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Phillips County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 18,720 (52% urban, 48% rural); it was 26,445 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,102
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,588
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,465
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,801 (it was 4,246 in 2000)
% of renters here:

44%
State:

33%

Land area: 693 sq. mi.

Water area: 34.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Phillips County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (34.3%), Public administration (23.2%), Wholesale trade (22.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 34%
  • Government: 39%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Phillips County, AR (2019)
    • 11,95845.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,41824.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3621.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 820.3%Two or more races
    • 20.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 8,755  (46.8%)
Females: 9,965  (53.2%)
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Average household size:
Phillips County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $30,154 ($22,231 in 1999)
This county:

$30,154
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $381 (lower quartile is $271, upper quartile is $461)
This county:

$381
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $75,347 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Phillips:

$75,347
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,664 - $118,563
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $942
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $319

Institutionalized population: 170
Phillips County, AR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $44,200
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Phillips, AR residents
Average permit cost in Phillips, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $658 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $334 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Phillips, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Phillips, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Phillips, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 32.8%
Phillips County:

32.8%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.5% for Black residents, 6.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.7% for American Indian residents, 11.4% for other race residents, 44.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.6 years old
(Males: 37.4 years old, Females: 40.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.3 years old, Black residents: 36.2 years old, Asian residents: 73.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.8 years old, Other race residents: 25.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Phillips County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.

Cities in this county include: Helena-West Helena, West Helena, Helena, Marvell, Elaine, Lake View, Lexa.

Phillips 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: Bladen County, North Carolina , DeKalb County, Alabama , Itawamba County, Mississippi , McCurtain County, Oklahoma , St. Francis County , Foard County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.9%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 923
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 86 (111.2% naturalized citizens)

Phillips County:

0.5%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 392000 to 2009
  • 151990 to 1999
  • 481980 to 1989
  • 461970 to 1979
  • 72Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.1%

Phillips County marital status for males Phillips County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,286
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 1,091
  • 3 or 4: 295
  • 5 to 9: 343
  • 10 to 19: 211
  • 20 to 49: 92
  • 50 or more: 53
  • Mobile homes: 975
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Phillips County with a mortgage: 1,097 (27 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,571

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

53.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Phillips County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,17030
Black Protestant3,43418
Mainline Protestant1,0528
Catholic2161
Other1672
None10,718-
Phillips 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: 8
Phillips County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Phillips County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Phillips County:

12.6%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Phillips County:

35.8%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Phillips County:

Average size of farms: 1093 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $276,948
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $272.30
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.62%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $244,913
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 92.32%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $191,649
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.41%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.41
Corn for grain: 20041 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 33989 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 79308 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 138126 harvested acres
Vegetables: 119 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 286 acres

Earthquake activity:

Phillips County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 376% 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 84.5 miles away from Phillips 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 154.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.4 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 95.9 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) earthquake occurred 106.0 miles away from Phillips County center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 120.3 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 Severe Storms And Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 12, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4556-AR: July 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4556, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • 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: March 08, 2016 to March 13, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4270: May 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 4270, 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, 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 Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 02, 2003 to June 10, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1472: June 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1011: February 28, 1994, FEMA Id: 1011, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Winter Storm, Storm
  • Arkansas SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: November 15, 1988 to November 20, 1988, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-817: November 23, 1988, FEMA Id: 817, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Phillips County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Phillips

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,431 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 777 (12.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 60 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 127 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 97 (1.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

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


  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Firefighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (51%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Brazil (13%)
  • Panama (11%)
  • Ghana (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Phillips County


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

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

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

  • 165 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 65 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,730.

4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.17% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($12,766 average AGI)
2.22% relocated from other states ($13,138 average AGI)
Phillips County:

2.22%
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 Pulaski County, AR  0.57% ($20,353 average AGI)


6.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.10% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($18,266 average AGI)
2.75% relocated to other states ($14,012 average AGI)
Phillips County:

2.75%
Arkansas average:

2.91%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pulaski County, AR  1.20% ($27,397 average AGI)
to Craighead County, AR  0.59% ($24,056)
to Shelby County, TN  0.36% ($31,045)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.33% ($17,150)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.5

Births per 1000 population in Phillips County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Phillips County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Phillips County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Phillips County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Phillips County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Phillips County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Phillips County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Phillips County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Phillips County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,323 (3,249 aged, 1,074 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 442 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (641)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (384)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (328)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (237)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (225)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (86)
  • Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, without complications (33)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (24)
  • Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge (23)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 229.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 146.8
  • Other - 82.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,720
  • Male householders: 3,686 (1,127 living alone), Female householders: 3,834 (1,377 living alone)
  • 2,670 spouses (2,652 opposite-sex spouses), 268 unmarried partners, (259 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,235 children (4,975 natural, 16 adopted, 239 stepchildren), 1,791 grandchildren, 344 brothers or sisters, 131 parents, 21 foster children, 259 other relatives, 351 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 216

Size of family households: 2,450 2-persons, 997 3-persons, 886 4-persons, 264 5-persons, 119 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,505 1-person, 223 2-persons, 21 3-persons.

1,340 married couples with children.
2,099 single-parent households (292 men, 1,807 women).

