Crittenden County is located in northeast Arkansas. The County Seat is Marion and the largest city is West Memphis. The Official Web Site is located at http://local.arkansas.gov/local.php?agency=Crittenden%20County. The 2014 population estimate is 49,548 and the 2010 census population was 50,902. The land area is 609.76 square miles and there are 83.5 persons per square mile.
46.3% of the population is White, 51.5% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 79.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $99,500, there are 18,309 households, an average of 2.72 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,665, the median household income is $37,751, and 26.3% of the persons in Crittenden County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,399. Retail sales (in $1000) were $750,517, and sales per capita were $14,399. The percentage of black-owned firms is 22.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.2%.
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