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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Jefferson County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9,063

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,911

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 812

Renter-occupied housing units : 623

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,383

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,932

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5,986

Renter-occupied housing units : 4,664


(updated 2013)



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

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,122

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,664

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,861

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,315

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,032

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,287

Householder 75 years and over : 478

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 351

Householder 35 to 44 years : 552

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,329

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,042

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,119

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,199

Householder 75 years and over : 1,893


(updated 2013)



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

Less than 10.0 percent : 660

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 771

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,172

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 905

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 673

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 555

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 615

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 889

50.0 percent or more : 2,625

Not computed : 1,265


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later : $202,600

Built 2000 to 2009 : $140,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $106,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $83,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $92,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $73,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $65,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $72,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $53,500


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Jefferson County, Arkansas: 67.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Jefferson 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 127 127 $9,136,835
  Two Family 16 32 $765,058
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

143 159 $9,901,893
2000        
  Single Family 109 109 $7,615,450
  Two Family 9 18 $744,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 12 $180,000
  Total

119 139 $8,539,450
2001        
  Single Family 131 131 $12,649,898
  Two Family 2 4 $155,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

133 135 $12,804,898
2002        
  Single Family 104 104 $8,164,531
  Two Family 14 28 $1,310,359
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

118 132 $9,474,890
2003        
  Single Family 118 118 $9,207,215
  Two Family 4 8 $371,920
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $238,819
  Five or More Family 3 64 $902,479
  Total

128 202 $10,720,433
2004        
  Single Family 55 55 $5,454,165
  Two Family 6 12 $450,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

61 67 $5,904,165
2005        
  Single Family 56 56 $6,280,500
  Two Family 1 2 $50,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

57 58 $6,330,500
2006        
  Single Family 80 80 $7,665,275
  Two Family 3 6 $210,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $238,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

84 89 $8,113,275


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Jefferson County, AR): $31,327
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Jefferson County): $53,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Jefferson County, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 57.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 6.1%
Electricity: 34.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Jefferson County, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 62.37%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.07%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 9.62%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 25.12%
  • Military quarters : 0.05%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 1.77%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Jefferson County): $463
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Jefferson County): $557


(updated 2010)



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