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Saline County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2014: 115,719 (64% urban, 36% rural); it was 83,529 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,691
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,554
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 25,645
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,196 (it was 6,133 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

33%

Land area: 723 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 160 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Saline County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Saline County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.0 years
Males: 57,146  (49.4%)
Females: 58,573  (50.6%)

Saline County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Saline County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,107 ($42,569 in 1999)

This county:

$53107
Arkansas:

$40511

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $575 (lower quartile is $472, upper quartile is $711)
This county:

$575
State:

$489


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $136,600 (it was $82,300 in 2000)
Saline:

$136,600
Arkansas:

$109,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,500 - $189,600
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,041
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $338

Institutionalized population: 988

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 20
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 51
  • Burglaries: 384
  • Thefts: 737
  • Auto thefts: 43
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 630 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2008: 455 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2009: 425 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2010: 437 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2011: 339 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2012: 437 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2013: 405 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2014: 324 buildings, average cost: $167,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $974 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $895 (0.7%)

Saline County household income distribution in 2009 Saline County home values distribution Saline County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.0% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.6% for other race residents, 9.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
Saline County:

9.6%
Arkansas:

19.7%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.3% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.9% for other race residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 19 years old)

Area name: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Saline County is $529 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $590 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $790 a month.

Cities in this county include: Benton, Bryant, East End, Haskell, Shannon Hills, Avilla, Traskwood, Bauxite.

Saline 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: Abbeville County, South Carolina , Curry County, New Mexico , Polk County, Tennessee , Yell County , Lumpkin County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,030
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,119 (42% naturalized citizens)

Saline County:

1.3%
Whole state:

2.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 228
  • 1990 to 1994: 126
  • 1985 to 1989: 109
  • 1980 to 1984: 188
  • 1975 to 1979: 170
  • 1970 to 1974: 86
  • 1970 to 1974: 49
  • 1965 to 1969: 163

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 37.2%

Saline County marital status for males Saline County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,066
  • One, attached: 223
  • Two: 417
  • 3 or 4: 369
  • 5 to 9: 411
  • 10 to 19: 276
  • 20 or more: 368
  • Mobile homes: 8,592
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 103

Housing units in Saline County with a mortgage: 11,420 (716 second mortgage, 678 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,890

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

60.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Saline County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,609121
Mainline Protestant6,68017
Catholic2,1131
Black Protestant1,0816
Other31
None63,632-
Saline 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: 14
Saline County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Saline County:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Saline County:

9.0%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Saline County:

27.0%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Saline County:

Average size of farms: 130 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,891
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $96.91
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.57%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 65.62%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,605
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,799
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.66
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.64%
Vegetables: 88 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 25 acres

Earthquake activity:

Saline County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 76% 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 45.4 miles away from Saline 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 47.8 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 148.5 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 207.8 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 140.0 miles away from Saline 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 188.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • ArkansasSevere Storms, Tornadoes, And Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 23, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1975): May 2, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • ArkansasSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3301): January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansasevere Storms and Flooding associated with Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 2, 2008 to September 8, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1793): September 18, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1793, Natural disaster type: Storm, Huurricane, Flood
  • ArkansasSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 2, 2008 to May 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1758): May 20, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1758, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • ArkansasSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1751): March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • ArkansasHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3215): September 2, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • ArkansasSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 8, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1354): December 29, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1354, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • ArkansasSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 8, 2001, Emergency Declared (EM-3159): December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • ArkansasSevere Storms, Tornadoes, High Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: January 21, 1999 to January 31, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1266): January 23, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • ArkansasSevere Storms/Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 1, 1997 to March 4, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1162): March 2, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1162, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Saline County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Huurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (22%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Laos (11%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Canada (4%)

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

  • United States or American (29%)
  • German (12%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Saline County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,280 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 4,619 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 56 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 18 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 59 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 349 (1%)
  • Other means: 164 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 891 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 796 people in nursing homes
  • 302 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 192 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 182 people in state prisons
  • 68 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 64 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 59 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 420 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 283 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 248 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 173 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 119 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 93 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 54 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,418.

7.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.84% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($28,692 average AGI)
2.00% relocated from other states ($13,375 average AGI)
Saline County:

2.00%
Arkansas average:

3.02%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pulaski County, AR  3.31% ($40,114 average AGI)
from Garland County, AR  0.36% ($38,406)
from Hot Spring County, AR  0.27% ($35,835)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.23% ($31,552)
from Grant County, AR  0.20% ($33,355)
from Jefferson County, AR  0.15% ($46,203)
from Lonoke County, AR  0.15% ($37,707)


6.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.55% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($24,499 average AGI)
1.92% relocated to other states ($14,396 average AGI)
Saline County:

1.92%
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  2.41% ($34,033 average AGI)
to Garland County, AR  0.35% ($34,576)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.28% ($32,533)
to Hot Spring County, AR  0.22% ($33,202)
to Lonoke County, AR  0.16% ($39,797)
to Grant County, AR  0.14% ($37,943)
to Washington County, AR  0.12% ($43,773)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 1.5

Births per 1000 population in Saline County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Saline County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Saline County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Saline County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Saline County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,672 (12,428 aged, 3,244 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,806 (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 Saline County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1045)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (849)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (807)
  • Unspecified dementia (713)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (631)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (450)
  • Congestive heart failure (412)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (368)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (317)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (257)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 50.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 142.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 94.8
  • Other - 47.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 105,693
  • In family households: 92,851 (22,901 male householders, 7,773 female householders)
    24,383 spouses, 29,896 children (26,736 natural, 827 adopted, 2,333 stepchildren), 2,518 grandchildren, 732 brothers or sisters, 773 parents, 1,148 other relatives, 2,082 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,842 (5,109 male householders (4,099 living alone)), 5,658 female householders (4,991 living alone)), 2,075 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,425 (988 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 14,190 2-persons, 7,051 3-persons, 5,807 4-persons, 2,383 5-persons, 815 6-persons, 428 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,090 1-person, 1,402 2-persons, 188 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

15,271 married couples with children.
4,074 single-parent households (1,022 men, 3,052 women).

