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Demographics Analysis

The people of Howard County, Arkansas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 458

5 to 9 years : 560

10 to 14 years : 476

15 to 17 years : 329

18 and 19 years : 276

20 years : 103

21 years : 99

22 to 24 years : 172

25 to 29 years : 387

30 to 34 years : 419

35 to 39 years : 376

40 to 44 years : 596

45 to 49 years : 540

50 to 54 years : 527

55 to 59 years : 353

60 and 61 years : 146

62 to 64 years : 279

65 and 66 years : 113

67 to 69 years : 168

70 to 74 years : 219

75 to 79 years : 104

80 to 84 years : 132

85 years and over : 132

Female:

Under 5 years : 594

5 to 9 years : 431

10 to 14 years : 556

15 to 17 years : 316

18 and 19 years : 149

20 years : 111

21 years : 170

22 to 24 years : 133

25 to 29 years : 422

30 to 34 years : 334

35 to 39 years : 441

40 to 44 years : 597

45 to 49 years : 552

50 to 54 years : 454

55 to 59 years : 427

60 and 61 years : 133

62 to 64 years : 260

65 and 66 years : 127

67 to 69 years : 163

70 to 74 years : 271

75 to 79 years : 219

80 to 84 years : 151

85 years and over : 278


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,700

Multiple ancestry : 3,443

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 69

Ancestry not reported : 2,041


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Howard County, Arkansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 13,136

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 21

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 59

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 142

Not a U.S. citizen : 895


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,052

5 to 17 years : 2,668

18 to 24 years : 1,213

25 to 34 years : 1,562

35 to 44 years : 2,010

45 to 54 years : 2,073

55 to 59 years : 780

60 and 61 years : 279

62 to 64 years : 539

65 to 74 years : 1,061

75 years and over : 1,016

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 509

5 to 17 years : 1,528

18 to 24 years : 681

25 to 34 years : 883

35 to 44 years : 1,208

45 to 54 years : 1,225

55 to 59 years : 667

60 and 61 years : 218

62 to 64 years : 265

65 to 74 years : 818

75 years and over : 784

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 483

5 to 17 years : 976

18 to 24 years : 378

25 to 34 years : 404

35 to 44 years : 615

45 to 54 years : 674

55 to 59 years : 100

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 236

65 to 74 years : 200

75 years and over : 223

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 30

18 to 24 years : 8

25 to 34 years : 38

35 to 44 years : 4

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 60

5 to 17 years : 134

18 to 24 years : 146

25 to 34 years : 237

35 to 44 years : 183

45 to 54 years : 174

55 to 59 years : 13

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 38

65 to 74 years : 43

75 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,251

Female : 4,535

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,075

Female : 2,275

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 31

Female : 49

Foreign born:

Male : 607

Female : 430


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence : 6,090

Born in other state in the United States : 3,444

Native: born outside the United States : 55

Foreign born : 149


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,414

Now married, except separated : 4,015

Divorced : 793

Separated : 263

Widowed : 625

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 742

Now married, except separated : 1,719

Divorced : 251

Separated : 49

Widowed : 343

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 63

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 11

Foreign born:

Never married : 202

Now married, except separated : 569

Divorced : 19

Separated : 27

Widowed : 69


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Speak only English : 11,900

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 338

Speak English less than "very well" : 868

German:

Speak English "very well" : 81

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Howard County, Arkansas

  • Other Groups: 4,398   (43.0%)
  • United States Or American: 2,097   (20.5%)
  • Irish: 891   (8.7%)
  • German: 884   (8.7%)
  • English: 760   (7.4%)
  • Dutch: 197   (1.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 182   (1.8%)
  • Subsaharan African: 153   (1.5%)
  • Italian: 130   (1.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 80   (0.8%)
  • Scottish: 72   (0.7%)
  • European: 68   (0.7%)
  • Polish: 67   (0.7%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 56   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 29   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 27   (0.3%)
  • British: 25   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 23   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 20   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 17   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 8   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.0%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Howard County, Arkansas is 14,253



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Howard County, Arkansas: 6,964
Female Population in Howard County, Arkansas: 7,289


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Howard County, Arkansas: 38.4
Median Female Resident Age in Howard County, Arkansas: 39.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Arkansas is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Howard County, Arkansas


White


Both sexes

41.3

Male

39.9

Female

42.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

33.3

Male

31.3

Female

34.6

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

38.5

Male

38.5

Female

38.5

Asian


Both sexes

38.5

Male

31.3

Female

43.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

16.5

Male

30.5

Female

16.5

Other


Both sexes

22.1

Male

22.2

Female

22.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.6

Male

18.0

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.9

Male

22.3

Female

21.6

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.9

Male

41.4

Female

44.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Howard County, Arkansas


  • White: 9,738
  • African American: 2,986
  • American Indian: 75
  • Asian: 48
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1,216
  • Two or More Races: 190



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Howard County, Arkansas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Howard County, Arkansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 88   (1.99%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 68   (1.54%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 96   (2.17%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 336   (7.59%)
  • 9th Grade: 166   (3.75%)
  • 10th Grade: 251   (5.67%)
  • 11th Grade: 119   (2.69%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 147   (3.32%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,618   (36.54%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 249   (5.62%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 641   (14.48%)
  • Associate Degree: 93   (2.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 411   (9.28%)
  • Master's Degree: 110   (2.48%)
  • Professional School Degree: 24   (0.54%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 11   (0.25%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 21   (0.43%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 24   (0.5%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 117   (2.42%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 337   (6.96%)
  • 9th Grade: 233   (4.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 270   (5.58%)
  • 11th Grade: 215   (4.44%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 225   (4.65%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,892   (39.07%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 301   (6.22%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 468   (9.66%)
  • Associate Degree: 218   (4.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 339   (7%)
  • Master's Degree: 157   (3.24%)
  • Professional School Degree: 20   (0.41%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.12%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Howard County, Arkansas

  • Nashville School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 600 N. Fourth, Nashville, AR 71852, Phone: (870) 845-3425, Students: 1,927 )

  • Mineral Springs School Dist.


