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Mississippi County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 42,384 (64% urban, 36% rural); it was 51,979 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,919
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,340
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,389
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,482 (it was 7,960 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

33%

Land area: 898 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Mississippi County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.0%), Educational, health and social services (21.3%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Mississippi County, AR (2019)
    • 24,54457.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 14,46334.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,8004.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,3333.1%Two or more races
    • 2420.6%Asian alone
    • 480.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 220.05%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 120.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 20,476  (48.3%)
Females: 21,908  (51.7%)
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Average household size:
Mississippi County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $41,099 ($27,479 in 1999)
This county:

$41,099
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $421 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $540)
This county:

$421
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $90,054 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Mississippi:

$90,054
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,660 - $152,454

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $124,939
Here:

$124,939
State:

$183,629

Townhouses or other attached units: $144,154
Here:

$144,154
State:

$177,096

In 2-unit structures: $56,901
Here:

$56,901
State:

$124,956

Mobile homes: $53,551
Here:

$53,551
State:

$68,924

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $940
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $354

Institutionalized population: 739

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 39
  • Burglaries: 126
  • Thefts: 203
  • Auto thefts: 37

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 130
  • Thefts: 197
  • Auto thefts: 40
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 85 buildings, average cost: $51,300
  • 1998: 65 buildings, average cost: $61,200
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2016: 24 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2017: 35 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2018: 33 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2019: 59 buildings, average cost: $101,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Mississippi, AR residents
Average permit cost in Mississippi, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $597 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $366 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Mississippi, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mississippi, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mississippi, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.1%
Mississippi County:

23.1%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.8% for other race residents, 20.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.3 years old
(Males: 35.5 years old, Females: 38.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 33.5 years old, American Indian residents: 32.5 years old, Asian residents: 35.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.4 years old, Other race residents: 29.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mississippi County is $359 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $470 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Blytheville, Osceola, Gosnell, Manila, Leachville, Luxora, Wilson, Keiser, Joiner, Dyess.

Mississippi 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: Harding County, New Mexico , Buncombe County, North Carolina , Kern County, California , Dare County, North Carolina , McDowell County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.6%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 1,655
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 793 (37.1% naturalized citizens)

Mississippi County:

1.9%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2662010 or later
  • 1882000 to 2009
  • 2341990 to 1999
  • 1081980 to 1989
  • 591970 to 1979
  • 91Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.0%

Mississippi County marital status for males Mississippi County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,529
  • One, attached: 251
  • Two: 2,563
  • 3 or 4: 960
  • 5 to 9: 676
  • 10 to 19: 237
  • 20 to 49: 112
  • 50 or more: 50
  • Mobile homes: 1,503
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Housing units in Mississippi County with a mortgage: 4,333 (102 second mortgage, 116 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,968

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

53.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mississippi County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,84595
Black Protestant3,02716
Mainline Protestant2,07315
Other7003
Catholic5002
None15,335-
Mississippi 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
Mississippi County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Mississippi County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mississippi County:

11.5%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Mississippi County:

32.5%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Mississippi County:

Average size of farms: 1207 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $349,301
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $303.19
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.52%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $276,235
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 95.23%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 51.61%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $294,445
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 73.97%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.15
Corn for grain: 10804 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 34974 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 214888 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 150935 harvested acres
Vegetables: 307 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 130 acres

Earthquake activity:

Mississippi County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 415% greater 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 20.4 miles away from Mississippi 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 53.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.2 miles away from the 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 98.0 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 28.7 miles away from Mississippi County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: April 26, 2017 - May 19, 2017, FEMA Id: 4318, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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 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, 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
  • 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 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Mississippi County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mississippi

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,882 (83.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,813 (13.9%)
  • Bus: 66 (0.3%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 186 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 55 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 188 (0.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

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


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (65%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Japan (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • India (3%)
  • Albania (3%)
  • Peru (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mississippi County


  • American (22%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (1%)
  • Polish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

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

  • 341 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 323 people in nursing homes
  • 96 people in state prisons
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 323 people in state prisons
  • 264 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 152 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 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 $46,445.

