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

898 sq mi (2,326 km²)
894 sq mi (2,315 km²)
4 sq mi (10 km²), 0.47%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10,996
13/sq mi (5/km²)
Founded November 15, 1833

Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population was 10,996. The county seat is Waldron.[1] Scott County is Arkansas' 28th county, formed on November 15, 1833, and named for Andrew Scott, a justice of the Supreme Court of the Arkansas Territory. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 898 square miles (2,326 km²), of which, 894 square miles (2,315 km²) of it is land and 4 square miles (11 km²) of it (0.47%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Age pyramid Scott County[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 10,996 people, 4,323 households, and 3,121 families residing in the county. The population density was 12 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 4,924 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.53% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 1.40% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.56% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. 5.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,323 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,412, and the median income for a family was $30,311. Males had a median income of $23,118 versus $17,127 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,609. About 15.3% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.2% of those under age 18 and 14.1% 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.  

Coordinates: 34°52′49″N 94°04′15″W / 34.88028°N 94.07083°W / 34.88028; -94.07083


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Scott County, Arkansas
Map
File:Map of Arkansas highlighting Scott County.png
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the USA highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded November 15, 1833
Seat Waldron
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.47%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

10996

Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population is 10,996. The county seat is Waldron. Scott County is Arkansas' 28th county, formed on November 15, 1833 and named for Andrew Scott, a justice of the Supreme Court of the Arkansas Territory. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,326 km² (898 sq mi). 2,315 km² (894 sq mi) of it is land and 11 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.47%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Scott County[1]

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,996 people, 4,323 households, and 3,121 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (12/sq mi). There were 4,924 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 93.53% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 1.40% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.56% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. 5.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,323 households out of which 32.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 8.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% were non-families. 24.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.50% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 101.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $26,412, and the median income for a family was $30,311. Males had a median income of $23,118 versus $17,127 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,609. About 15.30% of families and 18.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.20% of those under age 18 and 14.10% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

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

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 34°52′49″N, 94°04′15″WLatitude: 34°52′49″N
Longitude: 94°4′15″W

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