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Persons/Families Below Poverty by County - 1980

PERSONS AND FAMILIES BELOW POVERTY BY COUNTY 1980
Universe: Persons for Whom Poverty Status is Determined

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                                                           Below Poverty
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                     Total    House-     Total    Total    Total  Percent  Percent
                   Persons     holds  Families  Persons Families  Persons Families
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State Total      2,286,435   816,706   628,006  423,552   93,572     19.0     14.9

Arkansas            24,175     8,897     6,821    4,687      980     19.6     14.4
Ashley              26,538     9,039     7,167    5,482    1,277     20.9     17.8
Baxter              27,409    11,155     8,884    3,282      858     12.1      9.7
Benton              78,115    28,748    23,288    8,556    2,053     11.1      8.8
Boone               26,067     9,814     7,680    4,443    1,053     17.3     13.7
Bradley             13,803     5,028     3,856    3,557      840     26.2     21.8
Calhoun              6,079     2,141     1,660    1,439      332     24.7     20.0
Carroll             16,203     6,457     4,902    2,989      731     18.5     14.9
Chicot              17,793     5,987     4,490    7,065    1,481     40.0     33.0
Clark               23,326     8,081     5,926    3,792      812     18.1     13.7
Clay                20,616     7,847     6,010    4,591    1,163     22.5     19.4
Cleburne            16,909     6,347     5,150    3,375      897     20.1     17.4
Cleveland            7,868     2,793     2,231    1,362      296     17.5     13.3
Columbia            26,644     9,563     7,081    5,857    1,209     22.8     17.1
Conway              19,505     6,741     5,336    3,356      751     17.5     14.1
Craighead           63,239    22,262    17,177    9,048    2,149     15.0     12.5
Crawford            36,892    12,678    10,548    5,892    1,445     16.1     13.7
Crittenden          49,499    15,660    12,357   15,402    2,937     31.4     23.8
Cross               20,434     6,614     5,249    4,516      909     22.4     17.3
Dallas              10,515     3,770     2,857    1,784      359     17.3     12.6
Desha               19,760     6,627     4,939    5,287    1,032     27.0     20.9
Drew                17,910     6,208     4,742    3,055      693     17.8     14.6
Faulkner            46,192    15,500    11,912    5,795    1,151     13.6      9.7
Franklin            14,705     5,186     4,115    2,588      625     18.1     15.2
Fulton               9,975     3,791     3,045    2,138      553     21.7     18.2
Garland             70,531    28,238    20,189   10,733    2,164     15.5     10.7
Grant               13,008     4,483     3,679    1,996      488     15.5     13.3
Greene              30,744    11,222     8,970    5,444    1,317     18.0     14.7
Hempstead           23,635     8,557     6,518    4,481    1,012     19.1     15.5
Hot Spring          26,819     9,653     7,668    4,474    1,031     16.9     13.4
Howard              13,459     4,807     3,723    2,119      451     16.1     12.1
Independence        30,147    10,906     8,687    4,641    1,079     15.6     12.4
Izard               10,768     4,290     3,394    2,239      591     21.2     17.4
Jackson             21,646     7,818     6,040    4,963    1,200     23.2     19.9
Jefferson           90,718    30,686    23,549   19,909    4,244     22.7     18.0
Johnson             17,423     6,407     5,004    3,052      749     18.0     15.0
Lafayette           10,213     3,608     2,660    3,229      680     32.0     25.6
Lawrence            18,447     6,827     5,381    4,118    1,023     22.6     19.0
Lee                 15,539     4,993     3,857    6,808    1,413     44.3     36.6
Lincoln             13,369     3,928     3,075    3,104      648     26.7     21.1
Little River        13,952     4,749     3,779    2,677      564     19.4     14.9
Logan               20,144     7,117     5,580    4,320    1,037     22.3     18.6
Lonoke              34,518    11,355     9,311    6,056    1,318     17.8     14.2
Madison             11,373     4,075     3,315    2,392      595     21.2     17.9
Marion              11,334     4,293     3,456    2,643      671     23.5     19.4
Miller              37,766    13,483    10,454    7,166    1,619     19.2     15.5
Mississippi         59,517    19,753    15,511   15,343    3,176     26.3     20.5
Monroe              14,052     4,959     3,665    4,846    1,035     34.7     28.2
Montgomery           7,771     2,944     2,398    1,747      471     22.7     19.6
Nevada              11,097     3,966     3,058    2,426      573     22.2     18.7
Newton               7,756     2,688     2,217    2,451      595     31.7     26.8
Ouachita            30,541    11,218     8,449    6,315    1,386     21.0     16.4
Perry                7,266     2,580     2,087    1,210      267     16.7     12.8
Phillips            34,772    11,411     8,558   13,699    2,674     39.8     31.2
Pike                10,373     3,857     3,023    1,891      461     18.5     15.2
Poinsett            27,032     9,555     7,653    6,050    1,426     22.5     18.6
Polk                17,007     6,328     4,942    3,865      927     23.0     18.8
Pope                39,021    13,675    10,910    6,168    1,447     16.4     13.3
Prairie             10,140     3,665     2,834    2,394      573     23.6     20.2
Pulaski            340,613   124,908    90,996   42,552    8,532     12.7      9.4
Randolph            16,834     6,054     4,820    3,215      807     19.2     16.7
St. Francis         30,858     9,938     7,782   10,321    2,162     33.8     27.8
Saline              53,161    17,635    14,890    4,950    1,119      9.6      7.5
Scott                9,685     3,563     2,853    2,292      594     23.9     20.8
Searcy               8,847     3,227     2,542    2,686      694     30.6     27.3
Sebastian           95,172    35,800    26,652   12,479    2,867     13.3     10.8
Sevier              14,060     5,053     3,965    2,370      544     17.1     13.7
Sharp               14,607     5,615     4,488    3,441      845     23.7     18.8
Stone                9,022     3,280     2,639    2,706      654     30.2     24.8
Union               48,573    17,991    13,431    9,661    2,096     20.2     15.6
Van Buren           13,357     4,979     4,046    2,589      700     19.5     17.3
Washington         100,494    35,914    26,180   14,096    2,706     14.9     10.3
White               50,835    17,410    13,768    8,912    2,197     18.5     16.0
Woodruff            11,222     4,045     3,000    3,666      798     32.9     26.6
Yell                17,026     6,266     4,937    3,309      766     19.8     15.5
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Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census, General Social and Economic Characteristics, 1980