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Pope County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 63,527 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 54,469 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,216
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,778
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 14,739
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,359 (it was 5,962 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

33%

Land area: 812 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pope County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (15.5%), Information (11.6%), Educational, health and social services (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pope County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (84.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.7%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 31,308  (49.3%)
Females: 32,219  (50.7%)
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Pope County,AR real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Pope County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,446 ($32,069 in 1999)

This county:

$42,446
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $530 (lower quartile is $406, upper quartile is $652)
This county:

$530
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $129,965 (it was $66,600 in 2000)
Pope:

$129,965
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,148 - $193,586
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $941
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $323

Institutionalized population: 527
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 120 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2008: 78 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2010: 129 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $79,700
  • 2012: 64 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2013: 140 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2014: 36 buildings, average cost: $125,400
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
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: $849 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $702 (0.6%)

Pope County household income distribution in 2013 Pope County home values distribution in 2013 Pope County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.9%
Pope County:

17.9%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.8% for American Indian residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.2 years old
(Males: 34.3 years old, Females: 36.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.3 years old, Black residents: 23.5 years old, American Indian residents: 40.8 years old, Asian residents: 34.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.5 years old, Other race residents: 24.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pope County is $369 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $478 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $674 a month.

Cities in this county include: Russellville, Atkins, Dover, Pottsville, London, Hector.

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

2012 air pollution in Pope County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Blaine County, Oklahoma , Canadian County, Oklahoma , Cumberland County, Tennessee , Dewey County, Oklahoma , Le Flore County, Oklahoma , McIntosh County, Oklahoma , McNairy County, Tennessee , Pamlico County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 3,951
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,980 (24.4% naturalized citizens)

Pope County:

4.7%
Whole state:

4.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • 5532010 or later
  • 6892000 to 2009
  • 9211990 to 1999
  • 2391980 to 1989
  • 1081970 to 1979
  • 141Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.5%

Pope County marital status for males Pope County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,471
  • One, attached: 229
  • Two: 845
  • 3 or 4: 1,634
  • 5 to 9: 841
  • 10 to 19: 664
  • 20 to 49: 161
  • 50 or more: 119
  • Mobile homes: 2,996
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 134

Housing units in Pope County with a mortgage: 8,233 (107 second mortgage, 411 home equity loan, 34 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,905

Here:

57.1% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pope County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,515129
Mainline Protestant4,16313
Catholic1,5273
Other1,1063
Black Protestant3653
None33,078-
Pope 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
Pope County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Pope County:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 35
This county:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pope County:

9.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Pope County:

29.6%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.1%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Pope County:

Average size of farms: 161 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $101,357
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $57.81
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $76,063
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.54%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,120
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.64%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.70
All wheat for grain: 3840 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7834 harvested acres
Vegetables: 21 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 148 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pope County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% 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 50.7 miles away from Pope 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 51.0 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 156.7 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 201.6 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 235.2 miles away from Pope County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 148.0 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: April 27, 2009 to May 23, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1845: June 16, 2009, FEMA Id: 1845, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 05, 2008 to February 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1744: February 07, 2008, FEMA Id: 1744, 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 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 Storms/Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to March 04, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1162: March 02, 1997, FEMA Id: 1162, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Arkansas Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: May 01, 1990 to June 03, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-865: May 15, 1990, FEMA Id: 865, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: December 13, 1982, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-673: December 13, 1982, FEMA Id: 673, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pope County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (42%)
  • El Salvador (19%)
  • India (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Peru (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pope County


  • American (36%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Pope County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,576 (85.2%)
  • Carpooled: 2,537 (8.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 70 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 29 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 402 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 32 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 599 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 684 (2.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 914 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 393 people in nursing homes
  • 196 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 86 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 86 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 2,751 people in college/university student housing
  • 356 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 171 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,892.

6.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,905 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.63% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($18,056 average AGI)
2.28% relocated from other states ($11,849 average AGI)
Pope County:

2.28%
Arkansas average:

3.02%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Yell County, AR  1.28% ($23,854 average AGI)
from Johnson County, AR  0.41% ($26,000)
from Conway County, AR  0.35% ($26,200)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.34% ($27,176)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.23% ($33,609)
from Sebastian County, AR  0.19% ($32,103)
from Washington County, AR  0.16% ($19,273)


6.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,009 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.57% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($19,311 average AGI)
2.41% relocated to other states ($11,698 average AGI)
Pope County:

2.41%
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 Yell County, AR  0.98% ($25,387 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.45% ($32,780)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.41% ($36,619)
to Johnson County, AR  0.38% ($27,526)
to Washington County, AR  0.36% ($26,542)
to Conway County, AR  0.23% ($27,217)
to Sebastian County, AR  0.23% ($29,826)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Pope County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Pope County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pope County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pope County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pope County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 10,022 (7,311 aged, 2,711 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,603 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (870)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (660)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (465)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (448)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (322)
  • Unspecified dementia (259)
  • Congestive heart failure (251)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (241)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (185)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (151)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.2
  • Other - 17.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 63,527
  • In family households: 49,412 (7,891 male householders, 6,839 female householders)
    11,553 spouses, 18,000 children (16,620 natural, 619 adopted, 765 stepchildren), 1,545 grandchildren, 542 brothers or sisters, 668 parents, 902 other relatives, 1,419 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,583 (4,155 male householders (3,277 living alone)), 4,050 female householders (3,551 living alone)), 2,377 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,575

Size of family households: 6,939 2-persons, 3,235 3-persons, 2,506 4-persons, 1,440 5-persons, 364 6-persons, 268 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,827 1-person, 1,189 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 76 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 10 6-persons.

