Carroll County, Arkansas

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Carroll County, Arkansas
Carroll County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg
Carroll County Courthouse in Berryville, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Carroll County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the U.S.
FoundedNovember 1, 1833
SeatBerryville and Eureka Springs
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

638.81 sq mi (1,655 km²)
630.27 sq mi (1,632 km²)
8.54 sq mi (22 km²), 1.34%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

27,446
44/sq mi (16.8/km²)
 
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Carroll County, Arkansas
Carroll County Arkansas Courthouse.jpg
Carroll County Courthouse in Berryville, Arkansas
Map of Arkansas highlighting Carroll County
Location in the state of Arkansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Arkansas
Arkansas's location in the U.S.
FoundedNovember 1, 1833
SeatBerryville and Eureka Springs
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

638.81 sq mi (1,655 km²)
630.27 sq mi (1,632 km²)
8.54 sq mi (22 km²), 1.34%
Population
 - (2010)
 - Density

27,446
44/sq mi (16.8/km²)
Carroll County Courthouse in Eureka Springs

Carroll County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,446. The county has two county seats, Berryville and Eureka Springs.[1] Carroll County is Arkansas's 26th county, formed on November 1, 1833, and named after Charles Carroll of Carrollton, who had died in 1832 and was the last survivor of those who had signed the United States Declaration of Independence.

Contents

Geography

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 638.81 square miles (1,654.5 km2), of which 630.27 square miles (1,632.4 km2) (or 98.66%) is land and 8.54 square miles (22.1 km2) (or 1.34%) is water.[2]

Major highways

Adjacent counties

Government and politics

Politically, Carroll County is a Republican stronghold in a historically Democratic state. It is included in the Arkansas Third Congressional District, which has had Republican representation since 1967.

Demographics

Historical populations
CensusPop.
18402,844
18504,61462.2%
18609,383103.4%
18705,780−38.4%
188013,337130.7%
189017,28829.6%
190018,8489.0%
191016,829−10.7%
192017,7865.7%
193015,820−11.1%
194014,737−6.8%
195013,244−10.1%
196011,284−14.8%
197012,3019.0%
198016,20331.7%
199018,65415.1%
200025,35735.9%
201027,4468.2%
[3][4][5]
Age pyramid Carroll County[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 25,357 people, 10,189 households, and 7,111 families residing in the county. The population density was 40 people per square mile (16/km²). There were 11,828 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.63% White, 0.11% Black or African American, 0.88% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 3.34% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. 9.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 10.03% reported speaking Spanish at home [1].

There were 10,189 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.10% were married couples living together, 8.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.20% were non-families. 25.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 26.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,924, and the median income for a family was $33,218. Males had a median income of $21,896 versus $18,159 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,003. About 11.00% of families and 15.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.70% of those under age 18 and 13.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

View from a scenic outlook on US 62 west of Eureka Springs.

Townships

Townships in Carroll County, Arkansas as of 2010

Townships in Arkansas are the divisions of a county. Each township includes unincorporated areas and some may have incorporated towns or cities within part of their space. Townships have limited purposes in modern times. However, the US Census does list Arkansas population based on townships (often referred to as "minor civil divisions"). Townships are also of value for historical purposes in terms of genealogical research. Each town or city is within one or more townships in an Arkansas county based on census maps. The townships of Carroll County are listed below with the town(s) and/or city that are fully or partially inside them listed in parentheses. [8]

