Little River County is located in southwestern Arkansas. The County Seat is Ashdown and the largest city is Ashdown. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.littlerivercounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,532 and the 2010 census population was 13,168. The land area is 532.25 square miles and there are 24.7 persons per square mile.
76% of the population is White, 19.8% is Black or African American, 3.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 1.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 83.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $80,900, there are 5,315 households, an average of 2.41 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,880, the median household income is $39,673, and 14% of the persons in Little River County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 863. Retail sales (in $1000) were $88,228, and sales per capita were $6,846. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.4%.
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