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Conway County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 20,986 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 20,336 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,512
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,815
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,216
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,136 (it was 1,751 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

33%

Land area: 556 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Conway County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.5%), Manufacturing (16.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Conway County, AR (2019)
    • 17,01281.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,17710.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8464.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7793.7%Two or more races
    • 630.3%Asian alone
    • 480.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 10,174  (48.5%)
Females: 10,812  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Conway County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,020 ($31,209 in 1999)
This county:

$44,020
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $304, upper quartile is $630)
This county:

$437
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $114,672 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Conway:

$114,672
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,325 - $186,772

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $170,042
Here:

$170,042
State:

$183,629

Townhouses or other attached units: $213,543
Here:

$213,543
State:

$177,096

Mobile homes: $64,733
Here:

$64,733
State:

$68,924

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,802
Here:

$7,802
State:

$53,175

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $944
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $315

Institutionalized population: 249
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $123,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Conway, AR residents
Average permit cost in Conway, AR
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $710 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $539 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Conway, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Conway, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Conway, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.7%
Conway County:

16.7%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.3 years old
(Males: 41.7 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.5 years old, Black residents: 51.4 years old, American Indian residents: 63.5 years old, Asian residents: 42.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.7 years old, Other race residents: 35.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Conway County is $390 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.

Cities in this county include: Morrilton, Plumerville, Oppelo, Center Ridge, Menifee.

Conway 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: Crawford County , Catawba County, North Carolina , Franklin County , Franklin County, Tennessee , Lincoln County, North Carolina , Macon County, North Carolina , Murray County, Georgia , Union County, Georgia , Walker County, Georgia , Whitfield County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 712
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 537 (40.9% naturalized citizens)

Conway County:

2.6%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 892010 or later
  • 2422000 to 2009
  • 1161990 to 1999
  • 501980 to 1989
  • 171970 to 1979
  • 19Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.0%

Conway County marital status for males Conway County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,133
  • One, attached: 87
  • Two: 426
  • 3 or 4: 67
  • 5 to 9: 144
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 20 to 49: 136
  • 50 or more: 42
  • Mobile homes: 1,834
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 44

Housing units in Conway County with a mortgage: 2,671 (32 second mortgage, 95 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,953

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

53.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Conway County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,53346
Catholic1,7914
Black Protestant8726
Mainline Protestant8468
Other3452
None10,886-
Conway 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: 5
Conway County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Conway County:

8.69 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

5.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Conway County:

9.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Conway County:

28.8%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Conway County:

Average size of farms: 223 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $129,030
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $93.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.16%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $92,449
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 40.66%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,283
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.02
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 11.74%
Corn for grain: 2300 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9883 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 20771 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Conway County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 528% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 229.6 miles away from Conway County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 250.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/28/2011 at 05:00:50, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.7 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 28.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from Conway County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 137.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Arkansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4518, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Arkansas Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: May 21, 2019, FEMA Id: 4441, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 26, 2017 - May 19, 2017, FEMA Id: 4318, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2011 to June 03, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1975: May 02, 2011, FEMA Id: 1975, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, 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, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1819: February 06, 2009, FEMA Id: 1819, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3301: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms and Flooding associated with Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: September 02, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1793: September 18, 2008, FEMA Id: 1793, Natural disaster type: Storm, Hurricane, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 02, 2008 to May 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1758: May 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1758, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Conway County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 17, Floods: 15, Tornadoes: 11, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Conway

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,012 (81.1%)
  • Carpooled: 805 (10.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 122 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 105 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 369 (5.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (67%)
  • Italy (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Venezuela (3%)
  • Thailand (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Conway County


  • American (36%)
  • German (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 163 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 52 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 168 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 80 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,142.

6.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,555 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.96% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($27,550 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($8,002 average AGI)
Conway County:

1.30%
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 Faulkner County, AR  1.96% ($33,248 average AGI)
from Pope County, AR  0.84% ($31,576)
from Perry County, AR  0.40% ($26,786)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.34% ($36,583)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,026 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.99% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($25,600 average AGI)
1.64% relocated to other states ($26,428 average AGI)
Conway County:

1.64%
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 Faulkner County, AR  1.87% ($35,649 average AGI)
to Pope County, AR  0.77% ($32,833)
to Perry County, AR  0.54% ($32,737)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.54% ($39,737)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Conway County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Conway County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Conway County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Conway County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Conway County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Conway County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Conway County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Conway County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Conway County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,399 (3,243 aged, 1,156 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 506 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Conway County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (481)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (334)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (145)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (141)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (139)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (107)
  • Congestive heart failure (87)
  • Unspecified dementia (33)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (23)
  • Senile degeneration of brain, not elsewhere classified (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 147.3. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,986
  • Male householders: 3,960 (1,250 living alone), Female householders: 4,391 (1,256 living alone)
  • 4,107 spouses (4,091 opposite-sex spouses), 330 unmarried partners, (328 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,179 children (5,679 natural, 113 adopted, 382 stepchildren), 574 grandchildren, 123 brothers or sisters, 359 parents, 0 foster children, 345 other relatives, 375 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 191

Size of family households: 2,778 2-persons, 1,374 3-persons, 798 4-persons, 331 5-persons, 232 6-persons, 129 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,500 1-person, 286 2-persons, 20 3-persons.

2,911 married couples with children.
1,336 single-parent households (147 men, 1,189 women).