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 189, Mineral Springs, AR 71851, Phone: (870) 287-4748, Students: 657 )

  • Dierks School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 124, Dierks, AR 71833, Phone: (870) 286-2191, Students: 552 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Howard County, Arkansas

  • Nashville Primary School


    ( Grades: K-3, Location: 1201 N Eighth St, Nashville, AR 71852, Phone: (870) 845-3510, Students: 670 )

  • Nashville Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-9, Location: 1000 N. Eighth St., Nashville, AR 71852, Phone: (870) 845-3418, Students: 423 )

  • Nashville Elementary School


    ( Grades: 4-6, Location: 200 Immanuel St, Nashville, AR 71852, Phone: (870) 845-3262, Students: 421 )

  • Joann Walters Elementary Sch


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P.o. Box 70, Dierks, AR 71833, Phone: (870) 286-2015, Students: 284 )

  • Mineral Springs Elem. School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 189, Mineral Springs, AR 71851, Phone: (870) 287-4746, Students: 243 )

  • Saratoga Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 90, Saratoga, AR 71859, Phone: (870) 388-9262, Students: 106 )

  • Umpire Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P.o. Box 60, Umpire, AR 71971, Phone: (870) 583-2141, Students: 82 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Howard County, Arkansas

  • Nashville High School


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: 1301 Mt Pleasant Dr., Nashville, AR 71852, Phone: (870) 845-3261, Students: 413 )

  • Dierks High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Box 124, Dierks, AR 71833, Phone: (870) 286-3234, Students: 268 )

  • Mineral Springs High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P O Box 189, Mineral Springs, AR 71851, Phone: (870) 287-4747, Students: 252 )

  • Saratoga High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 90, Saratoga, AR 71859, Phone: (870) 388-9262, Students: 56 )

  • Umpire High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Box 60, Umpire, AR 71971, Phone: (870) 583-2141, Students: 48 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Howard County, Arkansas

  • Nashville Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: Po Box 128, Nashville, AR 71852, Phone: (870) 845-5651, Students: 44 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Howard County, Arkansas

  • Dierks Public Library


    202 West Third Street, Dierks, AR 71833

  • Howard County Library


    426 North Main,suite 500, Nashville, AR 71852

  • Mineral Springs Public Library


    310 East Runnels, Mineral Springs, AR 71851

  • Tollette Branch Library


    205 Town Hall Dr., Mineral Springs, AR 71851

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Howard County, Arkansas


  • African Art Museum Of Maryland


    11711 E Market Place, Fulton, MD 20759

  • Baafc Inc


    7436 Sandalfoot Way, Columbia, MD 21046

  • Baltimore Philatelic Society Inc


    3440 Ellicott Ctr Dr Ste 103, Ellicott City, MD 21043

  • Carroll Baldwin Memorial Institute Inc


    Po Box 631, Savage, MD 20763

  • Catalina 320 International Association


    9501 Sweet Grass Ridge, Columbia, MD 21046

  • City Of Firsts Automotive Heritage Museum Inc


    1500 N Reed Rd, Kokomo, IN 46901
    http://www.kokomoeventcenter.org

  • Elkridge Assembly Rooms Incorporated


    6090 Lawyers Hill Road, Elkridge, MD 21075

  • Elma Depot Museum


    409 Second Street, Elma, IA 50628

  • Elwood Haynes Museum


    1915 S Webster St, Kokomo, IN 46902

  • Fertile Soil Inc


    8316 Pleasant Chase Rd, Jessup, MD 20794
    http://fertilesoil.org

  • Frank Ford Museum Society Inc


    8654 Tower Drive, Laurel, MD 20723

  • Friends Of St Patricks Chapel Inc


    2213 190th Street, Elma, IA 50628

  • Friends Of The Glasgow Museum Inc


    718 Randolph Street, Glasgow, MO 65254

  • Friends Ofclarks Chapel


    3613 Highway 5, New Franklin, MO 65274

  • Glasgow Area Historical & Preservation Society Inc


    Po Box 21, Glasgow, MO 65254

  • Glasgow Community Museum


    100 Market Street, Glasgow, MO 65254

  • Granite Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 43, Woodstock, MD 21163

  • Greentown Glass Museum Inc


    Po Box 161, Greentown, IN 46936
    http://www.eastern.k12.in.us/gpl/newgreent

  • Greentown Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 313, Greentown, IN 46936

  • Hangar 25 Air Museum


    1911 Apron Dr, Big Spring, TX 79720
    http://www.hangar25airmuseum.com

  • Hangar 25 Air Museum Association


    Po Box 2925, Big Spring, TX 79720
    http://www.hangar25airmuseum.com

  • Heritage Museum Of Big Spring


    510 Scurry St, Big Spring, TX 79720
    http://www.bigspringmuseum.com

  • Historic Ellicott City Inc


    Po Box 244, Ellicott City, MD 21043
    http://www.borail.org/ellicott-city-statio

