|Fulton County, Arkansas|
Location in the state of Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the U.S.
|Founded||December 21, 1842|
620 sq mi (1,606 km²)
618 sq mi (1,601 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.35%
18/sq mi (7/km²)
Fulton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of 2000, the population is 11,642. The county seat is Salem. Fulton County was formed on December 21, 1842 and named for William Fulton, the last governor of the Arkansas Territory. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county.
Adjacent counties Edit
- Ozark County (northwest)
- Howell County (north)
- Oregon County (northeast)
- Sharp County (east)
- Izard County (south)
- Baxter County (west)
As of the census2 of 2000, there were 11,642 people, 4,810 households, and 3,511 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (19/sq mi). There were 5,973 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.67% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 1.19% from two or more races. 0.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 4,810 households out of which 27.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.40% were married couples living together, 7.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.00% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.80% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 23.70% from 25 to 44, 27.00% from 45 to 64, and 20.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $25,529, and the median income for a family was $29,952. Males had a median income of $22,213 versus $18,066 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,712. About 12.70% of families and 16.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.10% of those under age 18 and 12.70% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns Edit
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