TownshipFIPSANSI CodePopulation
center(s)
Population (2010 census)Population
density
(/mi²)
Population
density
(/km²)
Land area
(mi²)
Land area
(km²)
Water area
(mi²)
Water area
(km²)
Geographic coordinates
Beaver9019500066889Beaver, Holiday Island178775.3329.0923.72261.441.2603.26336°28′15″N 93°48′07″W / 36.470907°N 93.801892°W / 36.470907; -93.801892
Cabanal905700006689038116.596.4122.96659.480.0130.0336736°17′56″N 93°31′36″W / 36.298844°N 93.526617°W / 36.298844; -93.526617
Carrollton9068100066891Alpena71620.047.7435.73492.550.0080.0207236°14′38″N 93°20′24″W / 36.243979°N 93.339996°W / 36.243979; -93.339996
Cedar9070800066892Eureka Springs357578.9030.4645.312117.43.2608.44336°24′15″N 93°47′04″W / 36.404190°N 93.784428°W / 36.404190; -93.784428
Coin9089100066894Alpena65534.1313.1819.19149.700.0370.0958336°19′22″N 93°19′42″W / 36.322905°N 93.328357°W / 36.322905; -93.328357
Cross909810006689528418.527.1515.33539.720.0230.0595736°28′14″N 93°37′35″W / 36.470604°N 93.626448°W / 36.470604; -93.626448
Dry Fork911430006689729212.554.8523.26360.2500.00036°08′53″N 93°29′07″W / 36.148170°N 93.485237°W / 36.148170; -93.485237
Franklin9133800066898Holiday Island1269119.2846.0410.63927.5500.00036°28′23″N 93°42′48″W / 36.473124°N 93.713274°W / 36.473124; -93.713274
Hickory9169200066899Green Forest497787.2033.6757.078147.800.00036°20′54″N 93°25′26″W / 36.348254°N 93.423987°W / 36.348254; -93.423987
King's River920520006690062541.7216.1114.98038.8000.00036°25′42″N 93°39′02″W / 36.428216°N 93.650539°W / 36.428216; -93.650539
Liberty92163000669011588.603.3218.36847.5700.00036°15′42″N 93°26′49″W / 36.261714°N 93.446885°W / 36.261714; -93.446885
Long Creek922710006690261414.335.5342.834110.90.9712.51536°25′44″N 93°20′05″W / 36.428948°N 93.334785°W / 36.428948; -93.334785
North Yocum9272700066903Blue Eye, Oak Grove31424.159.3213.00433.680.0170.0440336°28′24″N 93°27′17″W / 36.473431°N 93.454596°W / 36.473431; -93.454596
Omega927630006690448914.065.4334.77890.0700.00036°12′48″N 93°33′51″W / 36.213409°N 93.564238°W / 36.213409; -93.564238
Osage92769000669054189.253.5745.196117.10.0190.0492136°09′54″N 93°22′34″W / 36.164906°N 93.376019°W / 36.164906; -93.376019
Packard Springs928110006690673522.448.6632.76184.852.9447.62536°20′27″N 93°48′15″W / 36.340831°N 93.804230°W / 36.340831; -93.804230
Piney928980006690722613.995.4016.15041.8300.00036°12′53″N 93°28′58″W / 36.214639°N 93.482882°W / 36.214639; -93.482882
Polo9352200069621Berryville122429.9011.5540.932106.00.0060.0155436°26′37″N 93°32′40″W / 36.443519°N 93.544485°W / 36.443519; -93.544485
Prairie9298200066909Berryville7555106.8541.2570.706183.10.1440.373036°20′28″N 93°35′06″W / 36.341052°N 93.585079°W / 36.341052; -93.585079
South Yocum9344400066910Blue Eye, Oak Grove64929.9210.7823.24760.2100.00036°26′29″N 93°25′55″W / 36.441510°N 93.431854°W / 36.441510; -93.431854
Winona9410100066911Eureka Springs45318.967.3223.88961.8700.00036°20′40″N 93°41′49″W / 36.344531°N 93.697021°W / 36.344531; -93.697021
Source: "Census 2010 U.S. Gazetteer Files: County Subdivisions in Arkansas". U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/files/Gaz_cousubs_05.txt. 

Source: "Census 2010 U.S. Gazetteer Files". U.S. Census Bureau, Geography Division. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazetteer2010.html. 

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Coordinates: 36°22′05″N 93°29′47″W / 36.36806°N 93.49639°W / 36.36806; -93.49639