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Scott County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2016: 10,732 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 10,996 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,518
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,717
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,208
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,133 (it was 1,115 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 894 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Scott County: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.4%), Educational, health and social services (23.8%), Manufacturing (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 49%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Scott County, Arkansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • Asian alone (3.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.5%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years
Males: 5,441  (50.7%)
Females: 5,291  (49.3%)
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Scott County,AR real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Scott County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,647 ($26,412 in 1999)

This county:

$39,647
Arkansas:

$44,334

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $346 (lower quartile is $246, upper quartile is $438)
This county:

$346
State:

$535


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $83,526 (it was $46,400 in 2000)
Scott:

$83,526
Arkansas:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,067 - $139,794
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $764
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $277

Institutionalized population: 79

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 45
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 42
  • Auto thefts: 12
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $174,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $441 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $400 (0.5%)

Scott County household income distribution in 2009 Scott County home values distribution Scott County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.1%
Scott County:

19.1%
Arkansas:

17.2%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.9% for American Indian residents, 36.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.3 years old
(Males: 40.7 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 81.6 years old, American Indian residents: 19.5 years old, Asian residents: 31.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.9 years old, Other race residents: 13.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Scott 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 $631 a month.

Cities in this county include: Waldron.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Scott County: Center Point (A), Pankey Landing (B), Wilds Landing (C), Weeks Landing (D), Lost Hill (E), Sandy Bank (F), Fisher Landing (G), Audrich Switch (H), Sandhill Fire Station (I), Slovak Volunteer Fire Department (J), Tollville Volunteer Fire Department (K), Northside Volunteer Fire Department (L), Oak Prairie Volunteer Fire Station (M), Peppers Lake Fire Department (N), Brown Grove Volunteer Fire Department (O), Center Point Fire Department (P), Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scott County include: Union Chapel (A), Welcome Home Church (B), Center Point Church (C), David Chapel (D), Friendship Church (E), Morris Chapel (F), Hurricane Church (G), Johnson Chapel (H), Judson Memorial Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tucker Cemetery (1), Belcher Cemetery (2), Old Bethel Cemetery (3), Bryles Cemetery (4), Kings Cemetery (5), Green Grove Cemetery (6), Whippoorwill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Tyler Lake (A), Cooper Lake (B), Slaughters Lake (C), Little Gum Pond (D), Roc Roe Lake (E), Peppers Lake (F), Coitier Basin (G), Horseshoe Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mitchell Branch (A), Miller Creek (B), Mellon Branch (C), Maloy Bayou (D), Long Branch (E), Lick Creek (F), Lasses Creek (G), Johnson Branch (H), Hurricane Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Scott County include: Wattensaw State Game Area (1), Bayou Des Arc State Game Area (2), Holloway Memorial State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Caddo County, Oklahoma , Cross County , Fairfield County, South Carolina , Lancaster County, South Carolina , Lauderdale County, Alabama .

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: 177
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 472 (49.2% naturalized citizens)

Scott County:

4.4%
Whole state:

4.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 6
  • 2000 to 2009: 16
  • 1990 to 1999: 232
  • 1980 to 1989: 78
  • 1970 to 1979: 37
  • Before 1970: 35
Note: State values scaled to Scott County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.2%

Scott County marital status for males Scott County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,831
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 163
  • 3 or 4: 161
  • 5 to 9: 53
  • 10 to 19: 60
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 854
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Scott County with a mortgage: 1,358 (35 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,484

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

54.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Scott County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,43447
Catholic4291
Other3063
Mainline Protestant2485
None4,816-
Scott 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
Scott County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Scott County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Scott County:

10.2%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

29.9%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.5%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Scott County:

Average size of farms: 177 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $132,850
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $14.83
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.58%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,203
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.40%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,216
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.98%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 24.97
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.83%
Vegetables: 10 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Scott County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 2068473.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 22 fatalities and 114 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/15/1988, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 5 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scott 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 108.4 miles away from Scott 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 109.7 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 218.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.1 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 266.3 miles away from Scott County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 299.8 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: December 26, 2015 to January 22, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4254: February 05, 2016, FEMA Id: 4254, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2015 to June 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4226: June 26, 2015, FEMA Id: 4226, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 05, 2013 to December 07, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4160: January 06, 2014, FEMA Id: 4160, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 30, 2013 to June 03, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4124: June 25, 2013, FEMA Id: 4124, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and 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, 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 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Scott County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (39%)
  • Laos (28%)
  • Thailand (13%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (2%)

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

  • American (22%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • European (0%)
  • Danish (0%)

Scott County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,871 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 617 (16.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 54 (1.4%)
  • Bicycle: 32 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 77 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 196 (5.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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

97 people in nursing homes
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $33,527.

