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BENTON COUNTY
BENTON COUNTY

 

2001 DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS

    

 

Total

Overall Percent

County Rank

Percent Change*

Male

Female

White

NonWhite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

total

159,607

100.0

42

3.1

78,806

80,801

153,397

6,210

Under 1

2,239

1.4

22

-3.2

1,128

1,111

2,146

93

1 - 4

9,678

6.1

5

2.6

4,862

4,816

9,160

518

5 - 9

11,741

7.4

11

2.2

6,037

5,704

11,148

593

10 - 14

11,872

7.4

25

4.0

6,064

5,808

11,284

588

15 - 19

10,990

6.9

52

4.5

5,640

5,350

10,501

489

20 - 24

10,071

6.3

28

8.0

5,113

4,958

9,556

515

25 - 29

10,699

6.7

11

0.0

5,470

5,229

10,035

664

30 - 34

12,041

7.5

3

5.6

6,104

5,937

11,376

665

35 - 39

12,104

7.6

11

1.0

6,064

6,040

11,626

478

40 - 44

11,788

7.4

23

4.4

5,933

5,855

11,377

411

45 - 54

19,258

12.1

74

4.1

9,483

9,775

18,630

628

55 - 64

14,686

9.2

63

2.1

6,821

7,865

14,391

295

65 - 74

12,282

7.7

43

0.4

5,834

6,448

12,102

180

75 - 84

7,879

4.9

46

2.1

3,459

4,420

7,835

44

85+

2,279

1.4

69

7.6

794

1,485

2,257

22

10 - 17

18,706

11.7

45

4.3

9,589

9,117

17,825

881

18 - 19

4,156

2.6

48

4.0

2,115

2,041

3,971

185

65+

22,440

14.1

48

1.7

10,087

12,353

22,194

246

 

 

2001 RURAL/URBAN DISTRIBUTIONS  

 

 

Population

Percent of Total

County Rank

Population in 2001:

159,607

Urbanized Areas (Places 2,500+)

80,973

50.7%

17

County Rank:

3

Urbanized Areas (Places 10,000+)

72,921

45.7%

13

Population Density:

182 people per square mile

 

 

 

 

County Rank:

3

    

 

ECONOMIC FACTORS     

 

2001

Number

Percent of Total

County Rank

2001

Percent of Total

Number

County Rank

Population Less Than 100% Poverty

14,281

9.4%

74

Unemployment Rate (2002)

2.3%

75

Population 0-17 Less Than 100% Poverty

5,862

14.5%

74

Per Capita Income (2002)

 

$26,809.00

3

Federal Estimate of persons under 200% poverty and:

 

Medicaid Eligible

13.1%

20,849

73

          Uninsured

13,646

14.0%

69

Medicaid Eligible Children

29.6%

14,379

73

          Medicare

7,875

8.1%

57

EPSDT Participation (2002)

34.9%

 

21

          Under Age 65 and Medicaid+

6,332

6.5%

70

TEA (AFDC) Average Caseload

0.3%

490

72

Uninsured - State survey (2000 - 2002)

13,087

8.2%

74

WIC Average Caseload

 

3,399

4

+Federal estimates are based on national data and subject to significant error.  See definition for discussion.

 

FERTILITY

 

2001

Number

Percent or Rate

County Rank

 

Number or Rate

County Rank

Live Births

2437

17.9**

7

Live Births (1997 - 2001)

11,031

3

Low Birth Weight

138

5.7%

67

Low Birth Weight (1997 - 2001)

6.7%

68

Birth To Adolescents (10 - 17)

83

3.4%

64

General Fertility Rate (2001)

76.3**

6

Prenatal Care (no 1st trimester care)

400

16.6%

58

Teen Fertility Rate (2001)

61.1**

45

Female Population,15 - 19

5,350

6.6%

49

Female Population, 15 - 44

31,931

3

**Rate is per 1,000 population.

 

2001 MORBIDITY

 

 

Number

Rate++

County Rank

 

Number

Rate++

County Rank

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

4

2.5

59

           Syphilis:

 

 

 

Tuberculosis

8

5.0

39

Primary/Secondary

0

0.0

48

HIV

4

2.5

39

Early Latent

0

0.0

53

AIDS

<4

<2.5

30

Congenital

0

0.0

41

Gonorrhea

11

6.9

69

            Chlamydia

160

100.2

60

++Rate is per 100,000 population.

