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White County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 79,016 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 67,165 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 11,815
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,256
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,346
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,271 (it was 6,802 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 1034 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in White County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.8%), Educational, health and social services (20.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 8%
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  • Races in White County, AR (2017)
    • 69,576103.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,4695.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,1304.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,1703.2%Two or more races
    • 5900.9%Asian alone
    • 1890.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 300.04%Some other race alone
    • 240.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 38,518  (48.7%)
Females: 40,498  (51.3%)
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Average household size:
White County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,443 ($32,203 in 1999)
This county:

$42,443
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $531 (lower quartile is $395, upper quartile is $732)
This county:

$531
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,400 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
White:

$118,400
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,900 - $170,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $984
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $337

Institutionalized population: 422

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 40
  • Burglaries: 360
  • Thefts: 411
  • Auto thefts: 125

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 53
  • Burglaries: 351
  • Thefts: 499
  • Auto thefts: 118
White County, AR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 164 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 1998: 113 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 1999: 158 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2000: 96 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2001: 135 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2002: 133 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2003: 185 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2004: 175 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2005: 209 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2006: 166 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2007: 157 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2008: 156 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2009: 117 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2010: 121 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2011: 120 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2012: 133 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2013: 110 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2014: 97 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2015: 76 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2016: 100 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2017: 98 buildings, average cost: $141,200
Number of permits per 10,000 White, AR residents
Average permit cost in White, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $679 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $415 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in White, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in White, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in White, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
White County:

14.4%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.0% for American Indian residents, 51.1% for other race residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.4 years old
(Males: 36.5 years old, Females: 38.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.7 years old, Black residents: 33.5 years old, American Indian residents: 56.2 years old, Asian residents: 40.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.8 years old, Other race residents: 29.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in White County is $392 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.

Cities in this county include: Searcy, Beebe, Bald Knob, Judsonia, Kensett, Bradford, McRae, Pangburn, Rose Bud, Higginson.

White 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: Sandoval County, New Mexico , Faulkner County , Hyde County, North Carolina , Lincoln County, North Carolina , Macon County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Arkansas:

3.4%

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

Current college students: 5,349
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,515 (47.0% naturalized citizens)

White County:

3.2%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5112010 or later
  • 5862000 to 2009
  • 4621990 to 1999
  • 2001980 to 1989
  • 641970 to 1979
  • 115Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.0%

White County marital status for males White County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,199
  • One, attached: 190
  • Two: 703
  • 3 or 4: 637
  • 5 to 9: 709
  • 10 to 19: 296
  • 20 to 49: 284
  • 50 or more: 249
  • Mobile homes: 6,554

Housing units in White County with a mortgage: 11,370 (204 second mortgage, 771 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,181

Here:

55.0% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for White County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,009166
Mainline Protestant3,83830
Other7944
Catholic7492
Black Protestant6474
None32,039-
White 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
White County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

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

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
White County:

9.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
White County:

28.0%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in White County:

Average size of farms: 216 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $27,446
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $152.97
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.52%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.22%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,103
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,140
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.67
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.06%
Corn for grain: 3981 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 17287 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 47121 harvested acres
Vegetables: 243 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 313 acres

Earthquake activity:

White County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% 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 83.5 miles away from White 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.4 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 27.5 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 140.3 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 74.7 miles away from White 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 180.5 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: 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, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2014 to April 28, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4174: April 29, 2014, FEMA Id: 4174, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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, 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 and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 01, 2006 to April 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1636: April 12, 2006, FEMA Id: 1636, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 2003 to June 10, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1472: June 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in White County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - White

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,842 (83.8%)
  • Carpooled: 2,450 (8.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 84 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 144 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 874 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,147 (4.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • South Africa (5%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in White County


  • American (24%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 2,518 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 615 people in nursing homes
  • 146 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 81 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 71 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 44 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in other group homes

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

  • 2,713 people in college/university student housing
  • 387 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 82 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,558.