6.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Arkansas average:

6.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.80% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($14,856 average AGI)
2.85% relocated from other states ($11,716 average AGI)
Scott County:

2.85%
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 Sebastian County, AR  1.63% ($22,983 average AGI)
from Polk County, AR  0.48% ($22,647)
from Le Flore County, OK  0.39% ($23,143)
from Logan County, AR  0.37% ($26,692)


6.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Arkansas average:

6.84%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.75% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($18,535 average AGI)
2.08% relocated to other states ($6,922 average AGI)
Scott County:

2.08%
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 Sebastian County, AR  2.16% ($25,195 average AGI)
to Polk County, AR  0.34% ($23,750)
to Le Flore County, OK  0.34% ($16,500)
to Washington County, AR  0.31% ($18,636)
to Logan County, AR  0.28% ($15,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Scott County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Scott County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 0.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Scott County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scott County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Scott County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,420 (1,759 aged, 661 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 252 (9%)

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 Scott County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (399)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (157)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (82)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (72)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (71)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (55)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (50)
  • Congestive heart failure (49)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (47)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (36)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,732
  • In family households: 9,249 (1,465 male householders, 1,300 female householders)
    2,141 spouses, 3,172 children (2,832 natural, 123 adopted, 212 stepchildren), 373 grandchildren, 167 brothers or sisters, 214 parents, 198 other relatives, 227 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,398 (510 male householders (362 living alone)), 682 female householders (637 living alone)), 205 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 70

Size of family households: 1,420 2-persons, 553 3-persons, 375 4-persons, 264 5-persons, 111 6-persons, 50 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,000 1-person, 181 2-persons, 15 3-persons.

1,403 married couples with children.
786 single-parent households (178 men, 608 women).

91.4% of residents of Scott speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $64,893,000 ($5,898 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,519,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $33,214,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,477,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $158,000
Federal grants: $11,978,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,098,000 ($760,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,969,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,106,000
Federal Government insurance: $451,000

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

Births: 756
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 660
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +162
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -87
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Scott County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.74 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 119
  • 2000 to 2009: 645
  • 1990 to 1999: 845
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,094
  • 1970 to 1979: 738
  • 1960 to 1969: 731
  • 1950 to 1959: 400
  • 1940 to 1949: 295
  • 1939 or earlier: 256
Note: State values scaled to Scott population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Scott County population
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 150
  • 4 rooms: 326
  • 5 rooms: 798
  • 6 rooms: 620
  • 7 rooms: 417
  • 8 rooms: 259
  • 9+ rooms: 219
  • 1 room: 114
  • 2 rooms: 85
  • 3 rooms: 150
  • 4 rooms: 325
  • 5 rooms: 247
  • 6 rooms: 136
  • 7 rooms: 46
  • 8 rooms: 41
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Scott County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Scott County population
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 69
  • 2 bedrooms: 679
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,588
  • 4 bedrooms: 407
  • 5+ bedrooms: 61
  • no bedroom: 112
  • 1 bedroom: 198
  • 2 bedrooms: 360
  • 3 bedrooms: 429
  • 4 bedrooms: 35
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Scott County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Scott County population
  • no vehicle: 79
  • 1 vehicle: 744
  • 2 vehicles: 1,088
  • 3 vehicles: 635
  • 4 vehicles: 194
  • 5+ vehicles: 103
  • no vehicle: 298
  • 1 vehicle: 433
  • 2 vehicles: 303
  • 3 vehicles: 73
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Scott County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Arkansas.

Scott County:

88.6%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 6,300
  • Other state: 3,851
  • Northeast: 174
  • Midwest: 706
  • South: 1,619
  • West: 1,347

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Scott County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (56.1%)
  • Utility gas (13.9%)
  • Wood (13.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.7%)
  • Other fuel (2.9%)
  • Electricity (52.7%)
  • Utility gas (32.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (6.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 34
Here:

2.9%
Arkansas:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Arkansas:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

7.0%
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)

Scott County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,301,000
    Police Protection: $620,000
    Central Staff Services: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $235,000
    Financial Administration: $179,000
    General Public Buildings: $57,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000
    Fire Protection: $23,000
    Libraries: $21,000
    Parks & Recreation: $18,000
    General - Other: $16,000
    Health Services - Other: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $258,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,670,000

Scott County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $139,000
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $650,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $314,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $782,000
    General Support: $402,000
    All Other: $34,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $583,000
    Property: $530,000

Scott County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,252,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 430
  • Number of aged recipients: 58
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 372
  • Number of recipients under 18: 48
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 279
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 103
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 219
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 183
Scott County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Scott County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Scott County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6376.6 years
John5777.4 years
Mary5677.5 years
James5568.4 years
Robert3671.0 years
George3072.9 years
Charles2268.4 years
Thomas2173.7 years
Roy2077.9 years
Walter1777.3 years
Most common last names in Scott County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones5177.7 years
Davis2879.2 years
Smith2874.3 years
Hunt2876.5 years
Johnson2773.6 years
Brown2373.3 years
Wagner2279.6 years
Martin2275.3 years
Moore2074.6 years
Rice2080.6 years
Businesses in Scott County, AR
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Scott County on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"