Union County is located in south central Arkansas. The County Seat is El Dorado and the largest city is El Dorado. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.unioncountyar.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 40,227 and the 2010 census population was 41,639. The land area is 1,039.21 square miles and there are 40.1 persons per square mile.
64.6% of the population is White, 32.6% is Black or African American, 3.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 82.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,000, there are 16,596 households, an average of 2.45 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,718, the median household income is $37,435, and 21.5% of the persons in Union County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,612. Retail sales (in $1000) were $526,384, and sales per capita were $12,261. The percentage of black-owned firms is 10.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.4%.
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