Scott County, Arkansas


Scott County, Arkansas

Infobox U.S. County
county = Scott County
state = Arkansas




map size = 225
founded = November 15, 1833
seat = Waldron | area_total_sq_mi =898
area_land_sq_mi =894
area_water_sq_mi =4
area percentage = 0.47%
census yr = 2000
pop = 10996
density_km2 =5
web =
|

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.GR|6 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.

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.

Major highways

*
*
*
*
*

Adjacent counties

*Sebastian County (northwest)
*Logan County (northeast)
*Yell County (east)
*Montgomery County (southeast)
*Polk County (south)
*Le Flore County, Oklahoma (west)

National protected area

* Ouachita National Forest (part)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 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 32.60% 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

*Mansfield
*Waldron

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Scott County (Arkansas) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Arkansas Verwaltungssitz: Waldron Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse 100 W. 1st Street Suite 1 Waldron, AR 72958 7104 Gründung: 5. November 1833 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Scott County, Arkansas — Location of Scott County in Arkansas This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Scott County, Arkansas. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Scott County — is the name of eleven counties in the United States of America: Scott County, Arkansas Scott County, Illinois Scott County, Indiana Scott County, Iowa Scott County, Kansas Scott County, Kentucky Scott County, Minnesota Scott County, Mississippi… …   Wikipedia

  • Scott County — Es gibt in den Vereinigten Staaten elf Countys mit dem Namen Scott County: Scott County (Arkansas) Scott County (Illinois) Scott County (Indiana) Scott County (Iowa) Scott County (Kansas) Scott County (Kentucky) Scott County (Minnesota) Scott… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scott County Courthouse — bezeichnet mehrere gleichnamige, im NRHP gelistete, Objekte: Scott County Courthouse (Arkansas), ID Nr. 89001971 Scott County Courthouse (Kentucky), ID Nr. 72000542 Scott County Courthouse (Missouri), ID Nr. 03001505 weitere: Scott County… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scott County, Kentucky — Infobox U.S. County county = Scott County state = Kentucky founded year = 1792 founded date = seat wl = Georgetown largest city wl = area total sq mi = 285 area total km2 = 739 area land sq mi = 285 area land km2 = 737 area water sq mi = 1 area… …   Wikipedia

  • Scott County — Comté de Scott  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents comtés partageant un même nom. Onze comtés des États Unis portent le nom de comté de Scott (Scott County) : le comté de Scott, situé dans l État de l Arkansas ; le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Logan County (Arkansas) — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Arkansas Verwaltungssitz: Paris Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: County Courthouse Courthouse Square Paris, AR 72855 0000 Gründung: 22. März 1871 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mississippi County, Arkansas — Location in the state of Arkansas …   Wikipedia

  • Montgomery County, Arkansas — Location in the state of Arkansas …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.