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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. 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%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Logan County, Arkansas:


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 2009: $33,312 ($28,344 in 1999)
This county:

$33312
Arkansas:

$37823

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $341 (lower quartile is $235, upper quartile is $445)
This county:

$341
State:

$435


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $79,822 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Logan County:

$79,822
Arkansas:

$102,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,716 - $119,532

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $117,531
Here:

$117,531
State:

$146,298

Townhouses or other attached units: $36,113
Here:

$36,113
State:

$150,839

In 2-unit structures: $79,282
Here:

$79,282
State:

$150,613

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,804
Here:

$149,804
State:

$119,582

Mobile homes: $64,437
Here:

$64,437
State:

$38,244

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $34,384
Here:

$34,384
State:

$29,738
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $787
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $234

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:


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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%)


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 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:
This county:

15.4%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.6%

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 .

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


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:

52.2% with mortgage
State:

60.8% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.18%
Here74.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 16,680
Total congregations: 88

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents7,101 (42.6%)3,021 (18.1%)1,425 (8.5%)1,325 (7.9%)769 (4.6%)
Congregations18 (20.5%)8 (9.1%)13 (14.8%)9 (10.2%)4 (4.5%)
NameCumberland Presbyterian ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurches of ChristPentecostal Church of GodOther
Adherents510 (3.1%)504 (3.0%)457 (2.7%)445 (2.7%)1,123 (6.7%)
Congregations7 (8.0%)4 (4.5%)6 (6.8%)4 (4.5%)15 (17.0%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Logan County - Booneville, Paris, Magazine, Subiaco, Caulksville

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Logan County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Logan County:

4.43 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
Arkansas:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Logan County:

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 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.

Earthquake activity:

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:


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 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Food (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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




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





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:

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $36,271.

6.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Arkansas average:

7.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.16% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($16,521 average AGI)
2.58% relocated from other states ($10,456 average AGI)
Logan County:

2.58%
Arkansas average:

3.66%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sebastian County, AR  1.15% ($28,964 average AGI)
from Franklin County, AR  0.49% ($28,333)
from Johnson County, AR  0.41% ($22,433)
from Pope County, AR  0.41% ($25,733)
from Yell County, AR  0.27% ($24,800)
from Crawford County, AR  0.23% ($29,765)
from Scott County, AR  0.21% ($24,733)


6.92% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Arkansas average:

7.29%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.22% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($20,012 average AGI)
1.70% relocated to other states ($6,509 average AGI)
Logan County:

1.70%
Arkansas average:

3.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sebastian County, AR  1.40% ($27,069 average AGI)
to Pope County, AR  0.64% ($25,128)
to Johnson County, AR  0.53% ($20,744)
to Franklin County, AR  0.42% ($29,161)
to Yell County, AR  0.40% ($23,517)
to Crawford County, AR  0.37% ($31,593)
to Washington County, AR  0.36% ($24,231)

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:

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.

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

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 (Noninst.)


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Logan County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Logan County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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&T1SAS Shoes1
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block2Taco Bell2
KFC2True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS2
Pizza Hut1Walmart2
RadioShack1
Browse common businesses in Logan County, AR

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