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,049 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.12% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($25,894 average AGI)
2.13% relocated from other states ($13,156 average AGI)
White County:

2.13%
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 Lonoke County, AR  0.93% ($49,160 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.64% ($35,037)
from Faulkner County, AR  0.38% ($31,979)
from Cleburne County, AR  0.31% ($32,013)
from Independence County, AR  0.24% ($47,017)
from Jackson County, AR  0.24% ($38,610)
from Woodruff County, AR  0.20% ($26,820)


6.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.33% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($24,658 average AGI)
2.06% relocated to other states ($14,753 average AGI)
White County:

2.06%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.85% ($40,254 average AGI)
to Lonoke County, AR  0.84% ($34,957)
to Faulkner County, AR  0.41% ($45,068)
to Cleburne County, AR  0.40% ($33,752)
to Independence County, AR  0.23% ($31,193)
to Jackson County, AR  0.14% ($30,176)
to Craighead County, AR  0.12% ($32,387)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in White County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in White County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in White County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in White County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in White County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in White County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in White County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 12,811 (9,970 aged, 2,841 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,007 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,111)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (975)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (925)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (650)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (563)
  • Congestive heart failure (410)
  • Unspecified dementia (366)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (303)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (250)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (225)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 124.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 98.3
  • Other - 26.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 79,016
  • In family households: 65,060 (10,394 male householders, 10,149 female householders)
    16,149 spouses, 19,591 children (17,888 natural, 690 adopted, 1,013 stepchildren), 3,655 grandchildren, 723 brothers or sisters, 1,572 parents, 1,850 other relatives, 977 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,121 (4,439 male householders (3,826 living alone)), 4,085 female householders (3,622 living alone)), 1,597 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,835

Size of family households: 9,125 2-persons, 4,312 3-persons, 3,864 4-persons, 1,812 5-persons, 743 6-persons, 687 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,448 1-person, 840 2-persons, 236 3-persons.

11,939 married couples with children.
3,994 single-parent households (723 men, 3,271 women).

93.8% of residents of White speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $361,945,000 ($5,122 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,431,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $187,722,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $83,155,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,209,000
Federal grants: $64,925,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,581,000 ($748,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,353,000 ($2,375,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,989,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $33,432,000
Federal Government insurance: $17,544,000

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

Births: 4,735
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,789
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +366
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,948
Here:

+41 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in White County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.15 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.5

Year house built in White County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in White County, Arkansas
  • 8062014 or later
  • 2,8152010 to 2013
  • 6,9672000 to 2009
  • 7,3141990 to 1999
  • 3,9531980 to 1989
  • 5,8061970 to 1979
  • 1,5571960 to 1969
  • 2,2651950 to 1959
  • 1,2801940 to 1949
  • 1,0581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in White County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Arkansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3323 rooms
  • 1,7324 rooms
  • 4,3365 rooms
  • 6,0636 rooms
  • 3,1747 rooms
  • 2,1538 rooms
  • 2,7619+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Arkansas
  • 2691 room
  • 2352 rooms
  • 1,0873 rooms
  • 1,5564 rooms
  • 1,8495 rooms
  • 2,2506 rooms
  • 4447 rooms
  • 6988 rooms
  • 1289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in White County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in White County, Arkansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 5271 bedroom
  • 2,7012 bedrooms
  • 12,4903 bedrooms
  • 4,1444 bedrooms
  • 6895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in White County, Arkansas
  • 269no bedroom
  • 1,2981 bedroom
  • 2,4262 bedrooms
  • 3,9913 bedrooms
  • 5164 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in White County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in White County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in White County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 772no vehicle
  • 4,3001 vehicle
  • 8,0742 vehicles
  • 5,0463 vehicles
  • 1,7474 vehicles
  • 6125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in White County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in White County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,274no vehicle
  • 3,8981 vehicle
  • 1,9142 vehicles
  • 8603 vehicles
  • 3494 vehicles
  • 2215+ vehicles

82.8% of White County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Arkansas.

White County:

82.8%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 48,658
  • Other state: 26,995
  • Northeast: 991
  • Midwest: 9,810
  • South: 10,677
  • West: 5,517
Year householders moved into unit in White County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in White County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.1%Electricity
  • 31.2%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.9%Electricity
  • 25.3%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,033
Here:

12.3%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 676
Here:

17.6%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,020
Here:

74.3%
Arkansas:

