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Miller County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 43,956 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 40,443 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,799
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,143
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,624
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,277 (it was 5,013 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

33%

Land area: 624 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 70 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Miller County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.2%), Construction (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Miller County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (69.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (25.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 21,755  (49.5%)
Females: 22,201  (50.5%)
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Miller County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Miller County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,840 ($30,951 in 1999)

This county:

$41,840
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $545 (lower quartile is $438, upper quartile is $669)
This county:

$545
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,068 (it was $60,200 in 2000)
Miller:

$107,068
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,949 - $177,051
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $992
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $330

Institutionalized population: 1,251

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 77
  • Burglaries: 106
  • Thefts: 209
  • Auto thefts: 27
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 98 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2008: 47 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $216,400
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2014: 35 buildings, average cost: $158,700

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: $849 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $618 (0.7%)

Miller County household income distribution in 2009 Miller County home values distribution Miller County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.9%
Miller County:

18.9%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.5% for American Indian residents, 68.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.2% for other race residents, 35.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.9 years old
(Males: 36.2 years old, Females: 40.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.6 years old, Black residents: 33.5 years old, American Indian residents: 33.2 years old, Asian residents: 41.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 31.7 years old)

Area name: Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Miller County is $426 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $525 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $641 a month.

Cities in this county include: Texarkana, Fouke, Garland.

Miller 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: Carroll County, Mississippi , Los Angeles County, California , Humphreys County, Mississippi , Glascock County, Georgia , Webster County, Mississippi , Montague County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,392
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 515 (49.5% naturalized citizens)

Miller County:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 74
  • 2000 to 2009: 155
  • 1990 to 1999: 110
  • 1980 to 1989: 19
  • 1970 to 1979: 56
  • Before 1970: 83
Note: State values scaled to Miller County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 44.9%

Miller County marital status for males Miller County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,146
  • One, attached: 69
  • Two: 808
  • 3 or 4: 417
  • 5 to 9: 1,005
  • 10 to 19: 1,080
  • 20 to 49: 379
  • 50 or more: 199
  • Mobile homes: 2,500
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 27

Housing units in Miller County with a mortgage: 5,002 (28 second mortgage, 124 home equity loan, 41 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,903

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Miller County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,93070
Mainline Protestant2,87911
Black Protestant2,03811
Catholic1,4041
Other21
None17,209-
Miller 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: 10
Miller County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Miller County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Miller County:

12.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Miller County:

34.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.6%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Miller County:

Average size of farms: 307 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $72,756
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $135.35
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.56%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $58,609
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,483
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.98
Corn for grain: 15557 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5759 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 17758 harvested acres
Vegetables: 71 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,031 acres

Earthquake activity:

Miller County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 78% 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 159.3 miles away from Miller 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 161.6 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 259.5 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 166.7 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 321.7 miles away from Miller County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 251.4 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to January 02, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1872: February 04, 2010, FEMA Id: 1872, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 09, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1834: April 27, 2009, FEMA Id: 1834, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 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, Incident Period: February 14, 2001 to March 21, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1363: March 13, 2001, FEMA Id: 1363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1354: December 29, 2000, FEMA Id: 1354, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3159: December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 3159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, High Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: January 21, 1999 to January 31, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1266: January 23, 1999, FEMA Id: 1266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Miller County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (27%)
  • England (15%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (5%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Germany (3%)

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

  • American (14%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Miller County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,215 (86.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,107 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 45 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 239 (1.7%)
  • Walked: 274 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 322 (2.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 564 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 287 people in nursing homes
  • 101 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in state prisons
  • 22 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 599 people in state prisons
  • 300 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 290 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 137 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 45 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,692.

9.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.18% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($8,410 average AGI)
6.95% relocated from other states ($24,118 average AGI)
Miller County:

6.95%
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 Bowie County, TX  4.15% ($29,695 average AGI)
from Little River County, AR  0.40% ($23,193)
from Hempstead County, AR  0.29% ($37,024)
from Cass County, TX  0.26% ($35,784)
from Sevier County, AR  0.19% ($49,148)
from Dallas County, TX  0.17% ($22,875)
from Lafayette County, AR  0.15% ($29,905)


8.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.98% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($6,775 average AGI)
6.98% relocated to other states ($23,210 average AGI)
Miller County:

6.98%
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 Bowie County, TX  3.94% ($28,819 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.34% ($28,959)
to Little River County, AR  0.24% ($31,000)
to Hempstead County, AR  0.22% ($22,710)
to Cass County, TX  0.20% ($36,690)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.15% ($28,000)
to Dallas County, TX  0.15% ($17,545)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Miller County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Miller County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Miller County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Miller County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Miller County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,811 (5,245 aged, 1,566 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,267 (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 Miller County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (533)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (530)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (298)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (256)
  • Congestive heart failure (236)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (224)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (203)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (193)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (134)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (123)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 134.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 120.5
  • Other - 13.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,956
  • In family households: 35,247 (5,326 male householders, 5,653 female householders)
    7,485 spouses, 12,939 children (12,090 natural, 174 adopted, 682 stepchildren), 1,433 grandchildren, 549 brothers or sisters, 551 parents, 666 other relatives, 660 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,414 (2,802 male householders (2,160 living alone)), 3,261 female householders (2,944 living alone)), 1,351 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,303

Size of family households: 4,996 2-persons, 2,782 3-persons, 1,930 4-persons, 937 5-persons, 189 6-persons, 120 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,105 1-person, 782 2-persons, 136 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 10 5-persons.

