Miller County is located in southwestern Arkansas. The County Seat is Texarkana and the largest city is Texarkana. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.millercountyar.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 43,428 and the 2010 census population was 43,462. The land area is 625.58 square miles and there are 69.5 persons per square mile.
72.2% of the population is White, 24.6% is Black or African American, 3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 85.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $92,900, there are 16,950 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,636, the median household income is $41,319, and 19.5% of the persons in Miller County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,160. Retail sales (in $1000) were $407,683, and sales per capita were $9,503. The percentage of black-owned firms is 11.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 18.9%.
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