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Prairie County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 8,389 (all rural); it was 9,539 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,254
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,477
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,833
Renter-occupied apartments: 954 (it was 1,061 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 646 sq. mi.

Water area: 29.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Prairie County: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Wholesale trade (19.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 59%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Prairie County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (13.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 4,126  (49.2%)
Females: 4,263  (50.8%)
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Prairie County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Prairie County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,269 ($29,990 in 1999)

This county:

$39,269
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $341 (lower quartile is $222, upper quartile is $484)
This county:

$341
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $72,131 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Prairie:

$72,131
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,412 - $116,388

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $116,065
Here:

$116,065
State:

$171,387

Mobile homes: $82,026
Here:

$82,026
State:

$76,124
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $819
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $333

Institutionalized population: 131

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 32
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 15

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 32
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $108,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $400 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $512 (0.7%)

Prairie County household income distribution in 2009 Prairie County home values distribution Prairie County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.1%
Prairie County:

18.1%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 78.6% for American Indian residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.8 years old
(Males: 44.8 years old, Females: 47.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.3 years old, Black residents: 38.8 years old, American Indian residents: 64.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.3 years old, Other race residents: 21.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Prairie County is $380 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $571 a month.

Cities in this county include: Des Arc, Hazen, De Valls Bluff, Fredonia (Biscoe), Ulm.

Prairie 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: Guadalupe County, New Mexico , Chester County, South Carolina , Hardin County, Tennessee , Latimer County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 167
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 1 (0.0% naturalized citizens)

Prairie County:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 6
  • 1970 to 1979: 4
  • Before 1970: 20
Note: State values scaled to Prairie County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.8%

Prairie County marital status for males Prairie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,109
  • One, attached: 28
  • Two: 55
  • 3 or 4: 148
  • 5 to 9: 109
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • 20 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 983
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Prairie County with a mortgage: 947 (10 second mortgage, 28 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,706

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Prairie County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,24822
Mainline Protestant7605
Black Protestant1781
Catholic1761
None4,353-
Prairie 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: 3
Prairie County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Prairie County:

11.46 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Prairie County:

10.6%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Prairie County:

29.7%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.9%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Prairie County:

Average size of farms: 714 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $148,419
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $245.28
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $119,839
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 74.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 77.79%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $137,264
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.63
Corn for grain: 2236 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 32785 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1100 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 129240 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 112 acres

Earthquake activity:

Prairie County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from Prairie County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.7 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, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 46.4 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 154.9 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from Prairie 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 129.5 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, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2016 to March 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4270: May 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 4270, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2011 to June 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1975: May 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms 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, Emergency Declared EM-3301: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding associated with Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 02, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1793: September 18, 2008, FEMA Id: 1793, Natural disaster type: Storm, Hurricane, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 15, 2001 to January 30, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1400: January 24, 2002, FEMA Id: 1400, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2001 to March 21, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1363: March 13, 2001, FEMA Id: 1363, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Prairie County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • Philippines (100%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

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

  • American (12%)
  • English (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Slovak (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Prairie County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,734 (80.0%)
  • Carpooled: 142 (6.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 30 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 88 (4.1%)
  • Worked at home: 184 (8.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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

124 people in nursing homes
16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
115 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,842.

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,913 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.68% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($20,553 average AGI)
1.12% relocated from other states ($5,354 average AGI)
Prairie County:

1.12%
Arkansas average:

3.02%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lonoke County, AR  1.08% ($30,600 average AGI)
from Arkansas County, AR  0.76% ($24,476)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.68% ($23,421)
from White County, AR  0.47% ($22,077)


7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.11% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($24,545 average AGI)
0.99% relocated to other states ($3,905 average AGI)
Prairie County:

0.99%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pulaski County, AR  1.38% ($27,821 average AGI)
to Lonoke County, AR  1.31% ($26,189)
to White County, AR  1.21% ($28,412)
to Arkansas County, AR  0.35% ($39,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Prairie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Prairie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Prairie County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Prairie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Prairie County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,914 (1,482 aged, 432 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 216 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (211)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (154)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (87)
  • Congestive heart failure (79)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (77)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (63)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (57)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (44)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (40)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (31)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,389
  • In family households: 6,712 (1,264 male householders, 1,219 female householders)
    1,751 spouses, 1,749 children (1,645 natural, 20 adopted, 85 stepchildren), 401 grandchildren, 54 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 118 other relatives, 116 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,543 (691 male householders (623 living alone)), 675 female householders (572 living alone)), 176 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 136

Size of family households: 1,150 2-persons, 598 3-persons, 446 4-persons, 191 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,195 1-person, 173 2-persons, 2 4-persons.

