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Sevier County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2019: 17,185 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 15,757 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,356
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,892
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,234
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,727 (it was 1,474 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 564 sq. mi.

Water area: 17.4 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Sevier County: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (30.1%), Educational, health and social services (18.1%), Retail trade (11.2%), Construction (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Sevier County, AR (2019)
    • 9,78156.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,91034.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8334.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3181.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2581.5%Two or more races
    • 1190.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 770.4%Asian alone
    • 50.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.8 years
Males: 8,600  (50.0%)
Females: 8,585  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Sevier County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,062 ($30,144 in 1999)
This county:

$49,062
Arkansas:

$48,952

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $393 (lower quartile is $265, upper quartile is $486)
This county:

$393
State:

$576


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,841 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Sevier:

$89,841
Arkansas:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,304 - $158,441

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $116,609
Here:

$116,609
State:

$183,629

Townhouses or other attached units: $75,513
Here:

$75,513
State:

$177,096

Mobile homes: $70,786
Here:

$70,786
State:

$68,924

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $916
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $311

Institutionalized population: 173
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $53,900
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $39,800
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,800
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $69,200
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $16,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $16,700
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $48,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $37,800
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $37,800
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $33,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Sevier, AR residents
Average permit cost in Sevier, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $538 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $412 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Sevier, AR in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sevier, AR in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sevier, AR in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 20.2%
Sevier County:

20.2%
Arkansas:

16.2%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.7% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.7% for American Indian residents, 93.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.7% for other race residents, 36.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 35.9 years old
(Males: 35.2 years old, Females: 36.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 31.3 years old, American Indian residents: 43.2 years old, Asian residents: 49.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.7 years old, Other race residents: 21.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sevier County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $630 a month.

Cities in this county include: De Queen, Horatio, Lockesburg, Gillham, Ben Lomond.

Sevier 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: Lafayette County, Mississippi , Gwinnett County, Georgia , Tallahatchie County, Mississippi , Haralson County, Georgia , Pickens County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
Arkansas:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 479
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,976 (22.0% naturalized citizens)

Sevier County:

17.3%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2742010 or later
  • 1,1432000 to 2009
  • 8961990 to 1999
  • 6291980 to 1989
  • 1341970 to 1979
  • 80Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.0%

Sevier County marital status for males Sevier County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,014
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 164
  • 3 or 4: 199
  • 5 to 9: 37
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • 20 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 1,537

Housing units in Sevier County with a mortgage: 1,851 (32 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,386

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

53.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sevier County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,06237
Catholic1,2001
Mainline Protestant6649
Black Protestant1961
Orthodox511
Other11
None7,884-
Sevier 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: 4
Sevier County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Sevier County:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sevier County:

10.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Sevier County:

30.5%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.1%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Sevier County:

Average size of farms: 210 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $193,617
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $28.60
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.01%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $135,573
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.32%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.92%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,397
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.12%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 25.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.68%
Land in orchards: 102 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sevier County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 516% 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 176.6 miles away from Sevier County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 224.6 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 144.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 198.4 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 138.9 miles away from Sevier 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 141.6 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: 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, 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 Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 09, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1834: April 27, 2009, FEMA Id: 1834, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 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
  • Arkansas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 02, 1983 to July 03, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-688: August 01, 1983, FEMA Id: 688, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Arkansas SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: December 13, 1982, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-673: December 13, 1982, FEMA Id: 673, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sevier County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Sevier

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,232 (70.8%)
  • Carpooled: 1,330 (22.2%)
  • Bus: 16 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 89 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 51 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 263 (4.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (88%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (1%)
  • Ethiopia (0%)
  • Spain (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sevier County


  • American (13%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Basque (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)

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

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

  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 144 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,490.

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.51% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($18,906 average AGI)
2.19% relocated from other states ($14,265 average AGI)
Sevier County:

2.19%
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 McCurtain County, OK  0.52% ($23,923 average AGI)
from Howard County, AR  0.44% ($31,727)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.52% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($22,782 average AGI)
2.15% relocated to other states ($11,375 average AGI)
Sevier County:

2.15%
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 Howard County, AR  0.66% ($36,606 average AGI)
to Little River County, AR  0.66% ($29,818)
to McCurtain County, OK  0.46% ($25,957)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.1

Births per 1000 population in Sevier County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Sevier County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sevier County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sevier County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sevier County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sevier County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sevier County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sevier County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sevier County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,504 (1,969 aged, 535 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 790 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (302)
  • Congestive heart failure (151)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (136)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (100)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (47)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (33)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (12)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 224.0. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,185
  • Male householders: 3,111 (720 living alone), Female householders: 2,796 (717 living alone)
  • 3,236 spouses (3,203 opposite-sex spouses), 260 unmarried partners, (250 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,933 children (5,651 natural, 76 adopted, 206 stepchildren), 550 grandchildren, 146 brothers or sisters, 183 parents, 0 foster children, 261 other relatives, 564 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 118

Size of family households: 1,670 2-persons, 690 3-persons, 835 4-persons, 662 5-persons, 255 6-persons, 189 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,434 1-person, 209 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

3,229 married couples with children.
926 single-parent households (300 men, 626 women).