  • Historic Waverly Inc


    190 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, MD 21163

  • Historical Interpreters Inc


    1485 Old Annapolis Road Po Box 158, Woodbine, MD 21797

  • Hoosier Kitefliers Society Inc


    Po Box 281, Russiaville, IN 46979

  • Howard Co Antique Farm Machinery Club


    12985 State Route 144, West Friendship, MD 21794

  • Howard County Automotive Heritagehall Of Fame Inc


    Po Box 6352, Kokomo, IN 46902

  • Howard County Center Of African American Culture


    5434 Vantage Point Rd, Columbia, MD 21044
    http://www.hccaac.org

  • Howard County Childrens Center Inc


    1577 Highway 371 W, Nashville, AR 71852
    http://howardcountychildrenscenter.com

  • Howard County Historical Society


    8435 Oak Ave, Lime Springs, IA 52155

  • Howard County Historical Society


    Po Box 1, Saint Paul, NE 68873

  • Howard County Historical Society Inc


    1200 W Sycamore St, Kokomo, IN 46901
    http://www.howardcountymuseum.org

  • Howard County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 109, Ellicott City, MD 21043
    http://www.hchsmd.org

  • Howard County Veterans Memorial Corporation


    Po Box 3037, Kokomo, IN 46902

  • Iowa Wrestling Hall Of Fame Foundation


    101 2nd Ave Sw, Cresco, IA 52136

  • Lewis Library Of Glasgow


    315 Market Street, Glasgow, MO 65254
    http://www.glasgowmo.com

  • Maryland National Road Association Inc


    12985 Frederick Road, West Friendship, MD 21794

  • Maryland Womens Heritage Center And Museum Inc


    10881 Sandringham Rd, Columbia, MD 21046

  • Museum-major League Baseball


    619 Howard Ave, Saint Paul, NE 68873
    http://www.nebraskamuseums.org

  • National Historic Aircraft Foundation


    4015 Macalpine Ct, Ellicott City, MD 21042

  • National Railway Historical Society


    Po Box 230, Savage, MD 20763

  • Norman Brlaug Heritage Foundation


    19518 200th St, Cresco, IA 52136

  • Oella Historical Society


    768 Oella Ave, Ellicott City, MD 21043

  • Preservation Howard County Inc


    Po Box 406, Columbia, MD 21044

  • Russiaville Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 221, Russiaville, IN 46979

  • Sons Of The Revolution In The State Of Indiana Incorporated


    3003 Lamplighter Lane, Kokomo, IN 46902

  • South Howard County Historical Society


    Po Box 201, New Franklin, MO 65274

  • The Friends Of The Whipps Cemetery And Memorial Gardens Inc


    4664 Dapple Court, Ellicott City, MD 21043

  • The Stephens Museum


    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, MO 65248
    http://www.centralmethodist.edu/about/museum.php

  • Torsk Volunteer Association Inc


    5171 Columbia Road, Columbia, MD 21044

  • Uss Forrestal Museum Inc


    14077 Stevens Valley Court, Glenwood, MD 21738

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Howard County, Arkansas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Howard County, Arkansas.

Area Features of Howard County, Arkansas


Airport


(1) Glenn Winchester Airport   (2) Howard County Airport  

Bend


(1) Baker Bend   (2) Ground Bend  

Bridge


(1) Corns Bridge Historical   (2) Saline Landing Bridge Historical   (3) Salt Works Bridge   (4) Steel Bridge Historical   (5) Wood Side Bridge  

Building


(1) Center Point Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Columbus Fire Department   (3) Cottonshed Volunteer Fire Department   (4) County Line Rural Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Dierks Police Department   (6) Dierks Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Greens Chapel Volunteer Fire Department   (8) Howard County Ambulance   (9) Howard County Courthouse   (10) Howard County Sheriff S Office   (11) Mineral Springs Police Department   (12) Mineral Springs Volunteer Fire Station   (13) Nashville Police Department   (14) Nashville Volunteer Fire Department   (15) Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department   (16) Toland Heights Fire Station   (17) Tollette Volunteer Fire Department   (18) Umpire Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Allen Cemetery   (2) Bethel Cemetery   (3) Bluff Springs Cemetery   (4) Boles Cemetery   (5) Brushy Cemetery   (6) Buck Range Cemetery   (7) Cedar Hill Cemetery   (8) Center Cemetery   (9) Clanson Memorial Park   (10) Corinth Cemetery   (11) Coulter Cemetery   (12) County Line Cemetery   (13) Crofton Cemetery   (14) Davis Cemetery   (15) Dawson Cemetery   (16) Ebenezer Cemetery   (17) Fellowship Cemetery   (18) Galena Cemetery   (19) Graves Cemetery   (20) Greens Chapel Cemetery   (21) Harmony Cemetery   (22) Henry Cemetery   (23) Hester Cemetery   (24) Hickory Grove Cemetery   (25) High Hill Cemetery   (26) Holly Creek Cemetery   (27) Hominy Cemetery   (28) Huffman Cemetery   (29) Kesterson Cemetery   (30) Macedonia Cemetery   (31) Mineola Cemetery   (32) Mounds Cemetery   (33) Mount Carmen Cemetery   (34) Mount Pleasant Cemetery   (35) Nashville Cemetery   (36) New Home Cemetery   (37) Oak Hill Cemetery   (38) Old Liberty Cemetery   (39) Old New Hope Cemetery   (40) Old Salem Cemetery   (41) Potts Cemetery   (42) Saline Cemetery   (43) Saratoga Cemetery   (44) Section Cemetery   (45) Section Sixteen Cemetery   (46) Shiloh Cemetery   (47) Shirley Cemetery   (48) Sunshine Cemetery   (49) Temperanceville Cemetery   (50) Union Cemetery   (51) Wynn Cemetery  

