Ouachita County is located in south central Arkansas. The County Seat is Camden and the largest city is Camden. The Official Web Site is located at http://local.arkansas.gov/local.php?agency=Ouachita%20County. The 2014 population estimate is 24,828 and the 2010 census population was 26,121. The land area is 732.78 square miles and there are 35.6 persons per square mile.
57.3% of the population is White, 40.1% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 84.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $70,000, there are 10,733 households, an average of 2.36 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,975, the median household income is $32,015, and 23.1% of the persons in Ouachita County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,153. Retail sales (in $1000) were $185,662, and sales per capita were $7,135. The percentage of black-owned firms is 13.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 0%.
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