Percent of Elderly Living in Poverty

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas29.8%
Ashley312.6%
Baxter18.7%
Benton15.7%
Boone18.4%
Bradley517.6%
Calhoun517.2%
Carroll210.9%
Chicot521.7%
Clark211.2%
Clay414.8%
Cleburne19.1%
Cleveland210.4%
Columbia413.4%
Conway413.6%
Craighead17.8%
Crawford210.8%
Crittenden516.6%
Cross517.4%
Dallas312.9%
Desha519.4%
Drew312%
Faulkner16.1%
Franklin413.4%
Fulton415.3%
Garland18.6%
Grant18.9%
Greene29.8%
Hempstead414.3%
Hot Spring18%
Howard311.6%
Independence312.2%
Izard311.8%
Jackson415.4%
Jefferson312.2%
Johnson29.8%
Lafayette521.4%
Lawrence311.5%
Lee531.7%
Lincoln520.6%
Little River210.9%
Logan18%
Lonoke210.2%
Madison312.1%
Marion29.7%
Miller312.4%
Mississippi416.1%
Monroe521.1%
Montgomery312.4%
Nevada522.2%
Newton415.6%
Ouachita312.6%
Perry17.6%
Phillips520.1%
Pike18.3%
Poinsett517.2%
Polk19.1%
Pope210.6%
Prairie520.4%
Pulaski17.7%
Randolph210.8%
Saline14.3%
Scott413.7%
Searcy415.1%
Sebastian311.5%
Sevier210.1%
Sharp413%
St. Francis415.5%
Stone518%
Union210.7%
Van Buren414%
Washington210%
White311.5%
Woodruff414.8%
Yell312.1%

Description

Percent of population 65 and older living below poverty line; Poverty among the elderly gives insight to the quality of life enjoyed by older residents.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Percent of Elderly Living in Poverty 2011-2015. Retrieved Oct 24, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from American Community Survey estimates, United States Census Bureau database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 5 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2- Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 1 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search