96.9% of residents of Saline County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $319,984,000 ($3586 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,262,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $156,175,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $56,577,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $218,000
Federal grants: $96,566,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,713,000 ($272,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,736,000 ($1,854,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $891,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $77,154,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,121,000

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

Births: 5,068
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,876
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +188
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,427
Here:

+70 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Saline County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.04 millions of gallons per day (15% from ground, 85% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,485
  • 2000 to 2004: 11,712
  • 1990 to 1999: 12,113
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,034
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,933
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,505
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,760
  • 1940 to 1949: 603
  • 1939 or earlier: 942
Rooms in houses/apartments in Saline County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 180
  • 3 rooms: 688
  • 4 rooms: 3,205
  • 5 rooms: 8,379
  • 6 rooms: 6,955
  • 7 rooms: 3,335
  • 8 rooms: 1,576
  • 9+ rooms: 1,304
  • 1 room: 59
  • 2 rooms: 307
  • 3 rooms: 852
  • 4 rooms: 2,056
  • 5 rooms: 1,634
  • 6 rooms: 793
  • 7 rooms: 343
  • 8 rooms: 56
  • 9+ rooms: 33
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Saline County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 713
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,168
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,322
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,993
  • 5+ bedrooms: 405
  • no bedroom: 94
  • 1 bedroom: 896
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,779
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,198
  • 4 bedrooms: 143
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in Saline County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 685
  • 1 vehicle: 6,143
  • 2 vehicles: 13,130
  • 3 vehicles: 4,419
  • 4 vehicles: 1,042
  • 5+ vehicles: 226
  • no vehicle: 633
  • 1 vehicle: 2,909
  • 2 vehicles: 2,006
  • 3 vehicles: 509
  • 4 vehicles: 54
  • 5+ vehicles: 22

55% of Saline County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Arkansas.

Saline County:

55.0%
State average:

54.0%

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

  • This state: 58292
  • Northeast: 1339
  • Midwest: 7517
  • South: 11219
  • West: 3582

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $81,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Saline County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (54.9%)
  • Electricity (33.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.5%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • Utility gas (58.0%)
  • Electricity (32.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.2%)
  • Wood (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 550
Here:

5.7%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 476
Here:

9.8%
Arkansas:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 375
Here:

14.6%
Arkansas:

14.7%

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)

Saline County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $3,054,000
    Regular Highways: $1,108,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,512,000
    Regular Highways: $2,489,000
    General - Other: $2,307,000
    Financial Administration: $1,916,000
    Libraries: $1,330,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,237,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,229,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,110,000
    General Public Buildings: $457,000
    Local Fire Protection: $151,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $140,000
    Health - Other: $48,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $263,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $180,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $165,000
    Correctional Institutions: $68,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $88,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
    General - Other: $11,000
    Public Welfare: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $941,000
    Regular Highways: $584,000
    Police Protection: $301,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    Libraries: $60,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,190,000

Saline County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,292,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $152,000
    General Local Government Support: $59,000
    Highways: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000
    All Other: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,427,000
    Sale of Property: $1,023,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $755,000
    Interest Earnings: $718,000
    Rents: $114,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,505,000
    All Other: $748,000
    Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,817,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,450,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $597,000
    Other License: $5,000

Saline County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,285,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,880,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,682,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,277,000

Saline County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,509,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,116,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,988,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,783
  • Number of aged recipients: 97
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,686
  • Number of recipients under 18: 396
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,161
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 226
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 612
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 773
Saline County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,077$135,941578$142,8442,070$152,715192$43,3335$5,994,400251$138,187117$51,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED36$129,47248$97,250106$149,22625$37,5600$014$109,21429$63,241
APPLICATIONS DENIED159$133,126123$93,659616$146,974138$32,4060$044$101,182104$48,692
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN78$131,85962$170,629452$154,45114$80,6431$42,00018$111,8899$83,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS38$140,68415$145,93391$189,9565$41,6000$02$55,0005$74,200
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED97$173,72291$187,3083$153,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$167,59126$167,6152$114,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$182,50022$205,9550$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$06$149,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$174,2501$389,0001$81,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Saline County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James50572.6 years
William44674.3 years
John41174.0 years
Mary32978.4 years
Robert24470.9 years
Charles20871.7 years
George20074.5 years
Ruth11178.1 years
Thomas11073.0 years
Willie11078.3 years
Most common last names in Saline County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24776.0 years
Johnson14274.5 years
Williams13175.6 years
Brown12874.4 years
Davis12574.7 years
Jones12473.8 years
Moore12075.6 years
Wilson11974.2 years
White9274.4 years
Taylor8273.0 years
Businesses in Saline County, AR
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Mazda1
Burger King1McDonald's2
Chevrolet1New Balance1
Cricket Wireless2Nissan1
Curves2Papa John's Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx3Subway1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1U-Haul2
Ford1UPS2
Honda1Volkswagen1
Hyundai1Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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