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Poinsett County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 24,311 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 25,614 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,338
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,005
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,702
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,411 (it was 3,324 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%

Land area: 758 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Poinsett County: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (38.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (18.8%), Educational, health and social services (14.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Poinsett County, AR (2017)
    • 21,05182.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3365.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0964.3%Two or more races
    • 7172.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 420.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 150.06%Asian alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 11,953  (49.2%)
Females: 12,358  (50.8%)
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Average household size:
Poinsett County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,246 ($26,558 in 1999)
This county:

$39,246
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $378 (lower quartile is $251, upper quartile is $507)
This county:

$378
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $84,799 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Poinsett:

$84,799
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,167 - $119,895
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $848
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $317

Institutionalized population: 305

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 74
  • Burglaries: 95
  • Thefts: 9
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 72
  • Burglaries: 110
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 14
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 61 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 1998: 65 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $177,800
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $211,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Poinsett, AR residents
Average permit cost in Poinsett, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $412 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $415 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Poinsett, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Poinsett, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Poinsett, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.3%
Poinsett County:

19.3%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.3% for Black residents, 43.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 106.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 76.1% for other race residents, 26.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.9 years old
(Males: 38.7 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.8 years old, Black residents: 29.9 years old, American Indian residents: 67.2 years old, Asian residents: 68.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.5 years old, Other race residents: 15.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Poinsett 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 $607 a month.

Cities in this county include: Trumann, Marked Tree, Harrisburg, Lepanto, Tyronza, Weiner, Fisher, Waldenburg.

Poinsett 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: Quay County, New Mexico , Hickman County, Tennessee , Tyrrell County, North Carolina , Washington County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Arkansas:

3.4%

Unemployment by year in Poinsett, AR
County total employment by year in Poinsett, AR
County average yearly wages by year in Poinsett, AR

Current college students: 678
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 175 (33.3% naturalized citizens)

Poinsett County:

0.7%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 182010 or later
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 531990 to 1999
  • 151980 to 1989
  • 261970 to 1979
  • 15Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.8%

Poinsett County marital status for males Poinsett County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,213
  • One, attached: 74
  • Two: 769
  • 3 or 4: 525
  • 5 to 9: 125
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • 20 or more: 73
  • Mobile homes: 1,214
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 28

Housing units in Poinsett County with a mortgage: 2,736 (15 second mortgage, 95 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,397

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Poinsett County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,66372
Mainline Protestant1,27811
Catholic2092
Black Protestant1972
Other1352
None8,101-
Poinsett 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
Poinsett County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Poinsett County:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Poinsett County:

11.8%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Poinsett County:

33.4%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Poinsett County:

Average size of farms: 852 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $205,600
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $260.98
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $198,209
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.92%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 83.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $205,662
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 66.29%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.74
Corn for grain: 3099 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 27506 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 54902 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 150157 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 29 acres

Earthquake activity:

Poinsett County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% 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 16.0 miles away from Poinsett 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 80.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 7.1 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 55.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 124.4 miles away from Poinsett 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 93.5 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, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2013 to June 03, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4124: June 25, 2013, FEMA Id: 4124, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 29, 2009 to November 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1861: December 03, 2009, FEMA Id: 1861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1819: February 06, 2009, FEMA Id: 1819, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3301: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 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: 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 Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 03, 2002 to December 04, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1450: January 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1450, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Poinsett County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Poinsett

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,393 (84.2%)
  • Carpooled: 501 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 17 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 140 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 390 (6.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (84%)
  • Belgium (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Colombia (1%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Poinsett County


  • American (44%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Polish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 252 people in nursing homes
  • 93 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in other types of correctional institutions

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

  • 218 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 87 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,258.

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.09% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($24,607 average AGI)
1.17% relocated from other states ($4,983 average AGI)
Poinsett County:

1.17%
Arkansas average:

2.88%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Craighead County, AR  2.57% ($33,952 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, AR  0.44% ($31,219)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.39% ($24,552)
from Cross County, AR  0.34% ($26,120)


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.25% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($25,346 average AGI)
1.34% relocated to other states ($14,667 average AGI)
Poinsett County:

1.34%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Craighead County, AR  2.94% ($32,622 average AGI)
to Cross County, AR  0.28% ($29,429)
to Mississippi County, AR  0.28% ($29,048)
to Greene County, AR  0.27% ($31,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1

Births per 1000 population in Poinsett County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Poinsett County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Poinsett County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Poinsett County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Poinsett County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Poinsett County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Poinsett County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Poinsett County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Poinsett County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,096 (3,682 aged, 1,414 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 443 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Poinsett County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (627)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (440)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (268)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (239)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (182)
  • Congestive heart failure (182)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (174)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (109)
  • Hypertensive heart disease with (congestive) heart failure (90)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (89)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 135.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,311
  • In family households: 20,754 (3,145 male householders, 3,539 female householders)
    4,517 spouses, 6,141 children (5,547 natural, 96 adopted, 502 stepchildren), 1,533 grandchildren, 347 brothers or sisters, 193 parents, 664 other relatives, 704 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,188 (1,304 male householders (1,093 living alone)), 1,531 female householders (1,491 living alone)), 357 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 350

Size of family households: 3,125 2-persons, 1,640 3-persons, 1,006 4-persons, 585 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 102 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,585 1-person, 197 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 43 5-persons.

