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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Hempstead County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,004

Renter-occupied housing units : 444

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 111

Renter-occupied housing units : 273

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 607

Renter-occupied housing units : 929

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,697

Renter-occupied housing units : 997


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Hempstead County, Arkansas)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 211

Householder 35 to 44 years : 600

Householder 45 to 54 years : 551

Householder 55 to 59 years : 413

Householder 60 to 64 years : 293

Householder 65 to 74 years : 293

Householder 75 years and over : 121

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 245

Householder 35 to 44 years : 148

Householder 45 to 54 years : 351

Householder 55 to 59 years : 418

Householder 60 to 64 years : 637

Householder 65 to 74 years : 581

Householder 75 years and over : 557


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Hempstead County, Arkansas)

Less than 10.0 percent : 46

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 200

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 300

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 171

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 195

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 245

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 52

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 370

50.0 percent or more : 668

Not computed : 396


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Hempstead County, Arkansas)

Built 2010 or later : $137,500

Built 2000 to 2009 : $73,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $92,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $76,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $91,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $80,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $72,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $82,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $70,100


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Hempstead County, Arkansas: 69.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Hempstead County, Arkansas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $671,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $671,500
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 6 6 $885,902
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 48 $600,000
  Total

8 54 $1,485,902
2005        
  Single Family 22 22 $2,511,300
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 46 $1,400,000
  Total

27 68 $3,911,300
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $158,975
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $158,975


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Hempstead County, AR): $28,622
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Hempstead County): $49,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Hempstead County, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 55.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 12.3%
Electricity: 28.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Hempstead County, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 16.94%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 59.8%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 23.26%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Hempstead County): $397
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Hempstead County): $506


(updated 2010)



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