Saline County, Arkansas: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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

730 sq mi (1,891 km²)
723 sq mi (1,873 km²)
7 sq mi (18 km²), 0.96%
PopulationEst.
 - (2008)
 - Density

98,209
137/sq mi (53.06/km²)
Founded November 2, 1835
Bentonpic.jpg
Saline County Courthouse in Benton, Arkansas
Website www.salinecounty.org

Saline County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population was 83,529 at the 2000 census. Its county seat and largest city is Benton.[1] Saline County is included in the Little RockNorth Little RockConway Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Saline County was formed on November 2, 1835, and named for the salt water (brine) springs in the area. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 730 square miles (1,892 km²), of which, 723 square miles (1,874 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (18 km²) of it (0.96%) is water.

Advertisements

Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Age pyramid Saline County[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 83,529 people, 31,778 households, and 24,500 families residing in the county. The population density was 116 people per square mile (45/km²). There were 33,825 housing units at an average density of 47 per square mile (18/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.27% White, 2.20% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. 1.30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 31,778 households out of which 35.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.80% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.90% were non-families. 19.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $42,569, and the median income for a family was $48,717. Males had a median income of $32,052 versus $23,294 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,214. About 5.00% of families and 7.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.80% of those under age 18 and 7.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

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°39′04″N 92°40′54″W / 34.65111°N 92.68167°W / 34.65111; -92.68167


Genealogy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From Familypedia

This article requires significantly more historical detail on the particular phases of this location's historical development. The ideal article for a place will give the reader a feel for what it was like to live at that location at the time their relatives were alive there..
Please help to improve this page yourself if you can..
Saline County, Arkansas
Map
File:Map of Arkansas highlighting Saline County.png
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the USA highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded November 2, 1835
Seat Benton
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.96%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

83529
Website: www.salinecounty.org

Saline County is a U.S. county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population was 83,529 at the 2000 United States Census. Its county seat and largest city is Benton. Saline County is included in the Little Rock-North Little Rock.

Saline County was formed on November 2, 1835 and named for the salt water (brine) springs in the area. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,892 km² (730 sq mi). 1,874 km² (723 sq mi) of it is land and 18 km² (7 sq mi) of it (0.96%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Saline County[1]

As of the census² of 2000, there were 83,529 people, 31,778 households, and 24,500 families residing in the county. The population density was 45/km² (116/sq mi). There were 33,825 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (47/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.27% White, 2.20% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. 1.30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 31,778 households out of which 35.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.80% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.90% were non-families. 19.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 12.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $42,569, and the median income for a family was $48,717. Males had a median income of $32,052 versus $23,294 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,214. About 5.00% of families and 7.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.80% of those under age 18 and 7.30% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  1. ^ Based on 2000 {{subst:#ifexist:census|[[census|]]|[[Wikipedia:census|]]}} data

External links

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 34°39′04″N, 92°40′54″WLatitude: 34°39′4″N
Longitude: 92°40′54″W

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Saline County, Arkansas. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
Facts about Saline County, ArkansasRDF feed
Coord 34°39′4″N, 92°40′54″W  +info.pngGoogle Earth
Coord possibly warning.png"34°39′04″N;92°40′54″W}}" cannot be used as a page name in this wiki.
County of country United States  +
County of subdivision1 Arkansas  +
Short name Saline County  +

This article uses material from the "Saline County, Arkansas" article on the Genealogy wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message