Poinsett County is located in northeast Arkansas. The County Seat is Harrisburg and the largest city is Trumann. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.poinsettcounty.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 24,246 and the 2010 census population was 24,583. The land area is 758.39 square miles and there are 32.4 persons per square mile.
90.1% of the population is White, 7.8% is Black or African American, 2.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 73.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $71,300, there are 9,369 households, an average of 2.56 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,919, the median household income is $32,089, and 28.1% of the persons in Poinsett County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,682. Retail sales (in $1000) were $193,122, and sales per capita were $7,762. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 20.3%.
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