 8,378  (49.2%)
Females: 8,649  (50.8%)
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Lawrence County,AR real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Lawrence County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,956 ($27,139 in 1999)

This county:

$34,956
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $354 (lower quartile is $280, upper quartile is $428)
This county:

$354
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,926 (it was $45,100 in 2000)
Lawrence:

$74,926
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,417 - $113,274
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $793
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $277

Institutionalized population: 290
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $435 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $365 (0.6%)

Lawrence County household income distribution in 2013 Lawrence County home values distribution in 2013 Lawrence County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.6%
Lawrence County:

21.6%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Black residents, 34.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.9% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.1 years old
(Males: 40.6 years old, Females: 43.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.5 years old, Black residents: 20.0 years old, American Indian residents: 37.2 years old, Asian residents: 37.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.3 years old, Other race residents: 26.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lawrence County is $364 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $561 a month.

Cities in this county include: Walnut Ridge, Hoxie, Black Rock, Imboden, Ravenden, Portia, Lynn, Strawberry, College City, Alicia.

Lawrence 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: Mora County, New Mexico , Currituck County, North Carolina , Dare County, North Carolina , Guilford County, North Carolina , Sevier County, Tennessee , Vance County, North Carolina .

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: 809
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 102 (22.3% naturalized citizens)

Lawrence County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 352010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 461990 to 1999
  • 151980 to 1989
  • 171970 to 1979
  • 21Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.9%

Lawrence County marital status for males Lawrence County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,359
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 166
  • 3 or 4: 240
  • 5 to 9: 28
  • 10 to 19: 92
  • 20 to 49: 183
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 911

Housing units in Lawrence County with a mortgage: 1,700 (46 second mortgage, 95 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,736

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lawrence County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,07858
Mainline Protestant1,03812
Catholic851
Other11
None8,213-
Lawrence 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: 8
Lawrence County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lawrence County:

5.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lawrence County:

10.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

29.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Lawrence County:

Average size of farms: 482 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $98,316
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $216.48
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,101
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.89%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $101,364
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.52
Corn for grain: 1280 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 15910 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 87575 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 62 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lawrence 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 51.4 miles away from Lawrence 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 77.5 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 114.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.0 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) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from Lawrence County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 46.0 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, 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 Tropical Storm Ike, Incident Period: September 13, 2008 to September 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1804: October 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1804, Natural disaster type: Tropical 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 Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 01, 2006 to April 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1636: April 12, 2006, FEMA Id: 1636, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 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
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (28%)
  • El Salvador (17%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (8%)
  • Nicaragua (8%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Venezuela (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lawrence County


  • American (38%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Lawrence County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,552 (80.7%)
  • Carpooled: 560 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 65 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 272 (4.8%)
  • Worked at home: 210 (3.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 253 people in nursing homes
  • 234 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

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

  • 282 people in college/university student housing
  • 258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,987.

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.27% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($15,637 average AGI)
1.71% relocated from other states ($10,502 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

1.71%
Arkansas average:

3.02%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Craighead County, AR  0.96% ($24,820 average AGI)
from Randolph County, AR  0.96% ($22,100)
from Greene County, AR  0.42% ($13,682)
from Independence County, AR  0.27% ($28,429)
from Sharp County, AR  0.21% ($20,727)


7.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,202 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.68% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($19,565 average AGI)
1.58% relocated to other states ($4,636 average AGI)
Lawrence County:

1.58%
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 Craighead County, AR  1.75% ($28,707 average AGI)
to Randolph County, AR  1.37% ($24,167)
to Greene County, AR  0.84% ($21,727)
to Sharp County, AR  0.23% ($15,167)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lawrence County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lawrence County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,973 (2,931 aged, 1,042 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 254 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (441)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (305)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (182)
  • Congestive heart failure (180)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (155)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (142)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (115)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (114)
  • Unspecified dementia (76)
  • Hypertensive heart disease with (congestive) heart failure (72)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,027
  • In family households: 13,893 (2,251 male householders, 2,127 female householders)
    3,244 spouses, 4,587 children (4,187 natural, 128 adopted, 269 stepchildren), 669 grandchildren, 127 brothers or sisters, 69 parents, 354 other relatives, 460 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,521 (981 male householders (860 living alone)), 1,247 female householders (1,136 living alone)), 293 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 609

Size of family households: 2,115 2-persons, 976 3-persons, 829 4-persons, 333 5-persons, 66 6-persons, 47 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,996 1-person, 220 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

2,094 married couples with children.
873 single-parent households (247 men, 626 women).

