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:
Land area: 710 sq. mi. Water area: 21.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 31 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Logan County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.4%), Manufacturing (20.0%), Retail trade (12.2%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $397 (0.5%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $373 (0.5%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.3%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.2% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.8% for American Indian residents, 35.0% for other race residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 19 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19 years old, Other race residents: 20 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
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.
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
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
Logan County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 3.0 times above 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.
Logan County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 94% 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 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 88.2 miles away from the 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 69.3 miles away from the county center On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from Logan County center On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the county center On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Most recent natural disasters:
Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 8, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1861): December 3, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3301): January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-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: FEMA-DR-1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3215): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 15, 2001 to January 30, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1400): January 24, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1400, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 8, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1354): December 29, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1354, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 8, 2001, Emergency Declared (EM-3159): December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
Arkansas Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: May 1, 1990 to June 3, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-865): May 15, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-865, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
Arkansas SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: November 15, 1988 to November 20, 1988, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-817): November 23, 1988, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-817, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
Arkansas Drought, Incident Period: December 3, 1976, Emergency Declared (EM-3019): December 3, 1976, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3019, Natural disaster type: Drought
3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
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).
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 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:
In family households: 18,693 (4,538 male householders, 1,557 female householders)
4,619 spouses, 5,976 children (5,266 natural, 184 adopted, 526 stepchildren), 771 grandchildren, 138 brothers or sisters, 158 parents, 239 other relatives, 551 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 3,080 (1,285 male householders (1,051 living alone)), 1,324 female householders (1,201 living alone)), 471 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 580 (214 institutionalized population)
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.
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:
63 per 1000 residents
72 per 1000 residents
59 per 1000 residents
53 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +51
+2 per 1000 residents
+8 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +323
+14 per 1000 residents
+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:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 209
2000 to 2004: 746
1990 to 1999: 1,449
1980 to 1989: 1,603
1970 to 1979: 2,256
1960 to 1969: 1,398
1950 to 1959: 656
1940 to 1949: 613
1939 or earlier: 1,377
Rooms in houses/apartments in Logan County, Arkansas
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.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 15014
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