Logan County, Arkansas (AR)

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County population in 2012: 21,983 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 22,486 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,376
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,171
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,711
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,157 (it was 1,982 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

33%

Land area: 710 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Logan County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Wholesale trade (25.0%), Construction (24.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (19.0%), Educational, health and social services (11.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Logan County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.0 years
Males: 11,198  (49.9%)
Females: 11,155  (50.1%)
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Logan County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Logan County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,902 ($28,344 in 1999)

This county:

$32902
Arkansas:

$40511

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $357 (lower quartile is $290, upper quartile is $490)
This county:

$357
State:

$489


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,763 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Logan:

$82,763
Arkansas:

$109,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,296 - $132,768
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $797
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $268

Institutionalized population: 214

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


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

Logan County, AR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,600

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $527 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $382 (0.5%)

Logan County household income distribution in 2009 Logan County home values distribution Logan County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.9%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.4% for Black residents, 39.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 30.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.0%
Logan County:

17.0%
Arkansas:

19.7%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.1% for Black residents, 40.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.6% for American Indian residents, 111.4% for other race residents, 33.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 42 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 38 years old, Other race residents: 19 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Logan County is $383 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $652 a month.

Cities in this county include: Booneville, Paris, Magazine, Subiaco, Caulksville, Scranton, Ratcliff, New Blaine, Blue Mountain, Morrison Bluff.

Logan 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 Logan County: Shoal Creek (A), Shoal Creek Methodist Youth Camp (B), Ashley Creek Recreation Area (C), Arkansas Department of Corrections Prison Farm (D), Cove Lake Campground (E), Human Development Center (F), Jack Creek Recreation Site (G), Cold Springs Work Center (H), Cove Lake Picnic Area (I), Millard (J), Greenfield (K), Cahinnio Camp (L), Rogers Camp (M), Arkansas Childrens Colony (N), River Mountain (O), Magazine Mountain Lodge (P), Roseville Rural Fire Department Station 1 (Q), Roseville Rural Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (R), Scranton Fire Department Station 2 (S), Subiaco / Crossroads Fire Department Station 1 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Logan County include: Pleasant Grove Church (A), Pine Log Church (B), Mount View Church (C), Mount Salem Church (D), Mount Nebo Church (E), McKendree Church (F), Logan Hall Church (G), Liberty Church (H), Center Point Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Paint Rock Cemetery (1), Oliver Cemetery (2), Antioca Cemetery (3), Moore Cemetery (4), McVay Cemetery (5), McReynolds Cemetery (6), May Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Takima (A), Fletcher Lake (B), Keenan Lake (C), Scott Lake (D), Lake Lakima (E), Subiaco Reservoir (F), Watson Lake (G), Sixmile Creek Watershed Site Two Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Lacey Creek (A), Moores Creek (B), Earles Branch (C), Dry Creek (D), Cove Creek (E), Copper Branch (F), Chigger Creek (G), Cedar Creek (H), Caney Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Logan County include: Dublin Park (1), Cameron Bluff Recreation Area (2), Cove Lake Recreation Area (3), Dripping Springs Recreation Area (4), Greenfield Recreation Area (5), Cane Creek Public Use Area (6), Shoal Bay Recreation Area (7), O'Kane Park (8), East End Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Franklin County , Johnson County , Pope County , Scott County , Sebastian County , Yell County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Arkansas:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 508
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 201 (51% naturalized citizens)

Logan County:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 69
  • 1990 to 1994: 29
  • 1985 to 1989: 4
  • 1980 to 1984: 18
  • 1975 to 1979: 25
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1965 to 1969: 38

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.9%

Logan County marital status for males Logan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Logan County with a mortgage: 2,097 (100 second mortgage, 40 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,920

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

60.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Logan County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,59274
Catholic1,5078
Mainline Protestant1,3358
Black Protestant3672
Other63
None4,546-
Logan 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: 4
Logan County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Logan County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

4.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Logan County:

9.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

27.7%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Logan County:

Average size of farms: 208 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $118,568
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $53.18
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,505
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.96%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,503
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.07%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 27.72
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.18%
Corn for grain: 2469 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2601 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5558 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Logan County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 2012386.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 19 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/20/1997, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 3 people and caused $250,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Logan County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 87.5 miles away from Logan 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 88.2 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 195.3 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 239.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.8 miles away from Logan 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 271.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Logan County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (15%)
  • Korea (12%)
  • Italy (11%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • India (6%)

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

  • United States or American (30%)
  • German (18%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (11%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Logan County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,970 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,416 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 208 (2%)
  • Other means: 74 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 354 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 191 people in nursing homes
  • 160 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 71 people in religious group quarters
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

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

  • 187 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 176 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 172 people in college/university student housing
  • 27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,872.

