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Drew County, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Drew County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the U.S.
Seat Monticello
Largest city Monticello
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

836 sq mi (2,164 km²)
828 sq mi (2,145 km²)
7 sq mi (19 km²), 0.89%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

18,723
23/sq mi (9/km²)
Founded November 26, 1846
Named for Thomas Drew, the 3rd governor of Arkansas
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5

Drew County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population was 18,723. The county seat is Monticello. Drew County was formed on November 26, 1846, and named for Thomas Drew, the 3rd governor of Arkansas.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 836 square miles (2,164 km²), of which, 828 square miles (2,145 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (19 km²) of it (0.89%) is water.

Loggy Bayou is a swamp in Drew County, not to be confused with a bayou in northwestern Louisiana, also called Loggy Bayou.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Drew County[1]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 18,723 people, 7,337 households, and 5,091 families residing in the county. The population density was 23 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 8,287 housing units at an average density of 10 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 70.30% White, 27.16% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.00% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 1.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,337 households out of which 33.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.30% were married couples living together, 14.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.60% were non-families. 26.00% of all households are made and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 12.60% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,627, and the median income for a family was $37,317. Males had a median income of $30,794 versus $20,707 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,264. About 13.10% of families and 18.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.90% of those under age 18 and 21.80% 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°35′04″N 91°43′51″W / 33.58444°N 91.73083°W / 33.58444; -91.73083


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Drew County, Arkansas
Map
File:Map of Arkansas highlighting Drew County.png
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the USA highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded November 26, 1846
Seat Monticello
Largest City Monticello
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.89%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

18723
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5
Named for: Thomas Drew, the 3rd governor of Arkansas

Drew County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population was 18,723. The county seat is Monticello. Drew County was formed on November 26, 1846 and named for Thomas Drew, the 3rd governor of Arkansas.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,164 km² (836 sq mi). 2,145 km² (828 sq mi) of it is land and 19 km² (7 sq mi) of it (0.89%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Drew County[1]

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 18,723 people, 7,337 households, and 5,091 families residing in the county. The population density was 9/km² (23/sq mi). There were 8,287 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 70.30% White, 27.16% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.00% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 1.76% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,337 households out of which 33.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.30% were married couples living together, 14.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.60% were non-families. 26.00% of all households are made and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.80% under the age of 18, 12.60% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 12.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $28,627, and the median income for a family was $37,317. Males had a median income of $30,794 versus $20,707 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,264. About 13.10% of families and 18.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.90% of those under age 18 and 21.80% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 33°35′04″N, 91°43′51″WLatitude: 33°35′4″N
Longitude: 91°43′51″W

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