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Yell County, Arkansas (AR)

County population in 2017: 21,792 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 21,139 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,162
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,597
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,777
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,460 (it was 2,145 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 928 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

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

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.4%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (22.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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  • Races in Yell County, AR (2017)
    • 16,31777.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,47121.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4282.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3391.6%Asian alone
    • 1640.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 970.5%Two or more races
    • 530.3%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years
Males: 10,854  (49.8%)
Females: 10,938  (50.2%)
Average household size:
Yell County:

2.0 people
Arkansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,558 ($28,916 in 1999)
This county:

$41,558
Arkansas:

$45,869

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $427 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $510)
This county:

$427
State:

$548


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,764 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Yell:

$108,764
Arkansas:

$128,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,960 - $192,669

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $138,371
Here:

$138,371
State:

$171,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $131,256
Here:

$131,256
State:

$172,587

Mobile homes: $150,460
Here:

$150,460
State:

$74,605

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $936
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $312

Institutionalized population: 294

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 49
  • Burglaries: 79
  • Thefts: 42
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 33
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 30
  • Auto thefts: 0
Yell County, AR map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $42,200
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $46,900
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $49,700
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $88,500
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $66,400
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $69,400
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $70,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Yell, AR residents
Average permit cost in Yell, AR
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $843 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $571 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Yell, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Yell, AR in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Yell, AR in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.1%
Yell County:

16.1%
Arkansas:

16.4%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.6% for Black residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.1% for American Indian residents, 22.1% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.9 years old
(Males: 38.5 years old, Females: 42.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 53.8 years old, American Indian residents: 33.9 years old, Asian residents: 51.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.2 years old, Other race residents: 23.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yell County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $625 a month.

Cities in this county include: Dardanelle, Danville, Ola, Plainview, Havana, Oak Grove, Belleville, Corinth.

Yell 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: Cleveland County, North Carolina , Spartanburg County, South Carolina , Saline County , Polk County, Tennessee , Rutherford County, North Carolina , Van Buren County, Tennessee , Lumpkin County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Arkansas:

3.4%

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

Current college students: 439
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,156 (24.0% naturalized citizens)

Yell County:

9.9%
Whole state:

4.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1432010 or later
  • 6562000 to 2009
  • 5651990 to 1999
  • 5491980 to 1989
  • 1791970 to 1979
  • 79Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.5%

Yell County marital status for males Yell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,396
  • One, attached: 76
  • Two: 237
  • 3 or 4: 333
  • 5 to 9: 345
  • 10 to 19: 130
  • 20 to 49: 67
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 1,306
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 35

Housing units in Yell County with a mortgage: 2,686 (42 second mortgage, 30 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,665

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,81364
Catholic1,8002
Mainline Protestant1,24715
Black Protestant2512
Other1932
None10,881-
Yell 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: 6
Yell County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.



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

5.53 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yell County:

10.7%
Arkansas:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Yell County:

31.9%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

13.6%

Agriculture in Yell County:

Average size of farms: 219 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $136,516
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $70.70
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.12%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $96,612
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.89%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.82%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,224
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.65
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.86%
Corn for grain: 3405 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2516 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8417 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 19 acres

Earthquake activity:

Yell County-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 65.9 miles away from Yell County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.1 miles away from the county center
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 176.2 miles away from the 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 224.8 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 259.6 miles away from Yell County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 167.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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, 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, Emergency Declared EM-3301: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3301, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1751: March 26, 2008, FEMA Id: 1751, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Arkansas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3215: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3215, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Arkansas Severe 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 Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: May 01, 1990 to June 03, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-865: May 15, 1990, FEMA Id: 865, 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Yell County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Yell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,923 (74.4%)
  • Carpooled: 746 (11.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 38 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 115 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 201 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 599 (9.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (61%)
  • El Salvador (17%)
  • Laos (9%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Venezuela (1%)
  • Nicaragua (1%)
  • Honduras (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yell County


  • American (16%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • European (1%)

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

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

  • 280 people in nursing homes
  • 92 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 267 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,540.

7.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Arkansas average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.52% relocated from other counties in Arkansas ($23,646 average AGI)
1.71% relocated from other states ($7,024 average AGI)
Yell County:

1.71%
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 Pope County, AR  3.17% ($29,693 average AGI)
from Logan County, AR  0.46% ($35,968)


6.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Arkansas average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.75% relocated to other counties in Arkansas ($28,712 average AGI)
0.93% relocated to other states ($5,102 average AGI)
Yell County:

0.93%
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 Pope County, AR  3.04% ($32,224 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in Yell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Yell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Yell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Yell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Yell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,065 (2,942 aged, 1,123 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 850 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Yell County, Arkansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (567)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (313)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (232)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (203)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (196)
  • Congestive heart failure (117)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (97)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (78)
  • Unspecified dementia (67)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (63)

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 174.4. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,792
  • In family households: 18,809 (2,620 male householders, 2,679 female householders)
    3,937 spouses, 7,085 children (6,439 natural, 261 adopted, 382 stepchildren), 690 grandchildren, 241 brothers or sisters, 385 parents, 676 other relatives, 525 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,616 (1,087 male householders (957 living alone)), 1,195 female householders (1,088 living alone)), 337 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 345

Size of family households: 2,206 2-persons, 1,177 3-persons, 994 4-persons, 631 5-persons, 201 6-persons, 93 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,044 1-person, 225 2-persons, 15 3-persons.

3,122 married couples with children.
1,597 single-parent households (377 men, 1,220 women).