98.4% of residents of Lawrence speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $153,758,000 ($8,832 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,113,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $55,364,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,468,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $24,234,000
Federal grants: $36,556,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,709,000 ($143,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,428,000 ($380,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,781,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,793,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,558,000

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

Births: 1,150
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,199
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +49
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -586
Here -34 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lawrence County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.94 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lawrence County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 862014 or later
  • 1192010 to 2013
  • 7082000 to 2009
  • 1,0231990 to 1999
  • 1,2041980 to 1989
  • 1,8981970 to 1979
  • 1,4181960 to 1969
  • 6961950 to 1959
  • 3241940 to 1949
  • 5051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 151 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 973 rooms
  • 4634 rooms
  • 1,0995 rooms
  • 1,0826 rooms
  • 7377 rooms
  • 4028 rooms
  • 4819+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 451 room
  • 902 rooms
  • 2703 rooms
  • 5424 rooms
  • 5695 rooms
  • 3596 rooms
  • 1977 rooms
  • 538 rooms
  • 429+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lawrence County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lawrence County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 13no bedroom
  • 551 bedroom
  • 1,0722 bedrooms
  • 2,4863 bedrooms
  • 6584 bedrooms
  • 965+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lawrence County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 44no bedroom
  • 3491 bedroom
  • 8542 bedrooms
  • 7703 bedrooms
  • 1484 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 82no vehicle
  • 1,0051 vehicle
  • 1,9482 vehicles
  • 8003 vehicles
  • 4514 vehicles
  • 1185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lawrence County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Lawrence County population
  • 340no vehicle
  • 1,0861 vehicle
  • 5602 vehicles
  • 1603 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

86.3% of Lawrence County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Arkansas.

Lawrence County:

86.3%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 12,450
  • Other state: 4,441
  • Northeast: 135
  • Midwest: 1,718
  • South: 1,814
  • West: 757
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lawrence County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.0%Utility gas
  • 23.0%Electricity
  • 20.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Wood
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 43.6%Utility gas
  • 40.4%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 125
Here:

6.9%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

8.2%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 241
Here:

27.2%
Arkansas:

16.0%

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

Lawrence County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,103,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,069,000
    Regular Highways: $1,123,000
    Police Protection: $1,032,000
    Financial Administration: $461,000
    Central Staff Services: $392,000
    Libraries: $308,000
    Correctional Institutions: $268,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $265,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $42,000
    General Public Buildings: $35,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $147,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $722,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $548,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,621,000

Lawrence County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,335,000
    All Other: $2,703,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $167,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $260,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $178,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $860,000
    General Local Government Support: $526,000
    All Other: $151,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,052,000
    Property: $1,406,000

Lawrence County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,603,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,592,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $503,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $492,000

Lawrence County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,954,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 846
  • Number of aged recipients: 110
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 736
  • Number of recipients under 18: 107
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 508
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 231
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 446
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 362
Lawrence County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Lawrence County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Lawrence County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William17976.7 years
James16973.6 years
John15678.6 years
Mary13277.9 years
Charles9769.9 years
Robert7673.2 years
George6876.7 years
Ruby5376.9 years
Clarence5176.4 years
Henry4479.0 years
Most common last names in Lawrence County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16476.4 years
Davis8275.0 years
Jones8173.3 years
Johnson7676.9 years
Moore5173.4 years
Williams5077.7 years
Brown4975.4 years
Taylor3971.7 years
Harris3476.2 years
Holder3376.0 years
Businesses in Lawrence County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway2
FedEx2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS2
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

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