9,290 married couples with children.
3,358 single-parent households (771 men, 2,587 women).

92.7% of residents of Pope speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 34% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (32% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 36% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $288,945,000 ($5,166 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,851,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $136,027,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $58,100,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,027,000
Federal grants: $65,657,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,723,000 ($70,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,412,000 ($8,165,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,796,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $29,837,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,859,000

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

Births: 3,817
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,706
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +225
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +849
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pope County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.21 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4

Year house built in Pope County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • 5312014 or later
  • 9102010 to 2013
  • 4,0952000 to 2009
  • 5,7181990 to 1999
  • 4,8951980 to 1989
  • 4,7351970 to 1979
  • 2,3261960 to 1969
  • 1,0901950 to 1959
  • 6001940 to 1949
  • 1,1491939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pope County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • 1151 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 1723 rooms
  • 1,2594 rooms
  • 3,9595 rooms
  • 3,8536 rooms
  • 2,2617 rooms
  • 1,5318 rooms
  • 1,9769+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • 5731 room
  • 1762 rooms
  • 1,0903 rooms
  • 2,3214 rooms
  • 2,2215 rooms
  • 9826 rooms
  • 3307 rooms
  • 768 rooms
  • 519+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pope County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • 134no bedroom
  • 1501 bedroom
  • 1,8822 bedrooms
  • 9,4463 bedrooms
  • 2,7544 bedrooms
  • 8065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Arkansas Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • 682no bedroom
  • 1,0791 bedroom
  • 3,3162 bedrooms
  • 2,4493 bedrooms
  • 2914 bedrooms
  • 625+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • 336no vehicle
  • 3,8281 vehicle
  • 6,4832 vehicles
  • 3,1803 vehicles
  • 7574 vehicles
  • 5855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Pope County population
  • 960no vehicle
  • 3,7871 vehicle
  • 2,1612 vehicles
  • 6973 vehicles
  • 1614 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

83.4% of Pope 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, 82% lived in Arkansas.

Pope County:

83.4%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 40,583
  • Other state: 19,492
  • Northeast: 831
  • Midwest: 5,333
  • South: 8,230
  • West: 5,067
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pope County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.0%Electricity
  • 30.6%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.4%Electricity
  • 27.4%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 242
Here:

3.8%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

2.1%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 738
Here:

12.2%
Arkansas:

16.0%

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

Pope County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,775,000
    Regular Highways: $3,150,000
    Health - Other: $1,874,000
    General - Other: $1,518,000
    Financial Administration: $1,055,000
    Libraries: $965,000
    Central Staff Services: $791,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $738,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $339,000
    Correctional Institutions: $209,000
    General Public Buildings: $53,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,914,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,971,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,952,000

Pope County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,909,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $859,000
    Highways: $252,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,040,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $783,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $476,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,687,000
    General Local Government Support: $673,000
    All Other: $519,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,294,000
    Property: $3,410,000

Pope County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $70,200,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $69,265,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $935,000

Pope County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,205,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $69,265,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,794
  • Number of aged recipients: 138
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,656
  • Number of recipients under 18: 301
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,172
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 321
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 790
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 747
Pope County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Pope County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Pope County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41471.4 years
William34775.0 years
John34375.1 years
Mary27478.2 years
Robert20471.1 years
Charles17072.0 years
George14376.0 years
Ruth9977.8 years
Roy8777.0 years
Henry8374.9 years
Most common last names in Pope County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17676.6 years
Jones14973.6 years
Duvall13272.1 years
Brown11874.4 years
Martin9876.8 years
Price9474.0 years
Davis9075.8 years
Moore8375.2 years
Freeman8376.1 years
Jackson8375.3 years
Businesses in Pope County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's4
Arby's2Motel 61
AutoZone1New Balance2
Bath & Body Works1Nike2
Best Western1Nissan1
Burger King2Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Popeyes1
Days Inn1Quality1
Dennys1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Ruby Tuesday1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In5
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill2Shoe Carnival1
H&R Block1Staples1
Hardee's2Starbucks1
Hilton1Subway6
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
IHOP1T-Mobile1
JCPenney1T.J.Maxx1
KFC2Taco Bell3
Kincaid1Toyota1
Kmart1True Value1
Kroger1U-Haul6
La Quinta1UPS10
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture2Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's2
Marriott1

Pope County on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"