Church


(1) Amity Church Historical   (2) Antioch Church Historical   (3) Bethany Baptist Church   (4) Bethel Methodist Episcopal Church South Historical   (5) Blackland Church   (6) Blackland Church Historical   (7) Blue Bayou Church   (8) Bluff Spring Church   (9) Bright Star Church   (10) Camp Spring Church Historical   (11) Cedar Hill Baptist Church Historical   (12) Center Church   (13) Center Methodist Church   (14) Chapel Hill Church   (15) Christian Church   (16) Corinth Church   (17) Corinth Church Of Christ Historical   (18) County Line Church   (19) Fellowship Church   (20) First Christian Church   (21) First Presbyterian Church   (22) Flint Hill Church   (23) Fountain Church Historical   (24) Green Plains Church   (25) Greens Chapel Methodist Church   (26) Harmony Church Historical   (27) Hickory Grove Church Historical   (28) Liberty Church   (29) Liberty Hill Church   (30) Macedonia Church   (31) Midway Church   (32) Mount Carmel Church   (33) Mount Olive Church   (34) Mount Olive Church Historical   (35) New Bethel Church Historical   (36) New Hope Church   (37) New Mount Zion Church   (38) New View Church   (39) Oak Hill Church   (40) Oak Hill Church Historical   (41) Plainview Church Historical   (42) Pleasant Valley Church   (43) Shiloh Church   (44) Sunshine Methodist Church Historical   (45) Tabernacle Church   (46) Temperanceville Church   (47) Trinity Methodist Church   (48) Union Church Historical   (49) Unity Church   (50) Wakefield Church   (51) Wesley Chapel   (52) Yellow Creek Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Dierks   (2) City Of Mineral Springs   (3) City Of Nashville   (4) Howard County   (5) Town Of Tollette   (6) Township Of Baker Historical   (7) Township Of Blackland   (8) Township Of Blue Bayou   (9) Township Of Blue Ridge   (10) Township Of Brewer   (11) Township Of Buck Range   (12) Township Of Burg   (13) Township Of Center Point   (14) Township Of Clay   (15) Township Of County Line   (16) Township Of Dillard   (17) Township Of Duckett   (18) Township Of Faulkner   (19) Township Of Franklin   (20) Township Of Gap Springs   (21) Township Of Holly Creek   (22) Township Of Madison   (23) Township Of Mineral Springs   (24) Township Of Mountain   (25) Township Of Nashville   (26) Township Of Saline   (27) Township Of Saratoga   (28) Township Of Sulphur Springs Historical   (29) Township Of Tollette   (30) Township Of Umpire  

Crossing


(1) Baker Ford   (2) Church Ford   (3) Cow Creek Ford   (4) Flowers Mill Crossing   (5) Hoodinpile Ford   (6) Kolb Ford   (7) Potts Ford Historical   (8) Rankin Ford   (9) Thompson Ford Historical   (10) Wiser Ford Historical  

Dam


(1) Barnes Lake Dam   (2) Briar Plant Lake One Dam   (3) Briar Plant Lake Three Dam   (4) Briar Plant Lake Two Dam   (5) Davis Lake Dam   (6) Dierks Dam   (7) Kever Lake Dam   (8) Lake Nickels Dam   (9) Mcadams Lake Dam   (10) Mcclure Lake Dam   (11) Millwood Dam   (12) North Fork Ozan Creek Site Four Dam   (13) North Fork Ozan Creek Watershed Site Three Dam   (14) Scotty Lake Dam   (15) Shady Lake Dam  

Gap


(1) Dicks Gap   (2) Sugartree Gap  

Gut


(1) Cypress Slough  

Hospital


(1) Howard Memorial Hospital  

Lake


(1) Beard Lake   (2) Shady Lake   (3) Wilson Pond  

Levee


(1) Okay Dike  

Locale


(1) Baber Store Historical   (2) Bard Springs Recreation Area   (3) Bayou Store Historical   (4) Camp Ebenezer   (5) Camp Spring   (6) Cottonshed Landing   (7) County Line   (8) Hempstead Country Hunting Club   (9) Holcombe Store Historical   (10) Kennedys Store Historical   (11) Mail Ford   (12) Parloma Landing   (13) Saline Landing   (14) Schaal   (15) Shaws Store Historical   (16) University Of Arkansas Peach Experiment Station   (17) Water Can Crossing   (18) York Chapel  

Park


(1) Beards Bluff Public Use Area   (2) Blue Ridge Use Area   (3) Caney Creek State Wildlife Management Area   (4) Cottonshed Landing Use Area   (5) Horseshoe Bend Use Area   (6) Howard County State Wildlife Management Area   (7) Okay Dike Use Area   (8) River Run East Public Use Area   (9) Saratoga Landing Public Use Area   (10) Shady Lake Recreation Area  