5,065 married couples with children.
3,944 single-parent households (686 men, 3,258 women).

98.0% of residents of Miller speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $242,764,000 ($5,716 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,527,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $100,152,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $65,967,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,047,000
Federal grants: $64,557,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,068,000 ($1,255,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,974,000 ($553,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $41,001,000
Federal Government insurance: $26,078,000

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

Births: 2,995
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,916
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +144
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,569
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Miller County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.47 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 138
  • 2010 to 2013: 738
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,968
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,522
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,334
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,457
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,940
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,973
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,116
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,306
Note: State values scaled to Miller population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Miller County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Miller County population
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 30
  • 3 rooms: 268
  • 4 rooms: 1,398
  • 5 rooms: 2,766
  • 6 rooms: 2,664
  • 7 rooms: 1,737
  • 8 rooms: 953
  • 9+ rooms: 970
  • 1 room: 151
  • 2 rooms: 319
  • 3 rooms: 1,205
  • 4 rooms: 1,503
  • 5 rooms: 1,496
  • 6 rooms: 944
  • 7 rooms: 274
  • 8 rooms: 127
  • 9+ rooms: 101
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Miller County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Miller County population
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 233
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,002
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,944
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,410
  • 5+ bedrooms: 188
  • no bedroom: 160
  • 1 bedroom: 1,221
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,352
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,974
  • 4 bedrooms: 319
  • 5+ bedrooms: 80
Cars and other vehicles available in Miller County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Miller County population
  • no vehicle: 474
  • 1 vehicle: 2,770
  • 2 vehicles: 4,983
  • 3 vehicles: 2,015
  • 4 vehicles: 341
  • 5+ vehicles: 249
  • no vehicle: 846
  • 1 vehicle: 3,099
  • 2 vehicles: 1,730
  • 3 vehicles: 363
  • 4 vehicles: 91
  • 5+ vehicles: 46

82% of Miller County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in Arkansas.

Miller County:

81.6%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 15,092
  • Other state: 28,331
  • Northeast: 412
  • Midwest: 1,791
  • South: 24,740
  • West: 1,683

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Miller County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.4%)
  • Utility gas (45.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Wood (2.5%)
  • Electricity (72.1%)
  • Utility gas (26.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 417
Here:

8.7%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 386
Here:

17.4%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 185
Here:

13.3%
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)

Miller County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,677,000
    Police Protection: $2,549,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,655,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $731,000
    Financial Administration: $530,000
    Central Staff Services: $419,000
    General Public Buildings: $264,000
    Fire Protection: $244,000
    Health Services - Other: $43,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,901,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $1,665,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $340,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,574,000

Miller County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,141,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $158,000
    All Other: $39,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,802,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,560,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,269,000
    General Support: $476,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,979,000
    Property: $2,082,000

Miller County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $21,250,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,665,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,000,000
    Other, NEC: $7,150,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,250,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $515,000

Miller County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,285,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $20,486,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,529
  • Number of aged recipients: 118
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,411
  • Number of recipients under 18: 364
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 887
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 278
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 531
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 713
Miller County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED123$114,252208$91,178520$115,26073$46,2742$3,855,000114$72,22874$42,446
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$126,50028$94,71449$139,8578$34,8750$03$51,00019$51,947
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$119,27863$62,365180$110,61196$18,4060$019$38,78944$51,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$109,86725$78,440119$114,86611$24,0000$08$68,7506$61,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$76,5007$110,0009$135,0001$75,0000$00$01$77,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$131,91314$133,9290$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$126,2505$135,2002$114,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$194,0003$134,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$149,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$227,5000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Miller County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15972.0 years
Mary12977.3 years
John10475.0 years
William8373.5 years
Robert5871.1 years
Charles5569.6 years
Dorothy4975.4 years
George4575.9 years
Willie3977.9 years
Ruby3882.0 years
Most common last names in Miller County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8075.5 years
Jones6976.3 years
Williams6875.9 years
Johnson5875.9 years
Davis5075.7 years
Thomas4576.2 years
Brown3677.0 years
Martin3374.1 years
Green3076.3 years
Moore2979.2 years
Businesses in Miller County, AR
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1IHOP1
Albertsons1KFC1
AutoZone1Kincaid1
Baymont Inn1La Quinta1
Best Western1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1Long John Silver's1
Church's Chicken1McDonald's1
Clarion1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys2Subway4
Domino's Pizza2Super 81
FedEx3U-Haul6
GameStop1UPS4
Goodwill5Walmart1
Holiday Inn1