Saline County is located in central Arkansas. The County Seat is Benton and the largest city is Benton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.salinecounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 115,719 and the 2010 census population was 107,118. The land area is 723.60 square miles and there are 148 persons per square mile.
90.9% of the population is White, 6.1% is Black or African American, 4.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 1% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 89.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $138,600, there are 41,287 households, an average of 2.62 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,962, the median household income is $55,348, and 8.6% of the persons in Saline County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 9,517. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,157,723, and sales per capita were $12,137. The percentage of black-owned firms is 1.7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.9%.
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