Populated Place


(1) Allbrook   (2) Amity Historical   (3) Atwood   (4) Baker Springs   (5) Battle Hill Historical   (6) Bethany   (7) Bethel Historical   (8) Blue Bayou   (9) Bluff Springs Historical   (10) Briar   (11) Brushy Historical   (12) Buck Range   (13) Burg   (14) Cedar Glade Historical   (15) Cedar Hill Historical   (16) Center Point   (17) Chapel Hill   (18) Columbus   (19) Corinth   (20) Davis Ford   (21) Dial Historical   (22) Dierks   (23) Duckett   (24) Duckett Ford   (25) Euclid   (26) Faulkner Springs   (27) Forgy Historical   (28) Galena   (29) Green Plains   (30) Hartley   (31) Hattie Historical   (32) Lebanon   (33) Martha Historical   (34) Midway   (35) Midway Historical   (36) Mineola   (37) Mineral Springs   (38) Mount Carmel   (39) Mount Olive Historical   (40) Mouton Historical   (41) Nashville   (42) New Moon Historical   (43) North Bingen   (44) Oak Hill Historical   (45) Okay   (46) Old Euclid Historical   (47) Old Union Historical   (48) Oreb Historical   (49) Pates Historical   (50) Perkins   (51) Pump Springs Historical   (52) Reed   (53) Rough Edge Historical   (54) Saline Historical   (55) Saratoga   (56) Schaal   (57) Schooley   (58) Shiloh   (59) Smyrna Historical   (60) Sunshine Historical   (61) Temperanceville   (62) Tollette   (63) Umpire   (64) Unity   (65) Wakefield Historical  

Post Office


(1) Nashville Post Office   (2) Saratoga Post Office   (3) Umpire Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Caney Creek Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Barnes Lake   (2) Briar Plant Lake One   (3) Briar Plant Lake Three   (4) Briar Plant Lake Two   (5) Davis Lake   (6) Dierks Lake   (7) Kever Lake   (8) Lake Nickels   (9) Mcadams Lake   (10) Mcclure Lake   (11) Millwood Lake   (12) North Fork Ozan Creek Site Four Reservoir   (13) North Fork Ozan Creek Watershed Site Reservoir   (14) Scotty Lake   (15) Shady Lake  

Ridge


(1) Devils Backbone   (2) Fork Mountain   (3) Hanna Range   (4) Mckinley Mountain   (5) Pea Ridge   (6) Porter Mountain  

School


(1) Battle Hill School Historical   (2) Bethel School Historical   (3) Bolland School Historical   (4) Browns School Historical   (5) Brushy School   (6) Bucky Range School Historical   (7) Cedar Hill School Historical   (8) Center School Historical   (9) Chapel Hill School Historical   (10) Columbus High School   (11) Crofton Academy Historical   (12) Cross Roads School Historical   (13) Dierks Elementary School   (14) Dierks High School   (15) Dildy School Historical   (16) Dillard School Historical   (17) Fair Acre School Historical   (18) Forty Five School Historical   (19) Galena School Historical   (20) Green Plains School Historical   (21) Hickory Grove School Historical   (22) Holly Hill School Historical   (23) Howard County High School Historical   (24) Independence Hall School Historical   (25) Independence School Historical   (26) Joann Walters Elementary School   (27) Kirby School Historical   (28) Mineral Branch School Historical   (29) Mineral Springs Elementary School   (30) Mineral Springs High School   (31) Mineral Springs School Historical   (32) Mount Pleasant School Historical   (33) Mountain View School Historical   (34) Nashville Elementary School   (35) Nashville High School   (36) Nashville Junior High School   (37) Nashville Primary School   (38) New Liberty School Historical   (39) Newhope School Historical   (40) Nutt School Historical   (41) Oak Hill School Historical   (42) Okay School Historical   (43) Old 45 School Historical   (44) Piney Grove School Historical   (45) Piney Park School Historical   (46) Piney Ridge School Historical   (47) Pleasant Ridge School Historical   (48) Possum Hollow School Historical   (49) Pryor Ridge School Historical   (50) Reed School Historical   (51) Rock Springs School Historical   (52) Roundtop School Historical   (53) Salem School Historical   (54) Saline School Historical   (55) Saratoga Elementary School   (56) Saratoga High School   (57) Schaal School Historical   (58) Scrougeout School Historical   (59) Shiloh School Historical   (60) Sugar Creek School Historical   (61) Sweet Home School Historical   (62) Umpire Elementary School   (63) Umpire High School   (64) Union School Historical   (65) Utah School Historical   (66) Valley Ridge School Historical   (67) Walker School Historical   (68) Woolsey School Historical   (69) Yorks Chapel School Historical  

Spring


(1) Flowers Spring   (2) James Spring   (3) Pump Spring  

Stream


(1) Amos Branch   (2) Baber Creek   (3) Baker Creek   (4) Beech Creek   (5) Bethel Branch   (6) Bishop Creek   (7) Blue Bayou   (8) Bluff Creek   (9) Briar Creek   (10) Brushy Creek   (11) Bryant Branch   (12) Camp Creek   (13) Caney Creek   (14) Cave Creek   (15) Cook Branch   (16) Cow Creek   (17) Dawson Creek   (18) Dillard Creek   (19) Dodson Creek   (20) East Saline Creek   (21) Faulkner Branch   (22) Flowers Spring Creek   (23) Grahm Creek   (24) Hagler Creek   (25) Harris Creek   (26) Holly Creek   (27) Hose Creek   (28) Hosey Branch   (29) Indian Creek   (30) Ingram Creek   (31) Lefever Creek   (32) Little Bayou   (33) Little Brushy Creek   (34) Little Caney Creek   (35) Little Holly Creek   (36) Long Creek   (37) Long Hollow Creek   (38) Millseat Branch   (39) Mine Creek   (40) Moore Creek   (41) Negro Branch   (42) North Fork Saline River   (43) Opossum Creek   (44) Oregon Branch   (45) Panther Creek   (46) Plum Creek   (47) Pump Springs Branch   (48) Red Branch   (49) Rock Creek   (50) Saline River   (51) Sand Creek   (52) Sandy Branch   (53) Sanford Creek   (54) Schaal Branch   (55) Slate Creek   (56) Snake Creek   (57) South Fork Saline River   (58) Starch Creek   (59) Temperanceville Creek   (60) Thompson Branch   (61) Tobe Branch   (62) Trent Creek   (63) Trout Branch   (64) White Oak Creek   (65) Woolsey Creek  

