Nevada County is located in southwestern Arkansas. The County Seat is Prescott and the largest city is Prescott. The Official Web Site is located at http://local.arkansas.gov/local.php?agency=Nevada%20County. The 2014 population estimate is 8,723 and the 2010 census population was 8,997. The land area is 617.84 square miles and there are 14.6 persons per square mile.
67.1% of the population is White, 30.7% is Black or African American, 3.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 82.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $64,600, there are 3,622 households, an average of 2.41 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,695, the median household income is $33,694, and 26.5% of the persons in Nevada County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 622. Retail sales (in $1000) were $136,792, and sales per capita were $14,660.
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