Lincoln County, Arkansas


Lincoln County, Arkansas

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




map size = 225
founded = March 28, 1871
seat = Star City | area_total_sq_mi =572
area_land_sq_mi =561
area_water_sq_mi =11
area percentage = 1.92%
census yr = 2000
pop = 14492
density_km2 =10
web =
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Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas and is included in the Pine Bluff Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2000, the population is 14,492. The county seat is Star City. Lincoln County is Arkansas's 65th county, formed on March 28, 1871 and named for Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 572 square miles (1,482 km²), of which, 561 square miles (1,454 km²) of it is land and 11 square miles (28 km²) of it (1.92%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

*Jefferson County (north)
*Arkansas County (northeast)
*Desha County (east)
*Drew County (south)
*Cleveland County (west)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 14,492 people, 4,265 households, and 3,130 families residing in the county. The population density was 26 people per square mile (10/km²). There were 4,955 housing units at an average density of 9 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 64.88% White, 32.92% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 1.81% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 4,265 households out of which 34.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.30% were married couples living together, 14.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.60% were non-families. 23.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.20% under the age of 18, 12.40% from 18 to 24, 33.20% from 25 to 44, 20.40% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 142.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 154.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,607, and the median income for a family was $35,408. Males had a median income of $28,890 versus $19,990 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,479. About 15.50% of families and 19.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.60% of those under age 18 and 17.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

*Gould
*Grady
*Star City

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