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Jefferson County, Arkansas Facts

Facts
State Arkansas
Land area 870.8 square miles
Population Density 88.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 73,191
Population change -5.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 23.5%
65 and over 14.7%
Females 51%
White 41.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.8
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 55.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.5%
Veterans 5,858
Households and Housing
Households 28,367
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.1%
Median household income $37,140
The per capita income $19,353
Live below the poverty line. 23.9%
housing units 33,023
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $81,100
Residents owning their homes. 64.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,083
Women-owned firms 25.6%
Asian-owned firms 2.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 28.1%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $867,380
Retail sales per capita $10,922
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0