4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.88% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($12,736 average AGI)
2.51% relocated from other states ($20,874 average AGI)
Mississippi County:

2.51%
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 Craighead County, AR  0.68% ($28,670 average AGI)
from Pemiscot County, MO  0.22% ($34,226)
from Shelby County, TN  0.21% ($30,759)
from Greene County, AR  0.18% ($27,600)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.17% ($33,435)
from Poinsett County, AR  0.15% ($29,048)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.14% ($28,300)


6.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,179 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.48% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($22,731 average AGI)
2.95% relocated to other states ($14,448 average AGI)
Mississippi County:

2.95%
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 Craighead County, AR  1.44% ($52,225 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.32% ($34,578)
to Greene County, AR  0.28% ($38,475)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.28% ($29,050)
to Poinsett County, AR  0.23% ($31,219)
to Pemiscot County, MO  0.22% ($33,645)
to Pulaski County, AR  0.22% ($24,710)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.5

Births per 1000 population in Mississippi County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Mississippi County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Mississippi County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Mississippi County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,934 (5,574 aged, 2,360 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 989 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,926)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (731)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (524)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (467)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (422)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (363)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (232)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (215)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (181)
  • Congestive heart failure (169)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 110.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.8
  • Other - 32.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 128.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 96.3
  • Other - 32.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,384
  • Male householders: 7,568 (2,237 living alone), Female householders: 8,909 (2,730 living alone)
  • 6,281 spouses (6,126 opposite-sex spouses), 1,308 unmarried partners, (1,150 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 12,301 children (11,197 natural, 271 adopted, 823 stepchildren), 2,072 grandchildren, 462 brothers or sisters, 547 parents, 0 foster children, 766 other relatives, 1,506 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 798

Size of family households: 5,033 2-persons, 2,578 3-persons, 1,657 4-persons, 911 5-persons, 380 6-persons, 148 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,954 1-person, 818 2-persons, 166 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

4,268 married couples with children.
4,583 single-parent households (731 men, 3,852 women).

95.5% of residents of Mississippi speak English at home.
3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $317,310,000 ($6,544 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,527,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $126,852,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $70,893,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $35,174,000
Federal grants: $72,206,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,129,000 ($1,947,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,055,000 ($429,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,772,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $22,193,000
Federal Government insurance: $76,732,000

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

Births: 4,362
Here:

91 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,055
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +146
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -5,446
Here -114 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Mississippi County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.49 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • 3872014 or later
  • 3382010 to 2013
  • 1,3762000 to 2009
  • 3,4281990 to 1999
  • 2,8401980 to 1989
  • 4,1201970 to 1979
  • 3,3501960 to 1969
  • 2,4171950 to 1959
  • 1,1501940 to 1949
  • 1,2341939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mississippi County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • 371 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 903 rooms
  • 8114 rooms
  • 2,2395 rooms
  • 2,2056 rooms
  • 1,8697 rooms
  • 9158 rooms
  • 1,0879+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • 6871 room
  • 1062 rooms
  • 7323 rooms
  • 2,1594 rooms
  • 1,9745 rooms
  • 6596 rooms
  • 3987 rooms
  • 1948 rooms
  • 2319+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mississippi County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • 36no bedroom
  • 871 bedroom
  • 1,4602 bedrooms
  • 5,5163 bedrooms
  • 1,9024 bedrooms
  • 2445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mississippi County, Arkansas
  • 699no bedroom
  • 7361 bedroom
  • 2,7652 bedrooms
  • 2,4053 bedrooms
  • 5354 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 328no vehicle
  • 2,6741 vehicle
  • 3,8502 vehicles
  • 1,7513 vehicles
  • 5354 vehicles
  • 1065+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mississippi County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,366no vehicle
  • 3,6141 vehicle
  • 1,6272 vehicles
  • 5393 vehicles
  • 414 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

79.5% of Mississippi County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Arkansas.

