Marion County is located in north central Arkansas. The County Seat is Yellville and the largest city is Bull Shoals. The Official Web Site is located at http://marioncounty.arkansas.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,367 and the 2010 census population was 16,653. The land area is 597.01 square miles and there are 27.9 persons per square mile.
96.7% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 83.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $92,700, there are 7,036 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,188, the median household income is $34,494, and 18.9% of the persons in Marion County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,094. Retail sales (in $1000) were $87,884, and sales per capita were $5,291.
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