Dallas County is located in south central Arkansas. The County Seat is Fordyce and the largest city is Fordyce. The Official Web Site is located at http://local.arkansas.gov/local.php?agency=Dallas%20County. The 2014 population estimate is 7,755 and the 2010 census population was 8,116. The land area is 667.39 square miles and there are 12.2 persons per square mile.
55.9% of the population is White, 42.2% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 82.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $59,200, there are 3,269 households, an average of 2.32 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,838, the median household income is $28,931, and 19.7% of the persons in Dallas County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 459. Retail sales (in $1000) were $79,676, and sales per capita were $9,727. The percentage of black-owned firms is 9.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 12.9%.
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