St. Francis County is located in east central Arkansas. The County Seat is Forrest City and the largest city is Forrest City. The Official Web Site is located at http://stfranciscountyar.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 26,899 and the 2010 census population was 28,258. The land area is 634.77 square miles and there are 44.5 persons per square mile.
44.6% of the population is White, 52.6% is Black or African American, 4.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 76% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $65,600, there are 9,358 households, an average of 2.57 persons per household. The per capita income is $15,511, the median household income is $30,873, and 28.4% of the persons in St. Francis County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,007. Retail sales (in $1000) were $353,772, and sales per capita were $13,206. The percentage of black-owned firms is 33.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 38.8%.
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