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Hempstead County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 21,976 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 23,587 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,089
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,837
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,210
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,913 (it was 2,749 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Land area: 729 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Hempstead County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.5%), Manufacturing (20.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.6%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 37%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Hempstead County, AR (2019)
    • 11,92454.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,66430.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,89713.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4061.8%Two or more races
    • 1070.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 630.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 260.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 10,343  (47.1%)
Females: 11,633  (52.9%)
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Average household size:
Hempstead County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,080 ($28,622 in 1999)
This county:

$44,080
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $471 (lower quartile is $361, upper quartile is $543)
This county:

$471
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,431 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Hempstead:

$86,431
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,052 - $147,429

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $182,207
Here:

$182,207
State:

$183,629

Townhouses or other attached units: $113,441
Here:

$113,441
State:

$177,096

Mobile homes: $46,930
Here:

$46,930
State:

$68,924

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $969
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $305

Institutionalized population: 231

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 52
  • Thefts: 106
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 33
  • Burglaries: 46
  • Thefts: 118
  • Auto thefts: 24
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $58,600
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $149,900
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2015: 50 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Hempstead, AR residents
Average permit cost in Hempstead, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $564 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $353 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Hempstead, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hempstead, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Hempstead, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.6%
Hempstead County:

21.6%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for Black residents, 35.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.6% for American Indian residents, 44.6% for other race residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.1 years old
(Males: 41.2 years old, Females: 40.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.3 years old, Black residents: 38.9 years old, American Indian residents: 40.4 years old, Asian residents: 50.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.3 years old, Other race residents: 20.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hempstead County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $468 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $561 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hope, Blevins, Perrytown, Fulton, Washington, McCaskill, Ozan, Patmos, Oakhaven, McNab.

Hempstead 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: Aiken County, South Carolina , Florence County, South Carolina , Richland County, South Carolina , Cottle County, Texas , Forsyth County, Georgia , Walton County, Georgia , Warren County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 932
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,084 (23.0% naturalized citizens)

Hempstead County:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1002010 or later
  • 2262000 to 2009
  • 5041990 to 1999
  • 2301980 to 1989
  • 1221970 to 1979
  • 81Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.1%

Hempstead County marital status for males Hempstead County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,612
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 315
  • 3 or 4: 245
  • 5 to 9: 156
  • 10 to 19: 139
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 2,087
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Hempstead County with a mortgage: 2,434 (22 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,223

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

53.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hempstead County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,34038
Black Protestant2,26812
Mainline Protestant1,27714
Catholic3861
Other2252
None11,113-
Hempstead 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: 7
Hempstead County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Hempstead County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hempstead County:

11.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Hempstead County:

32.2%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Hempstead County:

Average size of farms: 260 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $183,434
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $53.57
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.83%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $128,355
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.45%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $60,112
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.23%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 30.05
Vegetables: 58 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,565 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hempstead County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 459% 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 217.3 miles away from Hempstead County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 263.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.8 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 129.8 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) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from Hempstead 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 132.1 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, 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 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 Tropical Storm Ike, Incident Period: September 13, 2008 to September 23, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1804: October 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1804, Natural disaster type: Tropical 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: May 30, 2004 to July 09, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1528: June 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 1528, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2001 to March 21, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1363: March 13, 2001, FEMA Id: 1363, 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
  • Arkansas Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 12, 2000 to January 08, 2001, Emergency Declared EM-3159: December 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 3159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hempstead County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hempstead

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,747 (83.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,038 (11.2%)
  • Bus: 104 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 37 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 116 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 215 (2.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (88%)
  • Honduras (2%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (1%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Thailand (1%)
  • Russia (1%)
  • India (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hempstead County


  • American (10%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 192 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 180 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,937.

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.77% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($21,966 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($9,699 average AGI)
Hempstead County:

1.60%
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 Howard County, AR  0.82% ($26,793 average AGI)
from Nevada County, AR  0.82% ($33,914)
from Miller County, AR  0.52% ($33,351)
from Bowie County, TX  0.37% ($27,885)


5.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.86% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($21,747 average AGI)
1.70% relocated to other states ($9,601 average AGI)
Hempstead County:

1.70%
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 Nevada County, AR  0.76% ($29,037 average AGI)
to Howard County, AR  0.58% ($34,341)
to Miller County, AR  0.58% ($28,171)
to Bowie County, TX  0.41% ($33,379)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.32% ($24,217)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7

Births per 1000 population in Hempstead County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Hempstead County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hempstead County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hempstead County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hempstead County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hempstead County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hempstead County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hempstead County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hempstead County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,883 (2,982 aged, 901 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 668 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (914)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (355)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (213)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (155)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (71)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (53)
  • Congestive heart failure (27)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (22)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (22)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,976
  • Male householders: 4,086 (1,104 living alone), Female householders: 4,044 (945 living alone)
  • 3,888 spouses (3,858 opposite-sex spouses), 407 unmarried partners, (392 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,543 children (5,898 natural, 53 adopted, 578 stepchildren), 812 grandchildren, 174 brothers or sisters, 444 parents, 14 foster children, 520 other relatives, 660 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 364

Size of family households: 2,808 2-persons, 1,309 3-persons, 844 4-persons, 535 5-persons, 125 6-persons, 129 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,044 1-person, 380 2-persons, 47 3-persons.

2,777 married couples with children.
1,936 single-parent households (463 men, 1,473 women).