5.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.96% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($19,699 average AGI)
1.95% relocated from other states ($11,589 average AGI)
Logan County:

1.95%
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 Sebastian County, AR  0.95% ($30,406 average AGI)
from Franklin County, AR  0.43% ($34,710)
from Yell County, AR  0.41% ($23,700)
from Pope County, AR  0.39% ($38,000)
from Johnson County, AR  0.33% ($27,958)
from Crawford County, AR  0.23% ($17,882)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.15% ($40,818)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,463 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.98% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($21,038 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($5,426 average AGI)
Logan County:

1.59%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.38% ($30,208 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AR  0.69% ($28,140)
to Johnson County, AR  0.47% ($21,265)
to Pope County, AR  0.36% ($21,192)
to Crawford County, AR  0.29% ($24,810)
to Benton County, AR  0.25% ($34,111)
to Yell County, AR  0.25% ($23,444)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Logan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Logan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Logan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,575 (3,516 aged, 1,059 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 190.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 145.8
  • Other - 44.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,773

Size of family households: 2,869 2-persons, 1,335 3-persons, 1,066 4-persons, 483 5-persons, 207 6-persons, 135 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,252 1-person, 289 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

3,995 married couples with children.
1,164 single-parent households (296 men, 868 women).

97.4% of residents of Logan County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 47% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $136,732,000 ($5971 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,336,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $68,753,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,051,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $371,000
Federal grants: $25,960,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,480,000 ($113,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $12,116,000 ($5,277,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $268,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,762,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,399,000

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

Births: 1,453
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,343
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +51
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +323
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Logan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.33 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 230
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,270
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,573
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,489
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,988
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,023
  • 1950 to 1959: 764
  • 1940 to 1949: 766
  • 1939 or earlier: 970
Rooms in houses/apartments in Logan County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 88
  • 3 rooms: 234
  • 4 rooms: 983
  • 5 rooms: 2,224
  • 6 rooms: 1,664
  • 7 rooms: 905
  • 8 rooms: 372
  • 9+ rooms: 221
  • 1 room: 13
  • 2 rooms: 57
  • 3 rooms: 317
  • 4 rooms: 558
  • 5 rooms: 547
  • 6 rooms: 329
  • 7 rooms: 84
  • 8 rooms: 62
  • 9+ rooms: 15
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Logan County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 278
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,835
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,862
  • 4 bedrooms: 565
  • 5+ bedrooms: 119
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 333
  • 2 bedrooms: 858
  • 3 bedrooms: 688
  • 4 bedrooms: 75
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15
Cars and other vehicles available in Logan County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 308
  • 1 vehicle: 1,655
  • 2 vehicles: 3,163
  • 3 vehicles: 1,122
  • 4 vehicles: 354
  • 5+ vehicles: 109
  • no vehicle: 338
  • 1 vehicle: 967
  • 2 vehicles: 561
  • 3 vehicles: 89
  • 4 vehicles: 26
  • 5+ vehicles: 1

57% of Logan County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Arkansas.

Logan County:

56.9%
State average:

54.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $37,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Logan County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.4%)
  • Electricity (33.3%)
  • Wood (12.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.3%)
  • Utility gas (51.6%)
  • Electricity (33.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.5%)
  • Wood (5.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 96
Here:

3.5%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 78
Here:

6.3%
Arkansas:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 60
Here:

12.7%
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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Logan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Logan County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Logan County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William21777.2 years
Mary18578.5 years
James17172.0 years
John15975.0 years
Robert9475.6 years
George8876.8 years
Charles8572.5 years
Thomas6575.6 years
Frank5978.4 years
Joe4979.0 years
Most common last names in Logan County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones9774.8 years
Smith8978.0 years
Brown7176.7 years
Johnson6275.3 years
Davis5675.9 years
Phillips5175.6 years
Walker4378.2 years
Moore4075.3 years
Robinson3678.1 years
Hill3473.6 years
Businesses in Logan County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Ace Hardware1SAS Shoes1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx2Subway1
Ford2Taco Bell2
H&R Block2True Value1
KFC2U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
McDonald's1Walmart2
Pizza Hut1