Faulkner County is located in central Arkansas. The County Seat is Conway and the largest city is Conway. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.faulknercounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 120,768 and the 2010 census population was 113,237. The land area is 647.88 square miles and there are 174.8 persons per square mile.
85% of the population is White, 11.2% is Black or African American, 4% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.2% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 89.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 27.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $137,800, there are 42,413 households, an average of 2.62 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,401, the median household income is $50,314, and 14.6% of the persons in Faulkner County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 9,464. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,227,650, and sales per capita were $11,730. The percentage of black-owned firms is 4.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.4%.
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