Fulton County is located in north central Arkansas. The County Seat is Salem and the largest city is Salem. The Official Web Site is located at http://fultoncounty.arkansas.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,125 and the 2010 census population was 12,245. The land area is 618.19 square miles and there are 19.8 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.6% is two or more races. 83.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 10% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,200, there are 5,140 households, an average of 2.35 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,326, the median household income is $35,522, and 18.7% of the persons in Fulton County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,047. Retail sales (in $1000) were $42,434, and sales per capita were $3,598. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.9%.
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