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Arkansas County, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Arkansas County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the U.S.
Seat Stuttgart (north district);
De Witt (south district)
Largest city Stuttgart
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,042 sq mi (2,699 km²)
988 sq mi (2,559 km²)
45 sq mi (117 km²), 4.38%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

20,749
65/sq mi (25/km²)
Founded December 13, 1813
Congressional district 1st

Arkansas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the population was 20,749. The county has two county seats, De Witt and Stuttgart. The first of the state's 75 present-day counties to be created, Arkansas County was formed on 13 December 1813 and is named after the Arkansas Indian tribe.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,034 square miles (2,678 km²), of which, 988 square miles (2,560 km²) of it is land and 45 square miles (117 km²) of it (4.38%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected areas

Demographics

Age pyramid Arkansas County[1]

As of the census of 2000, there were 20,749 people, 8,457 households, and 5,970 families residing in the county. The population density was 21 people per square mile (8/km²). There were 9,672 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 75.19% White, 23.36% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 8,457 households out of which 31.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 13.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,316, and the median income for a family was $36,472. Males had a median income of $28,914 versus $21,127 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,401. About 14.10% of families and 17.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.80% of those under age 18 and 15.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

Coordinates: 34°16′27″N 91°23′02″W / 34.27417°N 91.38389°W / 34.27417; -91.38389


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Arkansas County, Arkansas
Map
File:Map of Arkansas highlighting Arkansas County.png
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the USA highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded December 13, 1813
Seat Stuttgart (north district);
De Witt (south district)
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 4.38%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

20749

Arkansas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the population was 20,749. The county has two county seats, De Witt and Stuttgart. The first of the state's 75 present-day counties to be created, Arkansas County was formed on 13 December 1813 and is named after the Arkansa Indian tribe.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,678 km² (1,034 sq mi). 2,560 km² (988 sq mi) of it is land and 117 km² (45 sq mi) of it (4.38%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Arkansas County[1]

As of the census of 2000, there were 20,749 people, 8,457 households, and 5,970 families residing in the county. The population density was 8/km² (21/sq mi). There were 9,672 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 75.19% White, 23.36% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 8,457 households out of which 31.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 13.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.40% were non-families. 26.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,316, and the median income for a family was $36,472. Males had a median income of $28,914 versus $21,127 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,401. About 14.10% of families and 17.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.80% of those under age 18 and 15.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 34°16′27″N, 91°23′02″WLatitude: 34°16′27″N
Longitude: 91°23′2″W

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