Summit


(1) Blaylock Mountain   (2) Buckeye Mountain   (3) East Hanna Mountain   (4) Katy Mountain   (5) Little Mountain   (6) Lost Mountain   (7) Nichols Mountain   (8) Raspberry Mountain   (9) Round Top   (10) Tall Peak  

Swamp


(1) Ash Flat  

Tower


(1) Kbhc-am Nashville   (2) Knas-fm Nashville  

Valley


(1) Devils Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Howard County, Arkansas

71852 (pop. 10,160) 71833 (pop. 2,505) 71851 (pop. 2,438)
71859 (pop. 409) 71971 (pop. 388)  


Counties Nearby Howard County, Arkansas

Sevier County, AR  (pop. 16,516) 17.2 Miles
Pike County, AR  (pop. 10,763) 19.7 Miles
Little River County, AR  (pop. 12,921) 28.5 Miles
Hempstead County, AR  (pop. 22,454) 29.3 Miles
Polk County, AR  (pop. 20,479) 34.3 Miles
Montgomery County, AR  (pop. 9,064) 39.6 Miles
Nevada County, AR  (pop. 9,324) 44.3 Miles
Miller County, AR  (pop. 43,588) 46.0 Miles
Clark County, AR  (pop. 22,837) 46.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Howard County, Arkansas

870



Elevation in Howard County, Arkansas is 515.0 ft. (157.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Howard County, Arkansas

Lat: 34.050292 N        Long: -93.964857 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Howard County, Arkansas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Arkansas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
  Total Electric Industry 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
  Total Electric Industry 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Howard County, Arkansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 412   (6.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 205   (3.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 403   (6.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 588   (9.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 691   (11.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 788   (12.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 915   (14.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 539   (8.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 150   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 164   (2.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 85   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 670   (10.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 509   (8.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,927

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 660

In 3-person carpool : 32

In 4-person carpool : 67

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 51

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 114

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 44

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 108

Other means : 78

Worked at home : 110


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 544

5 to 9 minutes : 1,665

10 to 14 minutes : 1,101

15 to 19 minutes : 845

20 to 24 minutes : 489

25 to 29 minutes : 197

30 to 34 minutes : 250

35 to 39 minutes : 110

40 to 44 minutes : 150

45 to 59 minutes : 444

60 to 89 minutes : 159

90 or more minutes : 127


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Howard County, Arkansas)

With Social Security income : 1,930

No Social Security income : 3,533


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Howard County, Arkansas)

With retirement income : 1,018

No retirement income : 4,445


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 198

$10,000 to $14,999 : 201

$15,000 to $19,999 : 318

$20,000 to $24,999 : 345

$25,000 to $29,999 : 310

$30,000 to $34,999 : 303

$35,000 to $39,999 : 222

$40,000 to $44,999 : 261

$45,000 to $49,999 : 221

$50,000 to $59,999 : 405

$60,000 to $74,999 : 428

$75,000 to $99,999 : 324

$100,000 to $124,999 : 262

$125,000 to $149,999 : 68

$150,000 to $199,999 : 82

$200,000 or more : 59


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $41,504


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Howard County, Arkansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 666  (19.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 243  (7.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 309  (8.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 161  (4.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 729  (21.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 761  (26.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 576  (19.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 737  (25.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 64  (2.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Howard County, Arkansas

Employed: 6,097
Unemployed: 363



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Howard County, Arkansas

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 14.0%
  • Other: 86%



Water Usage In Howard County, Arkansas

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 6.41 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 6.41 Mgal/d





There are 704 Farms In Howard County, Arkansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Howard County, Arkansas

Diamond Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.8m
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 12

First National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 191

Regions Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $235.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

First State Bank Of Dequeen - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $403.7k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Howard County, Arkansas

  • Mena Intermountain Municipal


    (about 36.8 miles in Mena, Arkansas; Airport Code: XXX)

  • Intermountain Regional


    (about 37.1 miles in Mena, Arkansas; Airport Code: XXX)

  • Texarkana Regional-Webb Field


    (about 41.1 miles in Texarkana, Arkansas; Airport Code: TXK)

  • Texarkana Muni/Webb Field


    (about 41.1 miles in Texarkana, Arkansas; Airport Code: TXK)

  • Memorial Field


    (about 57.8 miles in Hot Springs, Arkansas; Airport Code: HOT)

  • Harrell Field


    (about 75.2 miles in Camden, Arkansas; Airport Code: CDH)

  • Robert S Kerr


    (about 76.8 miles in Poteau, Oklahoma; Airport Code: RKR)

  • Mount Pleasant Municipal


    (about 86.3 miles in Mount Pleasant, Texas; Airport Code: MPS)