67.3% of residents of Sevier speak English at home.
31.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,854,000 ($4,954 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,427,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $36,627,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,098,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $627,000
Federal grants: $14,306,000
Federal procurement contracts: $682,000 ($162,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,514,000 ($2,597,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $105,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,697,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,564,000

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

Births: 1,548
Here:

94 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 788
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +642
Here:

+39 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -675
Here -41 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sevier County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.93 millions of gallons per day (33% from ground, 67% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • 3212014 or later
  • 972010 to 2013
  • 7852000 to 2009
  • 1,3091990 to 1999
  • 1,3321980 to 1989
  • 1,5151970 to 1979
  • 6711960 to 1969
  • 3831950 to 1959
  • 2091940 to 1949
  • 4441939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sevier County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • 201 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 1003 rooms
  • 6124 rooms
  • 9505 rooms
  • 9636 rooms
  • 7677 rooms
  • 4758 rooms
  • 3189+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • 311 room
  • 912 rooms
  • 1143 rooms
  • 4994 rooms
  • 4435 rooms
  • 2756 rooms
  • 1707 rooms
  • 238 rooms
  • 529+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sevier County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • 19no bedroom
  • 861 bedroom
  • 8042 bedrooms
  • 2,5293 bedrooms
  • 6354 bedrooms
  • 1445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sevier County, Arkansas
  • 32no bedroom
  • 2621 bedroom
  • 5822 bedrooms
  • 6583 bedrooms
  • 1384 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sevier County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sevier County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sevier County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 83no vehicle
  • 6881 vehicle
  • 1,7392 vehicles
  • 1,0913 vehicles
  • 4994 vehicles
  • 1225+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sevier County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sevier County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 179no vehicle
  • 8141 vehicle
  • 3702 vehicles
  • 1993 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles

92.0% of Sevier County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Arkansas.

Sevier County:

92.0%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 6,872
  • Other state: 7,490
  • Northeast: 219
  • Midwest: 821
  • South: 5,345
  • West: 1,048
Year householders moved into unit in Sevier County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sevier County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.9%Electricity
  • 19.9%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.9%Electricity
  • 15.9%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 34
Here:

1.6%
Arkansas:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.1%
Arkansas:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 14
Here:

2.6%
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

Sevier County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $557,000
    Air Transportation: $95,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,775,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,246,000
    Police Protection: $1,231,000
    Air Transportation: $1,059,000
    Solid Waste Management: $796,000
    Central Staff Services: $603,000
    Financial Administration: $529,000
    General - Other: $203,000
    Libraries: $155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    Health - Other: $105,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $697,000
    General Local Government Support: $120,000
    Other: $117,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,055,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $422,000
    General Revenue - Other: $251,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,234,000
    General Local Government Support: $579,000
    Other: $180,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,446,000
    Property: $1,345,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $188,000

Sevier County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $557,000
    Air Transportation: $95,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,775,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,246,000
    Police Protection: $1,231,000
    Air Transportation: $1,059,000
    Solid Waste Management: $796,000
    Central Staff Services: $603,000
    Financial Administration: $529,000
    General - Other: $203,000
    Libraries: $155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    Health - Other: $105,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $697,000
    General Local Government Support: $120,000
    Other: $117,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,055,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $422,000
    General Revenue - Other: $251,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,234,000
    General Local Government Support: $579,000
    Other: $180,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,446,000
    Property: $1,345,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $188,000

Sevier County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $557,000
    Air Transportation: $95,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,775,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,246,000
    Police Protection: $1,231,000
    Air Transportation: $1,059,000
    Solid Waste Management: $796,000
    Central Staff Services: $603,000
    Financial Administration: $529,000
    General - Other: $203,000
    Libraries: $155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    Health - Other: $105,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $697,000
    General Local Government Support: $120,000
    Other: $117,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,055,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $422,000
    General Revenue - Other: $251,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,234,000
    General Local Government Support: $579,000
    Other: $180,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,446,000
    Property: $1,345,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $188,000

Sevier County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $557,000
    Air Transportation: $95,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,775,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,246,000
    Police Protection: $1,231,000
    Air Transportation: $1,059,000
    Solid Waste Management: $796,000
    Central Staff Services: $603,000
    Financial Administration: $529,000
    General - Other: $203,000
    Libraries: $155,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    Health - Other: $105,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $62,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $697,000
    General Local Government Support: $120,000
    Other: $117,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,055,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $422,000
    General Revenue - Other: $251,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,234,000
    General Local Government Support: $579,000
    Other: $180,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,446,000
    Property: $1,345,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $188,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 388
  • Number of aged recipients: 49
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 339
  • Number of recipients under 18: 65
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 237
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 86
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 167
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 156
Most common first names in Sevier County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13372.4 years
John11977.6 years
Mary10880.2 years
William9678.4 years
Charles6272.3 years
Robert6274.3 years
George4477.3 years
Thomas4180.6 years
Roy3769.9 years
Henry3375.5 years
Most common last names in Sevier County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9376.1 years
Jones4476.7 years
Wilson4074.1 years
Johnson4076.8 years
Cox3778.8 years
Williamson3676.9 years
Miller3473.6 years
Gore3379.0 years
Brown3080.8 years
Davis2775.2 years
Businesses in Sevier County, AR
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1

Sevier County on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"