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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Washington County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 28,277

Renter-occupied housing units : 9,350

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,505

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,407

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,680

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,355

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11,240

Renter-occupied housing units : 18,844


(updated 2013)



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

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 5,923

Householder 35 to 44 years : 7,580

Householder 45 to 54 years : 7,807

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,280

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,397

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,499

Householder 75 years and over : 795

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,138

Householder 35 to 44 years : 875

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,784

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,574

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,919

Householder 65 to 74 years : 3,268

Householder 75 years and over : 3,863


(updated 2013)



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

Less than 10.0 percent : 1,089

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 2,430

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 4,261

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 4,353

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 3,346

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 3,545

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 2,349

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 3,031

50.0 percent or more : 8,431

Not computed : 3,121


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later : $198,200

Built 2000 to 2009 : $183,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $143,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $137,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $120,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $109,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $108,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $127,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $141,500


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Washington County, Arkansas: 62.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Washington 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 1,122 1,122 $101,498,796
  Two Family 30 60 $3,448,849
  Three and Four Family 14 52 $2,235,853
  Five or More Family 52 506 $22,731,117
  Total

1,218 1,740 $129,914,615
2000        
  Single Family 937 937 $100,685,434
  Two Family 21 42 $3,441,073
  Three and Four Family 4 16 $690,344
  Five or More Family 57 681 $24,638,769
  Total

1,019 1,676 $129,455,620
2001        
  Single Family 957 957 $105,904,122
  Two Family 25 50 $3,706,432
  Three and Four Family 17 58 $3,566,173
  Five or More Family 50 606 $24,673,915
  Total

1,049 1,671 $137,850,642
2002        
  Single Family 911 911 $113,951,611
  Two Family 32 64 $3,953,899
  Three and Four Family 17 65 $3,341,918
  Five or More Family 79 877 $35,370,180
  Total

1,039 1,917 $156,617,608
2003        
  Single Family 1,686 1,686 $209,618,657
  Two Family 60 120 $8,186,240
  Three and Four Family 30 116 $5,357,311
  Five or More Family 174 2,339 $103,664,811
  Total

1,950 4,261 $326,827,019
2004        
  Single Family 1,550 1,550 $226,876,709
  Two Family 106 212 $19,708,837
  Three and Four Family 20 74 $5,508,684
  Five or More Family 119 1,322 $64,628,233
  Total

1,795 3,158 $316,722,463
2005        
  Single Family 1,557 1,557 $271,749,586
  Two Family 185 370 $47,348,641
  Three and Four Family 8 30 $2,539,283
  Five or More Family 68 833 $58,438,995
  Total

1,818 2,790 $380,076,505
2006        
  Single Family 1,057 1,057 $174,767,256
  Two Family 23 46 $4,949,234
  Three and Four Family 15 52 $4,789,862
  Five or More Family 31 296 $19,632,174
  Total

1,126 1,451 $204,138,526


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington County, AR): $34,691
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington County): $88,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Washington County, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 59.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 7.9%
Electricity: 27.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Washington County, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 8.79%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.95%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 11.93%
  • Other institutional facilities : 1.44%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 71.49%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 5.39%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington County): $490
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Washington County): $635


(updated 2010)



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