  • Goodwin Field


    (about 87.5 miles in Smackover, Arkansas; Airport Code: ELD)

  • El Dorado Airport


    (about 87.5 miles in Smackover, Arkansas; Airport Code: ELD)

  • South Arkansas Regional at Goodwin Field


    (about 87.6 miles in Smackover, Arkansas; Airport Code: ELD)

  • Cox Field


    (about 89.9 miles in Paris, Texas; Airport Code: PRX)

  • Fort Smith Regional


    (about 91.8 miles in Fort Smith, Arkansas; Airport Code: FSM)

  • Petit Jean Park


    (about 96.1 miles in Adona, Arkansas; Airport Code: MPJ)

  • Antlers Municipal


    (about 96.9 miles in Antlers, Oklahoma; Airport Code: ATE)

  • Russellville Regional


    (about 97.4 miles in Russellville, Arkansas; Airport Code: AR1)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Howard County, Arkansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.47%

Carpooled

15.94%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.08%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.14%

Bicycle

0.11%

Walked

3.26%

Other Means

1.33%

Worked At Home

2.67%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Howard County, Arkansas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,998

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 225

Female householder, no husband present : 784

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,327

Householder not living alone : 129


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 18

Male householder and female partner : 113

Female householder and female partner : 5

Female householder and male partner : 15

All other households : 5,312


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,599

Renter-occupied housing units : 399

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 118

Renter-occupied housing units : 107

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 391

Renter-occupied housing units : 393

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 784

Renter-occupied housing units : 672


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 491

$10,000 to $14,999 : 517

$15,000 to $19,999 : 570

$20,000 to $24,999 : 553

$25,000 to $29,999 : 374

$30,000 to $34,999 : 418

$35,000 to $39,999 : 241

$40,000 to $44,999 : 337

$45,000 to $49,999 : 220

$50,000 to $59,999 : 424

$60,000 to $74,999 : 433

$75,000 to $99,999 : 383

$100,000 to $124,999 : 283

$125,000 to $149,999 : 78

$150,000 to $199,999 : 82

$200,000 or more : 59


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Total : 6,581


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Occupied : 5,463

Vacant : 1,118


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : 192

Built 2000 to 2004 : 310

Built 1990 to 1999 : 968

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,131

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,641

Built 1960 to 1969 : 854

Built 1950 to 1959 : 470

Built 1940 to 1949 : 460

Built 1939 or earlier : 555


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Utility gas : 2,238

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 509

Electricity : 2,374

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 316

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 26

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 155

$10,000 to $14,999 : 160

$15,000 to $19,999 : 101

$20,000 to $24,999 : 124

$25,000 to $29,999 : 111

$30,000 to $34,999 : 203

$35,000 to $39,999 : 191

$40,000 to $49,999 : 311

$50,000 to $59,999 : 263

$60,000 to $69,999 : 380

$70,000 to $79,999 : 384

$80,000 to $89,999 : 219

$90,000 to $99,999 : 105

$100,000 to $124,999 : 319

$125,000 to $149,999 : 211

$150,000 to $174,999 : 207

$175,000 to $199,999 : 142

$200,000 to $249,999 : 167

$250,000 to $299,999 : 64

$300,000 to $399,999 : 50

$400,000 to $499,999 : 15

$500,000 to $749,999 : 10

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Howard County, Arkansas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 27

Home equity loan only : 52

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,979

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,834


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $101,200

Built 2000 to 2004 : $137,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $86,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $60,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $67,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $76,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $65,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $56,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $50,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Howard County, Arkansas: 70.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Howard 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 18 18 $1,414,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $1,414,000
2000        
  Single Family 17 17 $1,141,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $1,141,000
2001        
  Single Family 10 10 $744,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $744,000
2002        
  Single Family 14 14 $1,120,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $120,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 18 $1,240,500
2003        
  Single Family 7 7 $758,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $758,500
2004        
  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
2005        
  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
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $250,700
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $250,700


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Howard County, AR): $28,699
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Howard County): $54,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Howard County, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 51.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 17.0%
Electricity: 27.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Howard County, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 96.13%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 3.87%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Howard County): $369
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Howard County): $499


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Howard County, Arkansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Howard County, Arkansas

Howard County Health Unit


     Address: 201 East Hempstead Suite 2, Nashville, Arkansas 71852
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hmh Home Health Service


     Address: 900 West Leslie, Suite 4, Nashville, Arkansas 71852
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 10/8/1992

De Queen Hha, Inc


     Address: 109 Town North Professional Building, De Queen, Arkansas 71832
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/17/1982

Sevier County Health Unit


     Address: 304 North Fourth Street, De Queen, Arkansas 71832
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1972

Pike County Health Unit


     Address: 15 Caddo Drive, Murfreesboro, Arkansas 71958
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Howard County, Arkansas

Howard Memorial Hospital


     Address: 800 West Leslie, Nashville, Arkansas 71852
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

"de Queen Medical Center, Inc"


     Address: 1306 West Collin Raye Drive, De Queen, Arkansas 71832
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Pike County Memorial Hospital


     Address: "315 E 13th St, Po Box F", Murfreesboro, Arkansas 71958
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Medical Park Hospital


     Address: 2001 South Main Street, Hope, Arkansas 71801
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Mena Medical Center


     Address: 311 North Morrow Street, Mena, Arkansas 71953
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Howard County, Arkansas

