Yell County is located in west central Arkansas. The County Seat is Dardanelle and the largest city is Dardanelle. The Official Web Site is located at http://yellcounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 21,951 and the 2010 census population was 22,185. The land area is 929.98 square miles and there are 23.9 persons per square mile.
94.1% of the population is White, 1.9% is Black or African American, 19.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.6% is Asian, 1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 71.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $91,200, there are 7,917 households, an average of 2.74 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,992, the median household income is $35,535, and 22.7% of the persons in Yell County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,297. Retail sales (in $1000) were $109,292, and sales per capita were $5,001. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.3%.
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