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

683 sq mi (1,769 km²)
606 sq mi (1,570 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.33%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

17,119
Founded November 16, 1833
Congressional district 1st

Sharp County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population was 17,119. The county seat is Ash Flat.[1] The county was formed on July 18, 1868, and named for Ephraim Sharp, a state legislator from the area. 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 606 square miles (1,570 km²), of which, 604 square miles (1,565 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (5 km²) of it (0.33%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Sharp County[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 17,119 people, 7,211 households, and 5,141 families residing in the county. The population density was 28 people per square mile (11/km²). There were 9,342 housing units at an average density of 16 per square mile (6/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.14% White, 0.49% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,211 households out of which 25.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 25.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the county the population was spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 23.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,152, and the median income for a family was $29,691. Males had a median income of $23,329 versus $16,884 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,143. About 13.20% of families and 18.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.40% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.

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References

Coordinates: 36°09′21″N 91°30′18″W / 36.15583°N 91.505°W / 36.15583; -91.505


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Sharp County, Arkansas
Map
File:Map of Arkansas highlighting Sharp County.png
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the USA highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded November 16, 1833
Seat Ash Flat
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 3.01%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

17119

Sharp County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population is 17,119. The county seat is Ash Flat. The county was formed on July 18, 1868 and named for Ephraim Sharp, a state legislator from the area. 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 1,570 km² (606 sq mi). 1,565 km² (604 sq mi) of it is land and 5 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.33%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Sharp County[1]

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 17,119 people, 7,211 households, and 5,141 families residing in the county. The population density was 11/km² (28/sq mi). There were 9,342 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.14% White, 0.49% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,211 households out of which 25.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% were married couples living together, 8.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.70% were non-families. 25.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the county the population was spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 25.50% from 45 to 64, and 23.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,152, and the median income for a family was $29,691. Males had a median income of $23,329 versus $16,884 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,143. About 13.20% of families and 18.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.40% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities, towns and communities

References

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

CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 36°09′21″N, 91°30′18″WLatitude: 36°9′21″N
Longitude: 91°30′18″W

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