82.1% of residents of Yell speak English at home.
16.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $127,153,000 ($5,965 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,992,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $58,649,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,824,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,691,000
Federal grants: $30,043,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,491,000 ($508,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,455,000 ($3,185,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,233,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,575,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,712,000

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

Births: 1,708
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,274
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +777
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -937
Here -44 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Yell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.11 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.5

Year house built in Yell County, Arkansas
  • Year house built in Yell County, Arkansas
  • 1092014 or later
  • 3722010 to 2013
  • 2,1252000 to 2009
  • 1,4361990 to 1999
  • 1,5491980 to 1989
  • 1,9731970 to 1979
  • 9661960 to 1969
  • 4401950 to 1959
  • 3871940 to 1949
  • 4351939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yell County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yell County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yell County, Arkansas
  • 181 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 1873 rooms
  • 7964 rooms
  • 1,4855 rooms
  • 1,4486 rooms
  • 6017 rooms
  • 4058 rooms
  • 3489+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yell County, Arkansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yell County, Arkansas
  • 621 room
  • 1882 rooms
  • 3503 rooms
  • 7044 rooms
  • 4045 rooms
  • 2276 rooms
  • 1997 rooms
  • 528 rooms
  • 389+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yell County, Arkansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yell County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yell County, Arkansas
  • 20no bedroom
  • 951 bedroom
  • 9012 bedrooms
  • 3,2393 bedrooms
  • 9284 bedrooms
  • 1555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yell County, Arkansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yell County, Arkansas
  • 61no bedroom
  • 3371 bedroom
  • 7552 bedrooms
  • 9523 bedrooms
  • 914 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Yell County, Arkansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Yell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 86no vehicle
  • 1,0871 vehicle
  • 2,2312 vehicles
  • 1,3233 vehicles
  • 3464 vehicles
  • 3015+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Yell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 220no vehicle
  • 1,0251 vehicle
  • 8402 vehicles
  • 1093 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

87.8% of Yell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Arkansas.

Yell County:

87.8%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 13,311
  • Other state: 6,128
  • Northeast: 313
  • Midwest: 1,353
  • South: 2,701
  • West: 1,741
Year householders moved into unit in Yell County, AR
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.6%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.4%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 88
Here:

3.6%
Arkansas:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

1.3%
Arkansas:

8.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

8.1%
Arkansas:

16.7%

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

Yell County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $296,000
    Other: $186,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,261,000
    Regular Highways: $2,210,000
    Financial Administration: $712,000
    Central Staff Services: $658,000
    Correctional Institutions: $530,000
    General - Other: $481,000
    Libraries: $452,000
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $340,000
    Highways: $239,000
    Other: $156,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $730,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $629,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,206,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,195,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $266,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $460,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $264,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $18,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,637,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $201,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,254,000
    General Local Government Support: $497,000
    Other: $272,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,998,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,794,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $328,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,351,000

Yell County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $296,000
    Other: $186,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,261,000
    Regular Highways: $2,210,000
    Financial Administration: $712,000
    Central Staff Services: $658,000
    Correctional Institutions: $530,000
    General - Other: $481,000
    Libraries: $452,000
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $340,000
    Highways: $239,000
    Other: $156,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $730,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $629,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,206,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,195,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $266,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $460,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $264,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $18,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,637,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $201,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,254,000
    General Local Government Support: $497,000
    Other: $272,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,998,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,794,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $328,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,351,000

Yell County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $296,000
    Other: $186,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,261,000
    Regular Highways: $2,210,000
    Financial Administration: $712,000
    Central Staff Services: $658,000
    Correctional Institutions: $530,000
    General - Other: $481,000
    Libraries: $452,000
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $340,000
    Highways: $239,000
    Other: $156,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $730,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $629,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,206,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,195,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $266,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $460,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $264,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $18,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,637,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $201,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,254,000
    General Local Government Support: $497,000
    Other: $272,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,998,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,794,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $328,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,351,000

Yell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $296,000
    Other: $186,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,261,000
    Regular Highways: $2,210,000
    Financial Administration: $712,000
    Central Staff Services: $658,000
    Correctional Institutions: $530,000
    General - Other: $481,000
    Libraries: $452,000
    Solid Waste Management: $403,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    General Public Buildings: $73,000
    Health - Other: $54,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $340,000
    Highways: $239,000
    Other: $156,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $730,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $629,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,206,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,195,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $266,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $460,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $264,000
    Interest Earnings: $24,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $18,000
    General - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,637,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $201,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,254,000
    General Local Government Support: $497,000
    Other: $272,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,998,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,794,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $328,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,351,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 786
  • Number of aged recipients: 76
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 710
  • Number of recipients under 18: 152
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 469
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 165
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 359
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 325
Most common first names in Yell County, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20773.1 years
William16372.7 years
John13476.5 years
Mary12178.2 years
Robert9671.9 years
George7977.6 years
Charles6867.1 years
Ruby5879.1 years
Roy5476.4 years
Joe5375.0 years
Most common last names in Yell County, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10576.9 years
Jones6478.1 years
George5079.2 years
Moore4976.9 years
Davis4376.4 years
Robinson3872.9 years
Johnson3877.0 years
Williams3878.0 years
Brown3774.6 years
Thompson3475.4 years
Businesses in Yell County, AR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx2Subway2
H&R Block2Taco Bell2
McDonald's1U-Haul3
Pizza Hut1Walmart1

Yell County on our top lists:

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