Pope County is located in northwest Arkansas. The County Seat is Russellville and the largest city is Russellville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.popecountyar.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 63,201 and the 2010 census population was 61,754. The land area is 812.55 square miles and there are 76 persons per square mile.
92.5% of the population is White, 3.2% is Black or African American, 8% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 81.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $110,200, there are 22,603 households, an average of 2.63 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,918, the median household income is $40,453, and 19.3% of the persons in Pope County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,192. Retail sales (in $1000) were $919,267, and sales per capita were $15,530. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.3%.
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