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Calhoun County, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Calhoun County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the U.S.
Seat Hampton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

633 sq mi (1,639 km²)
628 sq mi (1,627 km²)
4 sq mi (10 km²), 0.68%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

5,744
10/sq mi (4/km²)
Founded December 6, 1850

Calhoun County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the population is 5,744, ranking Calhoun County as the smallest in Arkansas by population[1]. The county seat is Hampton. Calhoun County is Arkansas's 55th county, formed on December 6, 1850, and named for John C. Calhoun, a Vice President of the United States.

The county is part of the Camden Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 633 square miles (1,638 km²), of which, 628 square miles (1,627 km²) of it is land and 4 square miles (11 km²) of it (0.68%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Calhoun County[1]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 5,744 people, 2,317 households, and 1,628 families residing in the county. The population density was 9 people per square mile (4/km²). There were 3,012 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 74.51% White, 23.38% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.92% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. 1.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,317 households out of which 31.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.60% were married couples living together, 11.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,438, and the median income for a family was $34,647. Males had a median income of $30,353 versus $17,452 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,555. About 13.20% of families and 16.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.90% of those under age 18 and 18.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 33°34′15″N 92°31′25″W / 33.57083°N 92.52361°W / 33.57083; -92.52361


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Calhoun County, Arkansas
Map
File:Map of Arkansas highlighting Calhoun County.png
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the USA highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded December 6, 1850
Seat Hampton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.68%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

5744

Calhoun County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the population is 5,744, ranking Calhoun County as the smallest in Arkansas by population[1]. The county seat is Hampton. Calhoun County is Arkansas's 55th county, formed on December 6, 1850 and named for John C. Calhoun, a Vice President of the United States.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,638 km² (633 sq mi). 1,627 km² (628 sq mi) of it is land and 11 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.68%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Calhoun County[1]

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 5,744 people, 2,317 households, and 1,628 families residing in the county. The population density was 4/km² (9/sq mi). There were 3,012 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 74.51% White, 23.38% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 0.92% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. 1.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,317 households out of which 31.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.60% were married couples living together, 11.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,438, and the median income for a family was $34,647. Males had a median income of $30,353 versus $17,452 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,555. About 13.20% of families and 16.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.90% of those under age 18 and 18.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 33°34′15″N, 92°31′25″WLatitude: 33°34′15″N
Longitude: 92°31′25″W


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