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Pope County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 64,152 (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: 79 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pope County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (36.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.4%), Educational, health and social services (11.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Pope County, AR (2019)
    • 53,55198.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,95110.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,8993.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5422.8%Two or more races
    • 6711.2%Asian alone
    • 3540.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 130.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 31,392  (48.9%)
Females: 32,760  (51.1%)
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Average household size:
Pope County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,699 ($32,069 in 1999)
This county:

$44,699
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $535 (lower quartile is $418, upper quartile is $642)
This county:

$535
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $134,708 (it was $66,600 in 2000)
Pope:

$134,708
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,432 - $204,626
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $988
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $340

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

  • 1997: 95 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 1998: 113 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 1999: 113 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2000: 89 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2001: 101 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2002: 105 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2004: 138 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2005: 146 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2006: 187 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 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
  • 2015: 67 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2016: 97 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2017: 111 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2018: 87 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2019: 84 buildings, average cost: $105,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Pope, AR residents
Average permit cost in Pope, AR
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $824 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $733 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Pope, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pope, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pope, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.9%
Pope County:

17.9%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for American Indian residents, 5.5% for other race residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.9 years old
(Males: 35.4 years old, Females: 36.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.4 years old, Black residents: 23.8 years old, American Indian residents: 25.5 years old, Asian residents: 34.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.8 years old, Other race residents: 27.9 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

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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 November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 3,951
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,677 (27.7% naturalized citizens)

Pope County:

5.7%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0572010 or later
  • 8672000 to 2009
  • 9081990 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: 18,968
  • One, attached: 141
  • Two: 550
  • 3 or 4: 1,905
  • 5 to 9: 1,009
  • 10 to 19: 521
  • 20 to 49: 169
  • 50 or more: 256
  • Mobile homes: 3,055
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 89

Housing units in Pope County with a mortgage: 8,359 (100 second mortgage, 468 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,246

Here:

53.3% with mortgage
State:

53.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pope County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 549% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 207.9 miles away from Pope County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 228.4 miles away from the county center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.4 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) earthquake occurred 50.7 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) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from Pope County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4518, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Arkansas Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: May 21, 2019, FEMA Id: 4441, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pope County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pope

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 24,770 (84.6%)
  • Carpooled: 2,535 (8.7%)
  • Bus: 147 (0.5%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 17 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 25 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 274 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 37 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 680 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 790 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (37%)
  • El Salvador (23%)
  • Honduras (8%)
  • India (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Cuba (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pope County


  • American (41%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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 $57,394.

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.99% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($23,437 average AGI)
2.22% relocated from other states ($20,675 average AGI)
Pope County:

2.22%
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 Yell County, AR  0.98% ($32,224 average AGI)
from Johnson County, AR  0.36% ($36,579)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.31% ($32,719)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.30% ($56,794)
from Conway County, AR  0.26% ($32,833)
from Washington County, AR  0.21% ($34,233)
from Sebastian County, AR  0.14% ($43,103)


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,921 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.55% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($23,546 average AGI)
2.04% relocated to other states ($12,374 average AGI)
Pope County:

2.04%
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  1.02% ($29,693 average AGI)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.51% ($39,561)
to Johnson County, AR  0.40% ($32,518)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.35% ($36,419)
to Washington County, AR  0.30% ($37,266)
to Conway County, AR  0.28% ($31,576)
to Benton County, AR  0.24% ($44,840)

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 2019: 9.2

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 2018: 10.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.2%
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 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,160)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (853)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (645)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (612)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (347)
  • Congestive heart failure (323)
  • Unspecified dementia (322)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (268)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (234)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (146)

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: 64,152
  • Male householders: 11,257 (2,866 living alone), Female householders: 11,426 (3,771 living alone)
  • 11,215 spouses (11,121 opposite-sex spouses), 1,291 unmarried partners, (1,206 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 17,861 children (16,380 natural, 407 adopted, 1,066 stepchildren), 1,923 grandchildren, 995 brothers or sisters, 725 parents, 115 foster children, 999 other relatives, 3,014 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,410

Size of family households: 6,690 2-persons, 3,579 3-persons, 2,594 4-persons, 1,255 5-persons, 271 6-persons, 293 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,637 1-person, 1,163 2-persons, 85 3-persons, 76 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 56 6-persons.

8,952 married couples with children.
3,542 single-parent households (960 men, 2,582 women).

