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|People QuickFacts||Phillips County||Arkansas|
|Population, 2013 estimate||20,399||2,959,373|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||21,757||2,915,916|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-6.2%||1.5%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||7.8%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||27.2%||24.0%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||15.8%||15.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||53.0%||50.9%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||36.2%||79.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||62.0%||15.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||1.0%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||1.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.3%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.1%||1.9%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||1.6%||6.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||35.3%||73.7%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||82.1%||83.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||0.6%||4.5%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||1.9%||7.2%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||72.8%||83.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||12.0%||20.1%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||18.3||21.3|
|Housing units, 2013||10,106||1,329,681|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||54.5%||66.7%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||17.2%||15.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$59,500||$107,300|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.52||2.53|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$16,830||$22,170|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$26,737||$40,768|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||33.5%||19.2%|
|Business QuickFacts||Phillips County||Arkansas|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||432||64,8152|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||4,144||978,5192|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-7.1%||-0.2%2|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,377||192,746|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,791||238,994|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||26.7%||5.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.1%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||2.3%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||33.4%||24.5%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||60,735,582|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||29,659,789|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||229,411||32,974,282|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$10,468||$11,602|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||13,481||3,559,795|
|Building permits, 2012||30||8,231|
|Geography QuickFacts||Phillips County||Arkansas|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||695.66||52,035.48|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||31.3||56.0|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Helena-West Helena, AR Micro Area|