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Halley township, AR map Land area: 34.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.
Population: 306 (all rural)
Males: 144  (47.1%)
Females: 162  (52.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 306 (281 owner occupied, 25 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

31%


Races in Halley township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 84.3%
  • Black: 12.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 2.0%
  • Asian: 0.3%

Median age of males: 42.6
Median age of females: 41.0

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Average household size: 2.45

Halley township:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.85

Estimated median household income in 2009: $45,378 ($38,611 in 1999)
This township:

$45,378
Arkansas:

$37,823

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $352 (lower quartile is $343, upper quartile is $377)
Here:

$352
State:

$435

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $79,099 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Halley township:

$79,099
Arkansas:

$102,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,121 - $158,839

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $159,162
Here:

$159,162
State:

$146,298

Mobile homes: $12,596
Here:

$12,596
State:

$38,244
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.1%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.1%
Whole state:

6.6%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Halley Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Halley township include: Bogue Church (A), Bowie Church (B), Lightwood Church (C), Providence Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bogue Cemetery (1), Bowie Cemetery (2), Beasley Cemetery (3), Holly Grove Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Frenchie Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

76% of Halley township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Arkansas.

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

  • This state: 247
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 21
  • South: 0
  • West: 0

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $450,000


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 110
  • Mobile homes: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,000


Housing units in Halley township with a mortgage: 33 (6 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 31

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 3
  • 1995 to 1998: 3
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 14
  • 1970 to 1979: 14
  • 1960 to 1969: 6
  • 1950 to 1959: 7
  • 1940 to 1949: 2
  • 1939 or earlier: 65

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Halley township, Arkansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 8
  • 5 rooms: 5
  • 6 rooms: 26
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9 or more rooms: 18

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Halley township, Arkansas:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 0
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 8
  • 7 rooms: 7
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Halley township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 8
  • 3 bedrooms: 36
  • 4 bedrooms: 24
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Halley township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 3
  • 3 bedrooms: 5
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 2

Cars and other vehicles available in Halley township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 7
  • 2 vehicles: 43
  • 3 vehicles: 22
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Cars and other vehicles available in Halley township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 3
  • 2 vehicles: 8
  • 3 vehicles: 4
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 5

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Paper (16%)
  • Computer and electronic products (12%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (10%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (10%)
  • Rail transportation (10%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (17%)
  • Apparel (13%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Personal and laundry services (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Food and beverage stores (10%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (8%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (33%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (29%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (17%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Halley township:

  • German (60.7%)
  • United States or American (16.7%)
  • Irish (11.1%)
  • Norwegian (3.4%)
  • English (3.0%)
  • Polish (2.6%)
  • Danish (2.1%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 76 (62%)
  • Carpooled: 23 (19%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (5%)
  • Other means: 2 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 15 (12%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)

95.0% of residents of Halley township speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 268
  • In family households: 243 (84 male householders, 0 female householders)
    73 spouses, 81 children (74 natural, 7 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 25 (20 male householders (17 living alone)), 2 female householders (2 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 44 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 15 4-persons, 8 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 19 1-person, 3 2-persons,

47 married couples with children.
9 single-parent households (3 men, 6 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

57.8%
Arkansas:

7.4%

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

0.0%
Arkansas:

6.8%

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 Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Halley township:

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