Izard County is located in north central Arkansas. The County Seat is Melbourne and the largest city is Horseshoe Bend. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.izardcountyar.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 13,486 and the 2010 census population was 13,696. The land area is 580.58 square miles and there are 23.6 persons per square mile.
95.8% of the population is White, 1.5% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 79.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $73,900, there are 5,682 households, an average of 2.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,040, the median household income is $30,661, and 18.7% of the persons in Izard County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $104,699, and sales per capita were $8,035.
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