881 married couples with children.
434 single-parent households (71 men, 363 women).

99.4% of residents of Prairie speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,363,000 ($8,422 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,202,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,321,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,443,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $18,509,000
Federal grants: $13,422,000
Federal procurement contracts: $434,000 ($21,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,234,000 ($3,326,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $357,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,983,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,503,000

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

Births: 550
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 595
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -364
Here -40 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Prairie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.82 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 81
  • 2000 to 2009: 660
  • 1990 to 1999: 789
  • 1980 to 1989: 503
  • 1970 to 1979: 937
  • 1960 to 1969: 558
  • 1950 to 1959: 329
  • 1940 to 1949: 181
  • 1939 or earlier: 438
Note: State values scaled to Prairie population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Prairie County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Prairie County population
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 67
  • 4 rooms: 410
  • 5 rooms: 667
  • 6 rooms: 571
  • 7 rooms: 292
  • 8 rooms: 267
  • 9+ rooms: 325
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 207
  • 4 rooms: 440
  • 5 rooms: 207
  • 6 rooms: 139
  • 7 rooms: 108
  • 8 rooms: 27
  • 9+ rooms: 42
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Prairie County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Prairie County population
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 40
  • 2 bedrooms: 621
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,454
  • 4 bedrooms: 402
  • 5+ bedrooms: 97
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 156
  • 2 bedrooms: 458
  • 3 bedrooms: 463
  • 4 bedrooms: 70
  • 5+ bedrooms: 25
Cars and other vehicles available in Prairie County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Prairie County population
  • no vehicle: 72
  • 1 vehicle: 691
  • 2 vehicles: 1,102
  • 3 vehicles: 519
  • 4 vehicles: 147
  • 5+ vehicles: 101
  • no vehicle: 188
  • 1 vehicle: 598
  • 2 vehicles: 285
  • 3 vehicles: 139
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Prairie 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, 79% lived in Arkansas.

Prairie County:

89.2%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 7,086
  • Other state: 1,282
  • Northeast: 8
  • Midwest: 418
  • South: 590
  • West: 262

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Prairie County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (53.7%)
  • Utility gas (26.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.7%)
  • Wood (4.4%)
  • Electricity (68.3%)
  • Utility gas (25.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.9%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 33
Here:

4.5%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 36
Here:

7.7%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

6.1%
Arkansas:

16.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Prairie County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $50,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,175,000
    Police Protection: $379,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    Central Staff Services: $213,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $206,000
    Corrections - Other: $199,000
    Libraries: $94,000
    General Public Buildings: $74,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
    General - Other: $52,000
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000
    Fire Protection: $28,000
    Health Services - Other: $11,000
    Welfare - Other: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $277,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $105,000
    General - Other: $22,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $975,000

Prairie County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $226,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $434,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $737,000
    General Support: $332,000
    All Other: $261,000
  • Tax - Property: $992,000
    Total General Sales: $550,000

Prairie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $773,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 354
  • Number of aged recipients: 51
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 303
  • Number of recipients under 18: 69
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 194
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 91
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 160
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 136
Prairie County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Prairie County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9372.0 years
John9174.3 years
William9173.7 years
Mary7075.6 years
George5577.9 years
Robert4773.6 years
Charles3473.3 years
Willie2776.9 years
Henry2579.4 years
Roy2374.2 years
Most common last names in Prairie County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4475.4 years
Jones2979.0 years
White2973.6 years
King2969.4 years
Williams2575.7 years
Taylor2475.1 years
Johnson2476.5 years
Rogers2278.1 years
Raper2177.8 years
Hill1975.7 years
Businesses in Prairie County, AR
NameCountNameCount
Lane Furniture1Super 81
Rodeway Inn1True Value2
Subway1

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