Mississippi County:

79.5%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 28,911
  • Other state: 12,507
  • Northeast: 374
  • Midwest: 4,585
  • South: 6,581
  • West: 878
Year householders moved into unit in Mississippi County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mississippi County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.2%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.5%Utility gas
  • 46.8%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 164
Here:

3.5%
Arkansas:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 94
Here:

3.4%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 110
Here:

9.5%
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

Mississippi County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $986,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,633,000
    Other: $724,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $2,400,000
    General - Other: $331,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $3,960,000
    Police Protection: $3,597,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,328,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,197,000
    Regular Highways: $2,671,000
    General - Other: $1,667,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,288,000
    Financial Administration: $1,206,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $617,000
    General Public Buildings: $236,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Health - Other: $91,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $490,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,173,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,884,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,884,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $684,000
    General Revenue - Other: $570,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $90,000
    General - Other: $86,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,722,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,919,000
    General Local Government Support: $917,000
    Other: $230,000
    Health and Hospitals: $57,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,896,000
    Property: $6,323,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $510,000

Mississippi County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $986,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,633,000
    Other: $724,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $2,400,000
    General - Other: $331,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $3,960,000
    Police Protection: $3,597,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,328,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,197,000
    Regular Highways: $2,671,000
    General - Other: $1,667,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,288,000
    Financial Administration: $1,206,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $617,000
    General Public Buildings: $236,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Health - Other: $91,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $490,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,173,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,884,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,884,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $684,000
    General Revenue - Other: $570,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $90,000
    General - Other: $86,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,722,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,919,000
    General Local Government Support: $917,000
    Other: $230,000
    Health and Hospitals: $57,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,896,000
    Property: $6,323,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $510,000

Mississippi County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $986,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,633,000
    Other: $724,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $2,400,000
    General - Other: $331,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $3,960,000
    Police Protection: $3,597,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,328,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,197,000
    Regular Highways: $2,671,000
    General - Other: $1,667,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,288,000
    Financial Administration: $1,206,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $617,000
    General Public Buildings: $236,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Health - Other: $91,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $490,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,173,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,884,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,884,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $684,000
    General Revenue - Other: $570,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $90,000
    General - Other: $86,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,722,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,919,000
    General Local Government Support: $917,000
    Other: $230,000
    Health and Hospitals: $57,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,896,000
    Property: $6,323,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $510,000

Mississippi County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $986,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,633,000
    Other: $724,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $2,400,000
    General - Other: $331,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $3,960,000
    Police Protection: $3,597,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,328,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,197,000
    Regular Highways: $2,671,000
    General - Other: $1,667,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,288,000
    Financial Administration: $1,206,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $617,000
    General Public Buildings: $236,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $172,000
    Health - Other: $91,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $490,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $5,173,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,884,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,884,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $684,000
    General Revenue - Other: $570,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $90,000
    General - Other: $86,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,722,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,919,000
    General Local Government Support: $917,000
    Other: $230,000
    Health and Hospitals: $57,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,896,000
    Property: $6,323,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $510,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,182
  • Number of aged recipients: 280
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,902
  • Number of recipients under 18: 851
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,717
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 614
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,146
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,410
Most common first names in Mississippi County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James55470.9 years
Mary45776.4 years
John44972.5 years
William39173.7 years
Willie28373.7 years
Robert26370.3 years
Charles23468.1 years
George20775.6 years
Annie14378.8 years
Joe13472.9 years
Most common last names in Mississippi County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25174.2 years
Williams24674.0 years
Johnson24573.0 years
Jones22472.4 years
Davis19871.8 years
Brown16673.6 years
Jackson13475.1 years
Moore13273.6 years
Wilson12872.2 years
White10474.2 years
Businesses in Mississippi County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lane Furniture4
AutoZone2Lowe's1
Baskin-Robbins2McDonald's3
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Nissan1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
DHL1Pizza Hut2
Days Inn2Quality1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx6SONIC Drive-In4
Ford1Sears1
GameStop1Subway5
H&R Block3Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Travelodge1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
Jones New York1UPS5
KFC2Verizon Wireless1
Kroger1Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Mississippi County on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"