Randolph County is located in northeast Arkansas. The County Seat is Pocahontas and the largest city is Pocahontas. The Official Web Site is located at http://local.arkansas.gov/local.php?agency=Randolph%20County. The 2014 population estimate is 17,571 and the 2010 census population was 17,969. The land area is 652.19 square miles and there are 27.6 persons per square mile.
96.9% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 1.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 80.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $74,100, there are 7,244 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,871, the median household income is $34,418, and 21.8% of the persons in Randolph County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,427. Retail sales (in $1000) were $137,421, and sales per capita were $7,618. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 14.2%.
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