Sharp County is located in northeast Arkansas. The County Seat is Ash Flat and the largest city is Cherokee Village. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.sharpcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,906 and the 2010 census population was 17,267. The land area is 604.44 square miles and there are 28.6 persons per square mile.
95.9% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 1.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 83% have a high school degree or higher, and 11% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $73,800, there are 7,023 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,714, the median household income is $30,861, and 23.9% of the persons in Sharp County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $155,959, and sales per capita were $8,792.
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