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Phillips County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 20,061 (52% urban, 48% rural); it was 26,445 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,102
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,588
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,465
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,801 (it was 4,246 in 2000)
% of renters here:

44%
State:

33%

Land area: 693 sq. mi.

Water area: 34.6 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Phillips County: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Public administration (25.3%), Educational, health and social services (20.8%), Wholesale trade (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Phillips County, Arkansas:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (62.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (34.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  37.6 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 9,430  (47.0%)
Females: 10,631  (53.0%)
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Phillips County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Phillips County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $28,095 ($22,231 in 1999)

This county:

$28,095
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $363 (lower quartile is $252, upper quartile is $476)
This county:

$363
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $67,616 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Phillips:

$67,616
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,323 - $113,596
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $871
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $343

Institutionalized population: 170
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $81,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 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: $400 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $343 (0.5%)

Phillips County household income distribution in 2009 Phillips County home values distribution Phillips County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.6%
Phillips County:

30.6%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.8% for Black residents, 2.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 53.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.6 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 39.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.9 years old, Black residents: 33.6 years old, Asian residents: 72.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.4 years old, Other race residents: 24.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Phillips County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.

Cities in this county include: Helena-West Helena, West Helena, Helena, Marvell, Elaine, Lake View, Lexa.

Phillips County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2012 air pollution in Phillips County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bladen County, North Carolina , DeKalb County, Alabama , Itawamba County, Mississippi , McCurtain County, Oklahoma , St. Francis County , Foard County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 923
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 125 (45.9% naturalized citizens)

Phillips County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 24
  • 2000 to 2009: 35
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 48
  • 1970 to 1979: 46
  • Before 1970: 72
Note: State values scaled to Phillips County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.1%

Phillips County marital status for males Phillips County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,124
  • One, attached: 48
  • Two: 1,267
  • 3 or 4: 340
  • 5 to 9: 77
  • 10 to 19: 278
  • 20 to 49: 148
  • 50 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 1,005
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Phillips County with a mortgage: 1,405 (75 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,454

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Phillips County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,17030
Black Protestant3,43418
Mainline Protestant1,0528
Catholic2161
Other1672
None10,718-
Phillips 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
Phillips County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Phillips County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Phillips County:

12.6%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Phillips County:

35.8%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Phillips County:

Average size of farms: 1093 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $276,948
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $272.30
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.62%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $244,913
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 92.32%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $191,649
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.41%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.41
Corn for grain: 20041 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 33989 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 79308 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 138126 harvested acres
Vegetables: 119 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 286 acres

Earthquake activity:

Phillips County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 84.5 miles away from Phillips 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 154.3 miles away from the county center
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 95.4 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 95.9 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) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from Phillips County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 80.6 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: March 08, 2016 to March 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4270: May 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 4270, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 02, 2008 to May 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1758: May 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1758, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 2003 to June 10, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1472: June 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1011: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1011, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • Arkansas SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: November 15, 1988 to November 20, 1988, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-817: November 23, 1988, FEMA Id: 817, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Arkansas Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: May 31, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-435: May 31, 1974, FEMA Id: 435, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Arkansas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: April 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-375: April 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 375, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Phillips County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter 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 (29%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (45%)
  • Cuba (16%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Ethiopia (5%)

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

  • American (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • Swiss (1%)
  • European (0%)

Phillips County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,637 (73.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,144 (18.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 107 (1.7%)
  • Walked: 212 (3.4%)
  • Worked at home: 147 (2.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 165 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 65 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $33,830.

5.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($21,715 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.18% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($9,472 average AGI)
2.92% relocated from other states ($12,243 average AGI)
Phillips County:

2.92%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.55% ($14,000 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  0.33% ($17,682)
from Tunica County, MS  0.27% ($14,722)
from Coahoma County, MS  0.26% ($32,000)
from Lee County, AR  0.23% ($22,933)
from St. Francis County, AR  0.18% ($20,167)
from Craighead County, AR  0.17% ($18,000)


6.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.62% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($14,836 average AGI)
2.76% relocated to other states ($10,871 average AGI)
Phillips County:

2.76%
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 Pulaski County, AR  1.05% ($27,214 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.36% ($21,625)
to Shelby County, TN  0.27% ($27,556)
to Tunica County, MS  0.27% ($23,889)
to Lee County, AR  0.21% ($20,786)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.19% ($23,846)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.18% ($21,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.5

Births per 1000 population in Phillips County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Phillips County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Phillips County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Phillips County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Phillips County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,323 (3,249 aged, 1,074 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 442 (7%)

