Sevier County is located in southwestern Arkansas. The County Seat is De Queen and the largest city is De Queen. The Official Web Site is located at http://seviercountyar.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 17,426 and the 2010 census population was 17,058. The land area is 565.13 square miles and there are 30.2 persons per square mile.
89.2% of the population is White, 4.5% is Black or African American, 32.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 3.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 66.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 8.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $68,800, there are 5,745 households, an average of 2.95 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,021, the median household income is $35,153, and 24.4% of the persons in Sevier County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 908. Retail sales (in $1000) were $160,591, and sales per capita were $9,806. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.3%.
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