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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ouachita County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,664

Renter-occupied housing units : 996

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 317

Renter-occupied housing units : 166

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 604

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,079

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,190

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,493


(updated 2013)



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

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 314

Householder 35 to 44 years : 482

Householder 45 to 54 years : 870

Householder 55 to 59 years : 208

Householder 60 to 64 years : 355

Householder 65 to 74 years : 310

Householder 75 years and over : 98

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 128

Householder 35 to 44 years : 252

Householder 45 to 54 years : 540

Householder 55 to 59 years : 665

Householder 60 to 64 years : 657

Householder 65 to 74 years : 823

Householder 75 years and over : 1,073


(updated 2013)



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

Less than 10.0 percent : 164

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 250

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 238

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 401

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 348

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 141

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 219

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 431

50.0 percent or more : 854

Not computed : 688


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $77,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $47,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $78,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $80,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $73,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $56,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $38,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $49,600


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Ouachita County, Arkansas: 65.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Ouachita 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 14 14 $2,564,390
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $2,564,390
2000        
  Single Family 8 8 $952,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $952,000
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $219,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $219,000
2002        
  Single Family 6 6 $448,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $448,000
2003        
  Single Family 5 5 $482,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $482,000
2004        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,086,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,086,500
2005        
  Single Family 8 8 $856,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $856,500
2006        
  Single Family 4 4 $411,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $411,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ouachita County, AR): $29,341
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ouachita County): $47,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ouachita County, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 60.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 12.2%
Electricity: 22.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Ouachita County, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 14.2%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 76.7%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 5.4%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 3.69%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ouachita County): $355
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Ouachita County): $525


(updated 2010)



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