 

 

 

2001 MORTALITY     

 

Number

Rate

County Rank

 

Number

Rate

County Rank

Infant Mortality

15

6.2+ 

46

Breast Cancer

19

11.4++

44

All Causes

1,300

791.6++

70

Cerebrovascular Disease

90

55.7++

54

Heart Disease

518

317.4++

26

Motor Vehicle Accidents

37

23.4++

49

Cardiovascular Disease

631

386.4++

34

Work Related Injuries

3

2.1++

25

Cancer

287

171.2++

69

Suicide

24

15.4++

35

Lung Cancer

88

51.8++

62

Homicide

6

3.9++

42

+ Rate is per 1,000 live births.

++ Rate is per 100,000 and  age adjusted to U.S. 2000 population.

 

2001 HEALTH PROFESSIONS SHORTAGE AREAS (HPSA)                                   2001 MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED AREAS (MUA)

Is this a total county HPSA?

NO

 

Is this a total county MUA?

NO

Are there geographic county HPSAs?

NO

 

Is this a partial county MUA?

YES

Are there population group HPSAs?

NO

 

Population of MUA:      44,136

(27.6% of county population)

Are there facility HPSAs?

NO

 

 

 

Population of HPSA:

0

(0.0% of county population)

 

 

 

2002 HEALTH PROFESSIONALS                         

 

Number

 

Number

 

Number

Total Physicians

196

Total Dental

302

Total Nursing

1,556

Primary Care Physicians

114

Total Optometry

20

Licensed Practical Nurse

402

Total Chiropractors

51

Total Social Work

75

Registered Nurse

1,151

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are no Community Health Centers in this county.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL HEALTH UNITS

 

PHN

Sanitarian

LPN

PHT

Clerk

Other

 

Local Health Units

FTE

FTE

FTE

FTE

FTE

FTE

Encounters

BENTONVILLE

9.6

7.0

2.0

5.0

14.0

3.0

18,803

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL FACILITIES

 

 

Name of Facility

Type of Facility

Number of Beds

NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER OF BENTON COUNTY

General

128

BENTON COUNTY HOME HEALTH CARE INC

Home Health Agency

 

THE ROGERS AR OPTHALMOLOGY ASC, LLC

Outpatient Surgery Center

0

CARE NETWORK OF  LOWELL

Home Health Agency

0

COMMUNITIES HOME HEALTH

Home Health Agency

0

GRAVETTE MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL

General

99

SILOAM SPRINGS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

General

73

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS PEDIATRIC THERAPY SERVICES, INC

Home Health Agency

0

ST. MARY'S HOSPICE

Hospice Facility

0

ST. MARY-ROGERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

General

145

ST. MARY-ROGERS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HHA

Home Health Agency

0

SUPERIOR SENIOR CARE, INC.

Recuperation Center

12

 

 

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

 

Name of Service

Type of Service

Aero-Med Express

Air

Arkansas Patient Transfer-Rogers

Basic

Arkansas Transfer Service-Rogers

Advanced

Bella Vista Amb. Svc., Inc.

Advanced

Bentonville Fire Department

Advanced

Medical Transport Svcs

Basic

Medical Transport Svcs- ALS

Advanced

Northwest Medical Transfer Svc.

Basic

Pea Ridge Ambulance Service

Basic

Pulse EMS

Advanced

Rogers Fire Dept/EMS

Advanced

Siloam Springs ALS/Rescue

Advanced

Vol Amb Serv/NE Benton Co.

Basic

West Med EMS- ALS

Advanced

West Med EMS- BLS

Basic