16.7%

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

White County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,867,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,346,000
    General - Other: $693,000
    Correctional Institutions: $626,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,977,000
    Police Protection: $4,627,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,741,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,744,000
    Financial Administration: $1,401,000
    Libraries: $1,172,000
    General - Other: $1,029,000
    General Public Buildings: $510,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $392,000
    Local Fire Protection: $340,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $328,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
    Health - Other: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $185,000
    Highways: $22,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $570,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,039,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,995,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,820,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,578,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,393,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,175,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $184,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,326,000
    General Revenue - Other: $929,000
    Interest Earnings: $736,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $203,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
    Central Staff Services: $66,000
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,293,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,820,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,396,000
    General Local Government Support: $921,000
    Other: $174,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,075,000
    Property: $5,830,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $503,000

White County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,867,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,346,000
    General - Other: $693,000
    Correctional Institutions: $626,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,977,000
    Police Protection: $4,627,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,741,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,744,000
    Financial Administration: $1,401,000
    Libraries: $1,172,000
    General - Other: $1,029,000
    General Public Buildings: $510,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $392,000
    Local Fire Protection: $340,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $328,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
    Health - Other: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $185,000
    Highways: $22,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $570,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,039,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,995,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,820,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,578,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,393,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,175,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $184,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,326,000
    General Revenue - Other: $929,000
    Interest Earnings: $736,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $203,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
    Central Staff Services: $66,000
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,293,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,820,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,396,000
    General Local Government Support: $921,000
    Other: $174,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,075,000
    Property: $5,830,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $503,000

White County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,867,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,346,000
    General - Other: $693,000
    Correctional Institutions: $626,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,977,000
    Police Protection: $4,627,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,741,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,744,000
    Financial Administration: $1,401,000
    Libraries: $1,172,000
    General - Other: $1,029,000
    General Public Buildings: $510,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $392,000
    Local Fire Protection: $340,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $328,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
    Health - Other: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $185,000
    Highways: $22,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $570,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,039,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,995,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,820,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,578,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,393,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,175,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $184,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,326,000
    General Revenue - Other: $929,000
    Interest Earnings: $736,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $203,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
    Central Staff Services: $66,000
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,293,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,820,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,396,000
    General Local Government Support: $921,000
    Other: $174,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,075,000
    Property: $5,830,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $503,000

White County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,867,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,346,000
    General - Other: $693,000
    Correctional Institutions: $626,000
    Health - Other: $43,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,977,000
    Police Protection: $4,627,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,741,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,744,000
    Financial Administration: $1,401,000
    Libraries: $1,172,000
    General - Other: $1,029,000
    General Public Buildings: $510,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $392,000
    Local Fire Protection: $340,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $328,000
    Corrections - Other: $138,000
    Health - Other: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $185,000
    Highways: $22,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $570,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $6,039,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,995,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,820,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,578,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,393,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,175,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $184,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,326,000
    General Revenue - Other: $929,000
    Interest Earnings: $736,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $203,000
    Regular Highways: $85,000
    Central Staff Services: $66,000
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,293,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,820,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,396,000
    General Local Government Support: $921,000
    Other: $174,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,075,000
    Property: $5,830,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $503,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,976
  • Number of aged recipients: 218
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,758
  • Number of recipients under 18: 346
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,197
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 433
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 898
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 822
Most common first names in White County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James57573.1 years
William50375.0 years
John39276.0 years
Mary35279.3 years
Robert28072.0 years
Charles21872.3 years
George18275.7 years
Thomas16574.4 years
Ruby11679.8 years
Henry11076.8 years
Most common last names in White County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith31074.2 years
Johnson17875.3 years
Davis17674.1 years
Jones17274.9 years
Williams13877.1 years
Brown13074.4 years
Taylor12477.9 years
Baker11874.8 years
Martin10575.8 years
Wilson9574.6 years
Businesses in White County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's4
Baskin-Robbins2Microtel1
Bath & Body Works1Nike7
Best Western1Nissan1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Penske1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut2
Cricket Wireless1Popeyes1
Curves1Quiznos2
Days Inn2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx9Rue211
Ford1Ryan's Grill1
GNC1SAS Shoes1
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In5
Goodwill3Sears1
H&R Block2Staples1
Hardee's1Subway7
Hilton1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell3
IHOP1Toyota1
JCPenney1U-Haul5
Jones New York4UPS9
KFC2Verizon Wireless1
Knights Inn1Waffle House2
Kroger1Walgreens1
La Quinta1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture5

White County on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 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+)"