98.8% of residents of Phillips speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $271,301,000 ($11,161 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,370,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $66,025,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $53,636,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $30,454,000
Federal grants: $107,263,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,211,000 ($445,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,711,000 ($1,594,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,902,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,504,000
Federal Government insurance: $65,257,000

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

Births: 2,372
Here:

98 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,612
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,068
Here -127 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Phillips County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.46 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • 1722014 or later
  • 212010 to 2013
  • 6212000 to 2009
  • 1,0451990 to 1999
  • 9671980 to 1989
  • 2,7491970 to 1979
  • 1,6621960 to 1969
  • 1,3021950 to 1959
  • 6661940 to 1949
  • 1,0201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Phillips County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • 11 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 373 rooms
  • 1554 rooms
  • 1,1095 rooms
  • 8656 rooms
  • 6057 rooms
  • 3078 rooms
  • 5069+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • 101 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 4183 rooms
  • 1,1334 rooms
  • 1,2995 rooms
  • 5486 rooms
  • 3547 rooms
  • 798 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Phillips County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • 1no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 5072 bedrooms
  • 2,5113 bedrooms
  • 4804 bedrooms
  • 725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Phillips County, Arkansas
  • 10no bedroom
  • 4161 bedroom
  • 1,6462 bedrooms
  • 1,6563 bedrooms
  • 1634 bedrooms
  • 385+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Phillips County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Phillips County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Phillips County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 191no vehicle
  • 1,1001 vehicle
  • 1,4812 vehicles
  • 6923 vehicles
  • 1344 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Phillips County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Phillips County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,123no vehicle
  • 1,4841 vehicle
  • 9362 vehicles
  • 2543 vehicles
  • 1104 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

80.1% of Phillips County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Arkansas.

Phillips County:

80.1%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 14,892
  • Other state: 3,629
  • Northeast: 100
  • Midwest: 691
  • South: 2,664
  • West: 128
Year householders moved into unit in Phillips County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Phillips County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.1%Utility gas
  • 24.4%Electricity
  • 14.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.5%Utility gas
  • 40.0%Electricity
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 158
Here:

7.4%
Arkansas:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 71
Here:

6.2%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 35
Here:

6.1%
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

Phillips County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $355,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,539,000
    Regular Highways: $2,015,000
    Financial Administration: $854,000
    Central Staff Services: $800,000
    General - Other: $781,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000
    Correctional Institutions: $333,000
    Libraries: $312,000
    General Public Buildings: $147,000
    Health - Other: $91,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $70,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $161,000
    Other: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,083,000
    Other - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $31,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $537,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $323,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $214,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $147,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,125,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,122,000
    General Local Government Support: $390,000
    Other: $23,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,413,000
    Property: $2,436,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $151,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,941,000

Phillips County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $355,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,539,000
    Regular Highways: $2,015,000
    Financial Administration: $854,000
    Central Staff Services: $800,000
    General - Other: $781,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000
    Correctional Institutions: $333,000
    Libraries: $312,000
    General Public Buildings: $147,000
    Health - Other: $91,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $70,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $161,000
    Other: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,083,000
    Other - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $31,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $537,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $323,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $214,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $147,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,125,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,122,000
    General Local Government Support: $390,000
    Other: $23,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,413,000
    Property: $2,436,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $151,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,941,000

Phillips County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $355,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,539,000
    Regular Highways: $2,015,000
    Financial Administration: $854,000
    Central Staff Services: $800,000
    General - Other: $781,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000
    Correctional Institutions: $333,000
    Libraries: $312,000
    General Public Buildings: $147,000
    Health - Other: $91,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $70,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $161,000
    Other: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,083,000
    Other - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $31,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $537,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $323,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $214,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $147,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,125,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,122,000
    General Local Government Support: $390,000
    Other: $23,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,413,000
    Property: $2,436,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $151,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,941,000

Phillips County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $355,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,539,000
    Regular Highways: $2,015,000
    Financial Administration: $854,000
    Central Staff Services: $800,000
    General - Other: $781,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $399,000
    Correctional Institutions: $333,000
    Libraries: $312,000
    General Public Buildings: $147,000
    Health - Other: $91,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $70,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $161,000
    Other: $52,000
    General Local Government Support: $15,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $3,083,000
    Other - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $31,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $537,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $323,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $214,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $374,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $147,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,125,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,122,000
    General Local Government Support: $390,000
    Other: $23,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,413,000
    Property: $2,436,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $151,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,941,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,244
  • Number of aged recipients: 249
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,995
  • Number of recipients under 18: 502
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,178
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 564
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 877
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,055
Most common first names in Phillips County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary37878.5 years
James33572.1 years
John28275.0 years
Willie26174.3 years
William21073.0 years
Robert20472.2 years
Henry14177.7 years
George13274.5 years
Annie12079.9 years
Joe9972.6 years
Most common last names in Phillips County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams24772.9 years
Smith23674.4 years
Johnson21875.8 years
Jones17874.7 years
Davis16375.3 years
Brown15474.6 years
Jackson12277.0 years
Taylor9672.6 years
Thomas9374.8 years
Robinson9172.7 years
Businesses in Phillips County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Baskin-Robbins1Sears1
Best Western1Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Toyota1
KFC1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS1
Motel 61Walmart1
Nike2Wendy's1
Payless1