91.9% of residents of Pope speak English at home.
6.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% 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:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built in Pope County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Pope County, Arkansas
  • 1,3712014 or later
  • 8902010 to 2013
  • 3,8822000 to 2009
  • 5,5691990 to 1999
  • 4,8791980 to 1989
  • 4,9371970 to 1979
  • 2,1521960 to 1969
  • 9891950 to 1959
  • 8691940 to 1949
  • 1,0981939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pope County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Arkansas
  • 951 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 3103 rooms
  • 1,4384 rooms
  • 4,1855 rooms
  • 3,5546 rooms
  • 2,5757 rooms
  • 1,6128 rooms
  • 1,7949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Arkansas
  • 1471 room
  • 2682 rooms
  • 1,1263 rooms
  • 2,0404 rooms
  • 2,0685 rooms
  • 7676 rooms
  • 3287 rooms
  • 1818 rooms
  • 1579+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pope County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pope County, Arkansas
  • 108no bedroom
  • 2781 bedroom
  • 2,1852 bedrooms
  • 9,9503 bedrooms
  • 2,5084 bedrooms
  • 5625+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pope County, Arkansas
  • 158no bedroom
  • 1,1991 bedroom
  • 3,0542 bedrooms
  • 2,2533 bedrooms
  • 4034 bedrooms
  • 195+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 339no vehicle
  • 3,9951 vehicle
  • 6,6172 vehicles
  • 3,2013 vehicles
  • 1,0534 vehicles
  • 3945+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pope County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 907no vehicle
  • 3,6821 vehicle
  • 1,9322 vehicles
  • 3273 vehicles
  • 2304 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

83.4% of Pope County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Arkansas.

Pope County:

83.4%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 38,882
  • Other state: 20,973
  • Northeast: 1,086
  • Midwest: 5,358
  • South: 8,642
  • West: 5,982
Year householders moved into unit in Pope County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pope County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.3%Electricity
  • 29.4%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.9%Electricity
  • 22.5%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 297
Here:

4.8%
Arkansas:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 71
Here:

2.5%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 454
Here:

7.5%
Arkansas:

17.4%

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 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,315,000
    Regular Highways: $147,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,115,000
    Regular Highways: $4,612,000
    Health - Other: $2,602,000
    Libraries: $1,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,411,000
    General - Other: $1,386,000
    Financial Administration: $1,386,000
    Correctional Institutions: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $144,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    General Public Buildings: $25,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $455,000
    Other: $72,000
    Highways: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,293,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,921,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,315,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,980,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,439,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,187,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,006,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $515,000
    General - Other: $259,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,606,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,980,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,616,000
    General Local Government Support: $728,000
    Other: $304,000
    Health and Hospitals: $28,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,048,000
    Property: $5,346,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $576,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,016,000

Pope County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,315,000
    Regular Highways: $147,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,115,000
    Regular Highways: $4,612,000
    Health - Other: $2,602,000
    Libraries: $1,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,411,000
    General - Other: $1,386,000
    Financial Administration: $1,386,000
    Correctional Institutions: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $144,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    General Public Buildings: $25,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $455,000
    Other: $72,000
    Highways: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,293,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,921,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,315,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,980,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,439,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,187,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,006,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $515,000
    General - Other: $259,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,606,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,980,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,616,000
    General Local Government Support: $728,000
    Other: $304,000
    Health and Hospitals: $28,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,048,000
    Property: $5,346,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $576,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,016,000

Pope County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,315,000
    Regular Highways: $147,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,115,000
    Regular Highways: $4,612,000
    Health - Other: $2,602,000
    Libraries: $1,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,411,000
    General - Other: $1,386,000
    Financial Administration: $1,386,000
    Correctional Institutions: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $144,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    General Public Buildings: $25,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $455,000
    Other: $72,000
    Highways: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,293,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,921,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,315,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,980,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,439,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,187,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,006,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $515,000
    General - Other: $259,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,606,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,980,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,616,000
    General Local Government Support: $728,000
    Other: $304,000
    Health and Hospitals: $28,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,048,000
    Property: $5,346,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $576,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,016,000

Pope County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,315,000
    Regular Highways: $147,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,115,000
    Regular Highways: $4,612,000
    Health - Other: $2,602,000
    Libraries: $1,446,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,411,000
    General - Other: $1,386,000
    Financial Administration: $1,386,000
    Correctional Institutions: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $144,000
    Parks and Recreation: $73,000
    General Public Buildings: $25,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $455,000
    Other: $72,000
    Highways: $59,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,293,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,921,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $57,315,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,980,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,439,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,187,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,006,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $515,000
    General - Other: $259,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,606,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,980,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,616,000
    General Local Government Support: $728,000
    Other: $304,000
    Health and Hospitals: $28,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,048,000
    Property: $5,346,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $576,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,016,000

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
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+)"