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

594 sq mi (1,538 km²)
587 sq mi (1,520 km²)
7 sq mi (18 km²), 1.26%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8,741
8/sq mi (3/km²)
Founded November 26, 1862
Congressional district 1st
Woodruff County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg
Woodruff County courthouse in Augusta, Arkansas

Woodruff County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population was 8,741. The county seat is Augusta.[1] Woodruff County is Arkansas's 54th county, formed on November 26, 1862, and named for William E. Woodruff, founder of the state's first newspaper, the Arkansas Gazette.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 594 square miles (1,539 km²), of which, 587 square miles (1,519 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (19 km²) of it (1.26%) is water.

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Major Highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

Age pyramid Woodruff County[2]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 8,741 people, 3,531 households, and 2,439 families residing in the county. The population density was 15 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 4,089 housing units at an average density of 7 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 67.86% White, 30.75% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 0.79% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,531 households out of which 30.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.60% were married couples living together, 16.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $22,099, and the median income for a family was $27,824. Males had a median income of $24,051 versus $17,995 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,269. About 21.70% of families and 27.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.10% of those under age 18 and 27.00% 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: 35°11′42″N 91°13′17″W / 35.195°N 91.22139°W / 35.195; -91.22139


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Woodruff County, Arkansas
Map
File:Map of Arkansas highlighting Woodruff County.png
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the USA highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded November 26, 1862
Seat Augusta
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.26%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

8741

Woodruff County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population is 8,741. The county seat is Augusta. Woodruff County is Arkansas's 54th county, formed on November 26, 1862 and named for William E. Woodruff, founder of the state's first newspaper, the Arkansas Gazette.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,539 km² (594 sq mi). 1,519 km² (587 sq mi) of it is land and 19 km² (7 sq mi) of it (1.26%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Age pyramid Woodruff County[1]

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 8,741 people, 3,531 households, and 2,439 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (15/sq mi). There were 4,089 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 67.86% White, 30.75% Black or African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 0.79% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,531 households out of which 30.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.60% were married couples living together, 16.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 24.50% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $22,099, and the median income for a family was $27,824. Males had a median income of $24,051 versus $17,995 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,269. About 21.70% of families and 27.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.10% of those under age 18 and 27.00% 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: 35°11′42″N, 91°13′17″WLatitude: 35°11′42″N
Longitude: 91°13′17″W

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