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 Phillips County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (548)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (350)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (312)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (242)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (195)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (114)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (103)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (96)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (92)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (87)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 229.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 146.8
  • Other - 82.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,061
  • In family households: 16,339 (1,914 male householders, 2,920 female householders)
    2,621 spouses, 6,116 children (5,889 natural, 23 adopted, 217 stepchildren), 1,308 grandchildren, 371 brothers or sisters, 201 parents, 488 other relatives, 512 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,518 (1,611 male householders (1,426 living alone)), 1,561 female householders (1,454 living alone)), 346 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 202

Size of family households: 1,929 2-persons, 1,269 3-persons, 898 4-persons, 355 5-persons, 177 6-persons, 169 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,880 1-person, 264 2-persons, 25 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

1,402 married couples with children.
2,602 single-parent households (211 men, 2,391 women).

98.1% of residents of Phillips speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $271,301,000 ($11,161 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,370,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $66,025,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $53,636,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $30,454,000
Federal grants: $107,263,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,211,000 ($445,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,711,000 ($1,594,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,902,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,504,000
Federal Government insurance: $65,257,000

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

Births: 2,372
Here:

98 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,612
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,068
Here -127 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Phillips County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.46 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

  • 2014 or later: 161
  • 2010 to 2013: 143
  • 2000 to 2009: 525
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,068
  • 1980 to 1989: 853
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,908
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,126
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,296
  • 1940 to 1949: 498
  • 1939 or earlier: 706
Note: State values scaled to Phillips population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Phillips County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Phillips County population
  • 1 room: 3
  • 2 rooms: 17
  • 3 rooms: 33
  • 4 rooms: 233
  • 5 rooms: 1,129
  • 6 rooms: 988
  • 7 rooms: 484
  • 8 rooms: 412
  • 9+ rooms: 521
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 30
  • 3 rooms: 438
  • 4 rooms: 1,230
  • 5 rooms: 1,154
  • 6 rooms: 679
  • 7 rooms: 332
  • 8 rooms: 139
  • 9+ rooms: 42
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Phillips County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Phillips County population
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 34
  • 2 bedrooms: 601
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,508
  • 4 bedrooms: 531
  • 5+ bedrooms: 127
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 511
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,522
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,763
  • 4 bedrooms: 168
  • 5+ bedrooms: 113
Cars and other vehicles available in Phillips County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Phillips County population
  • no vehicle: 230
  • 1 vehicle: 1,273
  • 2 vehicles: 1,172
  • 3 vehicles: 798
  • 4 vehicles: 295
  • 5+ vehicles: 52
  • no vehicle: 1,160
  • 1 vehicle: 1,887
  • 2 vehicles: 944
  • 3 vehicles: 146
  • 4 vehicles: 89
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

82% of Phillips County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Arkansas.

Phillips County:

81.5%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 15,547
  • Other state: 4,319
  • Northeast: 151
  • Midwest: 1,175
  • South: 2,890
  • West: 121

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Phillips County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (57.9%)
  • Electricity (29.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.6%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (50.2%)
  • Electricity (42.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.2%)
  • Wood (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 139
Here:

5.5%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 101
Here:

7.9%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 38
Here:

4.6%
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)

Phillips County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,652,000
    Police Protection: $1,233,000
    Correctional Institutions: $869,000
    Financial Administration: $850,000
    Central Staff Services: $828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $403,000
    General - Other: $386,000
    General Public Buildings: $157,000
    Libraries: $152,000
    Health - Other: $57,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $2,723,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $53,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,281,000

Phillips County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $513,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $9,000
    Highways: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,066,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $196,000
    Interest Earnings: $28,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $956,000
    General Local Government Support: $432,000
    All Other: $44,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,306,000
    Property: $1,995,000

Phillips County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,248,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,090,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $158,000

Phillips County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,166,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $104,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,244
  • Number of aged recipients: 249
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,995
  • Number of recipients under 18: 502
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,178
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 564
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 877
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,055
Phillips County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Phillips County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Phillips County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary37878.5 years
James33572.1 years
John28275.0 years
Willie26174.3 years
William21073.0 years
Robert20472.2 years
Henry14177.7 years
George13274.5 years
Annie12079.9 years
Joe9972.6 years
Most common last names in Phillips County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams24772.9 years
Smith23674.4 years
Johnson21875.8 years
Jones17874.7 years
Davis16375.3 years
Brown15474.6 years
Jackson12277.0 years
Taylor9672.6 years
Thomas9374.8 years
Robinson9172.7 years
Businesses in Phillips County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Baskin-Robbins1Sears1
Best Western1Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Toyota1
KFC1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS1
Motel 61Walmart1
Nike2Wendy's1
Payless1