Mine Creek Healthcare Center


     Address: 1407 North Main Street, Nashville, Arkansas 71852
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 65%

Nashville Nursing And Rehab, Inc


     Address: 810 North 8th St, Nashville, Arkansas 71852
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Dierks Health & Rehab Center


     Address: 402 S Arkansas Avenue, Dierks, Arkansas 71833
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 59%

Brookewood Nursing And Rehab


     Address: 322 West Collin Raye Drive, De Queen, Arkansas 71832
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Crystal Falls Healthcare, Llc


     Address: 1206 West Collin Raye Drive, De Queen, Arkansas 71832
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 56%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Howard County, Arkansas

Name: Arkansas Nuclear
Address: 1448 SR 333; Russellville, AR 72801
Distance: 97 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Howard County, Arkansas

    Retired Workers: 1,820
    Disabled Workers: 595
    Widowers Workers: 360
    Spouses Workers: 150
    Children Workers: 280


(updated 2007)



Howard County, Arkansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 43.82%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.35%
  • Other 0.83%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Howard County, Arkansas citizens.

Relocation to Howard County, AR

5.54 % of Howard County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $30,459

Arkansas Average 7.98 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Howard County, AR (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Hempstead County , AR 0.94 % ($27,114 AGI )
  • Pike County , AR 0.56 % ($20,654 AGI )
  • Sevier County , AR 0.53 % ($23,960 AGI )

Relocation away from Howard County, AR

7.28 % of Howard County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $23,994

Arkansas Average 7.29 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Howard County, AR (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Hempstead County , AR 0.82 % ($25,231 AGI )
  • Pike County , AR 0.78 % ($22,189 AGI )
  • Sevier County , AR 0.46 % ($25,364 AGI )
  • Bowie County , TX 0.46 % ($23,455 AGI )
  • Miller County , AR 0.40 % ($15,316 AGI )
  • Pulaski County , AR 0.34 % ($21,250 AGI )
  • Washington County , AR 0.27 % ($31,615 AGI )
  • Little River County , AR 0.25 % ($23,917 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Arkansas

Low Bracket: $3,699 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $31,000 (7.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Arkansas

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Howard County, Arkansas is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Howard County, Arkansas


On 03/09/2006, a tornado touched down 2.44 miles from the center of Howard County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 12/24/1982, a tornado touched down 2.44 miles from the center of Howard County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50 to $500.

On 03/21/1952, a tornado touched down 3.79 miles from the center of Howard County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 4 . There were 9 injuries and 7 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 05/23/1957, a tornado touched down 3.98 miles from the center of Howard County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/19/1995, a tornado touched down 6.9 miles from the center of Howard County, Arkansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Howard County, Arkansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/27/2006, 04:53 pm 0 0 $250K --
05/28/1998, 12:50 am 0 0 $500K --
12/03/1993, 06:45 am 0 0 $500K --
10/09/1993, 12:30 am 0 0 $50K --
10/08/1993, 11:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
10/08/1993, 09:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/01/1906, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
01/01/1902, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
         
Lightning        
08/01/1996, 10:35 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/21/1994, 06:00 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/18/1994, 02:00 pm 0 8 -- --
05/07/1994, 11:35 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/26/2001, 12:50 pm 0 0 $8K --
07/26/2001, 11:30 am 0 0 $20K --
06/01/1999, 09:15 pm 0 0 $14K --
02/20/1997, 09:00 pm 0 0 $50K --
02/20/1997, 07:30 pm 0 0 $6K --
07/17/1994, 08:05 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/14/1994, 05:33 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/29/1994, 07:18 am 0 0 $1K --
06/09/1994, 09:10 am 0 0 $5K --
04/25/1994, 09:30 pm 0 0 $500K --
11/14/1993, 07:28 am 0 0 $50K --
10/18/1993, 11:18 pm 0 0 $5K --
10/08/1993, 10:45 pm 0 0 $50K --
10/08/1993, 09:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
10/08/1993, 05:10 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/09/1993, 06:28 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/09/1993, 06:10 pm 0 0 $50K --
04/25/1993, 05:45 am 0 0 $50K --
01/23/1993, 08:45 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/22/1991, 08:50 am 0 2 -- --
01/01/1920, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
         



Tornados In Howard County, Arkansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2005-11-12 4 30 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-05-01 10 200 2 0 0 -- --
  1999-12-04 1 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-03-05 19 250 2 0 0 $60K --
  1999-03-05 12 200 2 0 0 -- --
  1998-10-05 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-10-05 -- 25 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-10-05 -- 25 1 0 0 $35K --
  1991-03-22 -- 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  1991-03-21 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1980-04-11 -- 27 -- 0 0 -- --
  1975-12-05 1 20 1 0 1 $250K --
  1975-05-20 6 800 1 0 0 $250K --
  1964-04-25 -- 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1961-03-12 13 200 2 0 0 $25K --
  1957-05-23 1 440 -- 0 0 -- --
  1954-02-15 -- 167 2 0 0 -- --
  1952-03-20 13 833 4 7 9 $25K --
  1950-01-13 1 17 3 1 1 $3K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Howard County, Arkansas directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Arkansas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,864 6,426 7,612 8,099 9,219 10,151 8,996 11,474 12,919 13,813


(updated 2014)



Jails in Howard County, Arkansas


  • Howard County Detention Facility


    426 North Main, Nashville, AR 71852
    Capacity: 42
    Confined: 30
    Avg. Population: 38
    Year Built: 1992


(updated 2006)



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