Izard County, Arkansas


Izard County, Arkansas

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




map size = 225
founded = October 27, 1825
seat = Melbourne | area_total_sq_mi =584
area_land_sq_mi =581
area_water_sq_mi =3
area percentage = 0.57%
census yr = 2000
pop = 13249
density_km2 =9
web =
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Izard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population is 13,249. The county seat is Melbourne.GR|6 Izard County is Arkansas's thirteenth county, formed on October 27, 1825 and named for War of 1812 General and Arkansas Territorial Governor George Izard. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 584 square miles (1,513 km²), of which, 581 square miles (1,504 km²) of it is land and 3 square miles (9 km²) of it (0.57%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

*Fulton County (north)
*Sharp County (east)
*Independence County (southeast)
*Stone County (southwest)
*Baxter County (northwest)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 13,249 people, 5,440 households, and 3,769 families residing in the county. The population density was 23 people per square mile (9/km²). There were 6,591 housing units at an average density of 11 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.41% White, 1.44% Black or African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. 1.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,440 households out of which 25.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.70% were non-families. 27.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the county the population was spread out with 20.90% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 25.00% from 25 to 44, 25.80% from 45 to 64, and 21.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 102.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,670, and the median income for a family was $32,313. Males had a median income of $22,389 versus $18,450 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,397. About 13.60% of families and 17.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.40% of those under age 18 and 13.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

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