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Persons/Families Below Poverty by County

PERSONS AND FAMILIES BELOW POVERTY BY COUNTY, 1990
Universe: Persons for Whom Poverty Status is Determined

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                                                Below Poverty
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                           Total           Total         Percent         Percent
                         Persons        Families         Persons        Families
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State Total              437,089          97,026            19.1            14.8

Arkansas                   4,355             971            20.4            15.7
Ashley                     5,022           1,187            20.9            17.4
Baxter                     5,014           1,229            16.3            12.2
Benton                     9,236           1,977             9.6             6.8
Boone                      3,863             892            13.9            10.7
Bradley                    2,862             680            24.9            20.4
Calhoun                      890             223            15.6            13.5
Carroll                    2,805             663            15.2            12.1
Chicot                     6,299           1,281            40.4            32.3
Clark                      4,619           1,029            23.9            18.3
Clay                       3,784             871            21.2            16.1
Cleburne                   3,312             864            17.3            14.0
Cleveland                  1,467             330            19.0            14.7
Columbia                   6,021           1,320            24.4            19.1
Conway                     3,102             672            16.5            12.6
Craighead                 11,319           2,508            17.0            13.1
Crawford                   6,843           1,627            16.3            13.1
Crittenden                13,360           2,824            27.1            21.3
Cross                      4,789           1,113            25.4            21.3
Dallas                     2,101             454            22.3            17.2
Desha                      5,621           1,219            34.0            27.3
Drew                       4,025             960            24.2            20.2
Faulkner                   7,815           1,534            13.8             9.8
Franklin                   2,975             710            20.4            16.4
Fulton                     2,593             667            26.3            22.1
Garland                   12,971           2,825            18.0            13.1
Grant                      2,062             525            14.9            12.9
Greene                     5,589           1,299            17.9            13.6
Hempstead                  4,824           1,119            22.7            18.4
Hot Spring                 4,792           1,208            18.6            15.7
Howard                     2,448             519            18.6            13.7
Independence               5,242           1,184            17.1            13.2
Izard                      2,347             582            21.1            16.4
Jackson                    4,964           1,173            26.6            21.4
Jefferson                 19,410           4,257            23.9            19.3
Johnson                    3,542             796            20.1            15.6
Lafayette                  3,305             718            34.7            27.9
Lawrence                   4,260           1,045            25.0            20.6
Lee                        6,119           1,331            47.3            39.1
Lincoln                    2,761             569            26.2            19.6
Little River               2,661             636            19.3            16.2
Logan                      3,827             923            19.3            16.0
Lonoke                     5,766           1,259            14.9            14.6
Madison                    2,307             593            20.1            17.1
Marion                     2,240             553            18.9            14.7
Miller                     8,443           1,967            22.4            18.7
Mississippi               14,713           3,213            26.2            20.8
Monroe                     4,022             883            35.9            29.1
Montgomery                 1,832             403            23.8            17.3
Nevada                     2,007             442            20.3            15.9
Newton                     2,242             501            29.6            22.9
Ouachita                   6,403           1,296            21.2            15.0
Perry                      1,600             341            20.3            14.4
Phillips                  12,229           2,581            43.0            34.8
Pike                       1,778             431            17.9            14.5
Poinsett                   6,223           1,504            25.6            20.8
Polk                       3,169             748            18.5            14.7
Pope                       6,750           1,578            15.4            12.5
Prairie                    2,141             525            22.7            19.2
Pulaski                   48,203           9,847            14.1            10.5
Randolph                   3,307             755            20.4            15.8
St. Francis               10,302           2,334            36.6            30.8
Saline                     5,845           1,283             9.3             6.9
Scott                      2,201             560            21.9            18.4
Searcy                     2,316             565            29.9            24.5
Sebastian                 12,803           2,765            13.1            10.0
Sevier                     2,487             518            18.6            13.7
Sharp                      3,026             729            21.8            16.9
Stone                      2,509             627            26.0            21.0
Union                     10,087           2,293            22.0            17.7
Van Buren                  3,071             733            22.2            17.2
Washington                15,914           2,988            14.6             9.8
White                      9,683           2,248            18.7            14.7
Woodruff                   3,239             711            34.5            28.3
Yell                       3,015             738            17.1            14.3
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Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1990 Census of Population and Housing Summary Tape File 3A.