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

735 sq mi (1,904 km²)
677 sq mi (1,753 km²)
57 sq mi (148 km²), 7.81%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

88,068
129/sq mi (50/km²)
Founded April 5, 1873

Garland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the population was 88,068 although 2008 estimates range from 90,000 to 110,000. The county seat is Hot Springs.[1] Garland County is Arkansas's 68th county, formed on April 5, 1873, and named for Augustus Garland, eleventh governor of Arkansas. The county is coextensive with the Hot Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Hot Springs National Park.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 735 square miles (1,903 km²), of which, 677 square miles (1,754 km²) of it is land and 57 square miles (149 km²) of it (7.81%) is water.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected areas

Demographics

Age pyramid Garland County[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 88,068 people, 37,813 households, and 25,259 families residing in the county. The population density was 130 people per square mile (50/km²). There were 44,953 housing units at an average density of 66 per square mile (26/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 88.85% White, 7.80% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.72% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. 2.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 37,813 households out of which 25.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.20% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.20% were non-families. 28.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the county the population was spread out with 21.30% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 21.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,724, and the median income for a family was $38,079. Males had a median income of $28,117 versus $20,421 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,631. About 10.50% of families and 14.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.70% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities Towns CDPs Other
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References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ Based on 2000 census data
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 34°35′01″N 93°07′39″W / 34.58361°N 93.1275°W / 34.58361; -93.1275


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Garland County, Arkansas
Map
File:Map of Arkansas highlighting Garland County.png
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the USA highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded April 5, 1873
Seat Hot Springs
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 7.81%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

88068

Garland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the population was 88,068. The county seat is Hot Springs. Garland County is Arkansas's 68th county, formed on April 5, 1873 and named for Augustus Garland, eleventh governor of Arkansas. The county is coextensive with the Hot Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,903 km² (735 sq mi). 1,754 km² (677 sq mi) of it is land and 149 km² (57 sq mi) of it (7.81%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Garland County[1]

As of the census² of 2000, there were 88,068 people, 37,813 households, and 25,259 families residing in the county. The population density was 50/km² (130/sq mi). There were 44,953 housing units at an average density of 26/km² (66/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 88.85% White, 7.80% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.72% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. 2.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 37,813 households out of which 25.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.20% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.20% were non-families. 28.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the county the population was spread out with 21.30% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 25.20% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 21.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.80 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,724, and the median income for a family was $38,079. Males had a median income of $28,117 versus $20,421 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,631. About 10.50% of families and 14.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.70% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External links

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 census data

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 34°35′01″N, 93°07′39″WLatitude: 34°35′1″N
Longitude: 93°7′39″W

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