Ashley County Information

Ashley in Arkansas occupies 939 square miles and has a 2006 population of 22,843, a change from a 2000 population of 24,209 and 24,319 in 1990. 13.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.9% percent is 25-35, and 14.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 130 acts of violent crime reported in Ashley in 2004, a change from 86 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 749 people: 7.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.8%.

Read more about Ashley, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyAshley 
StateArkansas 
Land Area939 sq. milesRanked 853 of 3,140
Population 200622,843Ranked 1,680 of 3,140
Population 200523,083 
Population 200024,209Ranked 1,589 of 3,140
Population 199024,319Ranked 1,485 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion71.3% 
African American27.8% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.1% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.3% 
Population 5 to 1414% 
Population 15 to 2413.2% 
Population 25 to 3411.9% 
Population 35 to 4414.1% 
Population 45 to 5414% 
Population 55 to 6412.6% 
Population 65 to 747.8% 
Population 75 and up6.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes13086
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes7 
Robberies7 
Aggravated Assaults115 
Total Property Crimes582567
Burglaries203 
Larceny Thefts344 
Motor Vehicle Thefts35 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population9,70610,503
Unemployed Population749612
Unemployment Rate7.7%5.8%

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