96.5% of residents of Conway speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $142,953,000 ($6,943 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,896,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $69,357,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,712,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,226,000
Federal grants: $31,975,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,346,000 ($467,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,336,000 ($2,590,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $149,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $39,762,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,357,000

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

Births: 1,355
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,173
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +109
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +151
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Conway 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:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Year house built in Conway County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Conway County, Arkansas
  • 3422014 or later
  • 3012010 to 2013
  • 1,4052000 to 2009
  • 1,3631990 to 1999
  • 1,5691980 to 1989
  • 1,8061970 to 1979
  • 1,1461960 to 1969
  • 8211950 to 1959
  • 4281940 to 1949
  • 7051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Conway County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Conway County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Conway County, Arkansas
  • 611 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 2023 rooms
  • 5764 rooms
  • 1,3765 rooms
  • 1,4696 rooms
  • 8837 rooms
  • 4038 rooms
  • 6099+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Conway County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Conway County, Arkansas
  • 641 room
  • 1162 rooms
  • 1763 rooms
  • 6754 rooms
  • 9435 rooms
  • 4616 rooms
  • 1627 rooms
  • 1178 rooms
  • 399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Conway County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Conway County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Conway County, Arkansas
  • 60no bedroom
  • 1521 bedroom
  • 1,0502 bedrooms
  • 3,5573 bedrooms
  • 6744 bedrooms
  • 1125+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Conway County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Conway County, Arkansas
  • 84no bedroom
  • 3171 bedroom
  • 1,0852 bedrooms
  • 1,1133 bedrooms
  • 1404 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Conway County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Conway County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Conway County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 188no vehicle
  • 1,4101 vehicle
  • 2,1402 vehicles
  • 1,1513 vehicles
  • 5324 vehicles
  • 1995+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Conway County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Conway County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 297no vehicle
  • 1,3281 vehicle
  • 8562 vehicles
  • 2043 vehicles
  • 624 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.2% of Conway County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Arkansas.

Conway County:

86.2%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 15,113
  • Other state: 5,189
  • Northeast: 410
  • Midwest: 1,174
  • South: 1,870
  • West: 1,780
Year householders moved into unit in Conway County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Conway County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.1%Electricity
  • 22.0%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.9%Wood
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.4%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 372
Here:

16.3%
Arkansas:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

2.9%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 44
Here:

6.7%
Arkansas:

17.4%

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

Conway County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $948,000
  • Charges - Other: $418,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,921,000
    Police Protection: $2,195,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,909,000
    General - Other: $1,778,000
    Financial Administration: $808,000
    Local Fire Protection: $800,000
    Central Staff Services: $727,000
    Hospitals: $708,000
    Libraries: $502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $335,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $133,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,000
    Other: $22,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,149,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $694,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,166,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,210,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $956,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $611,000
    General Revenue - Other: $511,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    General - Other: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,517,000
    General Local Government Support: $719,000
    Other: $400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,103,000
    Property: $4,699,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $264,000

Conway County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $948,000
  • Charges - Other: $418,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,921,000
    Police Protection: $2,195,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,909,000
    General - Other: $1,778,000
    Financial Administration: $808,000
    Local Fire Protection: $800,000
    Central Staff Services: $727,000
    Hospitals: $708,000
    Libraries: $502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $335,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $133,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,000
    Other: $22,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,149,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $694,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,166,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,210,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $956,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $611,000
    General Revenue - Other: $511,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    General - Other: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,517,000
    General Local Government Support: $719,000
    Other: $400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,103,000
    Property: $4,699,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $264,000

Conway County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $948,000
  • Charges - Other: $418,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,921,000
    Police Protection: $2,195,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,909,000
    General - Other: $1,778,000
    Financial Administration: $808,000
    Local Fire Protection: $800,000
    Central Staff Services: $727,000
    Hospitals: $708,000
    Libraries: $502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $335,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $133,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,000
    Other: $22,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,149,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $694,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,166,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,210,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $956,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $611,000
    General Revenue - Other: $511,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    General - Other: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,517,000
    General Local Government Support: $719,000
    Other: $400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,103,000
    Property: $4,699,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $264,000

Conway County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $948,000
  • Charges - Other: $418,000
  • Construction - Libraries: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,921,000
    Police Protection: $2,195,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,909,000
    General - Other: $1,778,000
    Financial Administration: $808,000
    Local Fire Protection: $800,000
    Central Staff Services: $727,000
    Hospitals: $708,000
    Libraries: $502,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $335,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $133,000
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000
    Health - Other: $42,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,000
    Other: $22,000
    Highways: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,149,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $694,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,166,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,210,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $956,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $611,000
    General Revenue - Other: $511,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $67,000
    General - Other: $28,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,517,000
    General Local Government Support: $719,000
    Other: $400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $29,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,103,000
    Property: $4,699,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $264,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 882
  • Number of aged recipients: 83
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 799
  • Number of recipients under 18: 174
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 524
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 184
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 389
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 359
Most common first names in Conway County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15771.3 years
William14275.5 years
Mary12379.2 years
John11175.6 years
Robert7671.8 years
George6476.1 years
Charles5773.9 years
Thomas4875.1 years
Willie3876.7 years
Henry3478.1 years
Most common last names in Conway County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams9577.3 years
Jones6577.3 years
Brown4477.4 years
Smith4375.5 years
Hill3974.8 years
Taylor3272.9 years
Mitchell3174.9 years
Martin2976.5 years
Johnson2876.4 years
Moore2774.2 years
Businesses in Conway County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS1
Jones New York1Waffle House1
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

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