88.8% of residents of Hempstead speak English at home.
10.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $137,054,000 ($5,840 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,475,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $51,936,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,407,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $990,000
Federal grants: $38,076,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,080,000 ($210,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,565,000 ($2,292,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,535,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,518,000
Federal Government insurance: $430,000

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

Births: 1,743
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,323
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +609
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,191
Here -51 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hempstead County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.05 millions of gallons per day (79% from ground, 21% 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 Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • 2422014 or later
  • 3852010 to 2013
  • 6372000 to 2009
  • 1,7121990 to 1999
  • 1,7911980 to 1989
  • 1,9071970 to 1979
  • 1,5241960 to 1969
  • 8551950 to 1959
  • 7401940 to 1949
  • 8101939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hempstead County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 2063 rooms
  • 5054 rooms
  • 1,4255 rooms
  • 1,4836 rooms
  • 1,1317 rooms
  • 3968 rooms
  • 4709+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • 461 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 3093 rooms
  • 5194 rooms
  • 8105 rooms
  • 4516 rooms
  • 1927 rooms
  • 1248 rooms
  • 259+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hempstead County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 991 bedroom
  • 1,3012 bedrooms
  • 3,2923 bedrooms
  • 8194 bedrooms
  • 1205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hempstead County, Arkansas
  • 46no bedroom
  • 1791 bedroom
  • 9612 bedrooms
  • 1,1313 bedrooms
  • 2004 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hempstead County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hempstead County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hempstead County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 101no vehicle
  • 1,0031 vehicle
  • 2,5912 vehicles
  • 1,0913 vehicles
  • 6424 vehicles
  • 2165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hempstead County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Hempstead County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 371no vehicle
  • 1,1881 vehicle
  • 7712 vehicles
  • 1413 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.2% of Hempstead County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Arkansas.

Hempstead County:

89.2%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 12,584
  • Other state: 8,195
  • Northeast: 375
  • Midwest: 1,006
  • South: 5,789
  • West: 960
Year householders moved into unit in Hempstead County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hempstead County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.0%Electricity
  • 40.6%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.3%Electricity
  • 40.8%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 244
Here:

9.5%
Arkansas:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

2.7%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 79
Here:

11.3%
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

Hempstead County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $367,000
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,609,000
    Libraries: $605,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,229,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,718,000
    Police Protection: $1,597,000
    Solid Waste Management: $858,000
    Financial Administration: $781,000
    Central Staff Services: $757,000
    General - Other: $728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $494,000
    Libraries: $345,000
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $186,000
    General Local Government Support: $89,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,465,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $1,481,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $637,000
    General Revenue - Other: $579,000
    Interest Earnings: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,971,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,559,000
    General Local Government Support: $570,000
    Other: $139,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,884,000
    Property: $2,855,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $252,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,653,000

Hempstead County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $367,000
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,609,000
    Libraries: $605,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,229,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,718,000
    Police Protection: $1,597,000
    Solid Waste Management: $858,000
    Financial Administration: $781,000
    Central Staff Services: $757,000
    General - Other: $728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $494,000
    Libraries: $345,000
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $186,000
    General Local Government Support: $89,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,465,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $1,481,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $637,000
    General Revenue - Other: $579,000
    Interest Earnings: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,971,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,559,000
    General Local Government Support: $570,000
    Other: $139,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,884,000
    Property: $2,855,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $252,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,653,000

Hempstead County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $367,000
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,609,000
    Libraries: $605,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,229,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,718,000
    Police Protection: $1,597,000
    Solid Waste Management: $858,000
    Financial Administration: $781,000
    Central Staff Services: $757,000
    General - Other: $728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $494,000
    Libraries: $345,000
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $186,000
    General Local Government Support: $89,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,465,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $1,481,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $637,000
    General Revenue - Other: $579,000
    Interest Earnings: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,971,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,559,000
    General Local Government Support: $570,000
    Other: $139,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,884,000
    Property: $2,855,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $252,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,653,000

Hempstead County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $367,000
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,609,000
    Libraries: $605,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,229,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,718,000
    Police Protection: $1,597,000
    Solid Waste Management: $858,000
    Financial Administration: $781,000
    Central Staff Services: $757,000
    General - Other: $728,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $494,000
    Libraries: $345,000
    Local Fire Protection: $97,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $89,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $186,000
    General Local Government Support: $89,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,465,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $1,481,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $637,000
    General Revenue - Other: $579,000
    Interest Earnings: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,971,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,559,000
    General Local Government Support: $570,000
    Other: $139,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,884,000
    Property: $2,855,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $252,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,653,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 910
  • Number of aged recipients: 100
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 810
  • Number of recipients under 18: 209
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 520
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 181
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 339
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 415
Most common first names in Hempstead County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20171.8 years
John14876.0 years
Mary14678.7 years
William14575.9 years
Robert9272.3 years
Willie7977.0 years
Charles7174.3 years
George6777.7 years
Thomas5673.8 years
Henry5574.9 years
Most common last names in Hempstead County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13276.3 years
Jones9677.8 years
Williams9175.9 years
Johnson8475.8 years
Brown6874.5 years
White5974.5 years
Cox5774.4 years
Clark4972.5 years
Turner4775.3 years
Phillips4677.4 years
Businesses in Hempstead County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
AutoZone1Payless1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Days Inn1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
McDonald's1