2,306 married couples with children.
1,755 single-parent households (308 men, 1,447 women).

97.8% of residents of Poinsett speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $216,266,000 ($8,535 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,180,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $66,958,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $39,309,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $44,200,000
Federal grants: $54,969,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,365,000 ($422,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,466,000 ($4,560,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,042,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,110,000
Federal Government insurance: $61,380,000

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

Births: 1,862
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,660
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +78
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -507
Here -20 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Poinsett County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.80 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • 1202014 or later
  • 2042010 to 2013
  • 1,1222000 to 2009
  • 1,6831990 to 1999
  • 1,5011980 to 1989
  • 2,1691970 to 1979
  • 1,5831960 to 1969
  • 1,0921950 to 1959
  • 7921940 to 1949
  • 6101939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Poinsett County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • 181 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 6344 rooms
  • 1,7495 rooms
  • 1,4756 rooms
  • 9997 rooms
  • 5418 rooms
  • 5529+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • 1901 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 4763 rooms
  • 1,0084 rooms
  • 9065 rooms
  • 4866 rooms
  • 1917 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 539+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Poinsett County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • 21no bedroom
  • 741 bedroom
  • 1,1222 bedrooms
  • 4,0283 bedrooms
  • 7954 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poinsett County, Arkansas
  • 187no bedroom
  • 4521 bedroom
  • 1,3142 bedrooms
  • 1,2893 bedrooms
  • 1254 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Poinsett County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Poinsett County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Poinsett County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 145no vehicle
  • 1,4791 vehicle
  • 2,8572 vehicles
  • 1,1633 vehicles
  • 3514 vehicles
  • 1395+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Poinsett County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Poinsett County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 577no vehicle
  • 1,5991 vehicle
  • 8672 vehicles
  • 2953 vehicles
  • 464 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

82.5% of Poinsett County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Arkansas.

Poinsett County:

82.5%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 17,831
  • Other state: 6,178
  • Northeast: 275
  • Midwest: 1,738
  • South: 3,688
  • West: 496
Year householders moved into unit in Poinsett County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Poinsett County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.7%Utility gas
  • 39.2%Electricity
  • 12.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.4%Electricity
  • 34.9%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 41
Here:

1.6%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

2.7%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 87
Here:

14.3%
Arkansas:

16.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Poinsett County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,196,000
    Police Protection: $1,402,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,390,000
    Central Staff Services: $545,000
    Financial Administration: $492,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $380,000
    Libraries: $243,000
    General - Other: $124,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
    Health - Other: $40,000
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $618,000
    General Revenue - Other: $401,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,493,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Other: $181,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,413,000
    Property: $1,188,000

Poinsett County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,196,000
    Police Protection: $1,402,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,390,000
    Central Staff Services: $545,000
    Financial Administration: $492,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $380,000
    Libraries: $243,000
    General - Other: $124,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
    Health - Other: $40,000
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $618,000
    General Revenue - Other: $401,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,493,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Other: $181,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,413,000
    Property: $1,188,000

Poinsett County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,196,000
    Police Protection: $1,402,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,390,000
    Central Staff Services: $545,000
    Financial Administration: $492,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $380,000
    Libraries: $243,000
    General - Other: $124,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
    Health - Other: $40,000
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $618,000
    General Revenue - Other: $401,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,493,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Other: $181,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,413,000
    Property: $1,188,000

Poinsett County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,196,000
    Police Protection: $1,402,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,390,000
    Central Staff Services: $545,000
    Financial Administration: $492,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $380,000
    Libraries: $243,000
    General - Other: $124,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
    Health - Other: $40,000
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000
    General Local Government Support: $23,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $618,000
    General Revenue - Other: $401,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,896,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,493,000
    General Local Government Support: $494,000
    Other: $181,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,413,000
    Property: $1,188,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,483
  • Number of aged recipients: 168
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,315
  • Number of recipients under 18: 221
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 909
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 353
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 655
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 637
Most common first names in Poinsett County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James30671.5 years
William27773.3 years
John23674.5 years
Mary20276.2 years
Robert14171.7 years
Charles12471.5 years
George11874.9 years
Willie8975.1 years
Ruby7278.6 years
Thomas6774.0 years
Most common last names in Poinsett County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21073.6 years
Jones9773.9 years
Brown9673.8 years
Williams9374.5 years
Davis8472.5 years
Johnson7570.0 years
Adams6471.0 years
Walker5777.6 years
Wilson5073.7 years
Martin4974.0 years
Businesses in Poinsett County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
Cricket Wireless1SONIC Drive-In3
Days Inn1Subway4
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford2True Value1
H&R Block3UPS1
KFC1Walmart1