Lafayette County is located in southwestern Arkansas. The County Seat is Lewisville and the largest city is Stamps. The Official Web Site is located at http://lafayettecounty.arkansas.gov/index.php. The 2014 population estimate is 7,111 and the 2010 census population was 7,645. The land area is 528.27 square miles and there are 14.5 persons per square mile.
61.2% of the population is White, 37.1% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 77.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $52,200, there are 2,722 households, an average of 2.70 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,212, the median household income is $29,732, and 24.1% of the persons in Lafayette County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $32,850, and sales per capita were $4,257.
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